Sheriff's Office wonders: Any more victims of accused flasher?

The Sheriff's Office says that at least three Crystal River women are breathing a little easier since Brian Main, 24, of Crystal River was arrested last Thursday on three active Citrus County warrants.

On July 3, a 44-year-old female told the CCSO she was walking in the parking lot to the Crystal River mall when a dark-blue 2000 Ford Explorer slowed down beside her.

The driver reached out the window and grabbed her buttocks very hard, then drove off. The victim said she noticed “Just Married” and “Maui Bound” scrawled on the vehicle’s windows.


Water harvesters clearing waterways for boating

Recent rainfall and additional water coming into the Lake Chain from the Withlacoochee River have made water levels steadily increase throughout the Tsala Apopka Chain-of-Lakes.

Citrus County harvesters have been deployed and are systemically going through the trails opening up navigation for boaters.

Below are the lake areas harvesters are currently working and scheduled for the future:

Hernando Pool
· Currently working
o Parsons Point area
o Pt. Lonesome Outfall & Canals

· Scheduled

Fire destroys stilt home in Floral City

A fire completely destroyed a stilt home on Monday in Floral City.

Citrus County firefighters were dispatched at 8:59 p.m. to 1489 E. Springs Lane, where they found the home was fully involved with fire when they arrived about 13 minutes later. Other responding units provided water supply via shuttles and additional staffing.


Arrest made in Inverness Dollar General store robbery case

The Citrus County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in connection with the robbery today of the Dollar General Store at 3045 S. Florida Ave. in Inverness.

Arrested was Eliud Rodriguez II, 32, of 2481 W. Bravura Drive in Dunnellon.


Gator thought to have attacked elderly man

Citrus Daily has learned that an alligator is thought to have attacked a 68-year-old man at Nature Coast Outpost in Chassahowitzka.

According to law enforcement officials, the man was attacked at about 5:21 p.m. on Sunday.

The man, whose name has not yet been released, was transported to Oak Hill Hospital in Hernando County for treatment of his injuries.

The Florida Wildlife Commission investigators are looking into the incident.



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