Former CCSO employee Pate sentenced

Former CCSO employee Pate sentenced

Ashley Pate, a former Crime Scene Specialist with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, was sentenced today after being convicted of sharing confidential information with someone outside the agency. She appeared this afternoon before the Hon. Richard A. Howard, Administrative Judge, She was sentenced to one-year of community control and one-year standard probation to be served consecutively. […]

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CCSO warns of misleading ‘Go Fund Me’ page

On April 18, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) was notified of a “Go Fund Me” page created by Keli Behnen, to solicit funds to purchase a K9 which was once assigned to her husband. The page indicates that $8,000 would purchase CCSO’s K9 Krennic for Deputy John Behnen. This page is not associated with […]

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State Attorney’s Office honors Citrus detective

State Attorney’s Office honors Citrus detective

Brittney Carman, CCSO Community Relations Specialist Every April, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office takes part in the observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW). This dedicated week focuses on how the community, as a whole, can assist victims of crimes and empower those victims to move forward. During this year’s ceremony on Arpil 11, […]

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Duke Energy ‘flips the switch’ at ceremonial grand opening of new Citrus Combined Cycle Station

Duke Energy ‘flips the switch’ at ceremonial grand opening of new Citrus Combined Cycle Station

Duke Energy today celebrated the ceremonial grand opening of its new 1,640-megawatt Citrus Combined Cycle Station located at the 5,100-acre Crystal River Energy Complex in Citrus County, Fla., about 85 miles north of Tampa. More than 300 community leaders, elected officials and Duke Energy employees attended. The station started producing energy for 4.5 million Floridians in late […]

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Citrus County Animal Services receives 2nd nat’l Maddie’s Fund® grant

Citrus County Animal Services has just received its second grant from Maddie’s Fund®, a national family foundation established by Dave and Cheryl Duffield to revolutionize the status and well-being of companion animals. The Maddie’s Fund® Challenge Completion Award for the Get ‘Em Home Challenge in the amount of $1,000. Maddie’s Fund® supports the lifesaving efforts […]

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Two free Florida-friendly gardening workshops in April

Right plant, right place Citrus County Utilities Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program is offering a free gardening workshop on April 9, 2019 from 2:00-3:30 pm.  Once established the right plant is often sustainable without additional supplemental watering.  Choosing appropriate plant materials, planting them correctly and managing them wisely, ensures a gardens success. Classes are held at the […]

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