UNDERCOVER STING SENDS ROTONDA MAN TO JAIL

CHARLOTTE COUNTY NARCOTICS DETECTIVES WITH AN ASSIST BY THE STREET CRIMES UNIT CONDUCTED AN UNDERCOVER OPERATION WEDNESDAY WHICH NETTED ONE ARREST.  DEPUTIES SAY THE UNDERCOVER PURCHASE OF CRACK COCAINE WAS MADE IN THE WALMART PARKING LOT ON SOUTH MCCALL ROAD.  51 YEAR OLD MARK KAPUSCHINSKI OF ROTONDA MET THE DETECTIVES THERE AND SOLD THEM THE […]

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OXYCODONE HOUSE RAIDED AND THREE ARRESTED

CHARLOTTE COUNTY NARCOTICS DETECTIVES RAIDED A PORT CHARLOTTE HOME THURSDAY MORNING AND MADE THREE ARRESTS.  AUTHORITIES STORMED THE HOME AT 484 BARGER DRIVE, UNIT-A JUST AFTER 7AM AFTER THEY MADE TWO PREVIOUS BUYS EARLIER IN THE MONTH.  A SEARCH OF THE HOME FOUND QUANTITIES OF METHADONE, TRAZADONE, AND OXYCODONE PILLS ALONG WITH SEVERAL PIECES OF […]

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MAN BUSTED FOR POINTING GUN AT WORKING MEN

A DEEP CREEK MAN WAS ARRESTED TUESDAY AFTER ALLEGEDLY POINTING A GUN AT TWO PEOPLE IN AN ATTEMPT TO GET THEM TO MOVE THEIR TRUCK.  CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY 32 YEAR OLD NATHANIEL ANDERSON HAD JUST GOTTEN INTO AN ARGUMENT WITH A WOMAN WHEN HE ENCOUNTERED THE LAWN CARE WORKERS NEAR LASALLE ROAD AND NOBLE […]

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ROAD IMPACT FEES CUT IN HALF

SARASOTA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ON WEDNESDAY VOTED 4-1 TO REDUCE THE FEES ON BUILDING PERMITS ISSUED BEFORE FEBRUARY FIRST OF 2013.  COMMISSIONER JOHN THAXTON WAS THE LONE DISSENTER.  PROJECTS MUST BE BUILT AND HAVE A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY BY THE FOLLOWING FEBRUARY FIRST TO REMAIN QUALIFIED FOR THE REDUCED FEES.  HOME BUILDERS SAY THEY NEED THE […]

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PERSON OF INTEREST IN CUSTODY IN DOUBLE MURDER

THE SARASOTA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE HAS NAMED 47 YEAR OLD JOHN LEE AS A PERSON OF INTEREST IN CONNECTION WITH THE DOUBLE MURDER THAT OCCURRED MONDAY NIGHT.  DEPUTIES ARRESTED LEE AT A HOME IN THE 800 BLOCK OF EAST 7TH AVENUE IN ENGLEWOOD WITH AN ASSIST FROM CHARLOTTE COUNTY WARRANT DEPUTIES TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  LEE WAS […]

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