PICK-UP PULLS OUT IN FRONT OF SUV ON S MCCALL

A PICK-UP TRUCK CARRYING CHLORINE AND MURATIC ACID CRASHED INTO AN SUV IN ENGLEWOOD THIS MORNING, SNARLING TRAFFIC FOR HOURS.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 32 YEAR OLD ROBERT DRAKE OF PORT CHARLOTTE WAS STOPPED AT THE STOP SIGN ON DAVID BOULEVARD AT THE INTERSECTION OF SOUTH MCCALL ROAD AT AROUND 7AM WHEN HE PULLED […]

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TWO ROB A PIZZA DELIVERY MAN

TWO PUNTA GORDA MEN WERE ARRESTED AFTER SENDING A PIZZA DELIVERY MAN TO A PHONY HOUSE TUESDAY NIGHT.  PUNTA GORDA POLICE SAY THE DRIVER WAS TRYING TO DELIVER AN ORDER TO A HOME ON WHITE PINE COURT AT AROUND 10PM WHEN 19 YEAR OLD CLAYTON STUARTS JR. ALLEGEDLY GRABBED THE FOOD WARMING BAG FROM HIM.  […]

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BURGLAR CAUGHT SLEEPING ON COUCH

A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN WAS ARRESTED MONDAY AFTER BEING FOUND SLEEPING ON THE COUCH OF THE HOME HE ALLEGEDLY BROKE INTO.  CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES WERE CALLED TO THE HOME ON ELLICOTT CIRCLE AT AROUND 7:30AM AFTER A FRIEND OF THE HOMEOWNER FOUND 31 YEAR OLD BRYAN DUDENHEFER WHILE CHECKING THE RESIDENCE.  IT TOOK A BIT, […]

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MAYOR PROPOSES CUTTING CITY COUNCIL BY 2

VENICE MAYOR JOHN HOLIC HAS BEEN BUSY THIS WEEK SENDING OUT MEMOS TO CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS, ONE OF WHICH IS SURE TO STIR SOME CONTROVERSY.  HOLIC SAYS HE WILL ASK THEM TO CHANGE THEIR COMPOSITION FROM SEVEN TO FIVE MEMBERS, BRINGING IT IN LINE WITH MOST OTHER MUNICIPALITIES IN THE SOUTHWEST PLEX.  HOLIC ALSO SAYS […]

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VENICE POLICE CHIEF SEARCH DOWN TO 10

THE SEARCH FOR A NEW POLICE CHIEF IN VENICE HAS BEEN NARROWED DOWN TO TEN FINALISTS.  PUBLISHED REPORTS SAY VENICE POLICE CAPTAIN TOM MCNULTY AND INTERIM NORTH PORT CITY MANAGER TERRY LEWIS ARE AMONG THE FINALISTS, WHO WILL BE INTERVIEWED IN A PUBLIC MEETING ON MARCH 17TH AT 8:30AM AT VENICE CITY HALL.  ACTING CITY […]

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