Sciott Signs New Designer Drugs Law

Gov. Rick Scott’s signed into a law adding 27 new designer drugs to the state’s controlled substances list. It’s now a third degree felony for someone to make or sell the drugs, or possess them with intent to sell. Fox4 reports Attorney General Pam Bondi says the drugs in question have street names such as […]

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Sarasota Woman Busted for Practicing Medicine Without a License

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office have arrested 44-year old Christine Patterson of Sarasota for Practicing Medicine without a License after a patient complained that she performed a post-operative procedure on her following cosmetic surgery. Authorities say a patient complained of swelling a couple of days after having a procedure. The doctor was out of town […]

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Shades pull down burglary suspect

A Port Charlotte man was arrested Tuesday after investigators identified him from a pair of Oakley sunglasses he left at a home he allegedly burglarized, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office. Chad Michael Hayes, 26, 3500 block of Depew Ave., Port Charlotte, faces charges of dealing in stolen property, three counts of armed burglary, […]

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Pot Growhouse Busted in Punta Gorda

An investigation of possible animal neglect in Punta Gorda led CCSO detectives to a marijuana growhouse. Detectives and Animal Control officers headed to a property on Oil Well Road to serve a search warrant for abused or neglected livestock. Once 49-year old Pablo Cauz was served, officers headed into a detached garage and found 87 […]

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