Englewood Prescription Fraud Ring

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office calls it “Operation Bad Apple.” It’s named after the Apple Pharmacy in Englewood that put thousands of Oxycodone pills on the street. 29 people have been charged by Sheriff’s deputies in a prescription fraud ring. Fraudulent prescriptions from Luxor Industries Physicians Group were filled in Englewood. Luxor was closed last […]

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Kids’ Needs

Kids’ Needs, a non-profit, all-volunteer group work­ing to help Engle­wood chil­dren stay safe and in school, is in need of school supplies. The group col­lects dona­tions of new and nearly new school cloth­ing and shoes, new toi­letries and school sup­plies for boys and girls in grades K-12. Donated items are given to qual­i­fied stu­dents through […]

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Watch for ATM Skimmers

An alert for ATM users: watch for skimmers on the debit card reader on the machine. Charlotte County detectives say two men were seen on surveillance video January 18 at Publix in Charlotte Harbor; one put a skimmer device on the ATM at 7:18 a.m, and took it off at 9:04 a.m. One woman reported […]

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Man Charged in Son’s Death

A Port Charlotte man, whose 3-year-old son shot himself in the head with his father’s gun, is now facing a criminal charge in the death. 24-year-old Christopher Davis turned himself in at the Charlotte County Jail Thursday morning. He’s charged with Culpable Negligence, a third degree felony. The Charlotte County Sheriff’s office says Davis left […]

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Arrest in Nov.17th Murder

An arrest in the November killing of a Charlotte County man… Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell has announced that 35-year-old Michael Sheeley has been charged with Second Degree Murder for the November 17 killing of a Tropical Gulf Acres man. Sheeley has been in the Charlotte County Jail since November 18 when he was arrested […]

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