Detectives Conducting Death Investigation in Eastern Hernando County

At this time, Hernando County detectives are conducting a death investigation, wherein foul play is suspected. The location is in the Richloam Forest in eastern Hernando County.

The investigation is on-going and fluid, therefore details will be minimal at this time.

Ongoing efforts continue to positively identify the victim.

In addition to attempting to identify the deceased, detectives have been tirelessly following leads in an effort to determine what occurred and ensure justice is served

Upon positive identification and formal next of kin notification, additional details will be made available.

There is no additional information available at this time.

Dangerous Fugitive ARRESTED in Spring Hill

On 07-11-16 at approximately 1030 a.m., Warrant’s Detective Derek Brunet, along with members of the U.S. Marshals Service Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force, arrested Jose Antonio Reyes-Gonzalez W/M 03/19/83 at the Walmart Supercenter located at 1485 Commercial Way.

Dangerous Fugitive ARRESTED in Spring Hill

Reyes-Gonzalez was charged as a fugitive from justice and given no bond.

The warrant was issued in 2007 out of the state of Delaware for First Degree Murder and Armed Robbery.

HCSO Conducts Critical Incident Mock Drill

Date: July 9, 2016

On 6-29-16, the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office Special Weapons and Tactics team (SWAT) conducted an impromptu training scenario that featured an officer who was injured by gunfire.

HCSO Conducts Critical Incident Mock Drill

Hernando County Fire Rescue and the Brooksville Fire Department also participated in this drill.

At 5:31 p.m., members of the HCSO Special Weapons and Tactics team were called out to a residence in Hillside Estates, which is located in the city of Brooksville.

Once they arrived, the team was briefed on how a deputy had responded to a weapons disturbance at a home in Hillside Estates and was shot.

The Special Weapons and Tactics team immediately devised a plan to rescue the injured deputy.

Once the injured officer was moved to a safe location the Special Weapons and Tactics team responded back to the residence to secure the suspect.

Hernando County Fire Rescue and the Brooksville Fire Department treated the injured deputy and completed a mock transport.

This training scenario was designed to foster a working partnership between the HCSO, Hernando County Fire Rescue and the Brooksville Fire Department.

This partnership will feature future impromptu training scenarios to prepare first responders for critical incidents similar to what recently occurred in Orlando.

MANHUNT MONDAY – Michael Anthony Flammia Sr. W/M

Michael Anthony Flammia Sr. W/M

MANHUNT MONDAY - Michael Anthony Flammia

DOB/03-20-1961

Warrant

CT1-SIMPLE BATTERY
VIOLATION OF COMMUNITY CONTROL
NO BOND

Hgt/5’08”
Wgt/207
Hair/Brown
Eyes/Brown

If you know the whereabouts of this subject (or have any information), please call the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office at 352-754-6830.

If you would like to remain anonymous or be eligible for a reward, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-990-TIPS (8477).

WANTED PERSON – Shawn Skerritt

Shawn Skerritt

WANTED PERSON - Shawn Skerritt

DOB : 08/11/1968

5’8” 250Ibs

Spring Hill , FL

Please help us make Hernando County a safer place to live, work, and play.

If you know the whereabouts of this WANTED PERSON, notify Crime Stoppers at 1-866-990-TIPS (8477) or submit your tip via the internet at http://www.hernandosheriff.org/Tips . You will remain anonymous and also be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 cash!

 

 

WANTED PERSON -David Pepin

David Pepin W/M DOB/03-01-1980

WANTED PERSON -David Pepin

Height – 6’00”
Weight – 160
Hair – Brown
Eyes – Brown

One Warrant
VODOP
CT1 Possession of Controlled Substance
No Bond

If you know the whereabouts of this subject (or have any information), please call the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office at 352-754-6830. If you would like to remain anonymous or be eligible for a reward, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-990-TIPS (8477). To submit a tip on line, please visit http://www.hernandosheriff.org/Tips/

Sheriff’s Marine Unit Rescues Stranded Vessel

On 06-30-16 at approximately 8:30 p.m., Marine Deputy Steve Kelly was called out to rescue a stranded vessel.

Sheriff’s Marine Unit Rescues Stranded Vessel

Deputy Kelly responded to the Gulf of Mexico, approximately three miles west of Bayport, to locate the vessel which was occupied by four adults.

The group had been scalloping all day. While on the way back in at approximately 6 p.m., they collided with a rock, disabling the motor and the vessel completely.

Marine vessels from other agencies were delayed by at least three to five hours. Realizing the urgency of the situation, Deputy Kelly responded and towed the boaters to the Bayport boat ramp before the storm arrived.

All went well and the boaters were extremely appreciative for the assist.

WANTED PERSON – Lauren Wong

Lauren Wong W/F DOB/12-17-1977

WANTED PERSON - Lauren Wong

Height – 5’02”
Weight – 141
Hair – Black
Eyes – Brown

One Warrant
VODOP
CT1 Possession of Controlled Substance
No Bond

If you know the whereabouts of this subject (or have any information), please call the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office at 352-754-6830. If you would like to remain anonymous or be eligible for a reward, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-990-TIPS (8477). To submit a tip on line, please visit http://www.hernandosheriff.org/Tips/