MAN ATTACKED ON HIS BIKE IN NOKOMIS

A NOKOMIS MAN WAS ATTACKED LAST NIGHT WHILE RIDING HIS BIKE.  SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY 48 YEAR OLD JAMES HOLDER WAS RIDING ALONG TAMIAMI TRAIL NORTH AT AROUND 9:15PM WHEN HE WAS CONFRONTED BY AN UNKNOWN NUMBER OF PEOPLE WHO BATTERED HIM.  HOLDER WAS ABLE TO FEND THEM OFF AND RIDE HOME TO CALL DEPUTIES.  […]

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SILVER ALERT CANCELLED IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY

CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES CANCELLED A SILVER ALERT THAT WAS ISSUED LAST NIGHT.  DEPUTIES SAY 81 YEAR OLD DORIS CROTEAU WAS FIRST REPORTED MISSING JUST BEFORE 6PM FROM LEXINGTON MANOR ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY ON VETERANS BOULEVARD IN PORT CHARLOTTE.  SHE HAD BEEN LAST SEEN AT AROUND 11AM THERE, AND SHE HAS DIMENTIA.  SHE WAS FOUND IN […]

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TWO ARRESTED FOR NORTH PORT BURGLARIES

NORTH PORT POLICE ARRESTED TWO MEN IN CONNECTION WITH A STRING OF BURGLARIES LAST WEEK.  POLICE SAY THEY WERE CALLED TO A RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY IN THE 2400 BLOCK OF NORTH BISCAYNE DRIVE EARLY THURSDAY MORNING, WHERE THE CARETAKER OF THE RESIDENCE REPORTED THAT THE FRONT WINDOW WAS SMASHED IN AND TWO BICYCLES WERE MISSING.  OFFICERS […]

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TWO ARRESTED AND CAR SEIZED

CHARLOTTE COUNTY NARCOTICS DETECTIVES ARRESTED TWO PEOPLE AND SEIZED A CAR AFTER AN UNDERCOVER PURCHASE OF XANAX PILLS IN PORT CHARLOTTE.  DEPUTIES SAY 34 YEAR OLD PAUL CERCE AND 25 YEAR OLD MYRIAH MELTON, BOTH OF PUNTA GORDA, MET DETECTIVES IN THE PARKING LOT OF THE PROMINADES MALL IN PORT CHARLOTTE, WHICH IS THE HOME […]

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TWO ARRESTED AFTER WARRANT SERVED

SARASOTA COUNTY AUTHORITIES RAIDED A NORTH PORT HOME TUESDAY MORNING AFTER THEY RECEIVED INFORMATION THERE WAS ILLEGAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG ACTIVITY THERE.  THE PHARMACEUTICAL DIVERSION UNIT AND SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS SECTION, WITH ASSISTS FROM THE FDLE AND NORTH PORT POLICE, SERVED A SEARCH WARRANT AT 3243 UPSON TERRACE, AND THEY FOUND AND SEIZED FIREARMS, ANABOLIC STEROIDS, FRAUDULENT […]

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