4 unlicensed, unregulated contractors arrested

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) on Wednesday concluded a joint investigation with the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR), CCSO’s Seniors vs Crime, and the Citrus County Building Department, rooting out unlicensed individuals who advertise and perform regulated construction work in Citrus County. CCSO’s Tactical Impact Unit (TIU) and Community Crimes Detectives arrested […]

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Illness temporarily closes county animal shelter

Illness temporarily closes county animal shelter

Citrus County Animal Services has temporarily closed the shelter, until further notice, due to an unknown highly contagious upper respiratory infection. The shelter medical staff and administration have consulted with Veterinarians from the University of Florida Maddie’s Shelter Medicine Program who are experts in the field of treatment and management of illnesses in shelters.

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Cigarette thefts trending in Citrus County

Cigarette thefts trending in Citrus County

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two incidents; a robbery and a theft that occurred in the early morning hours of June 19. At about 2:45 a.m. on June 19, three black males entered the RaceTrac at 3310 W. Gulf to Lake Hwy. in Lecanto. They attempted to distract the store clerk by making […]

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Former Citrus High School substitute teacher sentenced

Former Citrus High School substitute teacher sentenced

On June 19, former CHS substitute teacher Angela Stanton was sentenced by the Honorable Judge Howard. After hearing testimony from victims and the case detective, Judge “Ric” Howard sentenced Stanton to eight years in the Department Of Corrections, followed by one year of probation. She will be required to register as a sex offender for […]

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County offices closed in observance of the July 4 holiday

Citrus County Government offices will be closed Thursday, July 4, 2019 in observance of July 4 Holiday. The Citrus County Central Landfill will be closed on Thursday, July 4, 2019. For more information on landfill hours, call 527-7670 during office hours or go to the county’s website at:http://www.citrusbocc.com/pubworks/swm/solid-waste.htm

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