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County Law & Order

Sheriff’s Office makes largest fetanyl, meth bust in county history

On Jan. 20, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) added another accomplishment into the history books by seizing 1.6 pounds of methamphetamine and 1.8 ounces of powdered fentanyl.

“This is the largest seizure of fentanyl and methamphetamine in Citrus County’s history. The amount of fentanyl seized could have killed hundreds of people,” said Sheriff Mike Prendergast.

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Community County Law & Order Public Notices

Citrus County children need your help

No one should simply shake their head and sadly lament the horrific story of child abuse. Instead of passive despair, let these tragic incidents serve as a galvanizing call to action for us all to commit to ending abuse and securing the safety and future of every child in Citrus County.

Yes, we can end child abuse. We can end it when we all become advocates for children.

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Singled Out?

Janice Tuten of Hernando accused Citrus County Commission Chairman Brian Coleman of singling her out in a recent action in which, she said, the county’s Code Enforcement department took her mobile home, possessions and an adjacent structure from her property. (December 16, 2019)

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County Law & Order

Hernando teen’s shooting under investigation

On Sunday at approximately 6:30 p.m., the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) responded to North Blue Bream Terrace in Hernando in reference to an accidental shooting involving minor siblings.

Upon arrival, deputies located a 13-year-old male with a gunshot wound.

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Community County Law & Order

Sheriff’s Office looking for Winn-Dixie robbery suspect

Surveillance photo from Winn-Dixie robbery on Dec. 8, 2019 in Beverly Hills.

At approximately 8:09 a.m. on Sunday a black male with long dreadlocks entered the Winn Dixie store in Beverly Hills demanding money and fled behind the store on foot.

If you live in this area please keep an eye out and report any suspicious behavior.

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Community County Government Videos

Citrus County votes to uphold 2nd Amendment

The Citrus County Commission voted on Dec. 3, 2019 to become another of many “Second Amendment Sanctuary” counties in Florida as public discussion has left many citizens in doubt about the future of their guns (December 3, 2019)