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Charlotte Brush Fires Out

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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Fundraiser tomorrow for Special Olympics

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 […]

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Pinging cell phone led to Punta Gorda girl’s discovery

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 […]

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Missing Punta Gorda Teen Found in St. Petersburg

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 […]

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