Month: May 2021

  • Water District prohibits campfires at campgrounds

    Due to extremely dry weather conditions and high wildfire danger, the Southwest Florida Water Management District is prohibiting campfires on all District campgrounds until further notice. The National Weather Service and the Florida Forest Service (FFS) indicate the Forecast Fire Danger Indices are in the high to very high category throughout the District’s 16-county service […]

  • Lecanto teacher charged with lewd offenses

    The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) on Friday was contacted in reference to a Lecanto High School teacher sending lewd text messages and images to a student. During the investigation, Detective Mission with the CCSO Special Victims Unit obtained evidence that revealed 33-year-old Adam Joseph Joerres had been engaging in inappropriate conversations of a sexual […]

  • Inverness Sertoman appointed to MPO Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board

    Inverness Sertoma Club is pleased to announcee that long time member Bud Osborn has been appointed by the Citrus County Board of Commissioners to serve on the Hernando/Citrus Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board (LCB), representing veteran interests. Walter “Bud” Osborn has been a member of the Inverness Sertoma Club for the past […]

  • CCSO assists in arrest of Times Square shooting suspect

    After a nationwide, exhaustive, four-day search for Farrakhan Muhammad, members of the United States Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force, including task force members from the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, were able to take Muhammad into custody without incident. “Arrests such as these are the precise reason why the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office partners with […]

  • CCSO to memorialize fallen officers

    Please join us from 9 to 10 a.m. on May 11 as the Citrus County Sheriff’s O(ffice unveil CCSO’s Fallen Law Enforcement Memorial. The memorial was built to commemorate the three Citrus County law enforcement officer who have lost their lives in the line of duty.