Crystal River

Man injured when shots fired in Crystal River

Citrus County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating shots fired at 12:06 p.m. today at 2790 N. Reynolds Ave. in Crystal River.

During the incident, a 30-year-old man was struck by a bullet and was airlifted to Tampa General Hospital.

The unidentified victim, who lists his address as in Jacksonville, has been of late been staying at several locations around Citrus County.


Four more stimulus repaving projects slated to begin

Citrus County has four stimulus paving projects in the works, and the first begins on Monday.

Preliminary work on the Ft. Island Trail federal stimulus repaving project is scheduled to begin on Monday, with the road milling and paving work currently expected to begin the week after Christmas.

'Angels' give clothing, blankets to newborns

Liz Huxley, RN, manager of the Women’s & Family Center at Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center, accepts a large donation of handmade blankets, clothing and stuffed animals from Linda-Lee Forgione of Angels Crafting for Charity.CRYSTAL RIVER - A group of "angelic" ladie


Second suspect arrested in Crystal River vehicle burglary case

David Joseph HarrisonA second suspect has been arrested by Citrus County deputies in connection with a vehicle burglary in Crystal River.

In that burglary, the 23-year-old vehicle owner was pistol whipped and robbed at gunpoint.

Arrested for that crime on Nov. 22 was Robert Derek Berstein, 24, of 11195 West Cedar Lake Drive, Crystal River. His accomplice in that crime got away during a short chase of the getaway car.


Vehicle burglary turns ugly: Two gunmen rob, pistol whip owner

Robert Derek BersteinA car burglary on Sunday night turned ugly when the owner of the vehicle was confronted by the burglar and pistol whipped by the burglar and a



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