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State adds new sex charges for former worship director

Chad RobisonCitrus County Sheriff’s detectives on Tuesday tacked on 41 additional sex charges to former worship director Chad Robison’s arrest this past summer.
 
Robison, a 36-year-old former employee at Seven Rivers Presbyterian Church in Lecanto, was arrested in July on several sex charges, including video voyeurism and lewd and lascivious exhibition.
 

Human remains found in Chatmire area

The Marion County Sheriff's Office on Monday reported that human remains were found on Friday in Chatmire.

MCSO's Major Crimes detectives responded to a vacant lot in the area of the 19800th block of SW 107th Lane in Chatmire in response to a report that human remains had possibly been located at that site.

During the course of the investigation, detectives, MCSO forensic technicians and officials with the Medical Examiner’s Office and the University of Florida CA Pound Lab searched the area, and eventually located unidentified human remains.

Man reported missing since Sept. 21

Paul Johnson

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts Paul Johnson.

He is a 53-year-old white male, 5’10” tall, 170 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

Although Johnson has not been seen since Sept. 21, he has been in touch with his girlfriend. He will not reveal his whereabouts, authorities have said. He does suffer from various medical conditions, and does not have medications in his possession.

The Sheriff's Office suggests he may be enroute to Cocoa Beach, or there is a remote possibility he may have headed to Merrimack County in New Hampshire.

CMH recognized as Regional Hospital of Year

Citrus Memorial Hospital exterior shotCitrus Memorial Hospital was recently recognized by Mended Hearts as a Regional Hospital of the Year.

The Southern Region encompasses seven states and Puerto Rico, and serves 46 chapters of the heart disease support group.

County storm debris removal continues

Storm debris across roadDebris removal continues within Citrus County at a very manageable pace.

There are approximately 30 collection vehicles working daily in Citrus County. 

FHP seeking hit-and-run vehicle info in Lecanto fatal accident

The Florida Highway Patrol is seeking help in identifying and locating a suspect involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred Friday night in Lecanto.

Citrus County Sheriff's office deputies assisted troopers with the accident that occurred at the intersection of West Southern Street and South Fairland Terrace in Lecanto at approximately 10:20 p.m. Friday.

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