E-911 Coordinator Laurie Anderson Elected to National Emergency Number Association Board of Directors

Charlotte County Sheriff's Office E911 Coordinator Laurie Anderson ENP, was elected by the membership of the National Emergency Number Association to serve on its Board of Directors. Serving on the board, Anderson will lead the association’s mission to improve 9-1-1 through research, standards development, training, education, outreach, and advocacy.The organization works to provide an effective... Continue Reading →

Misuse of 9-1-1, Man Calls for Liquor and Ice Cream

Charlotte County, FL- April 25, 2020 Charlotte County Sheriff's Office dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call for a public assist to which deputies responded to a Punta Gorda apartment building located on Bermont Road. Michael James Gables08/23/1954 Upon arrival, caller Michael James Gables requested deputies to take the $20.00 located on the couch and retrieve liquor.... Continue Reading →

Arrest made in February Grand Theft Case

After asking for the community to help identify a suspect on social media, an arrest is made. Photo posted to Social Media (March 26, 2020) A woman from Punta Gorda returned home after visiting Culvers on February 1st, to the realization that she was not in possession of her purse. She called the establishment to... Continue Reading →

Suspect in Custody after Publix Armed Robbery

Just before 6 pm on April 6th, a suspect walked into the Publix located at 1500 Placida Road in Englewood. The suspect was wearing a homemade face mask and baseball cap. After walking into the store, the suspect approached the Customer Service desk where he had inquired about purchasing lottery tickets. After posting several photos... Continue Reading →

Domestic Violence and Social Distancing

Domestic Violence and Social Distancing   Domestic violence is one of the most under-reported crimes in the US. The reasons for this include fear, inability to access resources, not knowing what resources are available, self-blame, lack of self-sustainability, and more. The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office recognizes the various challenges a victim may face and employs a special... Continue Reading →

How and When to Wear Gloves

Unfortunately, when individuals use gloves while grocery shopping, pumping gas, or other activities, the majority of the time the proper care is not taken to then dispose of those gloves prior to touching your face or getting into your vehicle. This defeats the purpose of using gloves. The most effective way to rid your hands... Continue Reading →

Stay at Home Order Explained

Executive Order 20-91 released today, April 1, 2020 requires all residents to limit their movement and personal interactions. This order limits movement to only those necessary to obtain or provide essential services or conduct essential activities. This Executive Order is effective 12:01 a.m. on April 3rd (Friday) and shall expire on April 30th unless extended.... Continue Reading →

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