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PORT CHARLOTTE MAN CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING

A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN WAS ARRESTED WEDNESDAY ON A WARRANT OUT OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY.   DEPUTIES SAY THEY RECEIVED A TIP THAT 36 YEAR OLD BERNARDO “BJ” BAPTIST WAS STAYING AT A HOME ON MAMOUTH STREET IN ENGLEWOOD EAST, AND THE OWNER GAVE NARCOTICS DETECTIVES PERMISSION TO PERFORM A SEARCH.  BAPTIST AND HER GIRLFRIEND RENTED A […]

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STEP TAKEN FOR ISLAND RESIDENTS TO BE COVERED

THE ENGLEWOOD FIRE CONTROL DISTRICT COMMISSIONERS THAT WERE PRESENT FOR WEDNESDAY’S BOARD MEETING VOTED UNANIMOUSLY TO PROVIDE FIRE PROTECTION TO DON PEDRO AND KNIGHTS ISLAND RESIDENTS AFTER THE VOLUNTEER FIREHOUSE CLOSED LAST MONTH.  HOWEVER, THERE IS STILL ONE MORE STEP IN THE PROCESS BEFORE THEY CAN DO THAT…APPROVAL FROM CHARLOTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS.  ISLANDERS WILL HAVE […]

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PORT CHARLOTTE MAN LEAVES SCENE OF ACCIDENT

A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN WAS ARRESTED AFTER HE REPORTEDLY LEFT THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT HE CAUSED.  CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THEY RECEIVED A CALL AROUND 9:15PM TUESDAY THAT A MOTORIST DROVE OFF THE ROADWAY NEAR ELKHAM BOULEVARD AND INDIANA AVENUE AFTER HITTING SEVERAL MAILBOXES AND TRAFFIC SIGNS ON AARON AND EAST STREETS AND PERCY […]

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THREE HONORED FOR SAVING TEEN

A FISHERMAN AND TWO FRIENDS OF AN ENGLEWOOD TEEN WERE HONORED WEDNESDAY BY THE ENGLEWOOD FIRE CONTROL DISTRICT AT A CEREMONY AT THE ENGLEWOOD SPORTS COMPLEX.  14 YEAR OLD AUSTIN CRUM AND HIS BUDDIES, TYLER NELSON AND JOEY ADAMS, WHO ARE ALSO 14, SET OUT TO KEEP COOL ON JUNE 11TH BY JUMPING FROM A […]

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O’NEILL MAY FACE TERMINATION AFTER ALL

DIANA O’NEILL, THE VENICE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHER WHO WAS ACCUSED OF ABUSING STUDENTS IN HER CLASSROOM MAY BE TERMINATED AFTER ALL.  PUBLISHED REPORTS SAY A STATE PANEL RECENTLY RULED THAT O’NEILL KEEP HER TEACHING CERTIFICATE AFTER SHE WAS ACQUITTED OF ABUSING HER DISABLED STUDENTS, BUT THEY ALSO ORDERED A TWO MONTH SUSPENSION OF THAT CERTIFICATE […]

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