Traffic safety reminders

The latest “Click It or Ticket” event begins today. It runs through the end of Thanksgiving at the end of the month. Using seatbelts reduces the risk of a fatal injury in front-seat occupants by 45 percent, and reduces the risk of moderate to critical injures for those driving a car by 50 percent. The […]

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Attic grow room located in search

Three Port Charlotte men spent part of Halloween in jail. The sheriff’s office arrested 18-year-old Michael Melillo, 20-year-old Cayden Ranney, and 21-year-old Nathan Wiley on drug charges. The narcotics unit found a grow room in the attic of their house on Belkton Avenue. The sheriff’s office says Melillo and Ranney had sold either marijuana or […]

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Fatal crash on Harbor Blvd. in Port Charlotte

We have word of a fatal crash today in Port Charlotte. WZVN-TV reports it happened after 11 o’clock this morning on Harbor Boulevard near Dollar Avenue. The sheriff’s office says the crash involved a motorcycle and a truck, killing one person. The collision forced authorities to divert traffic midday today. More on this story as […]

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