Operation Dry Streets

On March 13th through the 15th, the Florida Police Chiefs Association, the Florida Highway Patrol and the Florida Sheriffs Association, to include the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office and the Punta Gorda Police Department will... Read More.

Operation Yields 16 Arrests for Unlicensed Contracting

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested 16 people on multiple charges during Operation Freelancer VIII, an undercover operation to protect citizens from unlicensed contractors. Detectives worked with the Sarasota County Building Department, the Florida Department... Read More.

Operation Triple Beam Nets 120 Arrests

Federal law enforcement joined state and local law enforcement at a joint news conference in Fort Myers this afternoon. "Operation Triple Beam" was a multi-agency effort to take guns, drugs, and violent criminals off... Read More.

Sarasota Retail Operation Nabs 16

After a five day operation, Sarasota County deputies arrested 16 people for retail theft. In 2013, deputies and local retail stores teamed up to reduce retail theft, with a focus in Sarasota, Venice... Read More.

Operation Southern Shield

Troopers in several southern states, including Florida, are participating in "Operation Southern Shield" this week. Cops will be focusing efforts on ticketing speeding drivers.

Operation Wolfpack Starts Friday Night

Starting Friday Florida Highway Patrol will conduct DUI Wolfpack Detail in Sarasota County. This will take place on Friday from 8:00 PM until Saturday, May 25, at 4:00 AM. FHP says they aim to... Read More.