Citrus County sheriff's deputies arrested a fourth teenager Wednesday in connection with a string of burglaries in the Dunnellon area over the past few weeks. Three suspects are not being named because they are juveniles, but all live in Dunnellon or Citrus Springs and were turned over to juvenile justice officials. The only adult arrested in the case is Michael Lozito, 18. All four teens were charged with two counts of armed burglary and one count of burglary to a dwelling. The investigation is continuing, and one more arrest is likely. One of the burglaries occurred June 30, when, authorities say, several guns and baseball memorabilia were stolen from a home on Arcadia Way. The other two break-ins were reported on Ocean Drive. All three homes were unoccupied at the time.
Man arrested, accused
of threatening girlfriend
CRYSTAL RIVER _ A 44-year-old man who works as a mason was arrested on charges that he threatened to kill his girlfriend early Thursday. He said he issued the threat after she poured syrup into his work boots, reports say. James Lenard Bunch of 2910 Carleen Ter. was held without bail at the Citrus County jail on aggravated assault charges, according to arrest papers. Bunch told Citrus County sheriff's deputies that he took a knife into the bedroom and threatened to cut off his girlfriend's head. Although he was mad, he said, he would not have carried out the threat, reports say.