Murder Indictment

Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell and State Attorney Amira Fox announced today that the Charlotte County Grand Jury indicted Ryan Clayton Cole for First Degree Murder, First Degree Burglary and Burglary of a Dwelling. Cole is formally charged with murdering a 15 year old boy during the commission of a burglary of a Port Charlotte... Continue Reading →

International SWAT Awards

Members of the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Special Weapons and Tactics team recently attended SWAT Round-Up International (SRI), which is a competitive training event hosted by the Florida SWAT Association (FSA) in Orange County, Florida . This event is open to certified police SWAT teams, 58 teams from around the world participate. SRI is a... Continue Reading →

Narcotics Arrests

On November 25, 2019, members of the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office executed a lawful search warrant at 23332 Olean Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL for illegal narcotics activity. Edward Breneman Located within the dwelling were the targets of the investigation, Edward D. Breneman, dob 8-5-1981 and Sarah R. Weaver, dob 3-19-1986. Both were subsequently arrested and... Continue Reading →

Domestic Violence Unit Launches Initiative to Educate Offenders and Empower Survivors

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Domestic Violence Unit (DVU) has launched Operation End the Silence & Stop the Violence, an initiative focused on educating offenders and preventing future violence in their homes. Last week, domestic violence offenders were served by deputies with letters from the Sheriff's Office that advised them of the zero-tolerance policy for... Continue Reading →

Juvenile Unit Conducts Compliance Checks for Tobacco Sales

Members of the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Unit teamed up on November 17th for an enforcement sweep targeting the sale of tobacco, nicotine products, and nicotine dispensing devices to minors. The operation included compliance checks on 18 commercial establishments licensed to sell tobacco products throughout Charlotte County. One establishment was found in non-compliance for... Continue Reading →

Florida Sheriffs Task Force Operation Hallowed Streets Focused on Children Safety During Halloween Activities

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (November 12, 2019) – Today, the Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) Task Force released the results of Operation Hallowed Streets, a strategic initiative in 18 Florida counties that focused on Halloween activites throughout Florida. The operation targeted sexual offenders/predators to ensure they are compliant with their obligations and the Florida State Statutes. This involved... Continue Reading →

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