On 12-11-15, Hernando County deputies, in cooperation with Pasco Sheriff deputies, converged on an apartment complex at 10422 Chalmer Street in Spring Hill attempting to arrest a suspect wanted on multiple felony Pasco County warrants.
As deputies approached the suspect, Alexander Schofield (W/M DOB 7/16/73), he fled into one of the apartments attempting to hide from authorities.
Residents living in the apartment complex were immediately evacuated.
The SWAT team was called in and surrounded the complex. For the next seven hours deputies held a perimeter and attempted to convince Schofield to surrender.
At 7:24 p.m. SWAT team members spotted Schofield moving inside one of the apartments and they were able to apprehend him without further incident.
Schofield was transported to the Hernando County Detention Facility where he’s currently being held without bond.