An unidentified 20-year-old Port Charlotte man died Saturday night falling out of the back of a large truck into oncoming traffic in DeSoto County. The accident occurred at 11:47 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of State Road 70 and NW Pine Level Street. ... Read More.
A local Port Charlotte County man has been arrested in connection with the Jan. 6th Capital riots. Adam Avery Honeycutt owns Bundy’s Bail Bonds at 4549 Tamiami Trail in Punta Gorda. He was taken into custody Thursday by the FBI in Jacksonville. Honeycutt... Read More.
Brett Johnston and Kyle Johnston PHOTO PROVIDED BY THE DESOTO COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE The two brothers accused of assisting in the killing of a homeless man in Arcadia last December are set to go free with probation. Kyle and Brett Johnston took a plea... 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.
Andrew D. Bailey, 28, of Sarasota, has been arrested and is facing two (2) counts of burglary of a structure following two rooftop burglaries in the City of Sarasota between November 29, 2019 and December 1, 2019. On November 29, 2019 at approximately 11:30 a.m.,... Read More.
A 22-year-old man pushed a brand-new BMW into a river because he didn't like the car he received as a birthday gift. The Times of India reports the man wanted a Jaguar instead. According to the report, an Indian man named Akash was so... Read More.
Most people spend the day after Christmas relaxing with their families. But one man began a journey across the Atlantic in a barrel. Navigator Jean-Jacques Savin, of France, is currently floating somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean in nothing more than a bright orange barrel.... Read More.
A SECOND MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE BURGLARY OF THE SPRING TRAINING HOME OF THREE RAYS PLAYERS IN MARCH. DETECTIVES PICKED UP 19 YEAR OLD DAVID RUFINO OF NORTH PORT AT US 41 AND COCHRAN BOULEVARD JUST BEFORE 10PM LAST NIGHT. ... Read More.
AN ENGLEWOOD MAN WAS ARRESTED AFTER HE ALLEGEDLY BILKED A 97-YEAR OLD WOMAN OUT OF NEARLY $600,000 SINCE MARCH. SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY 69 YEAR OLD JOSEPH CIRILLO MOVED IN WITH THE WOMAN BACK IN 2003 AND EVENTUALLY WAS GRANTED POWER OF ATTORNEY. DETECTIVES... Read More.
AN ELDERLY MAN MISSING SINCE SATURDAY WAS FOUND IN GADSEN COUNTY EARLY THIS MORNING. SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY GADSEN COUNTY DEPUTIES FOUND 76 YEAR OLD WILLIAM BURKE DRIVING HIS CAR ON HIGHWAY 90 IN QUINCY, WHICH IS IN THE PANHANDLE NORTHWEST OF TALLAHASSEE AND... Read More.