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MAN ARRESTED IN JEWELRY STORE BURGLARY

AN ENGLEWOOD MAN WAS ARRESTED TODAY AFTER A LOCAL PAWN BROKER NOTICED HE WAS TRYING TO PAWN ITEMS STOLEN DURING A ROBBERY EARLIER THIS WEEK.  SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY 22 YEAR OLD MICAH BURCH WAS THE MAN THAT BROKE INTO THE DEARBORN STREET JEWELRY STORE JUST AFTER 12:30 MONDAY MORNING BY SLITHERING THROUGH AN AIR […]

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MORE CHARGES FILED AGAINST PLACIDA MAN

DETECTIVES OF THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE FILED FIVE MORE CHARGES AGAINST A MAN WHO DROVE AROUND PALM ISLAND ON A GOLF CART WITH A SHOTGUN THREATENING TO KILL HIMSELF AND OTHERS LAST SUNDAY.  DEPUTIES SAY 57 YEAR OLD THOMAS CAMPBELL CALLED HIS SON IN PHOENIX, ARIZONA AROUND 9:30PM SUNDAY AND SAID HE HAD A […]

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BOATER MISSING IN GULF

SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY A MAN WHO WENT BOATING IN THE GULF OF MEXICO ON MONDAY HAS NOT BEEN HEARD FROM SINCE.  DEPUTIES SAY 58 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER MARQUARRIE LEFT A MESSAGE WITH A FRIEND THAT HE WAS TAKING HIS 26 FOOT OPEN CONSOLE BOAT OUT INTO THE DEEP WATER OF THE GULF AND WOULD […]

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PORT CHARLOTTE BANK ROBBER STILL ON THE LOOSE

CHARLOTTE COUNTY MAJOR CRIMES UNIT DETECTIVES RELEASED NEW VIDEO AND A BETTER STILL PHOTO OF A BANK ROBBER WHO HIT THE RBC CENTURA BANK LAST WEDNESDAY.  DEPUTIES SAY THE ROBBER TOOK OFF A HANDKERCHIEF FOR JUST A MOMENT WHICH WAS CAPTURED BY A SECOND CAMERA IN THE PEACHLAND BOULEVARD BANK.  HE IS DESCRIBED AS A […]

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SARASOTA COUNTY KEEPS MILLAGE FLAT

SARASOTA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ON TUESDAY VOTED TO KEEP THE COUNTY’S MILLAGE RATE FLAT DESPITE SOME $40 MILLION DOLLARS LESS IN REVENUES FOR THE UPCOMING YEAR.  COMMISSIONER JOE BARBETTA SAYS THAT SHOULD BE GOOD NEWS FOR A MAJORITY OF COUNTY RESIDENTS.  COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR DAVID BULLOCK SAYS GOOD PLANNING IS THE REASON WHY COMMISSIONERS DIDN’T HAVE TO […]

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