Lecanto, Florida — The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office wants residents in the Lecanto area to be aware of a convicted felon moving into the area.
Michael J. Masse, 48, is being released from prison and moving into a home located at 6515 S. Esmeralda Terrace, Lecanto.
Masse was convicted of a homicide involving a 10-year-old child back in 1980. This crime did not occur in Citrus County. Masse is not on probation; nor is he a registered sex offender; therefore, he has no restrictions.
Public notice cards will be distributed in this neighborhood warning residents of Masse. The CCSO will also issue a Code Red within a two mile radius of 6515 S. Esmeralda Terrace, Lecanto. The agency has also made contact with the Citrus County school district informing them of Masse’s address.
Masse is a white male, 5’8’’ and 154 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. If you see any activities you feel is inappropriate by this subject or have any further questions, notify the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office at 352-249-2739. After hours, please call the non-emergency line at (352) 726-1121.