Police After Venice Bank Robber

Venice PD are looking for a man with bandages on his face and a horseshoe mustache they say robbed a Bank of America branch on Venice island yesterday. The Herald-Tribune says the man strolled into the bank indicated that he had a weapon and got a way with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect […]

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Knight DiPino Meet

Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight and Sarasota Police Chief Bernadette DiPino had a private chat yesterday to talk about joint crime fighting efforts in the city’s north end and at least one other issue. According to the Herald-Tribune, Sheriff Knight, without mentioning DiPino by name, blasted her departments attempts fop deal with violence. He also […]

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Crash on I-75 injures three people

The investigation continues into today’s collision on I-75 southbound in Solana. The highway patrol says 39-year-old Tara Agnew of Fort Myers moved her Honda from the inside lane to the outside lane behind a Kenworth. Witnesses say the front of Agnew’s vehicle hit the back of that second vehicle and went onto the west shoulder. […]

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Dispute Results in Gunshots; One Man Arrested

A dispute early Tuesday morning over an allegedly stolen cell phone resulted in a Port Charlotte man being arrested on charges of Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle and Aggravated Battery. At about 2:00 am on Tuesday, the Sheriff’s Office responded to 341 Evans Street in Port Charlotte concerning a report of a disturbance in which […]

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Two Men Arrested for Battery within a Week at Park

Two Port Charlotte men have been arrested on Battery charges within a week of each other during two separate undercover operations at Kiwanis Park. On Tuesday, detectives arrested Alfred Thomas Carreiro, 62, of 2064 Doria Street in Port Charlotte after he allegedly grabbed the undercover detective in the groin. Last Monday June 17, Michael Lawrence […]

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