Archive - 2017

December 25th

Sheriff's Office finds missing teen

Joshua Napoleon, 17, now at home
The Citrus County Sheriff's Office on Monday night said that a teen reported as missing earlier in the day has been found and has reunited with his family.
 
Seventeen-year-old white male named Joshua Tyler Napoleon's disappearance followed an argument with family members, the CCSO reported.
 
He was last seen at a residence off Sandpiper Drive in Inverness, and left on foot about 11:45 a.m.
 
Deputies and many other units ook for Joshua throughout the day in an area near the Inverness Golf and Country Club.
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December 24th

Citrus County at 5.3 percent unemployment in November

Jobs reportOCALA, Fla. (DEC. 22, 2017) – The unemployment rate for November in the CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion region edged up 0.4 percentage point over the month to 4.6 percent, after two months of holding steady.

The rate was 1.3 percentage points lower than the region’s rate of a year ago.

December 12th

FWC charges 3 in connection with shark-dragging video

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December 9th

Sheriff's Office locates 4 missing children at Chassahowitzka

These four children were found safe, albeit a little chilly, by fishermen in the area of the Chassahowitzka Campground. Nature Coast EMS made sure the children were properly warmed. (December 9, 2017)

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office on Saturday reported a happy ending for four children that went missing from the Chassahowitzka Campground earlier in the day.

All children were reported in good condition.

The children were found by nearby fishermen on the Chassahowitzka River. They are okay; however, three of the four are showing signs of hypothermia and are being treated by Nature Coast EMS.

"I want to thank the wonderful people of this great community for all of their support during this ordeal," said Sheriff Prendergast.

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Deputies looking for 4 missing children at Chassahowitzka camp

These children went missing in a wooded area of Chassahowitzka. Deputies need your tips. Call 911 if you see them. Click image to see larger photos. (December 9, 2017)

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office Patrol, Aviation, K-9, Volunteer Bloodhound units and FWC are currently searching the Chassahowitzka Campground in Homosassa for four missing juveniles who are believed to be somewhere in the woods.

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