UPDATE: Earlier this week the North Port Police Department was called for a report of a Sexual Battery on a 15-yr-old victim. We subsequently sent information out to help spread the word and obtain leads. After an extensive investigation and a multitude of interviews, we have... Read More.
On Sunday, 12/8/19, between 0100-0700 hours, a victim was reported to have been sexually battered by a black male. On 12/15/19, she provided a description with a sketch artist and the above image was obtained. The suspect is described as a dark black male,... Read More.
A new investigation shows a number of popular Jamaican beach resorts have covered up alleged sexual assaults and then paid victims to stay silent. A report by the Detroit Free Press said "sexual assaults of tourists are a long-standing and unchecked problem in Jamaica,... Read More.
A VENICE MAN WAS ARRESTED EARLY SUNDAY MORNING AFTER ALLEGEDLY HAVING SEX WITH A MINOR AFTER GIVING HER BEER AND DRUGS. VENICE POLICE SAY THEY WERE CALLED TO A HOME ON SUBSTATION ROAD LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AFTER THE FATHER OF THE 16... Read More.
A CARMELITE FRIAR ARRESTED EARLIER THIS YEAR FOR ALLEGED SEXUAL ABUSE OF A NOKOMIS TEENAGE BOY HAS BEEN SUED. PUBLISHED REPORTS SAY 53 YEAR OLD WILLIAM WERT OF VENICE WAS PICKED UP IN FEBRUARY AFTER THE FATHER FOUND INAPPROPRIATE TEXT MESSAGES ON THE BOY’S... Read More.
MAJOR CRIMES DETECTIVES OF THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTED A PUNTA GORDA MAN WHO ALLEGEDLY GAVE ALCOHOL AND DRUGS TO AT LEAST FOUR TEENAGE BOYS, THEN SEXUALLY BATTERED THEM IN HIS HOME. DEPUTIES SAY THE INVESTIGATION BEGAN WHEN THE STEP-FATHER OF ONE OF... Read More.
NORTH PORT POLICE ARE ASKING FOR HELP IN AN INVESTIGATION OF A SEXUAL BATTERY CASE. POLICE SAY THE ATTACK HAPPENED MONDAY MORNING JUST BEFORE 8:00 IN THE AREA OF PONCE DE LEON BOULEVARD AND BISCAYNE DRIVE. THE VICTIM TOLD POLICE SHE WAS... Read More.
A VENICE MAN WAS ARRESTED YESTERDAY AFTERNOON AFTER AN INVESTIGATION REVEALED HE HAD SEX WITH A TEENAGE BOY. SARASOTA COUNTY DETECTIVES SAY 53 YEAR OLD WILLIAM WERT ENGAGED IN SEXUAL ACTIVITY WITH THE FOURTEEN YEAR OLD NOKOMIS BOY ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS BETWEEN SEPTEMBER AND... Read More.
NORTH PORT POLICE ARRESTED THE MAN RESPONSIBLE FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING AN ELDERLY WOMAN OVER THE WEEKEND. POLICE RELEASED A SKETCH OF THE MAN LATE TUESDAY, AND THEY ARRESTED 23 YEAR OLD EDUARDO BASKAS OF WARM MINERAL SPRINGS. SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES GOT A FINGERPRINT HIT... Read More.
NORTH PORT POLICE HAVE RELEASED A SKETCH OF A MAN WHO SEXUALLY ASSAULTED AN ELDERLY WOMAN AT HER HOME OVER THE WEEKEND. POLICE SAY THEY WERE CALLED TO THE 8200 BLOCK OF HERBISON AVENUE JUST BEFORE 9:30 SUNDAY MORNING BY THE 76 YEAR OLD... Read More.