Armed, dangerous, Citrus Co. attempted murder suspect in custody

Michael Todd Marcum is considered armed & dangerous.
Michael Todd Marcum is considered armed & dangerous.

UPDATE- The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office released this statement on Tuesday afternoon-

“SUCCESS! Thanks to your tips and the many leads we received, CCSO deputies and detectives apprehended Michael Todd Marcum before lunch without incident. He is now in custody. Thank you, thank you, thank you to those who worked so diligently on this case and those who provided information that led to Marcum’s arrest.”

CITRUS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – The Citrus County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help finding an attempted murder suspect who’s considered armed and dangerous.

Deputies are searching for Michael Todd Marcum, 36, of Crystal River. Investigators say he robbed and stabbed a man in the throat at the B & B RV Park in Lecanto around 9 a.m. on Sunday morning. Marcum left the scene on a mountain bike.

The victim, who knows Marcum, was transported to Ocala Regional Hospital with serious injuries.

Investigators say Marcum, age 36,  was released from prison on Oct. 8 and is registered as a career criminal.

Marcum has open felony warrants for attempted murder, false imprisonment and armed robbery.

Detectives say he is 6 feet tall and weighs 150 lbs. He wears his brown hair close-cropped and has brown eyes.

Marcum has very distinctive tattoos on the front and side of his neck. The front of neck tattoo is the word “Dirty”, which is also his street name, and the right side of his neck is some sort of demon. He also has a tattoo of a swastika under his left eye.

If you have information as to the whereabouts of Michael Todd Marcum, call 911, email Det. Dan Keszthelyi at, or call Det. Bryan Vick @ 352-249-2720.

To remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, contact Crime Stoppers of Citrus County at 1-888-ANY-TIPS. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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