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September Is National Suicide Prevention Month

At DeSoto County Sheriff's Office, we're committed to the safety and well-being of our community. September is National Suicide Prevention Month, a crucial time to raise awareness and remind everyone that help is always available.

Suspect Covered Homicide With Suicide Story

North Port Police Department Clinton Pittman (38) has been charged with Homicide, Tampering with Evidence, and two counts of Possession of Firearm as a Felon.Tuesday morning NPPD units were called... Read More.

Murder Suicide Rocks Port Charlotte Neighborhood

CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE-Around 9:30 Wednesday morning, a call was placed into the Charlotte County Sheriffs office reporting multiple shots fired heard on Great Falls Terrace. When deputies arrived they found a single female victim in the driver seat of her vehicle. Multiple rounds... Read More.

U.S. troops killed in Syria suicide attack claimed by ISIS

Four Americans, including two U.S. service members, were among those killed in an attack in northern Syria Wednesday, the same day Vice President Mike Pence said ISIS, which claimed responsibility for the attack, "has been defeated."U.S. Central Command said in a statement Wednesday that... Read More.

APPARENT SUICIDE AT CHURCH

THE CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S MAJOR CRIMES UNIT IS INVESTIGATING A POSSIBLE SUICIDE AND ATTEMPTED SUICIDE OF TWO PEOPLE FOUND BEHIND A CHURCH AROUND 7:30 SUNDAY MORNING. A REPORT FROM THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS THE PASTOR OF FRIENDSHIP UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ON PARAMOUNT DRIVE IN... Read More.

POSSIBLE SUICIDE IN NORTH PORT

A BODY WAS FOUND IN A NORTH PORT HOME WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND IT APPEARS TO BE A SUICIDE.  POLICE WERE CALLED TO 3690 SESAME STREET JUST BEFORE 8:30PM WHERE NORTH PORT EMS WAS ATTENDING TO  17 YEAR OLD BRITTANY PALUMBO.  THE PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION SHOWS... Read More.