PUBLIX EMPLOYEE RUN DOWN IN PARKING LOT

A PUBLIX EMPLOYEE WAS RUN OVER BY A CAR IN THE PARKING LOT OF THE STORE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 83 YEAR OLD JOHN ELLIOTT OF PLACIDA WAS BACKING OUT OF A SPACE IN THE LOT OF THE STORE IN MERCHANTS CROSSING JUST AFTER 3:30PM WHEN HE CLIPPED A PARKED SUV DRIVEN […]

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BICYCLIST COLLIDES WITH VEHICLE

A PUNTA GORDA MAN ON A BICYCLE COLLIDED WITH A VEHICLE IN PORT CHARLOTTE LAST NIGHT.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 60 YEAR OLD RAYMOND HEMBREE WAS EASTBOUND ON HARBOR BOULEVARD CROSSING OVER US 41 JUST BEFORE 10PM.  A WITNESS TOLD TROOPERS THE BIKE ENTERED THE DIRECT PATH OF A VEHICLE WHILE HAVING A RED […]

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MAN FROM HAWAII HAD SEX WITH MINOR IN VENICE

A MAN VACATIONING IN VENICE FROM HAWAII IS SPENDING A LITTLE MORE TIME HERE THAN HE BARGAINED FOR.  VENICE POLICE ARRESTED 20 YEAR OLD DENNIS REES OF HONOLULU MONDAY MORNING AFTER HE ADMITTED TO HAVING SEX WITH A FIFTEEN YEAR OLD GIRL WHILE HERE.  HE IS CHARGED WITH TWO COUNTS OF LEWD OR LASCIVIOUS BEHAVIOR […]

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TESTS COME BACK ON TEEN DRIVER IN MARCH FATAL

PUBLISHED REPORTS SAY THE TEEN DRIVER THAT CRASHED AN SUV IN MARCH KILLING HIM AND THREE OTHER TEENS HAD ALCOHOL AND MARIJUANA IN HIS SYSTEM AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT.  HOWEVER, THE HERALD TRIBUNE SAYS 19 YEAR OLD SEAN LEONARD HAS YET TO BE RULED LEGALLY IMPAIRED AFTER HE CRASHED A CHEVY TRAILBLAZER ON […]

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FORMER DIVE SHOP OWNERS DIES SCUBA DIVING

A SARASOTA WOMAN DIED WHILE SCUBA DIVING ON SUNDAY.  THE U S COAST GUARD IN ST. PETERSBURG SAID THEY RESPONDED TO AN EMERGENCY CALL FROM A 20-FOOT RECREATION BOAT AT AROUND 12:45PM SUNDAY THAT WAS ABOUT FIFTEEN MILES WEST OF LONGBOAT PASS.  A SPOKESWOMAN FOR THE COAST GUARD SAID PASSENGERS ON THE BOAT WERE PERFORMING […]

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