Citrus County Sheriff’s Office employee arrested

Citrus County Sheriff’s Office employee arrested

The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office arrested one of their own Friday after an investigation revealed the crime scene specialist had divulged confidential information to another person. Ashley Pate, 34, was charged with one count of Disclosure or use of Confidential Criminal Justice Information. “We will not tolerate any type of criminal activity by our employees […]

Entire K-9 Unit suspended

Entire K-9 Unit suspended

Lakeland Police Chief Larry Giddens suspended the department’s K-9 unit in its entirety after an internal investigation revealed they were excessively speeding while on a trip. Chief Giddens said that witnesses called and reported that they saw multiple officers speeding on the highway. Dash cam video revealed that the officers sped to and from a […]