Port Charlotte Man Arrested For Excessive 9-1-1 Calls

A Port Charlotte man was arrested Tuesday night for calling 9-1-1, one too many times. Debbie Bowe with the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office says 47-year-old Everett Robert Lages was arrested after calling 9-1-1 multiple times from outside the Emerald City strip club… TAG: Lages was booked into the Charlotte County jail on charges of Misuse […]

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Police Say Robber Returned To Steal Car

First a breakin, then a return to the scene of the crime to steal a car. That’s the scenario Sarasota investigators are piecing together today involving a homeless man who allegedly tried to make too much of a good thing. Detectives say 42-year-old Duane Muncie broke into a home in the 1500 block of Palmetto […]

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Cops Save Drowning Infant

An infant saved from drowning by Sarasota police. Two officers were only blocks away from a home in the Arlington Park neighborhood when they received a call about a drowning. When they arrived, the discovered an eleven-month-old infant who had been pulled from the pool and was no breathing. The officers managed to get the […]

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Free Tourism Seminar Offered Wednesday

The Englewood-Cape Haze Area Chamber of Commerce and the Charlotte County and Sarasota County Visitor and Convention Bureaus are hosting a free tourism seminar today from noon to 1:00 p.m. Representatives from both bureaus will share how they work with members of the travel media to earn articles in newspapers, magazines, television programs and online, […]

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NWS Issues Rip Current Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a beach hazard statement for a moderate rip current risk. Forecasters say west to southwest flow over the eastern Gulf of Mexico is producing choppy waves and dangerous rip currents. Beachgoers are reminded to swim near lifeguards and head the advice of the beach patrol at unguarded beaches and […]

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