Free Streaming Movies with Your Library Card

Your Hernando County Public Library System is now offering accessdownload online to free streaming movies and television episodes for all library card holders. The Library is offering this through the Freegal Movies and Television Service. Freegal is a completely free and legal way to stream movies and television episodes. With your library card, you’ll have access to thousands of feature films and television episodes from major content providers. The Library was already providing cardholders access to free music downloads through the Freegal Music Service. Now, you can and also stream free movies and television shows! All you need is your Hernando County Public Library card number and 4-digit PIN code. Your library card gives you access to three movies per week. Once a movie or television episode is checked out, you’ll have 48 hours to access it and it can be streamed any number of times during that 48 hours. After those 48 hours, you cannot stream the same movie or television episode for the next 6 months. The movies and television episodes can be viewed on a computer, laptop, or mobile device. Free apps for this service are available through the Apple App Store and through Google Play. Forgot your PIN or need a library card? Stop by your local library and a library staff member will be happy to help. Get started streaming now! Go to or access the service from the Library’s website.

For more information, call (352) 754-4043 or visit the library’s website at

Four People Shot in Brooksville

MasonOfficers of the Brooksville Police Department responded to 820 Peach Street in Brooksville on August 29, 2014 at approximately 8:49 p.m. They found Tarasha Yata Townsend in the roadway and Ralph Ray Peyton and Jannie V. Taylor inside the residence. All three were deceased. A fourth victim, Gabriel Frashawn Taylor, had apparently fled and was chased down and shot multiple times. He was found a short distance from the residence. The shooter, George Mason III, was struck by a passing motorist immediately after he shot Taylor on Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Mason sustained serious injuries and was transported to Bayonet Point Hospital. His condition is unknown at this time. The firearm used in the shooting, a 9mm handgun was recovered at the scene. A motive has not been determined and the investigation is continuing. Ralph Peyton, Jannie Taylor, and Gabriel Taylor lived at the Peach Street house. Townsend and Mason, who were reportedly in a relationship,resided together at 24922 Oakhaven Court in Lutz. Warrants are being prepared for the arrest of Mason and will be served today.

Four Victims Shot – Three Confirmed Fatalities – Suspect In Custody

The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Brooksville 10632747_721262701242177_9093327747582526843_nPolice Department and Police Chief George Turner with a situation that is unfolding within the city limits of Brooksville at this time.

Brooksville Police Officers are currently investigating a SHOOTING in the area of MLK Boulevard and Peach Street. Preliminary reports indicate that multiple victims have been shot.

Police Chief George Turner spoke with the media about the shootings in Brooksville on Friday evening. The Chief confirmed four people were shot and three people are dead.

One suspect is currently in custody.

It is not believed that there are any other suspects at large

Hernando County Booking Info for August 28, 2014

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DO NOT RELY on this information for legal purposes or to determine a person’s criminal record. This is simply the booking information for the Hernando County Detention Center. It does not reflect whether a person is innocent or guilty of the charges against them. Please contact the Clerk of the Circuit Court to obtain the final disposition of criminal charges.