Law & Order

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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Neighbor complaints lead to CCSO crackdown

Neighbor complaints lead to CCSO crackdown

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday served a search warrant on a Beverly Hills home following neighbor complaints of suspected drug activity going on at that home. The result was the arrest of two people at that home, 55 South Lincoln Avenue in Beverly Hills 55 South Lincoln Avenue in Beverly Hills. Detectives with […]

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Missing adult sought

Missing adult sought

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office  is looking for the public’s help in locating George Kiggans. . Kiggans is a 66-year-old white/male last seen in the vicinity of his residence on West Foss Grove Path in Inglis around 2 p.m. on Wednesday.. . He s 5’5″ tall, weighs 125 pounds and has salt-and-pepper hair. When last […]

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Seatbelt violation ends in drug charges

Seatbelt violation ends in drug charges

Thursday afternoon, March 14the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office’s Patrol Division conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in reference to multiple seatbelt violations, which eventually led to the arrest of the driver, 43-year-old Jessie Carver of Silver Springs. Deputy Saayman conducted the traffic stop on the 1995 black BMW driven by Carver in the area […]

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