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Spring Break DUI Enforcement

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office says it will be joining with the Florida Highway Patrol and The Office of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles to step up efforts during Spring Break relating to the enforcement of Driving Under the Influence laws and other motor vehicle related offenses. Law Enforcement Officials encourage you to “Arrive Alive” […]

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Human Remains Discovered

A reported discovery of human remains brought Charlotte County Sheriff’s Deputies to the intersection of Riverside Drive and Morningstar Road, on Wednesday afternoon. At that location, it was determined that a railroad worker for the Seminole Group was clearing debris around the railroad tracks near that intersection. At that time, he discovered what appeared to […]

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Rooney Schedules Town Hall

Congressman Tom Rooney has scheduled a town hall next Monday at 11:30 a.m. at the Englewood Event Center. The Okeechobee Republican, initially reluctant to hold a town hall given the current political climate, promised to do so after being confronted by some 300 protesters outside a private event in Venice last week. Rooney plans to […]

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Venice Croquet Courts Opening

The Sarasota County Croquet Club will hold the official opening of its new croquet courts in Venice later this month. The courts are located at the intersection of Pinebrook Road and Lucaya Avenue in Wellfield Park in Venice, two miles south of Exit 195 on I-75. The courts are located on property owned by the […]

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Prummell News Conference Wednesday

The investigaton continues into the officer-involved fatal shooting that occurred Sunday evening on Marcum Street in Englewood. A man named Jacob Taulbee, armed with knives, allegedly approached Charlotte County Sheriff’s Deputies. When Taulbee refused orders to stop, a deputy shot and killed him. Later this morning, Sheriff Bill Prummell will be holding a second news […]

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