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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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Fatal crash on Harbor Blvd. in Port Charlotte

We have word of a fatal crash today in Port Charlotte. WZVN-TV reports it happened after 11 o’clock this morning on Harbor Boulevard near Dollar Avenue. The sheriff’s office says the crash involved a motorcycle and a truck, killing one person. The collision forced authorities to divert traffic midday today. More on this story as […]

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Dead from Charlotte Harbor RV Park shooting ID’ed

The sheriff’s office has identified those involved in last week’s shooting at the Charlotte Harbor RV Park. Shortly after deputies arrived last Tuesday morning, four children lef the trailer. Some of the deputies had to redirect traffic on Highway 41 in both directions in front of the RV park. The office has identified the shooter […]

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Two dead, one injured in Charlotte Harbor shooting

Today’s shooting in Charlotte Harbor killed a man and a woman and injured one other person. The sheriff’s office says it happened early this morning at the Charlotte Harbor RV Park on Tamiami Trail. It happened during a domestic dispute with children inside the trailer. A stand-off ensued with deputies shutting down Highway 41 in […]

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