Punta Gorda, FL – June 1, 2022 A suspicious person lurking in the area of Sunkist Drive and Grapefruit Lane in Punta Gorda, alerted neighbors to notify CCSO. The suspicious man was identified as 24-year-old Shane Sexton. As the deputy arrived on scene, they observed a... Read More.
The 2022 Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday started Saturday (May 28) and goes until June 10. Download a disaster supply kit checklist to see what you might need. :
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veteran Affairs’ National Cemetery Administration will host its first public Memorial Day ceremonies since 2019. Sarasota National Cemetery Boasting a generous 295-acres, this national cemetery will serve veterans’ needs for the next 50 years. It’s complete... Read More.
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.