Several roads have been reopened after a brush fire around the Gillot Blvd area of Charlotte County. NBC2 reports a mobile command post set up at Gillot and Quinlan and other roads affected include Stone, Holcomb and Montgomery. Charlotte County Authorities didn’t have to order an evacuation.
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A night out tomorrow gives you the chance to help the Special Olympics. Members of law enforcement tomorrow act as celebrity greeters and waiters at the annual Tip-a-Cop fundraiser. It runs at Phil’s 41 Restaurant on Tamiami Trail in Punta Gorda from 4:30 to 9 o’clock. Those wearing badges want tips from you to benefit […]
Authorities say a failure to follow directions led to Haz-Mat teams being called to a Port Charlotte home. Authorities say Kenneth Fugate was using bug spray with his wife and 16-year old grandson in the house. It minutes, she was having trouble breathing and 911 was called. Part of Midway Boulevard was shut down for […]
The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office has offered more information on locating a Punta Gorda girl in St. Petersburg. Debbie Bowe in the sheriff’s office says authorities found 15-year-old Sydney Silvernail by pinging her cell phone. Bowe says after detectives pinpointed a location, detectives contacted police in St. Petersburg to help try to find her. She […]
A Punta Gorda teenager, missing since the weekend is safe, but Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives have questions that need answers… http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WENG-032515-Jennings-Punta Gorda Teen Found VO.mp3 The biggest one is under what circumstances did 15-year old Syndey Silvernail leave her home on Sunkist Drive in Punta Gorda. Was she a run away, or was she taken […]