“Creating Safe Spaces – Bullying Prevention and Intervention”Hey DeSoto County,As the back-to-school season is now in full swing, I feel it is a crucial time to address a topic that remains close to our hearts: Bullying Prevention and Intervention. August is designated as “Don’t... Read More.
“Strengthening Our Community: Reporting Crime and Suspicious Activity”As your dedicated Sheriff, it is both an honor and a privilege to serve and protect our community. Today I want to reflect on a crucial message that requires your support and active participation to benefit each... Read More.
NORTH PORT, Fla. – The Gabby Petito Murder Story is back in the news. The attorney for the family of Brian Laundrie’s wants copies of all the family’s texts, calls and other phone records for a six-month stretch of 2021 obtained by the parents of... Read More.
Dear DeSoto County, I have written in the past about traffic safety, and now I feel compelled to bring up the topic again and include some important tips for all of us to keep in mind as we navigate our day on the roads of... Read More.
ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE: February 22 & 23NE Clems Dairy ST at NE Turner Ave will be closed for cross-drain replacement. This will make the road impassable on the listed dates... Read More.
Hurricane Ian Updates ~Parents, Families and District Employees – The School District of DeSoto County will continue its close collaboration with local Emergency Management officials on decisions regarding school closure. A decision will be made... Read More.
Northern Syria -- Hoda Muthana left Alabama at the age of 19 to join ISIS of her own free will. Now she wants to come home, with her young son, but whether she will be able to get back into the United States is... Read More.