Local DonationsforSandy Relief Sit in Storage

Less than three months ago, Hurricane Sandy slammed into the coasts of New York and New Jersey leaving thousands homeless and in need of help. So one local woman organized a collection to help storm victims, however, there’s been a roadblock in getting the supplies up north. But the two tons of donated supplies aren’t […]

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Englewood Drug Bust

Three men face multiple drug charges after their arrest at an Englewood home last night. The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit and the SWAT team raided the home at 9312 Poplar Avenue and removed the suspects from the home while they searched it. They found thousands in cash, cocaine and marijuana. Detectives also seized three […]

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Man Arrested for Home Invasion

A 24-year-old Punta Gorda man has been arrested in connection with an armed home invasion in the Deep Creek neighborhood Monday night. Charlotte County sheriff’s deputies arrested Branden Alex Shaffer Tuesday. He is a family friend of the victims. Deputies say when Shaffer ran down the streetafter the home invasion, a teenaged neighbor chased after, […]

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