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Crystal River man arrested on drug charges

Neil Ivory Roundtree

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office on Thursday morning arrested a Crystal River man following the execution of a search warrant at his residence.

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CCSO detectives earn honors

Two Citrus County undercover narcotics detectives honored

Two Citrus County Sheriff's Office detective have been selected for special honors by the Florida Narcotics Officers Association.

Both serve in the CCSO's Tactical Impact Unit (TIU).

The TIU regularly fights drug use in Citrus County, by executing search warrants, arresting offenders and seizing large quantities of illegal drugs.

TIU Sgt. Ed Blair nominated the detectives to Region III of the Florida Narcotics Officers’ Association for Region III Officer of the Year awards. The names of the two undercover detectives are being withheld to protect their identities.

Two separate search warrants yield total of 4 arrests

FROM LEFT: Top row: Elishia Key, Tanner Ricard. Bottom row: Ciera Jenkins and Jonathan Velasquez. [ Click photo for larger image ]

Four people -- two in Inverness and two in Beverly Hills -- were arrested on Thursday morning after separate search warrants turned up drugs and paraphernalia, the Citrus County Sheriff's Office said.

The Sheriff's Office's Tactical Impact Unit, and the SWAT team and East Community Crimes detectives first served a search warrant at 4210 S Plumtree Terrace in Inverness.

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