The investigation continues into exactly how a Bradenton man died yesterday in Sarasota. A SWAT team found 29-year-old Brandon Jorquera dead in the home after a standoff. Preliminary investigation shows he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Sheriff’s deputies say they tried arresting Jorquera on warrants at a Silk Oak Drive home near Webster Street […]
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Crews yesterday salvaged a boat worth hundreds of thouands of dollars. It sank in the gulf at a sandbar at Wiggins Pass State Park. Marine officers from the Collier County Sheriff’s Office rescued the 45-foot yacht. Its owner said the ship had damage after its engine separated when it ran aground. Sea Tow recovered the […]
A six-hour standoff in Sarasota has ended with a man dead. It all stems from an attempt to serve him with a warrant. The sheriff’s office says the SWAT team has entered a home on Silk Oak Drive and found him dead. After deputies made contact at the house earlier this morning, a woman left […]
Preparations continue for 4th Fest in Punta Gorda. It runs all day next Monday and starts at 11 o’clock. The event takes place at Laishley Park and Fishermen’s Village. Fireworks start at 9 o’clock that night.
A potential robber carried a baseball bat as he broke into a North Port home last Thursday. He got the surprise of his life. A man inside the house put him in a bear hug, and that man’s wife grabbed the bat and beat him. Authorities say 33-year-old Noah Dassat of Santa Cruz, Calif. ran […]