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Punta Gorda Police Warn Of Phone Scam

Punta Gorda Police are warning residents to be aware of this attempted scam. The Police Department has received a couple calls in the last few days regarding residents returning phone calls. The residents state that they missed a call from the Punta Gorda Police... Read More.

Punta Gorda Police Surveil Local Waterways

In recent days the Punta Gorda Police Department Marine Unit conducted nighttime safety compliance surveillance of area waterways. This included random checks of vessels operating surrounding waterways, checks of the approximately thirty boats moored in various locations in the river, and specialized patrols in canals... Read More.
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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.

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.
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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.

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.
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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.

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.