DISBARRED VENICE ATTORNEY GETS 4 YEARS

A VENICE ATTORNEY ACCUSED OF TAKING OVER A MILLION DOLLARS FROM TRUST ACCOUNTS WENT TO PRISON WEDNESDAY.  THE HERALD TRIBUNE SAYS 67 YEAR OLD RAYMOND MILLER ENTERED A NO CONTEST PLEA TO A CHARGE THAT HE STOLE OVER $900,000 FROM THE TRUST OF BEILA MILLET, WHO SURVIVED MEDICAL EXPERIMENTS IN A NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMP.  THE […]

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MAN BUSTED FOR POINTING GUN AT WORKING MEN

A DEEP CREEK MAN WAS ARRESTED TUESDAY AFTER ALLEGEDLY POINTING A GUN AT TWO PEOPLE IN AN ATTEMPT TO GET THEM TO MOVE THEIR TRUCK.  CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY 32 YEAR OLD NATHANIEL ANDERSON HAD JUST GOTTEN INTO AN ARGUMENT WITH A WOMAN WHEN HE ENCOUNTERED THE LAWN CARE WORKERS NEAR LASALLE ROAD AND NOBLE […]

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ROAD IMPACT FEES CUT IN HALF

SARASOTA COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ON WEDNESDAY VOTED 4-1 TO REDUCE THE FEES ON BUILDING PERMITS ISSUED BEFORE FEBRUARY FIRST OF 2013.  COMMISSIONER JOHN THAXTON WAS THE LONE DISSENTER.  PROJECTS MUST BE BUILT AND HAVE A CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY BY THE FOLLOWING FEBRUARY FIRST TO REMAIN QUALIFIED FOR THE REDUCED FEES.  HOME BUILDERS SAY THEY NEED THE […]

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PERSON OF INTEREST IN CUSTODY IN DOUBLE MURDER

THE SARASOTA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE HAS NAMED 47 YEAR OLD JOHN LEE AS A PERSON OF INTEREST IN CONNECTION WITH THE DOUBLE MURDER THAT OCCURRED MONDAY NIGHT.  DEPUTIES ARRESTED LEE AT A HOME IN THE 800 BLOCK OF EAST 7TH AVENUE IN ENGLEWOOD WITH AN ASSIST FROM CHARLOTTE COUNTY WARRANT DEPUTIES TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  LEE WAS […]

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SARASOTA HOME INVASION ROBBERY

SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES ARE LOOKING FOR A SUSPECT IN A HOME INVASION ROBBERY.  AUTHORITIES SAY THEY WERE CALLED TO A HOME IN THE 2000 BLOCK OF TERRY LANE IN SARASOTA JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT THIS MORNING BY THE ELDERLY VICTIM, WHO TOLD THEM SHE RETURNED HOME AND PARKED IN HER GARAGE WHEN THE SUSPECT RAN INSIDE […]

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