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Bodies Found In Bent Tree Home

Sheriff’s investigators in Sarasota County are trying to find out who or what killed two people whose bodies were found inside a home in the Bent Tree area. Names of the victims have not yet been released but the case has now reportedly been turned over to the Criminal INvestigations Unit. The bodies of a […]

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Motorcycle Crash Kills Port Charlotte Man

A Port Charlotte man dead, another seriously injured in a motorcycle collision early this morning. The Highway Patrol says 26-year-old Justin Braswell died when his motorcycle slammed into the rear of another motorcycle and he was thrown clear. Braswell died at a hospital. The rider of the other motorcycle, 27-year-old Christopher Shultz, was treated for […]

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New T-hangar under construction at Venice airport

A new T-hangar is under construction at Venice Municipal Airport. The eight-unit building, which will be hardened for protection from hurricane-force winds, is expected to be complete by spring 2012. There is already a waiting list for occupancy of the small aircraft storage facility. A grant from Florida Department of Transportation will pay 80 percent […]

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Sewage spill in Venice Cleaned Up

About 4,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled on the ground in the 200 block of South Nokomis Avenue in Venice Dec. 13 around 8:50 a.m. when a 12-inch force main developed a leak. Venice Utilities crews responded immediately and were able to stop the leak after about 15 minutes. The system was shut down and […]

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FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL DUI WOLFPACK DETAIIL

VENICE, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol, Venice District, conducted a DUI Wolfpack Detail on December 09, 2011, from 10:00 PM to 4:00 AM. FHP sets up such details to proactively remove impaired drivers from the roadways and ultimately enhance the safety of the motoring public. Nine Troopers conducted the detail and were mobile, monitoring […]

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