Nurse charged with lewd, lascivious activity with patient

Hiram Bonilla

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 sexual activity with her.

CitruThe suspect was identified as 57-year-old Hiram Bonilla, of Tampa.

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Cardinal Interchange Management Area meeting set for January

BOCC SealThe Citrus County Board of County Commissioners proposes to adopt a new Future Land Use Map category in relation to the Suncoast Parkway Interchange Management Area at West Cardinal. Street, along with supporting text, goals, objectives and policies

Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard regarding the following proposed amendment(s) to the Citrus County Comprehensive Plan, the Citrus County Future Land Use Map, the Citrus County Land Development Code, and/or the Citrus County Land Use Atlas Map:

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FWC, Hillsborough State Attorney announce charges filed in deadly Boating Under the Influence case

Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission logoTAMPA – The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the Hillsborough State Attorney’s Office today announced that charges have been filed against Andrew Joseph Miltner, age 40, for BUI manslaughter and vessel homicide stemming from the fatal boating collision in May that resulted in the death of 12-year-old Jasina Campbell.

“This is every parents’ worst nightmare. It’s our job to protect the community, and we intend to make sure this person can’t do this again,” said Hillsborough State Attorney Andrew Warren.

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X-Ray vision achieved by Citrus County Animal Services

Dr. Mielo and staff prepare shelter dog for a diagnostic X-Ray. (Courtesy photo on December 23, 2020)

Citrus County Animal Services (CCAS) Care Center now has X-Ray vision! Thanks to fundraising efforts by our community partner Citrus County Foundation for Animal Protection (CCFAP).

The new state-of-the-art digital X-Ray machine and table are an amazing addition to the care provided to animals at the Care Center.  The day of installation staff was able to treat four animals without offsite visits.

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