Sheriff’s Office seeking runaway juvenile

Kellie Worrick

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office said that it is looking for a 15-year-old juvenile female who was reported missing on March 14.

Kellie Worrick is 5 feet 3 inches tall, 115 lbs, with blue eyes and brown hair.

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Road rage suspect leads deputies on chase through Citrus, Hernando counties

A Winter Haven man has been arrested following a wild Sunday night ride through Citrus and Hernando counties.

A Winter Haven man has been arrested following a wild Sunday night ride through Citrus and Hernando counties.

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office says that shortly after 7 p.m. on Sunday, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO)  and the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) took 23-year-old Charles Austin Alec Jewell of Winter Haven into custody following that vehicle pursuit.

Jewell led Citrus County Sheriff’s Office deputies on an extensive chase throughout the area of Inverness and Floral City, the CCSO said.

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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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