School threat, two arrests made, teen smiled during interview with detectives

School threat, two arrests made, teen smiled during interview with detectives

Additional security was in place Thursday morning after a teen made a threat on Snapchat Wednesday night to shoot up Citrus Springs Middle School. The photo threat showed a male holding a rifle and it was captioned “Don’t go to school tomorrow. “CSMS be careful. Spread the word.” Citrus County Sheriff’s Office detectives quickly identified […]

2018 Crystal River scallop festival

2018 Crystal River scallop festival

Celebrate summer at Crystal River’s scallop festival. The festival will feature live music, bounce houses, karaoke, beer, arts and crafts, a variety of foods, a scallop cook-off, Battle of the Bands, contests, inflatable slide with water slide, seafood, pony rides, and so much more! Location: Kings Bay Park, 268 NW 3rd St, Crystal River, FL […]

Man caught with several items following burglary

Man caught with several items following burglary

Lecanto, Florida — A 35-year-old Lecanto man was arrested and charged with Grand Theft and Burglary of an unoccupied Structure (X2) after the homeowner reported several power tools had gone missing. The burglary took place in the 4800 block of West Pleasant Acres Place, Lecanto. During the investigation, a witness…READ MORE.   Please follow and […]

Children were living in meth home surrounded by filth

Children were living in meth home surrounded by filth

Crystal River, Florida — On Tuesday, October 7, 2014, members of the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Impact Unit, Levy/Citrus Meth Task Force, and Citrus Fire Rescue and Hazardous Materials Team executed a search warrant for the manufacturing of methamphetamine at 4220 North Ashton Terrace, Crystal River 34428. During a search of the property, approximately […]

Body found in water off Fort Island Gulf Beach

Body found in water off Fort Island Gulf Beach

Crystal River, Florida — The search for 48-year-old Todd P. Ginestra, has come to a tragic end. Today, July 16, 2014, Ginestra was found after the Citrus County Sheriff’s Aviation Team spotted his body floating in the water off Fort Island Gulf Beach. Investigators with the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office said they do not suspect […]

Meth bust in Crystal River

Meth bust in Crystal River

Crystal River, Florida — Crystal River is short a few more criminals tonight. Today, June 25, 2014, members of the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Impact Unit and the Community Crimes Division executed a search warrant at 8146 North Pine Haven Point, Crystal River. Detectives had evidence that methamphetamine was being manufactured in the home. […]

Homeless guy murdered mom

Homeless guy murdered mom

  Crystal River, Florida — On April 5, 2014, shortly after 3 p.m., Citrus County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an area behind Farmer’s Furniture in Crystal River, which is a known homeless camp, in regards to a domestic incident. Deputies were searching for Benjamin Dick, 23, in reference to an aggravated battery where his brother […]