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Sheriff Al Nienhuis denies the allegation that he hid the revenue from county officials.

Ex-sheriff's official says sheriff intentionally hid federal inmate revenue from county

BROOKSVILLE — The former third-in-command at the Hernando County Sheriff's Office has filed a complaint, alleging that Sheriff Al Nienhuis intentionally hid from the County Commission $1.3 million in revenue he collected from housing federal inmates last year. In a fraud, waste and abuse report filed with the Clerk …

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  1. Pasco Briefs for June 30

    Briefs

    COUNTYWIDE

    Gulfside Hospice needs volunteers

    Volunteers are needed at all six Gulfside Hospice Thrift Shoppe locations throughout Pasco County. Roles for volunteers include accepting and sorting donations, organizing merchandise displays, greeting customers, operating the cash register and …

  2. Hernando Briefs for June 30

    Briefs

    COUNTYWIDE

    Rays offer summer reading program

    The Reading with the Rays program, presented by Suncoast Credit Union, encourages children to practice their reading skills during the summer. Kids may pick up a game card at their local library. Then they may check out books and start reading. The …

  3. Hernando Bloodmobile for June 30

    News

    Bloodmobile locations

    LifeSouth Community Blood Center will have blood drives at the following off-site locations during the coming week.

  4. Hernando Government Meetings for June 30

    News

    Government meetings

    Here is a listing of public meetings scheduled for this week:

    Thursday

  5. Hernando Vendors for June 30

    News

    • Vendors and sponsors are being sought for Operation Backpack, a free backpack giveaway hosted by Friends of the Children. The event will begin at 10 a.m. Aug. 5 at Jerome Brown Community Center, 99 Jerome Brown Place, Brooksville, and will continue while supplies last. There is no cost to become a vendor, but …

  6. Ex-sheriff's official says sheriff intentionally hid federal inmate revenue from county

    Local Government

    BROOKSVILLE — The former third-in-command at the Hernando County Sheriff's Office has filed a complaint, alleging that Sheriff Al Nienhuis intentionally hid from the County Commission $1.3 million in revenue he collected from housing federal inmates last year.

    Sheriff Al Nienhuis denies the allegation that he hid the revenue from county officials.
  7. Home burglaries lead to uptick in business at Spring Hill Lock & Key

    Business

    SPRING HILL — On the heels of a rash of home burglaries reported by the Hernando County Sheriff's Office, the effect has not gone unnoticed by Candy Zamora at Spring Hill Lock & Key.

    Manager Candy Zamora cuts a key in front of hundreds of key blanks ready for cutting at Spring Hill Lock & Key.