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Search On for Fishin’ Franks Burglar

CCSO deputies are searching for the suspect accused of burglarizing Fishin’ Franks Bait and Tackle Shop in the 44 block of Tamiami Trail last night. The suspect entered the business through a window air conditioning unit on the south facing wall, after pushing it inside. WINK reports an undetermined amount of fishing reels, rods, tackle […]

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Y Vehicle Break Ins

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested 24-year old Peter Strohminger of Sarasota on petty theft, burglary and attempted burglary. Deputies sayStrohmminger took keys from a rack at the Potter Park YMCA to unlock vehicles and steal the contents. Investigators say on two occasions earlier this month, Strohminger checked into the Y, but instead of […]

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Punta Goirda Retailers Pass Complaince Checks

For the second time this year, Punta Gorda Police detectives and investigators from the State Division of Alcoholic Beverages & Tobacco Bureau of Law Enforcement teamed up today for an enforcement sweep in the city of Punta Gorda, targeting the sale of alcohol and tobacco to minors. They checked 11 local businesses licensed to sell […]

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Sarasota, North Port could split field cost

When the North Port Huskys youth football program concludes its practice season on the outfield of the large baseball diamond in Butler Park in North Port this fall, Sarasota County and the city of North Port may split the difference in the cost to repair the field for baseball season. Sarasota County Commissioner Christine Robinson […]

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Nokomis man accused of animal cruelty

Authorities have charged a Nokomis man with animal cruelty this week. Charlotte County Animal Control tells the North Port Sun that the charges against 32-year-old Dustin Martel stem from an incident that happened in May of last year. Martel allegedly left a dog unattended that later died. Animal Control Lt. Brian Jones says Martel stands […]

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