Fallen Law Enforcement Heroes Honored by Florida’s Police and Sheriffs along with Attorney General Ashley Moody

The Florida Police Chiefs Association (FPCA) and the Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) are again this year designating the month of September to honor the service and sacrifice of Florida law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in 2021. Sadly, this includes the growing number of those who have succumbed to COVID-19 while protecting... Continue Reading →

Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office to take part in MADD’s ‘Saturation Saturday’ Initiative

Charlotte County, FL- August 26, 2021 On Saturday, August 28, deputies will be participating in the Mothers Against Drunk Driving's National 'Saturation Saturday' campaign taking a collaborative approach to road safety. During this campaign, deputies will be highly focused on areas where impaired driving has been statistically prevalent and include increased DUI patrols and other... Continue Reading →

Convicted felon found with missing Texas juvenile facing three additional charges, Lewd and Lascivious Battery, Possession of Child Porn, Sheltering Unmarried Minors

Charlotte County, FL- August 23, 2021 Three additional charges were filed this morning on Vincent Joseph Robusto (03/03/83) after a July search warrant lead to his arrest. On July 23, Vincent Robusto was located inside a home on Ohara Drive in Port Charlotte with a missing juvenile from Dilley, Texas. The juvenile’s phone was pinged... Continue Reading →

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Sheriff Prummell to the Commission on Mental Health and Substance Abuse – Names Sheriff Prummell Chair

August 20, 2021- Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Bill Prummell, Jay Reeve, Clara Reynolds, Kelly Gray-Eurom, Mark Mahon and Larry Rein to the Commission on Mental Health and Substance Abuse, designating Prummell as Chair. Sheriff Bill Prummell The creation of this commission was established in SB 96 - the child welfare legislation... Continue Reading →

From the desk of Sheriff Bill Prummell

August 20, 2021- As you know, we have seen an uptick in COVID cases again in Florida, with a positivity rate hovering around 16% in Charlotte County. I recently made the decision to again temporarily suspend fingerprinting services as well as our Citizen’s Police Academy program in an effort to reduce the spread of the... Continue Reading →

CHARLOTTE COUNTY JAIL AWARDED ACCREDITATION FROM NATIONAL COMMISSION ON CORRECTIONAL HEALTH CARE

Punta Gorda, August 16, 2021 The Charlotte County Jail has again earned accreditation from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care by demonstrating compliance with NCCHC’s Standards for Health Services in Jails. Accreditation recognizes the Charlotte County Jail’s dedication to compliance with the most respected standards in correctional health care. The Charlotte County Jail underwent... Continue Reading →

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