Inverness Sertoma donates to Regional Camp for Deaf and Hearing-Impaired Youth

Inverness Sertoma Club Treasurer presents $2,000 donation to Camp Endeavor board representatives Ray Rogers and Lauren Hartman.

Inverness Sertoma Club has made a $2,000 donation to Sertoma Camp Endeavor for a new camp security system.

Making the Presentation on April 24, 2021 was Inverness Sertoma Club Treasurer Bud Osborn, representing Camp Endeavor were board representatives; Ray Rogers and Lauren Hartman.

Sertoma Camp Endeavor is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization. The camp experience runs for two weeks every summer, at the camp location in Dundee, Florida.

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Adjusted county impact fees take effect June 23

BOCC SealAt the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) meeting held on March 23, a vote passed approving an amendment to the Citrus County Impact Fee Ordinance.

This amendment will update impact fees for transportation, schools, parks, libraries, law enforcement, fire rescue, EMS and public buildings to ensure they continue to be based on the most current and local data available.

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Robbery suspect captured within 15 minutes of call


Anthony Lamar Wright

Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) deputies on Sunday arrested 37-year-old Anthony Lamar Wright of Inverness for robbery with a firearm.

“We are extremely proud of both Deputy Anderson and Deputy Bostic, along with Sgt. Laborda, who worked to quickly apprehend this robbery suspect,” said Sheriff Prendergast.

“Within 15 minutes of this crime being reported, CCSO deputies had the suspect detained and ultimately solved this case.”

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Crystal River man arrested charged with aggravated battery

Brett Carver

During the early morning hours of Feb. 17, Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) deputies responded to a home in Crystal River after the occupants claimed to have been attacked by a suspect armed with a knife.

The suspect, 26-year-old Brett Carver, was later located by deputies at a local hospital where he was seeking treatment for wounds he had received from his own weapon during the attack.

Detectives Casalvieri and Bang with the Major Crimes Unit (MCU) responded to the hospital and began an investigation.

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