SECOND HEARING AID ARREST IN VENICE

A SECOND MAN FROM A VENICE HEARING AID COMPANY WAS ARRESTED LAST WEEK AFTER HE ALLEGEDLY ROBBED THEM.  PUBLISHED REPORTS SAY 51 YEAR OLD PETER CLEPPE TOLD VENICE POLICE THAT HE HAD TAKEN OVER $5000 OF HEARING AID EQUIPMENT FROM THE FRIENDSHIP HEARING AID CENTER IN VENICE BACK IN AUGUST AS COLLATERAL FOR MONEY HE […]

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MAN ARRESTED FOR ARMED ROBBERY OF WOMAN

A PUNTA GORDA MAN WAS ARRESTED AFTER HE ALLEGEDLY ROBBED A WOMAN AT GUNPOINT.  DEPUTIES SAY THE PORT CHARLOTTE WOMAN CALLED THEM AROUND 7:30 FRIDAY NIGHT AND SAID SHE WAS STOPPED IN HER VEHICLE NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF CONWAY AND MIDWAY BOULEVARDS BY A MAN AND A WOMAN.  THE MAN, LATER IDENTIFIED AS 27 YEAR […]

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OYSTER CREEK PARK TO BE RENAMED

CHARLOTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ON TUESDAY WILL VOTE ON A PROPOSAL TO RENAME ENGLEWOOD’S OYSTER CREEK REGIONAL PARK AFTER A FORMER WENG HOST.  THE ENGLEWOOD EDGE REPORTS THAT THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD RECOMMENDS THE NAME CHANGE TO ANN DEVER MEMORIAL REGIONAL PARK.  DEVER WAS THE MONDAY HOST OF THE POPULAR DAILY SHOW ALL ABOUT […]

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KELLY INVESTIGATION COMPLETE, IN HER HANDS

THE INVESTIGATION INTO THE DIRECTOR OF THE LEMON BAY HIGH SCHOOL THEATER IS COMPLETE AND IN HER HANDS.  CHARLOTTE COUNTY SCHOOLS SPOKESMAN MIKE REILLY TOLD WENG NEWS THURSDAY THAT JENNIFER KELLY RECEIVED THE RESULTS OF THE INVESTIGATION EARLIER THIS WEEK AND HAS BEEN GIVEN TIME TO LOOK IT OVER.  KELLY WAS PLACE ON PAID ADMINISTRATIVE […]

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FIREFIGHTER INJURED IN HOUSE FIRE

ONE FIREFIGHTER WAS INJURED EARLY THIS MORNING WHEN THE ROOF OF A HOME COLLAPSED ON HIM AS HE BATTLED A FIRE.  CHARLOTTE FIRE & EMS CREWS WERE CALLED TO 246 EAST TARPON BOULEVARD NORTHWEST JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT, AND WHEN THEY ARRIVED THEY FOUND THE SINGLE STORY HOME COMPLETELY ENGULFED WITH FLAMES SHOOTING THROUGH THE ROOF.  […]

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