Volunteer opportunities available at Sheriff’s Office

On Tuesday, April 9, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet to celebrate National Volunteer Month and the amazing contributions made by the nearly 800 men and women who dedicate their time to help make Citrus County the safest community in Florida. “This is just one day that we set aside […]

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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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Coaching legends Spurrier, Ellis, Andrews join forces to raise awareness, call for disaster relief for Hurricane Michael survivors

(Tallahassee, Fla.) – Joining forces as Coaches for the Panhandle, legendary coaches Steve Spurrier, Cliff Ellis, and Mickey Andrews on Thursday stood together with Florida State Representative Loranne Ausley (D-Tallahassee), Florida State Senator Bill Montford (D-Tallahassee), and former Florida State Representative Robert Trammell (D-Marianna) for a press conference at the Florida Capitol to implore members of […]

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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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