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Safe Stolen from Punta Gorda Gas Station

Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives continue their investigation into a safe that was stolen from a Raceway gas station on U.S.17 East of Punta Gorda after burglars smashed a hole in the rear of the cement block building. The theft was discovered Sunday morning as the gas station was opening. Employees discovered the safe missing and […]

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Another Audit Failed in Sarasota County

One, two, now three audits of Sarasota county purchasing show a pattern of record-keeping and policy violations. The third audit was released yesterday. In some cases, county employees failed to get three price quotes before hiring companies for up to $25,000 in government work. According to the audit, vendors were allowed to keep billing the […]

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CCSO ARRESTS FINAL 2 OF 4 C.H.S. STUDENTS IN DEEP CREEK HALLOWEEN VANDALISM CASE

(PUNTA GORDA) Charlotte County Sheriff’s detectives Thursday made the final two arrests of four Charlotte High School students involved in a 10 p.m. Halloween incidents of “egging” and then throwing a hard object from a car in the community of Deep Creek. Detectives arrested Davion Dominique “Fatboy” Stuarts, 18, 532 Burland Street, Punta Gorda, at […]

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Pilot Station Robbers Sought

Sarasota County deputies are looking for two men who robbed a Pilot gas station on 51st Avenue East early this morning. Investigators say the pair robbed the Pilot station in the 1500 block of 51st Avenue East around two this morning. Reports say they made off with around fifteen thousand dollars in cash. The suspects […]

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2nd Suspect Arrested In Restaurant Heist

The second suspect in a North Port restaurant armed robbery has now been captured. Police say 19-year-old Robby Agin of Port Charlotte was the accomplice they’ve been hunting since two men robbed the Olde World Restaurant in North Port last April. One suspect was caught quickly but detectives have been looking for Agin ever since. […]

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