POLICE ARREST SEVEN DURING INVESTIGATION

PUNTA GORDA POLICE SAY THEY ARRESTED SEVEN PEOPLE INCLUDING SIX TEENS AFTER INVESTIGATING HOME BURGLARIES THERE.  POLICE SAY THE INVESTIGATION BEGAN TUESDAY WHEN SOMEONE WHO WAS WATCHING A HOME REPORTED THAT IT WAS RANSACKED.  THE SUSPECTS GOT INTO THE HOME THROUGH A PET DOOR AND STOLE NUMEROUS ELECTRONIC ITEMS, JEWELRY, A PURSE, AND FOOD.  WHILE […]

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MAN KILLED IN SARASOTA ACCIDENT

ONE MAN WAS KILLED, ANOTHER INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT IN SARASOTA TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 42 YEAR OLD KEEFE FUGLEBERG OF SARASOTA WAS WESTBOUND ON BAHIA VISTA STREET IN THE OUTSIDE LANE JUST BEFORE 1:30PM WHEN HE RAN A RED LIGHT AND CRASHED HIS HONDA UTILITY VEHICLE INTO A TRUCK DRIVEN BY […]

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NORTH PORT CHIEF ENGINEER HEADS FOR VALDOSTA

THE NORTH PORT CHIEF ENGINEER IS HEADING NORTH TO TAKE A SIMILAR POSITION.  PUBLISHED REPORTS SAY 52 YEAR OLD PAT COLLINS WILL BE THE NEW CHIEF ENGINEER OF VALDOSTA, GEORGIA AMIDST RUMORS OF NORTH PORT OUTSOURCING THEIR ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT.  IN ADDITION, COLLINS TOLD THE HERALD TRIBUNE THAT THINGS APPEAR BETTER IN VALDOSTA BECAUSE THEY’RE STILL […]

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CHARLOTTE DEPUTY RESIGNS AFTER D U I

A CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY HAS RESIGNED AFTER BEING CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OVER THE WEEKEND.  45 YEAR OLD JEFFREY JUBENVILLE, WHO WAS A DETECTIVE IN THE ENGLEWOOD DISTRICT OFFICE, HAD A NEARLY SPOTLESS RECORD IN FOUR YEARS WITH THE DEPARTMENT, AND WAS A VETERAN OF TWENTY YEARS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT.  SHERIFF’S SPOKESMAN […]

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PUNTA GORDA COUNCILMAN’S CAR IN ACCIDENT

A PUNTA GORDA CITY COUNCILMAN COULD BE IN TROUBLE AFTER HIS CAR WAS FOUND BY POLICE EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.  ACCORDING TO THE SUN, OFFICERS WERE FOLLOWING UP ON A REPORT THAT A CAR HAD KNOCKED DOWN A YIELD SIGN AND STRUCK A PALM TREE ON WEST MARION AVENUE NEAR PARK BEACH PLACE.  THEY FOUND THE […]

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