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Gov. wants spending increased for roads and ports

The governor wants more money going into roads, ports, and transportation. Rick Scott wants state lawmakers to reserve $8.8 billion for the DOT budget this year. The current state budget has $8.6 billion for the DOT. This department maintains highways, bridges and state roads. Gas taxes and federal grants largely finance the DOT’s budget, and […]

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30 Arrested This Week in CCSO Drug Sweep

It’s been a busy week for members of CCSO’s Narcotics Unit. Their detectives have spent much of this week rounding up people they had previously purchased drugs from. 30-people are going to jail on a range of narcotics charges. The roundup involved people they had probably cause to arrest from previous dealing in 2013. The […]

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North Port PD with Lee County Help Get $2-million in Synthetic Pot Off the Streets

North Port Police say they seized more than $2 million worth of synthetic marijuana from a home the Lee County Sheriff’s Office had discovered during a major investigation. WINK reports intelligence shared by Lee County led North Port detectives to serve a search warrant last night at 13564 Tamiami Trail. Detectives found that the illegal […]

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