Man Arrested for Bank Burglary and Other Crimes

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 20-year-old Venice man in connection with a night time bank burglary and a series of other crimes over the past two weeks. Someone broke a window at the Bank of America, 218 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice, just after midnight on March 18. After bank employees temporarily repaired […]

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CCSO SPECIAL TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT LOCATIONS

(CHARLOTTE COUNTY) The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office will pay special attention to traffic enforcement at these locations from Apr. 1-7 SPEED ENFORCEMENT: Entire length of Burnt Store Rd. (Punta Gorda to Lee Co. line) Entire length of Midway Blvd. (Port Charlotte) TRAFFIC LIGHT/STOP SIGN ENFORCEMENT: Jones Loop Rd. & I-75/Exit-161 (Punta Gorda) U.S. 41 & […]

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Special Olympic Fishing Tournament Set

A special event to help Special Olympics: The 11th annual Special Olympics Handicap Fishing Tournament takes place April 11. It is sponsored by the Venice Police Department Marine Unit. Around 25 Special Olympic athletes will join local boat captains, who donate their time and boats, for a day of fun and fishing. This is the […]

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Changes for Low Income Patients of Charlotte County Englewood Clinic

The Charlotte County Health Department says its’ Englewood clinic is not closing, but there are changes come for low income patients. The county’s going to start working with FQHC, a private, federally qualified health care provider, who’ll be taking over primary care for uninsured and under insured residents, as well as Medicaid recipients county-wide. Family […]

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Deputies After Suspect in Sarasota Shooting

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting early this morning. Authorities were notified when 23-year old Rickey Johnson was brought to Manatee Memorial Hospital by a friend to be treated for gunshot wounds. Investigators say the shooting happened near Kay’s Lounge in the 4000 block of N. Washington Boulevard in Sarasota. The suspect’s […]

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