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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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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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January’s jobless rate up over the month, long view shows steady, ‘stable growth’

January’s jobless rate up over the month, long view shows steady, ‘stable growth’

The unemployment rate in the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region was 5.0 percent in January 2019, up 0.9 percentage point over the month and 0.2 percentage point lower than the region’s rate a year ago. According to the preliminary employment summary released today by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, there were 10,088 unemployed residents […]

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Derelict vessel removed from Homosassa River

Derelict vessel removed from Homosassa River

Thanks to the efforts of Citrus County Aquatics Director Mark Edwards, and staff, an identified derelict vessel was removed on Feb. 14 from the Homosassa River. In December 2018, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) notified Citrus County of the potential derelict vessel and later the same month, the Board of County Commissioners […]

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