SPRING HILL, Fla. – On 09-18-2020, Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a house in Spring Hill to investigate a package theft.
Deputies observed on video surveillance as a juvenile male removed a package from the front porch of a home located on O’Hara Street. On 09-22-2o2o, the same white male was observed stealing a package from a residence located on Legend Street.
Through ongoing investigations, detectives identified the possible suspect as 14-year-old Jaiden Dunn. Detectives quickly determined Dunn lived in proximity to where the two incidents occurred.
On 10-13-2020, detectives went to West Hernando Middle School where Dunn was arrested. During questioning, Dunn admitted to stealing the two packages. The suspect told detectives a family member found the packages in his room and grounded him. He said the family member took the packages.
Dunn also admitted to committing two additional burglaries where he broke windows to enter two vacant houses and then committed vandalism by breaking several items in the houses and putting holes in the walls.
Dunn was charged with four felony counts of Burglary of an Unoccupied Dwelling. After processing at the Hernando County Detention Center, Dunn was turned over to the Department of Juvenile Justice in Ocala.