FIREFIGHTER ACCUSED OF BATTERY

A CHARLOTTE COUNTY FIREFIGHTER IS ON AN UNEXPECTED VACATION AFTER AN ALTERCATION AT A PORT CHARLOTTE BUTCHER SHOP ON WEDNESDAY.  PUBLISHED REPORTS SAY AN 80 YEAR OLD MAN WAS COMING OUT OF THE BUSINESS ON US 41 WHEN HE WAS CONFRONTED BY 36 YEAR OLD JOHN HENRY, AN OFF DUTY FIREFIGHTER.  HENRY ACCUSED THE MAN […]

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TWO MORE DEALERS OFF THE STREET…FOR NOW

TWO PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED WEDNESDAY AFTER YET ANOTHER UNDERCOVER DRUG STING IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY.  UNDERCOVER DETECTIVES REPORTEDLY BOUGHT OXYCODONE PILLS FROM 42 YEAR OLD GUNNER MAGRATH OF PORT CHARLOTTE BACK ON JULY 16TH, AND ROXICODONE PILLS AT HIS HOME ON MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY OF THIS WEEK.  MAGRATH ATTEMPTED TO ESCAPE WHEN BACKUP UNITS ARRIVED ON […]

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TWO MEN ROBBED AT GAS STATION

AUTHORITIES ARE INVESTIGATING AN ARMED ROBBERY AT AN ENGLEWOOD SERVICE STATION TUESDAY NIGHT.  CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY TWO MEN TOLD THEM THEY WERE CONFRONTED BY A WHITE MAN WEILDING A STRAIGHT RAZOR OUTSIDE A GAS STATION ON SOUTH MCCALL ROAD.  TWO OTHER MEN REPORTEDLY WENT THROUGH ONE OF THE VICTIM’S POCKETS AND REMOVED AN UNDETERMINED […]

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TWO GIRLS CATCH SHERIFF’S EYE

CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF BILL CAMERON WAS OUT MAKING APPEARANCES AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS FOR NATIONAL NIGHT OUT TUESDAY NIGHT WHEN HE WAS GREATED BY TWO 15 YEAR OLD GIRLS WHO WERE FLASHING THEIR BREASTS AT GULF COVE POINT.  DEPUTIES SAY THE SHERIFF WAS IN HIS UNMARKED CAR AT AROUND 7PM WHEN THE GIRLS PULLED UP THEIR […]

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PGT REPORTS FIRST INCREASE IN SALES SINCE 2006

PGT INDUSTRIES WHICH HAS A PLANT IN VENICE REPORTED THAT SALES INCREASED FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2006.  THE MAKER OF HURRICANE-RESISTANT WINDOWS AND DOORS SAID SALES FOR THE SECOND QUARTER OF THIS YEAR ROSE 4.6% OR A BIT MORE THAN $2 MILLION DOLLARS FROM THE SAME QUARTER LAST YEAR.  ROD HERSHBERGER, PGT’S PRESIDENT AND […]

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