Around 7:30pm Thursday, the manager of a Big Lots store in Port Charlotte called the sheriff's office when she suspected a woman was shoplifting. The manager told deputies that a woman had gone to the restroom with a shopping cart full of items and when the manager went to check on her, she found ga
Deputy Robert Pounds saw a driver speeding around 4:30am Tuesday on Airport-Pulling Road in Collier County. He pulled the car over and as he walked up quickly realized the passenger was about to give birth.
The sheriff’s office says around 4pm last Thursday, September 26, they were called to Starlite Lane and Ocean Boulevard in Port Charlotte where neighbors said an injured man had been seen walking along the streets.
The abuse line was activated on August 28, the same day Governor Ron DeSantis declared a State of Emergency. From then through Labor Day, the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division says it’s received more than 2,100 complaints about price gouging.
On February 3, deputies say two men approached an outside kiosk at the mall in Ellenton, broke into the register and started to steal cash. Two workers confronted the men and got into a fight that ended with one of the workers on the ground being kicked by a suspect.
A deputy came out to the scene and made contact with 23-year-old Joseph Valderramma, noticing yellow stains on his shirt as Valderramma told him that he had gotten his vehicle stuck in the woman’s yard.
Sarasota Police say the father walked into the A&F Jewelry and Loan store on North Washington Boulevard around 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 with his infant child in a carrier and asked the clerk if he could pawn a baby.