Tense Moments During Takedown of Alleged Sexual Battery Suspect
BROOKSVILLE – A sexual battery suspect is in custody this evening, after a brief standoff at his home on Wiscon Road.
According to sources, Deputies attempted to stop a black SUV in the area of Wiscon Road and California Street, but the suspect refused to surrender until reaching his residence at 16176 Wiscon Road.
45-year-old Donald Eugene Adkins eventually surrendered and was taken into custody without further incident.
Adkins’ exact charges have not been released by officials, but according to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Website, detectives are investigating allegations of sexual battery, domestic battery, transferring harmful material to a minor and unlawful use of a two-way communication device.
Fire Rescue was called to the scene after a pregnant woman began suffering an unknown medical episode while inside the residence. She was transported to a local hospital, where her condition is unknown.
We will bring more on this story as it develops.
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