Month: January 2021

  • Dade City man faces attempted murder charges

    On the afternoon of Jan. 3, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) responded to a disturbance in Floral City which had already occurred during the early morning hours. The two victims described the altercation between themselves and a male named Christian, who was residing on a neighboring property. During the altercation, victim one alleged the […]

  • Animal rescue owner facing 25 counts of animal cruelty

    Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) officials on Wednesday arrested “Out of the Box Animal Rescue” owner, 56-year-old Robert Allan Schweickert Jr., on 25 counts of cruelty to animals with additional charges pending. The Sheriff’s Office said that Schweickert, who owned and also operated “Out of the Box Animal Rescue” at 7007 South Florida Ave. in […]

  • Nurse charged with lewd, lascivious activity with patient

    On Jan. 6, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) was contacted in reference to the alleged sexual assault of a patient by a staff member at a local hospital. The victim told the responding deputy that on Jan. 5 and 6, a registered nurse entered her hospital room on several separate occasions and engaged in […]