Archive for Law & Order

Billboard campaign highlights distracted driving

Today, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) launched a public service billboard campaign against distracted driving, continuing the Sheriff’s Office’s successful “Just Drive, Citrus” efforts from 2018.

The CCSO and State Farm collaborated on a series of billboard artworks, ready to be displayed throughout the county. The message, simple – “Don’t Text and Drive”.

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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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