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  1. Man who allegedly stole scratch-off tickets caught while trying to redeem themRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WWSB

    A Sarasota man who allegedly stole lottery tickets earlier this week was arrested Wednesday when he tried to redeem some of them. Deputies say Joseph Dillow of Sarasota broke into the Orin Little Convenience Store on Harbor Boulevard in Port Charlotte sometime overnight between Sunday and Monday.

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  2. Retirement worker accused of abusing Alzheimer patientRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WWSB

    A retirement worker at the Royal Palm Retirement Center in Port Charlotte has been accused of abusing an Alzheimer patient in a nursing home. According to the The Sun Herald, Kenneth Summerall, 28, allegedly put an 84-year-old into a bear hug, dragging him back to his room, where he pushed him into a door or door frame, causing an injury to the left side of his head.

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  3. Trailer filled with Boy Scout gear stolen from church parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WWSB

    A trailer filled with camping gear and uniforms worth around $10,000 that belongs to a local Boy Scout troop was stolen this past weekend. On Saturday, deputies in Charlotte County were called to a church parking lot on Rampart Boulevard in Port Charlotte when the victim discovered the trailer was missing.

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  4. Charlotte County firefighters take action toward school bus safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | WWSB

    School bus safety has become a concern nationwide and our local firefighters are taking action to ensure all children are safe. On Thursday, Dec. 6, at 8:15 a.m. a fire engine with banners posted on the side of it will be set up on Engine 1 located near 3883 South Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte.

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  5. Three children found in home filled with trash, feces and urineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | WWSB

    Deputies say when they entered a Charlotte County home, they found three children living inside surrounded by trash, feces, and urine. The sheriff's office was called on Saturday to a home on MacLellan Avenue in Port Charlotte on reports of possible child neglect.

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  6. Friends Demanding Answers as the Search Continues for the Fatal Hit-and-Run Driver in VeniceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 16 | WWSB

    Troopers are still searching for the driver that crashed into a motorcycle last Friday night - killing a Port Charlotte man. It happened at the intersection of Jacaranda Boulevard and U.S. 41 in Venice.

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  7. Uber driver leads deputies to pawn store theft suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 15 | WWSB

    PORT CHARLOTTE, FL An Uber driver is credited with helping deputies in Charlotte County locate the man they say stole from a area pawn shop. The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office posted a photo of two suspects in a November 6th theft at Lone Star Pawn in Port Charlotte on their Facebook page and say that within an hour, a man contacted the sheriff's office.

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  8. Drugs found by deputies investigating shooting in Charlotte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2018 | WWSB

    A Charlotte County man is in custody for allegedly possessing illegal drugs inside his home that were found during an investigation into a drive-by shooting on his property. Job Partridge has been arrested and charged with Cocaine Possession, Marijuana Possession and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, according to a release from the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office.

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  9. Deputies looking for man who tried to drown K9 officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | WWSB

    Deputies in Charlotte County are looking for a man who they say tried to a drown a K9 officer while running from them. On Saturday, deputies were called to the 7-Eleven on Tamiami Trail in Port Charlotte for a retail theft.

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  10. 12-year-old boy on bike seriously injured after being hit by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | WWSB

    SOUTH GULF COVE, FL - A 12-year-old suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car in Charlotte County Thursday night. Troopers say Spencer Becton of Port Charlotte was riding his bike on Appleton Boulevard in Port Charlotte when he tried to cross the eastbound lanes, directly in front of a vehicle.

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  11. Prevent Back Problems with Simple Tips from Freedom Rehab | Suncoast ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | WWSB

    SARASOTA, FL - Back pain is one of the most common complaints of adults of all ages. Experts estimate that 80 percent of us will experience it at one time or another.

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  12. Two homeless people charged after filling empty lot with trash then abandoning itRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | WWSB

    PORT CHARLOTTE, FL - Two homeless people are facing charges after deputies say they stored and later abandoned more than 500 pounds of trash, furniture and debris on a vacant lot in Port Charlotte. Mark Rollins, 24, and Lydia Hertz, 26, are homeless and were living on the lot on Cedarwood Street.

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  13. Sex offender accused of raping woman, throwing her off bridge caught in North PortRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | WWSB

    NORTH PORT, FL - A man who allegedly raped a woman at gunpoint then threw her off a bridge in Fort Myers has been arrested in Sarasota County. Melvin Williams was taken into custody in North Port after leaving a hotel in Port Charlotte.

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  14. Residents' reports lead to arrest of man on multiple chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | WWSB

    PORT CHARLOTTE, FL - Deputies are thanking residents for reporting suspicious behavior, leading to the arrest of a man who they say forced his way into a lanai. Sunday, deputies were called to Heritage Oak Park in Port Charlotte.

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  15. Helicopter used to catch motorcyclist going 88mph in 45mph zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | WWSB

    PUNTA GORDA, FL - The sheriff's office says a motorcyclist thought he could outrun the law but he couldn't outrun their helicopter. Last Thursday night, during an operation to capture speeding motorcyclists, deputies say they found 29-year-old Michael Ransom going 88mph in a 45mph zone in North Fort Myers.

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  16. Deputies determine man killed wife before killing himself in Port CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | WWSB

    PORT CHARLOTTE, FL - A death investigation in Charlotte County has concluded a man killed his wife before taking his own life. Deputies were called to a home on Gardner Drive in Port Charlotte last Thursday night after receiving a call from someone concerned they had not been able to reach 43-year-old Emily Turner.

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  17. Disabled Venice man confined to wheelchair still missing after two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | WWSB

    VENICE, FL - It's been a very rough two years for the family of George Kuehne. They are still trying to find out what happened to him.

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  18. Deputies investigating report of man following woman and her children around TargetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | WWSB

    PORT CHARLOTTE, FL - Deputies are releasing information about a suspicious man engaging children in conversation in Charlotte County after several social media posts began circulating online. The sheriff's office was called to Target in Port Charlotte around 8pm on Saturday after a mother with small children reported that earlier in the day, around 11am, a man followed her and her children around the toy aisles, talking to the children about toys.

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  19. Reward now offered after man shot multiple times and left for dead on North Port streetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | WWSB

    NORTH PORT - Police are looking for the person who shot a 20-year-old man multiple times in North Port, leaving him dead in the street. Tyren Kinard's body was found on Sawyer Circle in North Port around 7:30am on Saturday, near the Charlotte County line, in an undeveloped area.

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  20. Murder victim's body found in undeveloped area of Port CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | WWSB

    NORTH PORT, FL - Police have identified the body of a man found murdered in an undeveloped area of Port Charlotte on Saturday. Tyren Anthony Kinard, 20, of Port Charlotte was found dead around 7:30am Saturday morning in a remote area on Sawyer Circle near the Charlotte County line.

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