Death Investigation on Washington Loop

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office responded to an address on the 31000 block of Washington Loop at approximately 4:30pm on Sunday, September 9th, in reference to a call for a missing 2-year-old child. Prior to law enforcement arrival, the child was located by family members in a pond on the property. Charlotte County Fire and... Continue Reading →

Marlympia/US17 Death Investigation

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office was contacted early this afternoon at approximately 12:40 pm regarding a report of a body being sighted by a passerby in a drainage ditch at the intersection of U.S.17 and Marlympia Way, Punta Gorda. Initial inspection of the body was that of a still unidentified male. The body did not... Continue Reading →

Preventing Overdose Through Safe Disposal of Medications and Seeking Help for Addiction

As International Overdose Awareness Day approaches, it is important to remember that prevention is a critical element to reduce addiction and overdose. Safely disposing of unused medications is one prevention step we all can take. Drug Free Charlotte County has “DisposalRx” medication disposal pouches available, at no cost, to residents in our county. These pouches... Continue Reading →

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