On Friday, May 3rd, the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office hosted a self-defense class for teens. The class is taught by Training Sergeant and Wolf Pack Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black belt Brent Hertenlehner.
A suspect is in custody this morning after a tip to Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers alerted detectives with the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office to his possible involvement. Shamar Dameon Blair (DOB 1/3/97) of Port Charlotte was arrested Friday evening after detectives located additional evidence linking him to the crimes. Blair is charged with multiple crimes... Continue Reading →
The parents of a recently deceased 14-month-old are now in custody after an investigation into the child's death and the health of the other children in the home. Kenneth Adams (DOB 11/21/85) and Brittaney Williams (DOB 7/19/93) were arrested this afternoon, each charged with two counts of Aggravated Abuse and Neglect of a Child with... Continue Reading →
In 2017, the Charlotte County Jail introduced Smart Communication Devices into the facility to provide additional services, improve safety related to mail handling and delivery, encourage personal development, and maintain communication with their loved ones. "The devices were introduced as a way to prevent contraband from coming into the facility through the mail," stated Captain... Continue Reading →
An investigation into two recent overdoses by the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit led to a search warrant this afternoon at a Port Charlotte residence. Detectives identified 21394 Glendale Avenue as a source of illegal narcotics that led to overdose calls on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Four suspects were arrested from the residence... Continue Reading →
At approximately 6:15am Wednesday morning, the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office responded to a reported armed robbery at the marathon Gas Station located at the corner of Edgewater Drive and Bayshore Road in Port Charlotte. At approximately 6:00am, an armed robbery was reported at the Circle K located at Tamiami Trail and Aqui Esta Drive (within... Continue Reading →
A Punta Gorda woman is in custody this morning on multiple drug charges after accepting packages containing illegal drugs. Rosa Haydee Santiago Bonilla (DOB 1/27/77) was arrested on Tuesday after she accepted two packages shipped on different dates that contained methamphetamine, marijuana, and cannabis in edible and dab forms. CCSO Narcotics Detective Forbus and his... Continue Reading →