CCSO deputies say they’ve identified the body of a woman found Sunday. http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WENG-090215-Jennings-CCSO Identifies Body VO.mp3 The department says the remains are those of 45-year old Martha Gibbons. According to NBC2, Gibbons family and friends called the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office August 24th to file a missing persons report. Gibbons didn’t have an address, and […]
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63-year-old Michael Stephen Thorne of North Port died Saturday night during a traffic stop when a transfer truck slammed into the back of the police cruiser he was in on I-75. An FHP trooper also in the car was transported to Venice Regional with unspecified injuries. An investigation is ongoing.
The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a distress call that turned out to be a hoax. The call came in during stormy weather Sunday evening around 6:00 from a man saying he and his dog were lost at sea off Fort Myers Beach. Nearly a dozen vehicles were launched in a rescue effort, but about […]
Home prices in the North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota market have increased over 11 percent in the last year. The data from CoreLogic also shows prices have risen over two percent on a month-over-month basis. In Charlotte County, home prices have increased 10 percent in the last year. The month over month increase inches just above one percent. […]
The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating two people who robbed the Charlotte State Bank branch in Port Charlotte on Saturday. The white male is 6’2″, 130lbs, short hair, facial hair, and tattoos covering both arms and his right leg. The white female is 5’7″, 140lbs, with tattoos on […]