Ashley Pate, a former Crime Scene Specialist with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, was sentenced today after being convicted of sharing confidential information with someone outside the agency.
She appeared this afternoon before the Hon. Richard A. Howard, Administrative Judge,
She was sentenced to one-year of community control and one-year standard probation to be served consecutively. Judge Howard reflected on Pate’s career and letters of support from various community members prior to rendering his decision.
Brittney Carman, CCSO Community Relations Specialist
Every April, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office takes part in the observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW).
This dedicated week focuses on how the community, as a whole, can assist victims of crimes and empower those victims to move forward.
During this year’s ceremony on Arpil 11, the 5th Judicial Circuit of Florida State Attorney’s Office (SAO) presented their 2018 “Above and Beyond” certificate of appreciation to Detective Bruce Arnold of the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office. The certificate is in recognition of his exceptional work on behalf of victims.