Smith announces he’ll run for new seat

Citrus County Commissioner Jimmie T. Smith, currently District 3 representative, announced today that he will be running for District 5 in the upcoming election.

Current District 5 Commissioner Brian Coleman has said he will not seek re-election.,

Below is an official announcement from his campaign headquarters.

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Corrections officer charged with sexual battery

A Corrections Officer who lives in Inverness has been charged with sexual battery in Marion County following a police investigation into the matter.

James Michael Touchton

A Corrections Officer who lives in Inverness has been charged with two counts of sexual battery following a police investigation into the matter.

Arrested and charged was James Touchton of Inverness, 37, who was a correctional officer at Lowell Correctional Institution for women at 11120 NW Gainesville Road in Ocala.

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