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  • Two Illegal Immigrants Busted with Over a Half-Million in Heroin During Traffic Stop

    Tom Lemons|Updated Jun 9, 2022

    BROOKSVILLE – The Florida Highway Patrol is reporting the arrest of two Mexican Nationals, after Troopers discovered a large quantity of Heroin inside their vehicle. According to officials, Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a 2015 Grand Jeep Cherokee along I-75 in Brooksville. Troopers say the vehicle had a fraudulent Arizona license plate and neither driver had a valid driver's license. Troopers called for a K-9 unit to respond to the scene and discovered 5.5 lbs. of H...

  • Gov. DeSantis: "We need to do more to ensure our elections remain secure"

    Tom Lemons|Updated May 20, 2022

    SPRING HILL, Fla. - Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed Senate Bill (SB) 524, Election Administration, to ensure that Florida continues to have secure and accurate elections. This legislation will strengthen election security measures by requiring voter rolls to be annually reviewed and updated, strengthening ID requirements, establishing the Office of Election Crimes and Security to investigate election law violations, and increasing penalties for violations of election laws....

  • Abused Dog Found Dead in Garbage Bag, Investigators Searching for Information

    Tom Lemons|Updated May 20, 2022

    LECANTO, Fla. – A gruesome discovery Wednesday, after residents in the area of W. Horace Allen Street found a plastic garbage bag with a deceased dog inside. According to the Citrus County Sheriff's Office, neighbors new something was wrong when they noticed a strong odor and unknown liquid seeping from the bag. Upon further investigation, Deputies discovered an adult male dog, mostly black with reddish-brown hair, weighing about 25 lbs., short stubby tail (2"-3" long), and s...