Desoto County Sheriff's Office Parents, are you hesitant to hand over the car keys? Let us help you with your decision. Sign up your teen NOW for our Teen Driver Challenge!
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 Sheriff's Office ATTENTION!! Our Teen Driver Challenge is officially FULL! But don't worry, we are continuously accepting applications in the event of a cancellation. All submitted applications will be kept for the next scheduled... Read More.
DeSoto County Sheriff's Office is recognizing #DrowsyDriverAwarenessDay by encouraging you to raise awareness of the harmful impacts of sleep deprivation.The best way to offset drowsiness while driving is to STOP... 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.
ARCADIA —Kiara Rishelle Morant, 18, the woman accused of killing a child with her SUV, is being held on no bond at DeSoto County Jail. She is being charged with driving without a drivers license and... Read More.
DeSoto County Sheriffs Office EVENT RESCHEDULEDDue to unexpected facility repairs to the parking lot at... Read More.
The Florida Highway Patrol has reported that a Texas man has been arrested for killing a Punta Gorda woman Monday morning in a car accident in Port Charlotte. In that car was a 37-year-old Angela Harris. She died on the scene. Harris leaves... Read More.
DeSoto County - National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 18th-24th, 2020.Sheriff James F. Potter and the staff at the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office would like to help raise awareness as traffic crashes are the leading cause of death among teens.The DeSoto County Sheriff's... Read More.
A DRIVER WITH ONLY A LEARNER’S PERMIT SUSTAINED MINOR INJURIES IN A TRAFFIC ACCIDENT ON I-75 NEAR MILE MARKER 210 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. A REPORT FROM THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS NINETEEN YEAR OLD JULIANNA ABUNDEZ OF PALMETTO, FLORIDA WAS TRAVELING NORTHBOUND IN THE RIGHT... Read More.