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Bookkeeper CHarged with Embezzlement in Sarasota County

A woman already convicted of embezzlement from one employer, is facing the same charges in Sarasota County. According to the Herald-Tribune, the latest victim noticed $41,000 missing from her accounts last December. They notified their bookkeeper, 46-year old Helle Rasmussen, that she had to make good on the money. When no arrangements were made for […]

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Brothers arrested on traffic and drug charges

The Sheriff’s Office’s Street Crimes Unit arrested two brothers Thursday who were driving separate vehicles on similar traffic-related and drug-related charges. Members of the Street Crimes Unit spotted two vehicles travelling in the area of U.S. 41 and Enterprise Drive. One vehicle, a silver Chevrolet, did not have a tag on it. The other vehicle, […]

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CCSO looking for speeders in Englewood, Port Charlotte

(CHARLOTTE COUNTY) The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office will pay special attention to traffic enforcement at these locations from September 16 – 22. SPEED ENFORCEMENT: Entire length of Gulfstream Blvd. (Englewood) Peachland Blvd. (Port Charlotte) TRAFFIC LIGHT/STOP SIGN ENFORCEMENT: US 41 and Conway Blvd. (Port Charlotte) SR 776 (McCall Road) and Spinnaker Rd. (Englewood) According to […]

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Hertz closes on corporate property

Jobs may soon pop up to the direct south. The Hertz rental car company has just taken ownership of the land that soon serves as the home to its new corporate headquarters in Estero. The company has already announced it would move to a 35-acre site on Highway 41. Hertz has paid $11 million for […]

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Runaway Teen Found in Charlotte County

A teenage runaway from Vero Beach, has been found in Punta Gorda. The Indian River County Sheriff’s Office says it started with a tip. CCSO deputies were able to find the green pickup truck 17-year old Austin Furbush took from his home when he disappeared September 3rd. It was found in a Walmart parking lot […]

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