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Hernando County Sheriff’s Office

Police: Woman Set Fire To Neighbor’s Home To Keep Him From Moving Back After Jail Stint

Authorities with the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office have arrested an area resident after she set fire to her neighbor’s home in the hopes of keeping him from moving back in there after he got released from prison.

08/12/2013

Mug shot of Nedra Byrd.  (credit: Hernando County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Arrested After 10-Year-Old Boy Found Drunk, Naked In The Street

Nedra Joann Byrd, 31, is being charged with child neglect after the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office say a child who was in her care was found walking the street with no clothes on and intoxicated.

02/15/2013

File photo of a cop car with its lights on. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Police: Orgy Turns Violent When Jealous Couple Fights

A consensual orgy turned sour when two jealous partners began to fight one another over their relations with other participants.

08/22/2012

Brooksville Teen dies in street drag racing. (Photo by Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

Brooksville Teens Drag Racing Ends in Death

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says a teenager was killed while racing with another teen in Brooksville.

CBS Tampa–02/10/2012

David J. Pereira Booking photo. (Photo credit: Hernando County Sheriff's Office)

Deputies: Man Tried to Rob Tattoo Parlour With Gun Made From 3 “D” Batteries

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – David J. Pereira of Brooksville was arrested Saturday when he allegedly tried to rob Addiction Ink tattoo store with a hand-made gun made from 3 “D” size batteries, electrical tape, cardboard and furniture stuffing.

01/31/2012

Christopher Burke (Photo Credit: Hernando County Sheriffs Office)

Man Charged With Killing, Burying Father

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 40-year-old man beat and strangled his father, then buried the body in their backyard in a remote neighborhood north of Tampa.

CBS Tampa–12/17/2011

Man shoots mother before turning gun on himself

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office says a 54-year-old man fatally shot his mother before turning the gun on himself. An employee at a Winn Dixie in Brooksville called authorities to say […]

11/07/2011