DeSoto County Sheriff's Office This week we are accepting school supply donations to benefit DeSoto County students. All donations will be prepared and distributed to students in our Back-to-School Drive-Thru... Read More.
A 12 year old Arcadia child was killed on Saturday afternoon. Florida Highway Patrol said the boy and two others were injured after they were hit by a pickup truck while crossing the street.Authorities say the truck stopped on West Pine Street at the... Read More.
An unidentified 20-year-old Port Charlotte man died Saturday night falling out of the back of a large truck into oncoming traffic in DeSoto County.The accident occurred at 11:47 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of State Road 70 and NW Pine Level Street. ... Read More.
A FIRE BROKE OUT ON A PROPERTY IN ENGLEWOOD TUESDAY NIGHT, DOING DAMAGE TO A TRUCK AND DESTROYING A SHED. THE ENGLEWOOD FIRE CONTROL DISTRICT SAID THE FIRE BROKE OUT JUST AFTER 6PM AT 2175 BRIDGE STREET. CREWS RESPONDING COULD SEE A COLUMN OF... Read More.
THE DRIVER OF A TRACTOR-TRAILER RAN OFF THE ROAD IN A CONSTRUCTION ZONE OF THE INTERSTATE YESTERDAY AFTERNOON. THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 57 YEAR OLD VERNON IVES OF FT. LAUDERDALE WAS SOUTHBOUND ON I-75 ABOUT A MILE SOUTH OF LAUREL ROAD... Read More.
A TAMPA MAN WAS CITED IN AN ACCIDENT THAT SNARLED TRAFFIC ON THE INTERSTATE TUESDAY MORNING. THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 37 YEAR OLD RAYMOND PADILLA WAS SOUTHBOUND IN THE LEFT LANE OF THE INTERSTATE BETWEEN THE HARBORVIEW ROAD AND KINGS HIGHWAY... Read More.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY DETECTIVES ARRESTED A PUNTA GORDA MAN AFTER HE REPORTED ONE OF HIS DUMP TRUCKS WAS STOLEN AND HE COLLECTED ON THE INSURANCE ON IT. DEPUTIES SAY THE TRUCK WAS OWNED BY THOMAS FAPPIANO AND HIS PARTNERS PETER AND JANIS FALKENSTERN, AND THE... Read More.
A MIAMI TRUCK DRIVER WAS CITED BY THE HIGHWAY PATROL IN AN ACCIDENT MONDAY AFTERNOON. TROOPERS SAY 48 YEAR OLD OSCAR RAMIREZ WAS TRAVELING NORTH ON THE INTERSTATE SOUTH OF FRUITVILLE ROAD AT AROUND 2PM WHEN HE LOST CONTROL OF HIS FREIGHT LINER AND... Read More.
A VENICE MAN WAS SITED IN AN ACCIDENT ON THE INTERSTATE THIS MORNING THAT WILL HAVE A LANE CLOSED FOR QUITE SOME TIME. THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 61 YEAR OLD RICHARD WILSON WAS SOUTHBOUND ON THE INTERSTATE JUST NORTH OF THE RIVER ROAD... Read More.