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A Hernando County deputy attempted to stop a white Ford Ranger in the early morning hours of December 21, 2014 after he observed it take off at a high rate of speed, screeching it’s tires. The driver, Anthony Michael Becker, sped off and crashed the truck into the garage of a residence on Gallup Road in Spring Hill. Becker had 1.64 grams of marijuana in his pocket and the registered owner of the truck stated that no one had permission to take his vehicle and that he wanted to report it stolen. Becker was charged with grand theft auto and possession of marijuana.
Kim Marie Bouterie was charged with aggravated assault on December 21, 2014 after she pulled a knife on another woman at a house on Crowell Road in Brooksville. A verbal argument occurred between Bouterie and the residents of the house. The victim, who was trying to sleep when the argument took place, began to yell at Bouterie and told her to leave. Bouterie grabbed a pocket knife from her purse and told the victim she was going to “get her.” Other people inside the house intervened and took the knife. There were several witnesses to the incident and Bouterie admitted to grabbing a knife from her purse while inside the residence but she refused to go into detail on what her intentions were with the knife. She was transported to the Hernando County Jail and placed on a $2,000 bond.
Around 3:00 in the morning on December 20, 2014 a couple woke to find a man burglarizing their home on Greendale Court. The man, later identified as Nicholas Courtright, had entered the residence through a window that was unlocked. The homeowner advised that he walked into a bedroom and saw Courtright who then exited the bedroom window and fled on foot towards a lake and began swimming across. At approximately 4:15 Courtright entered the side garage door of a residence on Hague Court. He ransacked an office in the home and changed into the homeowner’s clothing. The homeowners confronted Courtright who then fled the area on foot making off with the homeowner’s wallet containing numerous credit cards and cash. A law enforcement K-9 track was conducted and Courtright was located at a second house on Hague Court attempting to steal a car. He had removed the top of the steering column, gaining access to the ignition, and used a foreign object to attempt to start the vehicle. He was taken into custody and positively identified by the victims.
The Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for these subjects who fraudulently used a stolen EBT card at several locations in both Hernando and Pasco Counties. The card was used between Wednesday, 11-05-14, and Thursday, 11-06-14. The subjects were seen traveling in the white vehicle which appears to be missing all or part of the rear bumper. If you recognize these subjects, notify Economic Crimes Detective Vascellaro.
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