Venice Hurricane Prep Seminar Next Friday

The City of Venice holds its annual Hurricane Preparation Seminar Friday, May 9 from 8 a.m. – noon at Venice City Hall. You’ll hear from Fire Chief Jim Warman, Police Chief Tom McNulty, City Engineer Kathleen Weeden, American Red Cross Disaster Action Team Member Jerry Strand, and Sarasota County Emergency Management Chief Ed McCrane. You’ll […]

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Punta Gorda Animal Cruelty Bust

A man was arrested this afternoon after police say he was seen beating a puppy in a Punta Gorda parking lot. The suspect’s been identified as 59-year old Fred Sheetz. ABC7 reports officers observed Sheetz beating the 13 to 14-week old puppy, and when asked why, he allegedly told them that’s how he trains his […]

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Punta Gorda PD Make Animal Cruelty Arrest

A man was arrested this afternoon after police say he was seen beating a puppy in a Punta Gorda parking lot. The suspect’s been identified as 59-year old Fred Sheetz. ABC7 reports officers obsevred Sheetz beating the 13 to 14-week old puppy, and when asked why, he allegedly told them that’s how he trains his […]

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