DeSoto County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) is requesting any information you may have on the whereabouts of Hector Giles Guerrero on an active warrant for Driving with no Valid Driver's License, Hit and Run - leaving the scene of a crash involving property damage, and... Read More.
The DeSoto County Sheriff's Office will participate in a statewide Click it or Ticket campaign presented by the Florida Department of Transportation from May 23 through June 5, 2022. This high-visibility enforcement effort focuses on violators, emphasizing occupant protection and child safety restraints. Our... Read More.
CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the June 1 launch of the Florida Hometown Heroes Housing Program to help Floridians in over 50 critical professions purchase their first home. The Hometown Heroes Housing Program will be available to Floridians including law enforcement officers,... Read More.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is excited to announce the 2022 Lionfish Challenge tournament, which kicks off May 20 and ends Sept. 6. The Lionfish Challenge is a summer-long lionfish tournament open to... Read More.
LAKELAND, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law HB 95, which enhances penalties for the sale and distribution of opioids in Florida, including fentanyl. “Floridians of all walks of life have witnessed the destruction caused by the opioid epidemic across... Read More.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — Charlotte County Animal Control removed animals from All Creatures Safe Haven, a rescue facility in Punta Gorda. A variety of animals were removed including dogs, cats, a horse, and pigs who were... Read More.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed HB 1571, which prohibits picketing and protesting outside of a person’s place of residence. “Sending unruly mobs to private residences, like we have seen with the angry crowds in front of the homes of... Read More.
This week, we honor all of the men and women who wear the uniform and take an oath to serve and protect their community. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial... Read More.
Punta Gorda, FL – May 10, 2022 Just before 2 p.m. on May 9th, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office responded to an incident on Burnt Store Road that resulted in the death of two construction workers.... Read More.