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TWO LEE COUNTY MARIJUANA DEALERS BUSTED

CHARLOTTE COUNTY NARCOTICS DETECTIVES ARRESTED TWO LEE COUNTY RESIDENTS YESTERDAY AFTERNOON THAT WERE REPORTEDLY INVOLVED IN AN UNDERCOVER PURCHASE OF MARIJUANA AT A LOCATION SOUTH OF PUNTA GORDA.  DEPUTIES SAY THE BUY WAS FOR 70 GRAMS OF POT, AND ONCE THE CASH WAS EXCHANGED, DETECTIVES MOVED IN AND ARRESTED 31 YEAR OLD BENJAMINE STEVENS OF […]

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MAN ARRESTED FOR SEXUAL BATTERY OF TEEN BOYS

MAJOR CRIMES DETECTIVES OF THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTED A PUNTA GORDA MAN WHO ALLEGEDLY GAVE ALCOHOL AND DRUGS TO AT LEAST FOUR TEENAGE BOYS, THEN SEXUALLY BATTERED THEM IN HIS HOME.  DEPUTIES SAY THE INVESTIGATION BEGAN WHEN THE STEP-FATHER OF ONE OF THE VICTIMS CONTACTED THEM AFTER HE CAME HOME INTOXICATED, CRYING, AND […]

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TWO BUSTED FOR DEALING OXYCODONE

CHARLOTTE COUNTY NARCOTICS DETECTIVES ARRESTED TWO PEOPLE MONDAY FOLLOWING AN UNDERCOVER OPERATION IN A CHARLOTTE HARBOR RESTAURANT PARKING LOT.  DEPUTIES SAY ONCE THE MONEY FOR PILLS WAS EXCHANGED, THEY MOVED IN AND ARRESTED 30 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER WEIDER OF PORT CHARLOTTE AND 28 YEAR OLD SONYA BARTRAM OF ENGLEWOOD.  THEY WERE BOTH CHARGED WITH TRAFFICKING […]

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ONE KILLED IN ACCIDENT ON INTERSTATE

A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN WAS KILLED IN AN ACCIDENT ON THE INTERSTATE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 32 YEAR OLD PHILLIPS VENTURA OF RIVERVIEW WAS NORTHBOUND ON 75 APPROACHING THE RIVERSIDE DRIVE OVERPASS JUST AFTER 3:30PM WHEN HIS ENTIRE FRONT WHEEL ASSEMBLY SEPARATED FROM HIS TOYOTA PICKUP AND BEGAN TO ROLL ALONG THE […]

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WOMAN CLAIMS SEXUAL ATTACK AT KNIFEPOINT

NORTH PORT POLICE ARE ASKING FOR HELP IN AN INVESTIGATION OF A SEXUAL BATTERY CASE.  POLICE SAY THE ATTACK HAPPENED MONDAY MORNING JUST BEFORE 8:00 IN THE AREA OF PONCE DE LEON BOULEVARD AND BISCAYNE DRIVE.  THE VICTIM TOLD POLICE SHE WAS ATTACKED AT KNIFE POINT BY A HISPANIC MAN WEARING A DARK SHIRT AND […]

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