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Arrest made in pharmacy burglary

Detectives have arrested a Port Charlotte man for trying to burglarize Charlotte Pharmacy the previous week. The sheriff’s office says it had already arrested 31-year-old Levi Jones for dealing in stolen property in an unrelated case. On Nov. 13, Charlotte Pharmacy reported someone had tried breaking into its building. Security footage showed a man dressed […]

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Traffic safety reminders

The latest “Click It or Ticket” event begins today. It runs through the end of Thanksgiving at the end of the month. Using seatbelts reduces the risk of a fatal injury in front-seat occupants by 45 percent, and reduces the risk of moderate to critical injures for those driving a car by 50 percent. The […]

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Attic grow room located in search

Three Port Charlotte men spent part of Halloween in jail. The sheriff’s office arrested 18-year-old Michael Melillo, 20-year-old Cayden Ranney, and 21-year-old Nathan Wiley on drug charges. The narcotics unit found a grow room in the attic of their house on Belkton Avenue. The sheriff’s office says Melillo and Ranney had sold either marijuana or […]

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