A Brandon man reported missing was arrested outside the White House on Saturday afternoon after making a threat against the president of the United States. On Saturday, February 8, a relative of Roger Charles Hedgpeth II, 25, contacted the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office to report that Hedgpeth had left his homeContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest yesterday of Emmanuel Camacho Contreras, 29, and Carlos Spindola-Abreau, 26, for several package thefts over the course of the previous weekend.  It was determined that the two were also fraudulently renting an apartment in the Brandon area. Detectives observed the suspects leaving theContinue Reading

On Thursday night, Hillsborough County Sheriff’s arrested a man responsible for an armed robbery in Brandon. According to authorities, 25-year-old Wilberto Robledo Rios entered the WaWa gas station at 1710 W Brandon Boulevard in Brandon, where he pointed a firearm at employees and demanded cash. Rios obtained nearly $1,000 before fleeingContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s office, one of the country’s largest sheriff’s departments, is critically short on deputies, creating a major stress for coverage against threats of terrorism, drunk driving, and general public safety. “We do have a shortage, but I can tell you right now we have no shortage of dedicationContinue Reading

Hillsborough County Sheriffs (HCSO) deputies responded to the scene of a residential fire at 906 Homewood Drive in Brandon Sunday. When deputies arrived, the home was partially engulfed in flames and Hillsborough County Fire Rescue personnel were on scene extinguishing the fire. While inside the home, firefighters discovered two rooms convertedContinue Reading