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Sarasota Sheriff Taking Over Venice 911 Services

The Vence Police Department’s 911 services will be taken over by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office under a tentative agreement approved by the City Council today. Council member Bob Daniels says the city had all the information it needed to make a decision. The North Port Sun reports there was an hour debate about the […]

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Punta Gorda Mom Faces Child Abuse Charge

CCSO says a 36-year-old woman faces a child abuse charge after allegedly hit her 15-year-old son while hanging out at a party. The Charlotte Sun reports the Sheriff’s office says the mother, identified as Sebrina Norton of Punta Gorda, then called authorities after he wouldn’t come home. A sheriff’s spokesperson says Norton first called deputies […]

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National Drug Turn-in Event Saturday

Law enforcement agencies throughout Sarasota County will participate in the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) national event to “take back” and properly dispose of prescription medication on Saturday, April 27, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has permanent drop boxes at the Criminal Justice Center, 2071 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, which […]

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