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Inverness man faces 50 counts of possession of child porn

Inverness man faces 50 counts of possession of child porn

Following a cyber tip received on July 7  from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) arrested an Inverness man after discovering child pornography on his computer. After an extensive investigation, deputies arrested Joshua J. Faciane, 40, who was subsequently charged with 50 counts of possession of child […]

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Body of missing paddle boarder found

Body of missing paddle boarder found

The body of paddle boarder, 43 year-old Joshua Hensley. was recovered by Marine Unit Deputies in the waters of Kings Bay in Crystal River. The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office will continue to investigate the incident, and in a statement, the CCSO said it will provide more information as it becomes available.

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‘Operation Coin Toss’ yields 24 arrests

‘Operation Coin Toss’ yields 24 arrests

For the past two months, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Impact Unit (TIU) has covertly executed Operation Coin Toss, a comprehensive operation aimed at cracking down on the distribution of illegal narcotics within our county.. This effort has been a resounding success. After securing over 20 arrest warrants with the help of the State […]

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Petco Foundation to help Citrus County Animal Services

Adopters, share how your pet brightens your life for a chance to help Citrus County Animal Services win up to a $100,000 grant award! Pets brighten our lives. The Petco Foundation, in partnership with BOBS from Skechers, is giving qualified animal welfare organizations across the country a way to brighten this upcoming holiday season by […]

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West Nile virus threat lights on Citrus County

West Nile virus threat lights on Citrus County

The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County (DOH-Citrus) today advised residents there has been an increase in mosquito-borne disease activity in areas of Citrus County. Several sentinel chicken flocks have tested positive for West Nile virus infection. The risk of transmission to humans has increased. Citrus County Mosquito Control District and DOH-Citrus continue surveillance […]

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