Two dead in Crystal River following domestic dispute

Two dead in Crystal River following domestic dispute

Crystal River — Details have just been released in a June shooting involving a man and his wife. On June 7, deputies were dispatched to the 4600 block of North Tallahassee Road, after a caller reported hearing multiple gunshots. The caller told dispatchers that she saw the suspect, later identified as Brian Kelley Brannon, 46, […]

Woman confronted for cheating, arrested

Woman confronted for cheating, arrested

A Citrus County woman was arrested in Marion County after she failed to show up for a court date. Deputies responded to the home of Alexis Dawn Poppen, 23, after receiving a domestic disturbance call. According to reports, Poppen’s fiancé had confronted her after he was made aware that she had been cheating on him. […]

Retail shoe store coming soon

Retail shoe store coming soon

Crystal River — A new retail shoe store will soon occupy the space where Goodwill used to be. Shoe Show Mega, located at 408 U.S. 19, in the Crystal River Plaza off U.S. 19, is slated to open in late July. Those passing through the shopping plaza told Citrus Gazette that they had never heard […]

Hurricane Michael, information you need to know

Hurricane Michael, information you need to know

Hurricane Michael strengthens as it moves into the Gulf of Mexico and by Wednesday could become a category three hurricane. As of 1:45 a.m., Tuesday, a tropical storm watch is in effect for Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Clinch, Coffee, Columbia, Echols, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Jeff Davis, Suwannee, and Ware. According to the U.S. National Weather Service, the […]

Armed burglary suspect arrested, hiding in air duct

Armed burglary suspect arrested, hiding in air duct

On Thursday, September 27, 2018, at approximately 8:15 a.m., detectives with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Community Crimes Unit were looking for Brandon Hann, 30, of Homosassa, in reference to several armed burglaries in the area. Officials went to Hann’s residence, located at 4905 W. Cardinal St. in Homosassa. Initially, a female found at the […]

Man stealing utilities for elaborate grow house

Man stealing utilities for elaborate grow house

An Inverness man who was stealing utilities was also operating a marijuana grow house. On Monday, detectives with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Impact Unit responded to 4190 S. Spaniel Trail, Inverness, after a theft of utilities call was received. According to reports, power was being diverted from the meter. The power was supplying […]

Gag grouper fall season opens in Gulf 4-county region

Gag grouper fall season opens in Gulf 4-county region

The Gulf of Mexico gag grouper recreational season in state waters off Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson, and Taylor counties will be open for harvest September 1, through December 31. The season for all other Gulf state and federal waters is June 1 through December 31. The minimum size limit for gag grouper is 24 inches total […]

Scalloping trip turns tragic

Scalloping trip turns tragic

A scalloping trip turned tragic Sunday when boaters discovered one of their passengers unconscious in the water. According to the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Ronda Mullin, 66, along with her son and several friends, had left Bay Port in Hernando for a day of scalloping at Drum Key. Witnesses told authorities that they had been […]