In a remarkable scene reminiscent of a Mission Impossible movie, a DeSoto deputy in Florida embarked on a daring rescue mission. Sprinting through traffic and leaping onto a moving semi-truck, the deputy's heroics left behind shattered glass as the only evidence of the extraordinary... Read More.
DeSoto County Sheriffs OfficeIncredible work by K-9 Kita, Detective Friend and Deputy Baun! On Thursday, March 2, DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a concerned citizen regarding drug activity. Deputy Baun responded to the call at the Lettuce Lake Boat... Read More.
PUNTA GORDA — A Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputy has been killed during a traffic stop on Interstate 75.Cassandra Smith, 30, of Lakeville, Massachusetts, “was placed under arrest for DUI manslaughter, and is... Read More.
TWO PEOPLE SUSTAINED MINOR INJURIES SATURDAY AFTER NOON IN A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT INVOLVING A CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S VEHICLE. FORTY FOUR YEAR OLD SHERIFF’S DEPUTY VICTORIA SMITH WAS TRAVELING SOUTHBOUND ON COHEN STREET AT ABOUT 2 PM AND STOPPED AT THE STOP SIGN AT ... Read More.
A PORT CHARLOTTE MAN WAS ARRESTED WEDNESDAY AFTER HE OPENED A BEER IN PUBLIC WHILE A CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTY WAS ARRESTING HIS FRIEND ON A WARRANT. DEPUTIES WERE CALLED TO A SERVICE STATION PARKING LOT AT BAYSHORE ROAD AND EDGEWATER DRIVE JUST BEFORE 9PM... Read More.
A CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY HAS RESIGNED AFTER BEING CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OVER THE WEEKEND. 45 YEAR OLD JEFFREY JUBENVILLE, WHO WAS A DETECTIVE IN THE ENGLEWOOD DISTRICT OFFICE, HAD A NEARLY SPOTLESS RECORD IN FOUR YEARS WITH THE DEPARTMENT, AND... Read More.
AN ARCADIA WOMAN WAS ARRESTED EARLY SUNDAY MORNING AFTER SHE REPORTEDLY ATTACKED A DEPUTY FOLLOWING A DISPUTE WITH A WAITRESS AT A PUNTA GORDA RESTAURANT. CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY 27 YEAR OLD AISHEA WILSON WAS WITH A GROUP OF FRIENDS AT DENNY’S WHEN SHE... Read More.