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Exposure charge filed

A 23-year-old Dunnellon man was arrested Sunday at the Crystal River Mall after security workers saw him standing naked at the edge of the woods near the mall. John Michael Mosteller, 23, of 7761 Copenhagen St., was charged with exposure of sexual organs, according to records at the Citrus County Jail. He was arrested about 2 p.m. When Crystal River police officers arrived at the mall, Mosteller was being held behind the mall by security workers. His bond was set at $500.

"Freak wave' capsizes boat

INVERNESS - Two crabbers were rescued Monday after their craft overturned about a half-mile off Hernando Beach, according to U.S. Coast Guard officials. John Prater, 43, and Rick Krause, 38, both of Homosassa, were found clinging to their capsized 24-foot boat after it had sunk from the weight of a large wave, said Petty Officer Ken Ennenga. Ennenga said the two men had been hauling stone crabs. About 11 a.m., they stopped to switch fuel tanks and a "freak wave" came over the stern and capsized the boat. Ennenga said that about 35 minutes later, workers on a mullet boat operated by Richard Sledden spotted the men clinging to the overturned vessel. The men were picked up and taken back to Hernando Beach, he said.

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