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COUPLE CATCHES THIEVES STEALING BOAT

CHARLOTTE COUNTY DETECTIVES ARRESTED TWO MEN AFTER THEY WERE CAUGHT TRYING TO STEAL A BOAT BY THE OWNERS.  DEPUTIES SAY SARAH FREEMAN OF 256 TORRINGTON STREET IN PORT CHARLOTTE HEARD A NOISE IN FRONT OF THE HOUSE AT AROUND 10:30 THURSDAY NIGHT.  SHE NOTICED A PICK-UP AND ALERTED HER HUSBAND JOHN, WHO SAW TWO MEN […]

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TWO ARRESTED, A THIRD SOUGHT IN BURGLARY

TWO BROTHERS ARE BEHIND BARS AND A THIRD MAN IS BEING SOUGHT IN CONNECTION WITH THE BURGLARY OF A CAR DEALERSHIP LAST WEEK IN PORT CHARLOTTE.  DEPUTIES SAY THEY RECEIVED A CALL AT 3:15AM LAST MONDAY FROM THREE PEOPLE WHO REPORTED SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY IN THE AREA OF THE CAR CENTER ON PEACHLAND BOULEVARD.  THEY SAW […]

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MAN ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING THREE DEPUTIES

AN ENGLEWOOD MAN IS BEHIND BARS AFTER ALLEGEDLY ASSAULTING THREE SARASOTA SHERIFF’S OFFICIALS AND DAMAGING A CRUISER.  30 YEAR OLD JAMES KURKOWSKI, JR. WAS OBSERVED BY A DEPUTY SITTING IN HIS CAR WITH HIS ARMS AND HEAD ON THE STEERING WHEEL AND THE ENGINE RUNNING AT INDIANA AVENUE AND CARROLL CIRCLE JUST AFTER 4:30AM WEDNESDAY.  […]

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MAN ACCUSED OF SCAMMING VENICE WOMAN

A GAINESVILLE, GEORGIA MAN WAS ARRSTED AFTER HE ALLEGEDLY PULLED A SCAM ON AT LEAST ONE LOCAL WOMAN.  SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY 59 YEAR OLD IAN GORDON IS BEHIND BARS AFTER SHE CALLED THE 77 YEAR OLD VENICE WIDOW EARLY LAST YEAR REPRESENTING HIMSELF AS AN INVESTIGATOR WITH BANK OF AMERICA.  HE EXPLAINED A SCENARIO […]

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PROSTITUTION BUST AT LOCAL SPORTS BAR

AN ENGLEWOOD WOMAN IS BEHIND BARS AFTER SHE ALLEGEDLY PROPOSITIONED AN UNDERCOVER OFFICER FOR PRIVATE LAP DANCE SESSIONS.  CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY 23 YEAR OLD ASHLEY MCKINNON, A DANCER AT A GENTLEMAN’S CLUB IN MURDOCK, WAS SENDING TEXT MESSAGES AND CALLING PEOPLE OFFERING HER SERVICES, SO THEY ARRANGED TO MEET HER AT THE END ZONE […]

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