Hernando County Couple Arrested on Grand Theft and Drug Charges After Traffic Stop In Weeki Wachee

Kristina Urig and her boyfriend, William Hudson
Deputies arrested 25 year old Kristina Urig and her boyfriend, William Hudson, 36, who authorities say had three active felony warrants and was a suspect in a recent armed robbery in Pasco County. In addition to methamphetamine, fentanyl, and over 500 pills, a firearm and a box of ammunition was also found inside the vehicle.

WEEKI WACHEE, FL – On Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at approximately 7:30 p.m., Hernando County Sheriff’s deputies observed a vehicle traveling north on Commercial Way that was registered to a known wanted subject, 25 year old Kristina Urig. Deputies were also aware Urig’s boyfriend, William Hudson, 36, had three active felony warrants and was a suspect in a recent armed robbery in Pasco County.

Deputies requested assistance from an Aviation Unit and the Florida Highway Patrol prior to attempting a traffic stop. Once backup arrived, deputies conducted the stop in the parking lot of the Marathon gas station, located at 9202 Commercial Way in Weeki Wachee.

Urig was immediately taken into custody while Hudson, a convicted felon, was combative with law enforcement at the scene. A Florida Highway Patrol trooper utilized a taser to help take Hudson into custody.

Through an open driver’s side door, deputies observed various narcotics located inside the vehicle.

In addition to methamphetamine and fentanyl, a total of 594.5 pills were recovered from within the vehicle. A firearm and a box of ammunition were also located inside the vehicle.

William Hudson was charged with resisting an officer with violence, felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition, driving while license is suspended or revoked, multiple counts of possession of a controlled substance, grand theft, possession of marijuana. He is being held on a no bond status due to his outstanding felony warrants.

Kristina Urig was charged with one count of grand theft in connection with an active warrant. Her bond was set at $1,000. Additional charges are pending further investigation by the Pasco Sheriff’s Office.

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