Narcotics Search Warrant

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit executed a lawful search warrant in the 1100 block of Strasburg Dr., Port Charlotte on Thursday, October 31, 2019. Arrested and charged with various narcotics violations was Dominic Patrick Mucci, dob 3/17/1963. After a comprehensive narcotics investigation, actionable intelligence and probable cause was developed in order to secure... Continue Reading →

Operation Hallowed Streets

The Florida Sheriff's Task Force, to include the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, will be conducting "Operation Hallowed Streets",  from October 29-31, 2019. This operation is a statewide initiative to determine the compliance level of sexual offenders and predators. The goal of the Florida Sheriff's Association is to verify the listed addresses of registered sexual offenders... Continue Reading →

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

More than 12 million women and men are affected by physical violence, stalking by an intimate partner, or rape over the course of a year. Domestic violence affects millions, both women and men, of every race, religion, culture and status. It’s not just punches and bruises -- it’s screaming, humiliation, stalking, manipulation, coercion, threats and... Continue Reading →

Traffic Stop results in Narcotics Arrests

Kevin Pellicciotti A Lehigh Acres man and a North Port man were arrested and charged with a variety of narcotics offenses on Tuesday, October 22, 2019. On Tuesday, Deputy Cody Forbus conducted a motor vehicle stop of a silver colored Chevrolet truck operating on Enterprise Drive, Port Charlotte. Both the driver, later identified as being Kevin Pellicciotti,... Continue Reading →

National Teen Driver Safety Week

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) recognizes October 20 to 26 as National Teen Driver Safety Week in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). FLHSMV joins the Florida Department of Education, Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Police Chiefs Association, Florida Sheriffs Associations and AAA – The Auto Club... Continue Reading →

North Port Woman arrested for Narcotics

After an investigation that started at a UPS Store located on Tamiami Trail in Port Charlotte, a North Port, Florida woman has been charged with Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Sell and other related narcotics charges. Beth Lynn Strong Beth Lynn Strong, dob 6/7/1975, of 3750 Aba Lane, Northport, FL was stopped for traffic... Continue Reading →

CCSO Partners with Ring Neighbors App

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office has partnered with the Ring Neighbors App to enhance communication between investigators and residents. This free app is a way for residents to provide each other alerts in real-time about suspicious or crime-related events in their neighborhood. Through the partnership, Charlotte County Sheriff's Office detectives are now able to communicate... Continue Reading →

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

On October 1, 2019, at approximately 4:00 pm, Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Deputy Cody Forbus, conducted a routine traffic stop of a white KIA on East Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. The vehicle was being driven by Brytanee Backus, dob 11/28/1990, who was the sole occupant. Brytanee was subsequently found in possession of a pipe commonly... Continue Reading →

The Weight of the Badge

When Sheriff Prummell heard this song by George Strait, he was inspired to share it with our community, accompanied by glimpses of what it means to selflessly serve others as a member of the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office. Please enjoy. George Strait"Weight of the Badge" This video is also available to watch and share... Continue Reading →

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