Sewage spill in Venice Cleaned Up

About 4,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled on the ground in the 200 block of South Nokomis Avenue in Venice Dec. 13 around 8:50 a.m. when a 12-inch force main developed a leak. Venice Utilities crews responded immediately and were able to stop the leak after about 15 minutes. The system was shut down and […]

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FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL DUI WOLFPACK DETAIIL

VENICE, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol, Venice District, conducted a DUI Wolfpack Detail on December 09, 2011, from 10:00 PM to 4:00 AM. FHP sets up such details to proactively remove impaired drivers from the roadways and ultimately enhance the safety of the motoring public. Nine Troopers conducted the detail and were mobile, monitoring […]

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NTXB: No Driver Should Use Any Cell Phone

The National Transportation Safety Board is getting in on the no texting act, saying that all drivers should be banned from using cell phones, whether to talk or to text, whether they’re hand held or hands free. The recommendation comes after a deadly crash on a Missouri highway last year that involved two school buses, […]

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Punta Gorda Officer Appointed to USPCA

A veteran of the Punta Gorda Police Department has been appointed to serve as Public Information Officer for the United States Police Canine Association. Captain Jim Nichols says working with K-9 officers is a passion for him… TAG: Nichols says the position of PIO is new to the USPCA. He hopes to bring greater awareness […]

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