The National Hurricane Center reports that a Tropical Depression Nine is taking shape in the Central Caribbean. This tropical depression It is now forecast to possibly become a hurricane as it approaches Florida next week. There is still a number of variables with this... Read More.
A 12 year old Arcadia child was killed on Saturday afternoon. Florida Highway Patrol said the boy and two others were injured after they were hit by a pickup truck while crossing the street. Authorities say the truck stopped on West Pine Street at the... Read More.
DeSoto County Sheriff's Office - In the late evening hours on September 12, 2022, Cpl. Baker and K9 Liberty completed a traffic stop on Hwy. 17 of a... Read More.
DeSoto County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) is requesting any information you may have on the whereabouts of Devonte Wilson on an active Warrant for two (2) counts of felony Possession of a Controlled Substance without a Prescription, one (1) count of Possession of Cannabis (more... Read More.
Punta Gorda, Fl- There is a $20,000 Dollar Reward For Information leading to the return of 28 Parrots that were stolen from the Parrot Outreach Society in Punta Gorda. In a... Read More.
The Department of Children and Families in coordination with the Florida Department of Health in DeSoto County will hold a SNAP-Ed Community Awareness Fair at the Turner Center on September 17, 2022. This FUN event for our community that will promote healthy eating... Read More.
National Police Woman Day is celebrated each year on September 12. The day acknowledges and celebrates the contribution of female police officers who enforce law and order around the country. Today only roughly 10% of the police force in the United States is made... Read More.
DeSoto County Sheriff's Office DeSoto and Charlotte Deputies team up to make arrest in the pouring rain!
Punta Gorda, FL- September 8, 2022 On November 9, 2020, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit received a Department of Children and Families investigation for a criminal investigation for allegations of inappropriate sexual abuse of a minor. Robert William Sanchez (02/27/86) was arrested on December... Read More.
Can You Sssspot the Indigo Snake? End of summer means indigo snakes will be on the move in northern parts of... Read More.