Homosassa garage fire causes moderate damage

A fire in a garage around noon on Monday at 5365 W. Minuteman St. in Homosassa caused moderate damage to the home there.

There were no injuries reported.

Citrus Sheriff Fire Rescue units arrived on scene to find the single-family block-construction home with fire and smoke coming from the home's attached garage, and 60 percent involved.


CCSO looking for missing teen

Robert Tyree

On Nov 24, 2016, Robert Tyree, 14, was reported as a Missing/ Runaway Juvenile to the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office. Robert is 5’4” tall, 100 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.

He was last seen on Nov 26, 2016, by his brother on Van Buren St, Homosassa, Florida. He was seen wearing Mountain Dew colored shorts, a gray shirt and blue/black Nike high top sneakers. He is believed to be in the area of Mason Creek or Heritage Drive.


Elderly Homosassa man dies in crash

An 88-year-old Homosassa driver was killed after his vehicle hit a palm tree on Monday morning.

The Florida Highway Patrol accident report says that Richard H. Turner, 88, was driving northbound on Suncoast Boulevard near West Green Acres Street in the inside lane when he lost control of his vehicle for unknown reasons.


Campbell sentenced to 25 years

John Carson Campbell

John Carson Campbell, 30, of Homosassa, has been sentenced to a total of 25 years in the Department of Corrections for aggravated battery w/ a deadly weapon, robbery- strong arm, and aggravated assault w/ a deadly weapon.

This was following guilty verdicts from a Jury Trial in Judge Ric Howard's courtroom from a prior date. Campbell was convicted of beating a man with a handgun in 2015, causing serious injuries.


Homosassa home heavily damaged by fire

A Homosassa home on Thursday suffered extensive damage from a fire that appears to have started in the attic.

There were no injuries reported.

Citrus County Sheriff’s Office, Division of Fire Rescue responded at 10:31 a.m. to the structure fire at 6154 W. Monticello St. in Homosassa.



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