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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SARASOTA HOME INVASION ROBBERY

SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING FOR A SUSPECT IN A HOME INVASION ROBBERY.  AUTHORITIES SAY THEY WERE CALLED TO A HOME IN THE 2000 BLOCK OF TERRY LANE IN SARASOTA JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT THIS MORNING BY THE ELDERLY VICTIM, WHO TOLD THEM SHE RETURNED HOME AND PARKED IN HER GARAGE WHEN THE SUSPECT RAN INSIDE […]

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TURNER STILL HAS HIS JOB…FOR NOW

THE VENICE CITY COUNCIL ON TUESDAY VOTED TO POSTPONE DISCUSSING CITY MANAGER ISSAC TURNER’S PERFORMANCE UNTIL THEIR NEXT MEETING ON FEBRUARY 8TH.  IN ADDITION, CITY MAYOR JOHN HOLIC PUBLICLY SCOLDED COUNCIL MEMBER BOB DANIELS FOR TRYING TO PRIVATELY BROKER TURNER’S RESIGNATION, SAYING “NONE OF US ARE FREE TO MAKE OFFERS OF PUBLIC FUNDS WITHOUT DUE […]

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TWO FOUND DEAD IN SOUTH VENICE HOME

THE SARASOTA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS INVESTIGATING A DOUBLE HOMICIDE IN SOUTH VENICE.  EMS WAS CALLED TO A HOME IN THE 2100 BLOCK OF PARK ROAD JUST AFTER 8PM LAST NIGHT AND THEY FOUND THE VICTIMS AND ALERTED DEPUTIES. THEY HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED AS 46 YEAR OLD JASON SALTER, WHO LIVED IN THE HOME, AND […]

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NORTH PORT COMMISSION DOES NOT VISIT ATV ISSUE

NORTH PORT CITY COMMISSIONERS VOTED 4-1 MONDAY NIGHT TO NOT RE-VISIT THE CITY’S RULES ON ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES DESPITE ONE COMMISSIONER’S ATTEMPT TO GET DIALOGUE STARTED.  COMMISSIONER JIM BLUCHER THINKS THE CITY NEEDS TO LOOK AT THE RULES FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF A 12 YEAR OLD PUNTA GORDA BOY ON JANUARY 15TH, BUT COMMISSIONER DAVID […]

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