Teen Arrested for Buying Stolen GPSs

A Rotonda West teen was arrested this weekend for the sec­ond time this month. He faces three new counts of deal­ing in stolen property. Char­lotte County Sheriff’s detec­tives arrested 16-year-old Alexan­der Tris­tan Ger­mon­prez Friday. They say he purchased three GPS units he knew were stolen. The devices had been taken from unlocked vehi­cles Feb. 28 […]

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Crash Injures Sarasota Man

A Sarasota man was airlifted to Blake Memorial HOspital following a single-car crash yesterday morning. The Florida Highway patrol says 88-year old Aldo Giano was westbound on Wilkinson Road about 9:30 yesterday morning when he lost control of a 1996 Toyota Camry and hit a tree, rolling the car onto its roof. He suffered serious […]

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Arrests In Charlotte Vehicle Breakin Spree

A massive investigation in Charlotte County has led to the arrest of two people who may have stolen items from as many as a hundred parked vehicles. Officers say 20-year-old Ashley Diedrick and 22-year-old Christopher Almenas of Port Charlotte are suspected in a two-week crime spree, all of which involved burglaries from unlocked vehicles. Detectives […]

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Career Con Man Arrested Here

Sarasota County deputies and the U-S Marshall’s Service have collared a career scam artist who skipped out on probation here and was wanted for new crimes in Michigan. Scott Allen Northey was captured in Lakewood Ranch. Northey had been on the run since February 29th when he failed to appear in United States District Court […]

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Making a Living in Florida

According to moneyrates.com, Florida ranks 17th nationally when it comes to making a living. Senior finance analyst Richard Barrington says the Sunshine State some pluses and minuses… TAG: Moneyrates.com’s “Best and Worst States to Make a Living” feture looks at average income, unemployment, cost of living, followed by state taxes and ranks each state accordingly.

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