Month: June 2019
4 unlicensed, unregulated contractors arrested
The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) on Wednesday concluded a joint investigation with the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR), CCSO’s Seniors vs Crime, and the Citrus County Building Department, rooting out unlicensed individuals who advertise and perform regulated construction work in Citrus County. CCSO’s Tactical Impact Unit (TIU) and Community Crimes Detectives arrested […]
Illness temporarily closes county animal shelter
Citrus County Animal Services has temporarily closed the shelter, until further notice, due to an unknown highly contagious upper respiratory infection. The shelter medical staff and administration have consulted with Veterinarians from the University of Florida Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program who are experts in the field of treatment and management of illnesses in shelters.
It’s official: Scallop season begins July 1 in local waters
Recreational bay scallop season for Franklin through the northwestern portion of Taylor, as well as Levy, Citrus and Hernando counties, opens July 1
Road rage suspect leads deputies on chase through Citrus, Hernando counties
A Winter Haven man has been arrested following a wild Sunday night ride through Citrus and Hernando counties.
Cigarette thieves hit Lake Panasofkee Circle K
The Sumter County Sheriff’s Office is thanking residents for tips that recently led to identifying three suspects wanted in a large cigarette heist in Sumter County.
Landing gear frozen, but pilot lands plane safely
No injuries were reported Friday when a plane — whose landing gear was stuck — got things unstuck when the pilot was able to deploy gear manually. The Citrus County Sheriiff’s Office (CCSO) said that the CCSO Aviation Unit, alongside Citrus County Fire Rescue and Nature Coast EMS, arrived on scene as the small plane […]