January is Move Over Month

As a reminder, Florida law requires drivers to move over a lane for stopped law enforcement, emergency, sanitation, utility service vehicles, tow trucks or wreckers, and (just added in 2021) emergency vessels, road and bridge maintenance and construction vehicles. Preliminary data from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles shows that in 2021,... Continue Reading →

Business burglar apprehended in Laishley Park

Charlotte County, FL - January 14, 2022 William Crow Jr. (10/01/1980) The owner of a Port Charlotte business reported missing funds after reviewing receipts from recent transactions. Once the discovery was made, the owner began reviewing surveillance footage and noticed a subject inside the business with an employee. The subject was described as a bald... Continue Reading →

A Glance Behind with a Focus Forward

2021 marked our centennial year of service to Charlotte County, and I received the honor of again being sworn in as your sheriff to lead this agency. The year was not without challenges, as COVID continued to wreak havoc on all of us, but there were some other positive moments worth noting. As 2021 comes... Continue Reading →

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