CCSO Celebrates Centennial Year

From the desk of Sheriff Bill Prummell- As the calendar has turned to 2021, the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office has begun another year of service to Charlotte County. It is my honor to continue to lead this agency as we celebrate our 100-year anniversary of the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office.  Throughout the existence of the CCSO, there have been a total of 16 Sheriffs,... Continue Reading →

Providing crucial services to inmates in the midst of COVID-19

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Detention Bureau provides numerous programs to help inmates while in custody. Currently the agency is providing Substance Abuse, Batters Intervention, Anger Management, Parenting, Jobs for Life, GED, and various digital courses through North American Learning Institute on the Inmate Communication Devices.  Pandemic restrictions have unfortunately created challenges by limiting in-person... Continue Reading →

From the desk of Sheriff Prummell

As you are all likely aware, tragedy struck our community on Wednesday morning in the form of a domestic murder-suicide. I first want to express my sympathies to the family and friends of the deceased. I also want to share a couple of things that I observed while on the scene and in the time... Continue Reading →

Great Falls Terrace Murder Suicide

UPDATE 1/21/21 (9:59am): The suspect has been identified as 70 year old Allyn Harry Harris of 912 Great Falls Terrace. While completely nude, Harris fired multiple rounds into a vehicle murdering a woman in the driveway of their home. The vehicle, while still in reverse, rolled across the street into a neighbors fence. The victims... Continue Reading →

Deputy makes arrest of Kidnapping Suspect

On January 10th, 2021, at around 7:25 am, Deputy Ronald Chandler encountered a white male subject later identified as Joel Cassio, dob 9-13 -1989 at the WaWa Gas Station, 26415 Indian Train Drive Punta Gorda. Cassio made overtures that he was in a mental crisis and needed assistance. Through additional conversation with Deputy Chandler, Cassio... Continue Reading →

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