CCSO creates special program for special people

Charlotte County, FL - April 29, 2022 The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office releases free new program forcommunity members with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger's, Alzheimer'sDisease, or similar disorders. The new 'Handle with Care' decal will alert deputies to thepossible presence of someone with a communication disability either inside ahome or vehicle. This will allow deputies to... Continue Reading →

Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement (CALEA) Recognizes the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office for Law Enforcement and Communications

Charlotte County, FL- April 21, 2022 The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office was awarded national reaccreditation on April 2, 2022, by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) for Law Enforcement and Communications. CCSO first earned this award in 2005 in the area of Law Enforcement and in 2015 for Communications. Each agency... Continue Reading →

CCSO investigating alleged suspicious person

Charlotte County, FL - April 14, 2022 The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office received a complaint from a parent on Monday, April 11, regarding a suspicious person in the area of Nuremberg and Rampart Blvd. The complainant alleged that a suspicious white male described to have blonde hair, roughly in his 20s, chased her daughter after... Continue Reading →

An unlicensed business owner arrested after sexually assaulting an employee inside a customer’s home

Punta Gorda, FL - April 13, 2022 Amilcar Matute-Turcios (08/30/80) On April 12, 2022, the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office received a case from the Lee County Sheriff's Office in reference to a sexual assault that occurred in Charlotte County.  A 19-year-old female reported that her employer, Amilcar Matute-Turcios (08/30/80), sexually assaulted her at an unoccupied... Continue Reading →

Waterford Avenue investigation update

Englewood, FL - April 13, 2022 A community alert was sent out via our CCSO mobile app when deputies responded to a home in the 11000 block of Waterford Avenue around 9:30 this morning after reports of an alleged stabbing. Once on scene, deputies located an adult male victim with a stab wound to the... Continue Reading →

Charlotte County inmates graduate with GED

Charlotte County, FL - April 13, 2022 Donned with a cap and gown and "Pomp and Circumstance" playing in the background, three proud Charlotte County inmates received their General Educational Development (GED) diploma after participating in the Charlotte County Jail education program. The ceremony was held at the Charlotte County Jail on April 8, 2022.... Continue Reading →

Glendale Shooting Investigation

Port Charlotte, FL - April 6, 2022 Ralph A. Marok (09/23/1963) Several neighbors report shots fired just after 1 am within a Port Charlotte neighborhood. Homeowners in the area of Glendale Avenue called 911 to report the sound of gunshots. Callers notified dispatch that they could hear a man screaming while he ran between homes... Continue Reading →

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