Law & Order

Text-to-911 now available in Citrus County

Text-to-911 now available in Citrus County

In an effort to increase accessibility to 9-1-1 emergency services, no matter the situation, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) will be implementing text-to-9-1-1 beginning on Aug. 9 . Citrus County citizens who are deaf/hard of hearing, or have a speech-impairment will be among those most impacted by the text-to-9-1-1 implementation. In situations such as […]

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CCSO nabs cigarette heist suspects

CCSO nabs cigarette heist suspects

Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the July 20 robbery of a Hernando gas station’s convenience store. Arrested were Natalie Olivera, 20, and Herbert Davis, 19, both of Tampa. The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) says that deputies were able to thwart that cigarette theft, and also help round up two suspects believed […]

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Inverness man convicted on child porn charges

Inverness man convicted on child porn charges

On April 11, 2018, a search warrant was executed at 1132 Stately Oaks Drive in Inverness after Detective Chris Cornell of the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office’s High Tech Crimes Unit was able to identify and download child pornography from a computer at that address. Herman Metcalf and two other family members were home at the […]

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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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