Shortly before 2 p.m. on May 22, deputies responded to a call for a service at a home on Filmore Street in Beverly Hills in response to a suspect breaking car windows.
When deputies arrived, the suspect displayed deadly force. As a result, the deputy on scene fired his weapon to neutralize the threat
“This was a very dangerous situation that risked the lives of dozens of innocent people and consumed our full-attention in order to protect our citizens,” said Citrus County Sheriff Mike Prendergast.
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By North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health Care System
This year, Memorial Day is somewhat different then years past. Due to our fight against COVID-19, we are practicing physical distancing which causes us to not gather in as many places as we normally do.
This year, the VA has made the decision, along with many others, not to host our Annual Memorial Day Ceremonies.
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This morning, patrol units responded to a home on West Park Drive in Homosassa after having received a report of shots fired.
Early investigations have revealed no one was seriously injured and no one was actually shot, the sheriff’s office said.
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Citrus County Parks and Recreation has reopened the parks and beaches for summer time activity.
For the health and safety of our citizens and furry friends here’s a refresher of a few simple Do’s and Don’ts for pet owners who bring their dog to a county park.
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The 2020 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis.
This year’s sales tax holiday begins Friday, May 29, 2020, and extends through Thursday, June 4, 2020.
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Citrus County Government offices will be closed for observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 25, 2020.