Death Investigation at the Charlotte County Jail

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an inmate tonight at the Charlotte County Jail. The inmate was found unresponsive in his cell at 5:15pm after last being checked at approximately 5:00pm. Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit are on scene and conducting an investigation. Further information will be available after the Medical Examiner completes their report. Additional details are in the release (link below).

Traffic Operation Targets Speeding Motorcycles; Air Unit Assists

A suspect who fled a traffic stop on his motorcycle discovered there was one member of the Sheriff's Office fleet he couldn't outrun – because they can fly! That suspect, tracked by our aviation unit, was arrested during a two day traffic enforcement operation targeting speeding motorcycles. The operation was put together in response to multiple complaints for motorcycles speeding in the Port Charlotte area. Details on the arrest and operation's results are available on our blog.

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