Lieutenant Ryan Barber recently completed the 141st Administrative Officers Course at the Southern Police Institute (SPI). Lieutenant Barber graduated the prestigious program on the Dean’s List. He currently serves as a Watch Commander within the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Bureau of Detention. The Southern Police Institute is part of the Department of Criminal Justice of... Continue Reading →
Sage Cambron and her biological mother, Brenda Cambron, were located this morning by the Clinton Police Department in Mississippi. Sage was reported missing by her foster guardian on Monday from their home in Port Charlotte. After a search of her neighborhood, detectives quickly identified Sage's biological parents as persons of interest in her disappearance. Sage's... Continue Reading →
During the last week of April, forty Sheriff's Offices throughout the State of Florida participated in the Florida Sheriff's Association Task Force "Operation School Zone Safety." Our mission as local law enforcement was to provide a high level of patrol in school zones to ensure our children's safe return to school from spring break. There... Continue Reading →
The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that Corporal David Musgrove was honored by the Florida Elks as their 2019 Enrique Camarena Award recipient. Each year, the Elks present the Enrique S. Camarena Award to a member of law enforcement who best exemplifies the qualities and principles for which Agent Camarena gave his life.
Two Port Charlotte residents are still in custody today at the Charlotte County Jail after their arrests on Sunday evening. The arrests occurred during a traffic stop investigation and it is the second time the couple has been arrested on felony drug charges in the past month. Cocaine Matthew Nero (DOB 3/9/96) and Alexa Powers... Continue Reading →
Harvesting saw palmetto berries in Florida requires a permit from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. This permit requirement went into effect July 2018. The permit is free to obtain. In addition to the permit, the harvester must have permission from the landowner to harvest.
A search warrant was served at a Port Charlotte residence on Friday morning, resulting in the arrest of five suspects and the seizure of methamphetamine and fentanyl. The search of 23332 Olean Blvd was the result of an investigation by the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit into two overdoses and other reported drug activity.... Continue Reading →
A Tampa man is in custody today at the Charlotte County Jail following a Wednesday arrest for drug sales in Charlotte County. Roshard Reid (DOB 6/13/91) was arrested by detectives with the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit during a drug transaction with an undercover detective. The investigation began last June after Reid sold crack... Continue Reading →
A search warrant was served at a Port Charlotte residence on Tuesday, resulting in the arrest of two suspects and the seizure of a heroin/fentanyl mixture and prescription pills. The search of 21221 Burkhart Drive was the result of an investigation by the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Narcotics unit into two overdoses that occurred at... Continue Reading →