HERNANDO – The term quota is a dirty word among most chief law enforcement officers. They’d rather you refer to it as statistical policing or other variant to avoid speculation that arrests, and traffic citations are conducted using a numbers-based system. However you slice it, the controversy has led to numerous lawsuits across the country, resulting in millions-of-dollars in settlements.
HERNANDO – Movember is men’s health awareness month – no, that’s not a misprint – it has become a tradition for men grow mustaches during the month of November to bring awareness to prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide.
UPDATE: 9/16/2018, 1:37 A.M. – 55-year-old Roger Vazquez has been booked into the Hernando County Jail. Vazquez was seen being led away by Deputies immediately after today’s shooting. Officials have not provided information on the suspect’s charges at this time.
SPRING HILL – One person is confirmed dead and another in custody, after a shooting occurred at a sweepstakes business on Northcliffe Blvd.
UPDATE: 8:30 P.M. – A death investigation is now underway after the victim’s body was pulled from the river just minutes ago. We will bring more not this tragic development.
UPDATE: 6:26 P.M. – Dianne, an employee with River Ratz Cafe says the victim jumped from a nearby bridge that crosses the Wihtlacoochee River. Several of her employees rushed to try and pull the man from the river but it was too late.
NOBLETON – A search is underway for man who disappeared after jumping into the Withlacoochee River.