COVID-19 VACCINATION TO BEGIN IN DESOTO COUNTY - PRIORITY GROUPS (65+) The Florida Department of Health in DeSoto County will be offering doses of the Moderna vaccine to seniors age 65 and older beginning Wednesday, January 6, at 9:00 a.m. The County has a limited supply of... Read More.
Charlotte County Sheriffs Office Media Release Charlotte County, FL- Since the very beginning of the pandemic, the Charlotte County Jail has put the health of inmates and staff at the very peak of importance. Extensive cleaning and sanitizing procedures take place daily as well as temperature checks... Read More.
DeSoto County is seeing increases in COVID-19 cases and in hospitalizations. According to the Florida Department of Health, Miami-Dade and DeSoto County have the state's highest rates of new coronavirus cases. The two counties have the state’s highest rates of new coronavirus cases out of... Read More.
The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office will have a drive through Trick or Treating Event on Halloween Night from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. The event will be in our west parking lot. You will enter from E... Read More.
DeSoto County Florida~ EARLY VOTING Any registered and eligible voter in the county may vote early. Early voting is held in the DeSoto County Supervisor of Elections Office at 201 E. Oak Street, Suite 104, Arcaida, FL 34266. Voting Hours: 8AM - 4:30PM Monday - Friday 7AM - 3PM... Read More.
DeSoto County- Sheriff Potter knows that community partnership is very important. That is why last year the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office began its “No Shave” community outreach program. This year... Read More.
Optimistic news for the DeSoto County employment outlook since the COVID 19 pandemic. DeSoto County ranks ninth for the county with the lowest unemployment rate in the state, at 4.5% unemployment. Of the 67 counties in Florida, Lafayette County has the lowest jobless rate at... Read More.
An automobile crash has left one passenger dead in DeSoto County. A 23 year old Port Charlotte man was a passenger in the car. He was ejected and died at the scene. The driver was headed north on Kings Highway, south of CR-761, when he... Read More.
The DeSoto County Sheriff’s office says a repeat offender has been arrested after allegedly stealing a vehicle, using it to steal charcoal from a dollar general, and then trying to conceal the vehicle... Read More.
DeSoto County Sheriffs Narcotic’s Unit conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Highway 31. K9 Kita was present on scene and conducted a free air sniff of the vehicle, which yielded a positive result for the possible presence of narcotics in the vehicle. A... Read More.