The Sarasota County Fire Department is advising citizens of a nationwide recall of 55,000 propane tanks manufactured by the Lite Cylinder Company. The emergency recall order was issued by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). The order is directed at certain two-piece, fully wrapped fiber composite cylinders. According to PHMSA, these cylinders may […]
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The Sheriff’s Office’s Major Crimes Unit responded Tuesday night to a Punta Gorda residence when the victims reported that two men forced their way into their house and demanded money. The Sheriff’s Office received a call at about 11:30 pm from the victims who said two white males dressed in all black clothing and wearing […]
One suspects entered a plea, and another has been arrested in the 1999 death of Pilar Rodriguez. Kentucky State PD, the FBI and CCSO Cold Case Unit officers arrested 42-year old Keith Wilson this morning in Owingsville, Kentucky. He’s charged with first degree murder in Rodriguez’s death. Melissa Harding-Jones pleaded guilty being an accessory after […]
64-year old George Coulter’s being held on $25,000 bond and facing drug charges after the death of a woman at his home on Mineo Drive in Punta Gorda July 11th. Coulter’s charged with Delivery of a Contraband Prescription, Possession and Possession with Intent to Deliver Alprazolam and Hydrocodone, Possession of Tylenol Codeine, and an additional […]
Charlotte County’s Pest Management Department will be doing low level aerial spraying for mosquito control tonight from 9p.m. to 6a.m. If the weather cooperates the areas covered will be the Barrier Islands and adjacent inland area of Englewood, Grove City, Placida, Cape Haze Peninsula, Rotunda, and Englewood East.