The DeSoto County Sheriff's Office encourages all ages to know and understand current boating regulations. Regulations are updated and subject to change every year. To see this updated information, please visit:
The 31th Annual Venice Christmas Boat Parade sets sail on Saturday, Dec. 7 in the Intracoastal Waterway. Boats get underway at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome and all boaters are invited to join in the fun. The parade starts just north of the Albee Road... Read More.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WILL CONSIDER SPENDING ABOUT THREE MILLION DOLLARS TO BUY A PIECE OF LAND THAT WILL ADD PARKING SPACES AND ANOTHER BOAT LAUNCH AT THE PLACIDA BOAT RAMP. ACCORDING TO THE SUN, COUNTY OFFICIALS ARE NEGOTIATING A SHORT-SALE ON APPROXIMATELY FOURTEEN... Read More.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY DETECTIVES ARRESTED TWO MEN AFTER THEY WERE CAUGHT TRYING TO STEAL A BOAT BY THE OWNERS. DEPUTIES SAY SARAH FREEMAN OF 256 TORRINGTON STREET IN PORT CHARLOTTE HEARD A NOISE IN FRONT OF THE HOUSE AT AROUND 10:30 THURSDAY NIGHT. SHE NOTICED... Read More.