PAT NEWTON MEMORIAL SERVICE ANNOUNCED

PAT NEWTON, A MEMBER OF THE WENG FAMILY AND A PILLAR IN THE ENGLEWOOD COMMUNITY, LOST HER BATTLE WITH MENENGITIS ON CHRISTMAS EVE.  SHE WAS 55.  NEWTON WAS THE CO-OWNER OF THE ENGLEWOOD REVIEW WITH HER HUSBAND TOM, AND SHE ALSO OWNED PITTER PAT FACE PAINTING, WHICH WAS A LIFELONG LOVE OF HERS.  NEWTON WAS […]

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TEEN SEXUALLY ASSAULTED IN PLAZA LOT

SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY A 17 YEAR OLD GIRL WAS SEXUALLY ASSAULTED IN THE PARKING LOT OF THE NORTHEAST PLAZA EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.  DEPUTIES SAY THE GIRL WAS WALKING HOME FROM A PARTY AT AROUND 2:30AM THROUGH THE REAR OF THE PLAZA WHEN A SHE WAS APPROACHED BY A BLACK MAN IN A NEWER WHITE […]

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MAN TASERED AFTER HITTING POLICE CAR

CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES TASERED A PUNTA GORDA MAN AFTER HE FLED FROM THEM AND HIT A PATROL CAR YESTERDAY.  DEPUTIES ATTEMPTED TO PULL OVER 34 YEAR OLD DANIEL WEGERT WHEN THEY SAW HIM SPEEDING AT THE INTERSECTION OF GLENDALE AVENUE AND ELKHAM BOULEVARD IN PORT CHARLOTTE, BUT HE ACCELERATED AND BEGAN WEAVING THROUGH TRAFFIC.  THE […]

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WALLACE INVESTIGATION CONTINUING

THE PUNTA GORDA POLICE DEPARTMENT IS WORKING WITH THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL IN INVESTIGATING A CRASH INVOLVING PUNTA GORDA CITY COUNCILMAN CHARLES WALLACE’S CAR.  POLICE SPOKESWOMAN CHRISTY ARNOLD TOLD THE SUN IT WAS DEPARTMENT POLICY TO BRING IN AN OUTSIDE AGENCY TO INVESTIGATE CASES AGAINST CITY OFFICIALS.  THE ACCIDENT HAPPENED JUST BEFORE 3AM FRIDAY WHEN […]

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MAN POINTS GUN AT TEENS

A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN WAS ARRESTED TUESDAY AFTER ALLEGEDLY POINTING A GUN AT TWO TEENS.  DEPUTIES GOT TWO COMPLETELY DIFFERENT STORIES FROM THE TEENS AND 48 YEAR OLD WILLIAM CRAWFORD.  CRAWFORD TOLD THEM HE WAS POLICING HIS NEIGHBORHOOD WHEN THE TEENS APPROACHED HIM.  THE TEENS SAID THEY HAD JUST LEFT A PARTY NEAR LEGGETT CIRCLE […]

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