ELDERLY MAN HIT BY VAN

A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN DIED AFTER HE WAS HIT BY A VAN LAST NIGHT.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 70 YEAR OLD KILMER GREEAR OF PUNTA GORDA WAS SOUTHBOUND IN THE CENTER LANE OF US 41 NEAR HARBOR BOULEVARD JUST BEFORE 9PM WHEN HE HIT 80 YEAR OLD JACK KNIES AS HE WAS CROSSING THE […]

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LEE INDICTED ON FIRST DEGREE MURDER CHARGES

A GRAND JURY IN SARASOTA COUNTY HAS BROUGHT BACK A FIRST DEGREE MURDER INDICTMENT AGAINST 47 YEAR OLD JOHN LEE, WHO IS ACCUSED OF KILLING HIS GIRLFRIEND AND HER FRIEND INSIDE HIS SOUTH VENICE HOME.  INVESTIGATORS SAY LEE BROKE INTO THE PARK ROAD HOME OF 46 YEAR OLD JASON SALTER ON JANUARY 24TH AND FOUND […]

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NEW ELDERLY SCAM HITTING THE AREA

CHARLOTTE COUNTY ECONOMIC CRIMES DETECTIVES ARE INVESTIGATING A NEW SCAM THAT INVOLVES WINNING A LOTTERY AND A NEW CAR.  SO FAR TWO CASES ARE BEING INVESTIGATED WHERE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS HAVE BEEN SENT TO A SCAMMER.  DEPUTIES RECEIVED A CALL MONDAY FROM OFFICIALS AT CENTENNIAL BANK WHO SAID AN 88 YEAR OLD MAN WITHDREW $1250 […]

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TWO ARRESTED FOR TRAFFICKING POT

TWO SARASOTA MEN ARE BEHIND BARS AFTER A TRAFFIC STOP ON THE INTERSTATE MONDAY NIGHT.  SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THEY PULLED OVER 29 YEAR OLD LASHAUN SMITH JUST SOUTH OF THE UNIVERSITY PARKWAY EXIT AND A CANINE ALERTED DEPUTIES TO A HIT ON HIS VEHICLE.  A SEARCH LOCATED SEVEN BUNDLES OF WHAT WAS DETERMINED TO […]

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VENICE BEACH STILL CLOSED TO SWIMMING

TEST RESULTS RELEASED ON TUESDAY CONTINUE TO SHOW ELEVATED LEVELS OF BACTERIA ON VENICE BEACH KEEPING THE BEACH WATERS CLOSED TO SWIMMING AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES.  IT’S BEEN TWO WEEKS SINCE HIGH LEVELS OF FECAL COLIFORM WERE DISCOVERED IN WEEKLY TESTING AT THE BEACH, BUT OFFICIALS STILL DO NOT KNOW THE SOURCE OF THE PROBLEM.  ISSUES […]

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