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Pasco County homicide suspect found hiding in trunk during Citrus traffic stop

TAYLOR JACE CONTINO (Pasco County booking photo)

Citrus County deputies on Friday got a surprise when they opened the trunk of a car during a traffic stop.

Hiding in the trunk was a suspect wanted in connection with a Pasco County homicide.

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) stopped the car at about 3 p.m. after receiving a call from the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) about the suspect that was headed into Citrus County on U.S. 19.

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Sumter County corrections officer charged with having sex with juvenile

Kenneth Slanker

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) announced on Friday the arrest of an Inverness man who was also a Sumter County corrections officer at the Coleman Correctional Complex.

Kenneth Slanker, 41, faces charges related to the alleged sexual battery of a juvenile victim.

The CCSO said that the arrest on Wednesday followed an initial investigation that uncovered the alleged incident.
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CCSO shutters 2 gambling dens

Citrus County deputies on Thursday shut down two gambling storefronts, one in Inverness and one in Homosassa.

Citrus County deputies on Thursday shut down two gambling storefronts, one in Inverness and one in Homosassa.

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office’s Tactical Impact Unit (TIU) and detectives took down The Time Square Internet Sweepstakes Cafe at 3814 East Gulf to Lake Highway in Inverness and at Lucky U 777 at 3538 S Suncoast Blvd. in Homosassa. The search warrant executions are the result of a several week’s investigation into illegal gambling establishments in the community.

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CHS substitute teacher arrested

Angela Jean Stanton

A Citrus High School substitute teacher on Wednesday was arrested after she allegedly had inappropriate contact with three CHS students.

Angela Jean Stanton of Inverness, 50, was arrested by deputies at about 8:58 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office said on Thursday.

Citrus County Sheriff’s Special Victims Unit detectives were made aware of alleged inappropriate activity between Stanton and three juveniles who attend she school.

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Sheriff’s Office seeks public help with 1985 cold case

Victim in a 1985 Cold Case in Lecanto

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office is appealing to the public for help in solving a 1985 cold case.

“Fire On The Roadside” is another name for a county cold case that involves the remains of an adult man that were found burning along County Road 490 in Lecanto during the early morning hours back on June 21, 1985.

Thanks to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office’s post-mortem reconstruction specialist, there is now an accurate depiction of the unidentified victim in this case. The victim in this case is a white male, approximately 65 years old, 5’6″ tall and 134 pounds with blue eyes and gray hair.

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