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1 dead after deputy-involved shooting on March 25
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1 dead after deputy-involved shooting on March 25

A Dunnellon man was  killed on March 25 after showing a gun and being shot dead on the scene. At approximately 5:30 p.m. on March 25, Citrus County Sheriff’s Office deputies initially responded to a residence off of North Windbreak Terrace in Dunnellon in response to a disturbance and verbal altercation. Upon arrival, deputies met...

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9-11 service re-established for Inverness, Lecanto

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) today said that 9-1-1 landline outage affecting residents in the Inverness and Lecanto areas has been resolved by the service provider, CenturyLink. Residents living in these areas can now utilize their landline to dial 9-1-1 for emergency services and be successfully routed to the CCSO communications center.

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Missing Inverness senior found safe

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, March 12, reported that missing Inverness senior Michael Clarke has been found safe in Gainesville. The 82-year-old Clarke was reported missing on March 10. He was last seen around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday at his residence off of South Burr Terrace in Inverness. A spokesman for the Citrus...

Sheriff’s Office looking for missing senior
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Sheriff’s Office looking for missing senior

Citrus County Sheriff’s Office deputies are currently looking for 82-year-old Michael Clarke. Michael is a 5’8” tall, white male with brown eyes and grey/white hair, weighing 180 lbs. He was last seen around 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday at his residence off of South Burr Terrace in Inverness. Michael is wearing a white t-shirt with brown/grey...

Support organization donates much-needed equipment to Citrus County Animal Services
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Support organization donates much-needed equipment to Citrus County Animal Services

On  March 11,  Citrus County Animal Services (CCAS) received a donation of a syringe IV pump from the Citrus County Foundation for Animal Protection (CCFAP). County veterinarian Dr. Meaghan Meilo expressed the need for the $1,177 piece of equipment to the support organization, who immediately went to work to obtain it. The pump was already...