Pilot Station Robbers Sought

Sarasota County deputies are looking for two men who robbed a Pilot gas station on 51st Avenue East early this morning. Investigators say the pair robbed the Pilot station in the 1500 block of 51st Avenue East around two this morning. Reports say they made off with around fifteen thousand dollars in cash. The suspects […]

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2nd Suspect Arrested In Restaurant Heist

The second suspect in a North Port restaurant armed robbery has now been captured. Police say 19-year-old Robby Agin of Port Charlotte was the accomplice they’ve been hunting since two men robbed the Olde World Restaurant in North Port last April. One suspect was caught quickly but detectives have been looking for Agin ever since. […]

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Check Scam Resurfaces

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s office says a check scam is going around the area. It’s one that’s seen pretty regularly, where the victim will receive a check — or in this case, a money order — with instructions to cash it, pocket some of the money for their trouble, and wire the rest of the […]

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Drug Dealer Arrested Twice in 24 Hours

An accused drug dealer in Charlotte county bonded out of jail before police could get paperwork completed to charge her with a drug sale at her home, leading to her arrest twice in 24 hours. Charlotte County Sheriff’s Narcotics detectives bought illegal drugs Thursday afternoon at Andrea Sawyer’s home, according to a release on Friday. […]

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Pension Funds Fall Short

Three Sun Coast-area municipal pension funds are over-extended — and that has red flags flying in the financial community… ============================================= It’s about what’s called the “ratio of unfunded liabilities”. In other words, does a pension fund have enough cash on hand to cover its retirement obligations? According to a new study by Florida State University, […]

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