WOMAN TRIES TO BREAK OUT OF JAIL

A DEEP CREEK WOMAN IS BEHIND BARS AFTER TRYING TO BREAK OUT OF JAIL AS SHE WAS BEING BOOKED THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY 20 YEAR OLD JOURDAN MILLER WAS BEING BOOKED INTO THE JAIL AROUND 4:30 THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR BATTERY ON HER MOTHER WHEN SHE BEGAN TO WALK AROUND THE INTAKE AREA OF […]

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RESULTS FROM BOATER SAFETY AND I-75 OPS

THE RESULTS ARE IN FROM TWO CHARLOTTE COUNTY OPERATIONS FROM OVER THE WEEKEND.  ON SATURDAY, THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY MARINE PATROL, WITH AN ASSIST FROM THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION, STOPPED 86 VESSELS IN THE ENGLEWOOD/BOCA GRANDE WATERS TO CONDUCT SAFETY INSPECTIONS.  THERE WERE 37 WARNINGS ISSUED ALONG WITH 6 CITATIONS AND 3 ARRESTS FOR […]

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WEEK TWO OF EARLY VOTING UNDERWAY

THE SECOND WEEK OF EARLY VOTING IS UNDERWAY IN THE SOUTHWEST PLEX.  IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY, THERE ARE THREE PLACES TO VOTE EARLY FOR NEXT TUESDAY’S GENERAL ELECTION.  THEY ARE:  THE SAN CASA ELECTIONS OFFICE AT 6868 SAN CASA IN ENGLEWOOD; THE MID-COUNTY REGIONAL LIBRARY AT 2050 FOREST NELSON BOULEVARD IN PORT CHARLOTTE; AND THE SUPERVISOR […]

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JAIL BID LAWSUIT HEADING TO TRIAL

A LAWSUIT OVER A CONTRACT TO PROVIDE MEDICAL SERVICES AT THE SARASOTA COUNTY JAIL IS HEADED TO TRIAL.  PRISON HEALTH SYSTEMS CONTENDS THAT FORMER SARASOTA COUNTY SHERIFF BILL BALKWILL SHUT THEM OUT OF THE BIDDING PROCESS BECAUSE OF HIS CLOSE RELATIONSHIP TO EXECUTIVES AT ARMOR CORRECTIONAL HEALTH, WHO WAS AWARDED A THREE YEAR/$9 MILLION DOLLAR […]

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DISGRUNTLED MAN THREATENS TO BLOW UP SCHOOL

A DEEP CREEK MAN WAS ARRESTED YESTERDAY AFTERNOON AFTER HE ALLEGEDLY THREATENED TO BLOW UP HIS CHILD’S SCHOOL.  THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE RECEIVED A CALL JUST BEFORE 12:30PM THAT A DISGRUNTLED PARENT, 28 YEAR OLD JASON BEACH, WENT TO DEEP CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TO REMOVE HIS CHILD FOR A HEALTH DEPARTMENT APPOINTMENT AT THE REQUEST OF […]

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