The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating two people who robbed the Charlotte State Bank branch in Port Charlotte on Saturday. The white male is 6’2″, 130lbs, short hair, facial hair, and tattoos covering both arms and his right leg. The white female is 5’7″, 140lbs, with tattoos on […]
The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office says a deputy helped a man stranded along a road in Punta Gorda. It says Ken Hill earlier this month went out to a disabled vehicle near Route 41 and Jones Loop Road. When Hill found a handicapped driver, he and other deputies helped push the car off the road. […]
A flood watch continues until 8 o’clock tonight. Deep tropical moisture over the region creates the threat of very heavy rainfall across southwest and west central Florida today. The National Weather Service says to expect two to four inches of rain, but some spots may receive more. Heavy rain may create significant flooding in streets, […]
Here’s where CCSO deputies will be doing special traffic enforcement this week….. http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WENG-083115-Jennings-CCSO Traffic VO.mp3 They’ll be after speeders on Hillsborough Boulevard between Kenilworth and Cranberry Boulevards in Port Charlotte; and on Palcida Road between Gasparilla Road and SR 776 in Englewood. Traffic light enforcement this week will be at the intersections of El Jobean […]
24-year-old John Andrews of Punta Gorda was arrested for violating probation recently, even though he wasn’t on probation. Andrews’ attorney says a paperwork mix-up between Sarasota and Charlotte counties led to the arrest. Andrews had just finished serving 10 months for DUI. Now, he’s trying to warn others that it could happen to them, too.