A 20-year-old Crystal River man was accused Tuesday morning ofstealing $175 in cash from a woman after pointing a gun at her head. Keith Lamon Holley, of 1117 NE First Ter. was booked into the Citrus County jail in lieu of $20,500 bail on one count of robbery with a firearm and possession of marijuana, according to Crystal River police arrest reports. The incident occurred Sunday morning, after the victim's roommate invited two men into their apartment, the reports said. When the victim asked why they were there, Holley pointed a semiautomatic pistol at her head, the reports said. A police officer confronted Holley on Tuesday about the incident. Holley denied using a gun but confirmed that he visited the apartment Sunday, the reports said.
Crystal River City Council will hold a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5 to decide whether to schedule a special election in October for proposed city charter changes. A story in Wednesday's Citrus Times gave a different date.
HEAT RELIEF: Travis Holland, 11, of Homosassa finds relief from the summer heat in the shower after a swim at Hunter Springs in Crystal River on Wednesday. The whole county got the same cooling effect as rain arrived around midday. Expect more of the same today, with highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s and a chance of afternoon showers.