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POLICE INTERCEPT PLANNED ARMED ROBBERY

PUNTA GORDA POLICE ARRESTED FOUR CAPE CORAL SUSPECTS WHO WERE ALLEGEDLY ON THEIR WAY TO COMMIT A HOME INVASION ROBBERY IN PORT CHARLOTTE FRIDAY NIGHT.  A POLICE OFFICER STOPPED A CHEVY TRUCK WHICH DID NOT HAVE AN OPERATING TAIL LIGHT JUST BEFORE 10:30PM AND... Read More.
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GEORGE KENNEY INVESTIGATED BY POLICE

NORTH PORT POLICE DETECTIVES HAVE SEIZED COMPUTERS AND VIDEO EQUIPMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF NORTH PORT HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL GEORGE KENNY AS THEY INVESTIGATE KENNY’S USE OF HYPNOSIS ON STUDENTS. ACCORDING TO A REPORT IN THE HERALD TRIBUNE, KENNEY’S USE OF HYPNOSIS WAS MORE... Read More.

POLICE OFFICER PREVENTS GRAND THEFT

A SARASOTA POLICE OFFICER PREVENTED THE THEFT OF CABLE BY BEING OBSERVANT WHILE ON PATROL SATURDAY NIGHT.  POLICE SAY THE OFFICER ROLLED UP ON A VAN IN THE 700 BLOCK OF SOUTH TAMIAMI TRAIL AT AROUND 9PM AND OBSERVED 59 YEAR OLD MANUEL TENA... Read More.
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VENICE HAS NEW POLICE CHIEF

THE CITY OF VENICE HAS SELECTED CAPTAIN TOM MCNULTY FROM THREE FINALISTS TO RUN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT THERE.  MCNULTY WAS NAMED CHIEF OVER FORMER NORTH PORT POLICE CHIEF AND CURRENT INTERIM CITY MANAGER TERRY LEWIS AND CLEARWATER POLICE CHIEF MARK TEUNIS.  VENICE INTERIM... Read More.

WOMAN SLAPS TEEN IN THE HEAD IN FRONT OF POLICE

A PORT CHARLOTTE WOMAN WAS ARRESTED EARLY YESTERDAY AFTER AUTHORITIES WERE CALLED TO HER HOME TO BREAK UP A PARTY.  CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THEY WERE CALLED TO A HOME IN THE 21300 BLOCK OF COULTON AVENUE IN REFERENCE TO A DISTURBANCE.  A MAN... Read More.
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VENICE POLICE CHIEF SEARCH DOWN TO 10

THE SEARCH FOR A NEW POLICE CHIEF IN VENICE HAS BEEN NARROWED DOWN TO TEN FINALISTS.  PUBLISHED REPORTS SAY VENICE POLICE CAPTAIN TOM MCNULTY AND INTERIM NORTH PORT CITY MANAGER TERRY LEWIS ARE AMONG THE FINALISTS, WHO WILL BE INTERVIEWED IN A PUBLIC MEETING... Read More.

POLICE ACTIVITY IN ENGLEWOOD

SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES DESCENDED UPON AN AREA NEAR THE NEW CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BUILDING SOUTH OF DEARBORN STREET TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  SHERIFF’S SPOKESPERSON SARAH KENNIFF TOLD WFLN NEWS THAT DETECTIVES WERE FOLLOWING LEADS IN THE INVESTIGATION OF AT LEAST NINE BREAK-INS OVER THE PAST TWO... Read More.
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ACTING POLICE CHIEF GETS PERMANENT ROLE

NORTH PORT’S ACTING POLICE CHIEF, KEVIN VESPIA, WILL BECOME THE PERMANENT CHIEF.  IN A MONDAY ANNOUNCEMENT, INTERIM CITY MANAGER AND FORMER POLICE CHIEF TERRY LEWIS ANNOUNCED THAT VESPIA WILL TAKE OVER THE POSITION THIS MONTH.  VESPIA, 39 SAID HE WAS HONORED BY THE RECOMMENDATION... Read More.

NORTH PORT POLICE OFFICERS QUESTIONED

NORTH PORT POLICE SAY THEY PLAN TO QUESTION TWO OFFICERS WHO WATCHED TWO PEOPLE HAVE SEX THROUGH A WINDOW WHILE TRYING TO SERVE A WARRANT.  PUBLISHED REPORTS SAY A ROUTINE WARRANT CHECK AT A HOME IN THE 4200 BLOCK OF SYMCO AVENUE EARLY TUESDAY... Read More.