** UPDATE – ARRESTED ** Krystal Jacobs

Krystal Jacobs

UPDATE - ARRESTED   Krystal Jacobs

DOB : 09-25-1985

Hgt : 5’6” Wgt: 130Ibs

Please help us make Hernando County a safer place to live, work, and play. If you know the whereabouts of this WANTED PERSON, notify Hernando county Crime Stoppers at 1-866-990-TIPS (8477), download our mobile app (P3) or submit your tip via the internet at http://www.hernandocountycrimestoppers.com/ You will remain anonymous and also be eligible for a reward up to $3,000 cash!
Wanted for: Failure to Appear

Detention Deputy Arrested for Domestic Violence

Date: April 24, 2019

On 04-23-19 just after 4:30 p.m., Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence in Spring Hill regarding a Verbal Disturbance, domestic in nature. The address has been withheld as per FSS 119.071(4)(d)2.

Upon arrival, deputies met with the caller, an independent witness, who advised that husband and wife had been engaged in a heated verbal argument over domestic issues. At times during the argument the wife was observed pushing (battering) the husband.

It was also confirmed by two other persons in the home that the wife battered the husband during the verbal argument.

Deputies placed the wife (a Hernando County Sheriff’s Office Detention Deputy) under arrest for Domestic Battery. The name of the deputy has been withheld as per FSS 119.071(4)(d)2.

On 04-24-19, the Detention Deputy tendered her resignation, effective immediately.

The Office of Sheriff:
The Office of the Sheriff is established by the Florida Constitution. As a constitutional officer, the Sheriff has the exclusive authority to administer his or her agency and is responsible for preserving the peace throughout the entire county, carrying out the laws of the state, the orders of Florida courts, and the ordinances of the Board of County Commissioners. The Sheriff is the chief law enforcement and correctional officer of the county.
Sheriff Al Nienhuis was initially appointed as the Sheriff of Hernando County by the Governor in January of 2011. He was then elected by the people of Hernando County in 2012, and remains accountable to them.

Sharing some important information from the FDOT 04-19-19

US 98 / SR 50 entrance ramp onto northbound I-75 to be closed Monday night

Brooksville, FL — The US 98/SR 50 entrance ramp onto northbound I-75 will be closed from 9 p.m. Monday, April 22 to 6 a.m. Tuesday, April 23. If weather prevents the work that night, the closure could take place the same hours on Tuesday or Wednesday nights.

DETOUR: Enter southbound I-75 and use Exit 293 to CR 41 (Blanton Road).
Drivers will turn right at the end of the ramp onto CR 41, cross over I-75, then turn left and enter northbound I-75.

UPDATE – Located – Missing Endangered Adult – Venessa Valdez-Jiminez

At approximately 6:20 p.m., deputies, with assistance from the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office Civilian Mounted Unit, located Ms. Valdez-Jiminez in a wooded area in northern Hernando County (Brooksville).

When located, Ms. Valdez-Jiminez was in need of medical attention. She was treated on scene by Hernando County Fire Rescue then transported to a local hospital for advanced care.

Deputies have been on scene, in this and numerous other areas, searching for Ms. Valdez-Jiminez since before 11 a.m.

Missing Endangered Adult - Venessa Valdez-Jiminez

More than 20 law enforcement officers from the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office searched heavily wooded areas on foot, by air, on ATVs, in patrol vehicles, on horseback, and with the use of canines. The Pasco Sheriff’s Office also assisted in the search by providing a (bloodhound) K-9 team.

We thank our media partners and our community for sharing the information.

Original Information

The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from our media partners and the community in locating a MISSING ENDANGERED ADULT.

Venessa Valdez-Jiminez was last seen on 04-05-19 between 8 and 8:15 a.m., dropping off children at Deltona Elementary School in Spring Hill.

Ms. Valdez-Jiminez made statements of self-harm prior to leaving and has not been seen or heard from since. Her vehicle, cell phone, and various belongings have been located by deputies in northeastern Brooksville.

Ms. Valdez-Jiminez’s physical description is as follows:
Hispanic Female
Date of Birth – 09-17-1976
Height – 5’5”
Weight – 160 lbs.
Hair – Brown (medium length)
Eyes – Brown
Last seen wearing – Bright yellow shirt and grey yoga pants.

If you have seen Venessa Valdez-Jiminez, or know her current whereabouts, please call the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office at 352-754-6830 or your local law enforcement agency.

Thank you.

Law Enforcement Torch Run Set for April 29 in Spring Hill

In an effort to bring greater exposure to the Law Enforcement Torch Run, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office will break with tradition this year and take it to the streets of Spring Hill.

Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies will join more than 300 other law enforcement agencies statewide for the annual event that benefits Special Olympics Florida.

This year’s Law Enforcement Torch Run will start at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 29, at The Arc Nature Coast, located at 6495 Mariner Boulevard in Spring Hill.

The run/walk will begin at The Arc and travel south on Mariner Boulevard (on the sidewalk) to Spring Hill Elementary School (approximately one mile) – and then return back to The Arc. The Arc will have buses available to provide transportation back to The Arc for any athletes who may not be able to make it back (uphill).

Those interested in participating in the event should arrive early to register. There is no cost to participate in the 2 mile run/walk.

Law Enforcement Torch Run t-shirts and hats will be available for purchase at the event. The cost is $15 per shirt and $10 per hat. Most sizes from Small to XXL are still available. All money collected benefits Special Olympics Florida athletes in Hernando County.

For more information about the Law Enforcement Torch Run, or how to participate, please call Michael Terry, Community Relations Specialist, at 352-797-3608.

Media Release – Missing Endangered Adult – Keyonna Cole

Missing Endangered Adult — Keyonna Denaye Cole

Media Release - Missing Endangered Adult – Keyonna Cole

Keyonna Cole has now been missing for one month. Anyone with information is requested to contact Crime Stoppers or the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office (Detective N. Stevens).

UPDATE #2 – Missing Endangered Adult – Keyonna Cole

Date: March 12, 2019

Update #2

Keyonna Cole has now been missing for one month. Anyone with information on this case is requested to contact Crime Stoppers (information provided below) or Detective N. Stevens at the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office – 352-754-6830.

Again, there is no new information to release on this case. Detectives continue to follow up on leads in hopes of locating Ms. Cole.

If you would like to remain anonymous – Please call Hernando County Crime Stoppers at 1-866-990-TIPS (8477) or submit your tip via the internet at http://www.hernandocountycrimestoppers.com . You will remain anonymous and also be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 cash!

Photos available on the HCSO Facebook page.

Update #1

There is no new information to release involving this case. Detectives are continuing to follow up on leads in hopes of locating Keyonna Cole.

If you have seen Keyonna Cole or know her current whereabouts, please contact Detective Nikki Stevens at 352-754-6830 or your local law enforcement agency. Thank you.

Original Information

The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance from our media partners and the community in locating a MISSING ENDANGERED ADULT.

Keyonna Cole was last seen on 02-10-19 at approximately 11 p.m. in the area of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Brooksville as she was walking toward Broad Street.

Cole was the victim of an attempted homicide in October of 2018, which resulted in the homicide of her unborn 5-month-old fetus.

Investigators are actively looking for Cole and believe she is in danger.

Black Female
Date of Birth – 03-31-1991 Height – 5’6”
Weight – 145 lbs.
Hair – Black
Eyes – Brown

If you have seen Keyonna Cole or know her current whereabouts, please call Detective Nikki Stevens at 352-754-6830 or your local law enforcement agency. Thank you.