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Operation Crackdown Leads to Eight Punta Gorda Narcotics Arrests

Punta Gorda, FLOn June 20th, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, in collaboration with Punta Gorda Police Department, conducted an operation titled “Crackdown” in the city of Punta Gorda regarding illegal narcotics activity. As part of this operation, eight arrests were made and a search... Read More.

Operation Outdoor Freedom Offers Adventures To Wounded Veterans

DeSoto County, Fl -Operation Outdoor Freedom is a program that runs under the Florida Forest Service and provides outdoor adventures to wounded veterans.The events are provided free of charge to the veterans. They require that the veterans are Florida residents and are 30% VA... Read More.

Operation Loose Wire Local Results

Charlotte County, FL – September 27, 2021Members of the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office recently participated in Operation Loose Wire led by the Florida Sheriffs Association, along with 16 other Florida sheriff’s offices. The initiative focused on reducing the number of livestock that are at... Read More.

Florida Highway Patrol To Participate In Operation Safe Drive

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today through March 4, 2021, the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) joins its southeastern law enforcement partners to participate in the Operation Safe DRIVE (Distracted Reckless Impaired Visibility Enforcement) safety campaign. The Operation Safe DRIVE campaign is a high visibility, education and enforcement... Read More.

Operation Dry Streets

On March 13th through the 15th, the Florida Police Chiefs Association, the Florida Highway Patrol and the Florida Sheriffs Association, to include the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office and the Punta Gorda Police Department will conduct a joint DUI enforcement operation throughout the state of... Read More.

OPERATION MELTDOWN RESULTS IN 62 ARRESTS

SARASOTA COUNTY SHERIFF TOM KNIGHT HELD A NEWS CONFERENCE MONDAY TO ANNOUNCE THE RESULTS OF OPERATION MELTDOWN, A TWO-WEEK INTENSIVE EFFORT TO CRACK DOWN ON METAL THEFTS AND BURGLARIES IN THE COUNTY.  KNIGHT SAID THE EFFORT FOCUSED ON TWO PRIMARY CRIME PATTERNS; THE THEFT... Read More.

OPERATION MEDICINE CABINET

CHARLOTTE COUNTY RESIDENTS WILL NO LONGER HAVE TO WAIT FOR A SPECIAL EVENT TO DROP OFF THEIR UNUSED OR EXPIRED MEDICATIONS. SHERIFF BILL CAMERON HAS CALLED A PRESS CONFERENCE AT 10 AM TOMORROW AT THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT MID-COUNTY OFFICE IN PROMENADES MALL IN PORT... Read More.