Ex-Venice Church Administrator Charged With Felony Theft

A Venice Church’s ex-administrator’s been busted by the Sarasota County Sheriff. 67-year old Robert Kondratick of Tempest Harbor Loop’s been charged with a felony count of grand theft, accused of allegedly embezzling over $50,000 from Holy Spirit Orthodox Church. Kondratick was the church’s administrator. The Herald-Tribune reports church council members contacted the sheriff’s department in […]

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Two Brush Fires in Charlotte County

Two brush fires were reported in Charlotte County today, one of them is in Punta Gorda, and burned around 400 acres. The other is near 195 Jade Street in Rotonda West, and burned about 70 acres. Boca Grande Fire Department, Florida Forest Service and Sarasota County Fire were called out to handle that one. Deputies […]

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Venice Church Employee Busted for Grant Theft from Employer

A Venice Church administrator was busted by Sarasota County Sheriff’s deputies for allegedly embezzling over $50,000 in church funds, intended to help those who’ve fallen on hard times. 67-year old Robert Kondratick of Tempest Harbor Loop was arrested today for felony grand theft. The Herald-Tribune reports church council members contacted the sheriff’s department in January […]

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CCSO Evacuates Homes Due to Brush Fire

Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies are evacuating some home in the area to the north east of Rotonda West due to a large brush fire. Charlotte County and Englewood Fire units are on scene. The area is west of Gasparilla Road toward Rotonda West. Some of the roads blocked are in the area of Ingraham, Antilla, […]

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