Hernando Deputies Arrest Home Invasion and Attempted Murder Suspect


Zachary Mason Bowles, 26, is accused of entering an apartment on Player’s Circle in Wesley Chapel armed with an AR-15 rifle on the evening of July 29th.

Bowles, and another unidentified suspect, held the victim at gunpoint as they ransacked the apartment, taking with them the victim’s wallet, $500 in cash, and a 9mm handgun. During the invasion, a single round from the AR-15 was discharged.

Hernando County Sheriff’s Deputies worked closely with Pasco Sheriff’s Deputies to take Bowles, who lives in Spring Hill, into custody.

Bowles is charged with the following: Attempted Murder, Home Invasion Robbery, and Felonious Possession of a Firearm.