Family Dollar robbery suspect being questioned

Family Dollar robbery suspect being questioned

Inverness — Shortly before 3:00 p.m., Thursday, Citrus County Sheriff’s Office detectives and K9 deputies responded to the Family Dollar, located off of US HWY 41, Inverness, in reference to a robbery. The suspect, a white male, is suspected of another robbery that occurred in Citrus County on May 13, 2019, at the Reliance gas station […]

Medical marijuana dispensaries coming to Citrus County

Medical marijuana dispensaries coming to Citrus County

Residents are likely to soon see medical marijuana dispensaries in Citrus County. On August 6, Inverness lifted its ban on dispensaries in the city. Unless approved by city leaders, the dispensaries will not be able to operate within 500 feet of any school. The city expects to start receiving dispensary applications very soon. All marijuana […]

Dump truck takes out power lines

Dump truck takes out power lines

A dump truck knocked out power in the area of Sugarmill Woods Thursday after the driver failed to lower the bed of the truck. Florida Highway Patrol troopers say Timothy Eugene Greenville, 52, thought he had lowered the bed of the truck as he was leaving the construction site. Greenville said he did not realize he […]

Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

The 2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 2, 2019, and runs through Tuesday, August 6, 2019. During this sales tax holiday period, Florida law directs that no sales tax or local option tax (also known […]

Crystal River couple arrested after man was badly beaten, plot twist

Crystal River couple arrested after man was badly beaten, plot twist

Crystal River — On Saturday, deputies responded North Seagull Point in reference to a domestic battery. A man and woman were arrested after they attacked and severely beat a man while it was being recorded. According to the arrest affidavits, Daulton Wayne Upchurch, 22, was arrested Saturday and charged with Aggravated Battery – Intentionally Causes Great […]

15-year-old still missing, information sought

15-year-old still missing, information sought

UPDATE: Detectives with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office received word that Olivia Dalene Caulder, was found in Georgia. No further information is available at this time. On July 22, 2019, Olivia Dalene Caulder was reported as a runaway juvenile to the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office. Olivia is a 15-year-old white female, 5 feet 9 inches […]

Lecanto man shot during standoff

Lecanto man shot during standoff

Shortly after 4:00 p.m. Friday, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1245 West High Acres Street, Lecanto in reference to an armed, suicidal subject. The Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) and Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) was also dispatched. Upon arrival, patrol deputies encountered the armed subject who was directed to drop his weapon. After […]

Crumps Landing hit by second fire since 2004

Crumps Landing hit by second fire since 2004

Homosassa — It was a sad day for Citrus County as the main tiki hut at Crumps Landing, located at 11210 West Halls River Road, Homosassa, was destroyed by a fire. This is the second time Crumps Landing has faced tragedy. The waterfront tiki was also destroyed by a fire in 2004. Emergency crews were […]

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