CPA Charged with Exploiting the Elderly After $200,000 Goes Missing

The Sarasota Sheriff’s Department’s charged an account with exploitation of the elderly. The Herald-Tribune reports 53-year old Brian Strand’s accused of stealing close to $200,000 from a 92-year old woman. Authorities say the sheriff’s department was notified last August by Sabal Palm Bank about suspicious transactions on the account of a woman in an assisted […]

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Sarasota County Ordered To Stop Accepting Affordable Care Act Funding

Sarasota County leaders have gotten some news that won’t be good for many of the county’s low income residents. http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WENG-WENG-030415-Jennings Sarasota Health PGM VO [.mp3 The state’s ordered the county to stop accepting federal funding provided under the Affordable Care Act. The Herald-Tribune reports that will mean the shut down, next year, of the county […]

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Off Duty North Port Police Officer Arrested

An off-duty North Port police officer’s been arrested in what authorities say is a domestic violence incident. According to the Herald-Tribune the officer’s as 39-year old Michael Dietz, who’s been on the force for 12-years. After on duty officers heard reports that Dietz may have been involved in a criminal act, they, per department policy, […]

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Crash on I-75 northbound, expect delays

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office wants you to think about using a detour this afternoon. It reported a crash earlier this afternoon on I-75 northbound near Rampart Boulevard. Traffic actually stopped at one point so a helicopter could land. Expect continued congestion in this area for the short-term because the highway patrol needs to investigate. […]

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