PORT CHARLOTTE MAN CAUGHT ON CRIME SPREE

A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN WAS ARRESTED YESTERDAY MORNING AFTER HE ALLEGEDLY STOLE A VAN AND BURGLARIZED A HOME TUESDAY EVENING.  DETECTIVES SAY 27 YEAR OLD MICHAEL DUNBAR STOLE A DODGE VAN WHILE IT WAS PARKED AT THE MCDONALD’S AT 4695 TAMIAMI TRAIL IN PORT CHARLOTTE AT AROUND 7PM TUESDAY.  THE OWNER LEFT THE KEYS IN […]

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LAUNDROMAT BURGLAR APPREHENDED

CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THEY APPREHENDED A MAN WHO ROBBED A PUNTA GORDA LAUNDROMAT TWICE IN THE LAST THREE WEEKS.  INVESTIGATORS DETERMINED THAT 34 YEAR OLD MARK OWEN OF PUNTA GORDA WAS THE MAN WHO BURGLARIZED THE HIGHWAY 17 COIN LAUNDRY ON DUNCAN ROAD ON JUNE 19TH AND LAST THURSDAY.  A DEPUTY LOCATED OWEN AT […]

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MOTORCYCLIST FIGHTS FOR LIFE AFTER WRECK

A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN IS FIGHTING FOR HIS LIFE AFTER BEING INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT ON COCHRAN BOULEVARD TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 83 YEAR OLD STURGIS LYSTER OF PORT CHARLOTTE WAS NORTHBOUND ON COCHRAN SOUTH OF US 41 JUST AFTER 1:30PM WHEN HE TURNED HIS KIA LEFT INTO THE PATH OF A […]

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VENICE WOMAN CHARGED IN NEW YEAR’S FATAL

A VENICE WOMAN HAS BEEN CHARGED IN CONNECTION WITH A FATAL ACCIDENT ON NEW YEAR’S DAY.  AUTHORITIES SAY 24 YEAR OLD SHANNON ZIMNIE TOLD THEM THAT IT WAS 42 YEAR OLD RICHARD JONES OF SARASOTA WHO WAS BEHIND THE WHEEL WHEN A FORD TAURUS CRASHED INTO A HOME ON THE 4600 BLOCK OF ARGONAUT ROAD […]

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STEP-DAD CHANGES PLEA

THE STEP-FATHER OF A TEENAGER KILLED BY A DRUG OVERDOSE IN A NORTH PORT MOTEL LAST YEAR HAS CHANGED HIS PLEA.  A STATEMENT FROM U S ATTORNEY BRAIN ALBRITTON SAYS THAT 36 YEAR OLD BILLY JACK COURTRIGHT PLEAD GUILTY JUNE 30TH TO DISTRIBUTING OXYCODONE, THE USE OF WHICH RESULTED IN THE DEATH OF 15 YEAR […]

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