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(Citrus County, FL) The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) Training Section coordinated a training session with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) to facilitate a 16-hour ‘Single Officer Response to Active Threat and Shooter Incident’ training scenario in preparation for the upcoming school year. The training took place at Crystal River High School over two days, Tuesday and Wednesday this week, with both CCSO’s School Resource Deputies (SRD) and school Guardians in attendance.
Posted on 29 Jul 2022
Yesterday, officials took into custody a serial bank robber, 44-year-old Jeromee Wade Greenough after he robbed the TD Bank in Crystal River.


Posted on 22 Jul 2022
(Citrus County, FL) A team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will arrive on August 2, 2022, to examine all aspects of the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office’s (CCSO) policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services. CCSO has to comply with numerous standards in order to receive accredited status. Many of the standards are critical to life, health, safety issues, and best practices.
Posted on 21 Jun 2022
(Citrus County, FL) Today, six Citrus County Sheriff’s Office professionals graduated from Saint Leo University’s Command Officer Management Program.
Posted on 03 Jun 2022
(Citrus County, FL) Yesterday, May 23, 2022, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) arrested 44-year-old Delia Marie Dean of Floral City for first-degree felony murder as a result of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance (Fentanyl) which resulted in the overdose death of 48-year-old Jonathan Michael Bishop of Inverness.
Posted on 24 May 2022
(Citrus County, FL) The tradition continues on Friday, May 13, 2022, when Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) deputies join in the annual Florida Law Enforcement Torch Run that benefits Special Olympics Florida.
Posted on 03 May 2022
(Citrus County, FL) Shortly after 1:30 p.m. today, Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of W. Venable Street and 7 Rivers Dr. in Crystal River. Deputies observed the gold in color Dodge pickup truck bearing a Tennessee tag, both of which were confirmed to be stolen.
Posted on 03 Apr 2022
(Citrus County, FL) Today, we celebrate the many accomplishments, influential leadership, and well-deserved retirement of Citrus County Sheriff’s Office K9 Deputy Dale Strickland, who is officially retiring from our office after 22 years of unwavering service.
Posted on 04 Mar 2022
(Citrus County, FL) Yesterday, March 3, 2022, in the courtroom of the Honorable Judge Richard “Ric” Howard, a jury found 40-year-old James Touchton of Inverness guilty of Capital Sexual Battery on a Child Under 12 (six counts) and Domestic Battery by Strangulation (two counts). Touchton was then sentenced to six consecutive life sentences for Capital Sexual Battery and two consecutive five-year sentences for Domestic Battery.
Posted on 04 Mar 2022
(Citrus County, FL) Today, we celebrate the well-deserved retirement of Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Nancy Suto, who is officially hanging up her duty belt after three decades.
Posted on 10 Feb 2022
(Citrus County, FL) On December 27, at approximately 9:30 p.m., the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) communications center received a call in reference to a shooting that had just occurred off South Great Oaks Drive in Floral City.
Posted on 29 Dec 2021
(Citrus County, FL) Today, members of the Citrus County Sheriff's Office attended the Attorney General's 2021 Human Trafficking Summit to continue effective methods in identifying, intervening, and ending human trafficking nationally. Attendees of this summit seek to strengthen their mutual responses and dispel misperceptions of human trafficking to reduce this staggering number.
Posted on 05 Oct 2021
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