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Sarasota County Modifies Panhandling Ordinance

Sarasota County Commissioners gave a green light to an emergency ordinance today to make sure laws limiting panhandling and other activities in public roadways can stand up to a constitutional challenge. The new ordinance bars individuals from stepping into a road to ‚Äúdistribute any item to, receive any item from, or exchange any item with […]

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CCSO Holding 2nd Civilian Gun Safety Course

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office has scheduled another Civilian Gun Safety Course for March 23rd, because the March 16th class reached capacity. Pre-registration’s required for the new class. Sgt. Greg Kalosis says If you have your own firearm, bring it, and 50 rounds of ammunition (no reloads). CCSO will provide hearing and eye protection. The […]

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Crash in Englewood East injures two

(ENGLEWOOD EAST) Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies advise that traffic is slowed in the area of S.R. 776 and Gulfstream Boulevard in Englewood East due to a crash earlier this morning. CCSO received a call at 9:03 a.m. of a two vehicle crash at that intersection. One patient was airlifted by BayFlight to Lee Memorial Hospital […]

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Punta Gorda man arrested for tire dumping

(PUNTA GORDA) The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Environmental Deputy arrested a man Tuesday for illegally dumping 100 tractor trailer tires on a vacant lot in the Charlotte Ranchettes area east of Punta Gorda. Charged with Felony Litter Law was Robert Jackson Clawson, 57, 6469 Gewant Boulevard, Punta Gorda. On Feb. 3 a neighbor on Gewant Boulevard […]

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CCSOTown Hall Set for Englewood

Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell will hold the first of four Town Hall Meetings this year in Englewood. In a news release, Prummell said the town hall would happen Mar. 13th. Sheriff Prummell and his Commanders from different divisions will be answering questions submitted by the community on a wide range of topics dealing with […]

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