CCSO will be participating in the Florida DHSMV Click it or Ticket Campaign, which runs from March 1 – March 14. The safety belt is your vehicle’s best safety feature, but it only works if you use it! Wearing your seat belt in Florida became a primary offense with The Dori Slosberg and Katie Marchetti... Continue Reading →
A suspect was arrested on Thursday following an investigation into missing items from his recently deceased neighbor's home. Mickey Leroy Kindle (01/08/60) originally called law enforcement on February 10th to the 2200 block of Aaron Street in Port Charlotte after checking on his neighbor and finding him deceased in the residence. Deputies entered the home,... Continue Reading →
Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Deputies William W. Weisspfennig Jr. and Nick Luethner recently completed training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), in Anniston, Ala. The CDP is operated by the United States Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and is the only federally-chartered Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) training facility in... Continue Reading →
Flame serves as beacon of inspiration to thousands during Law Enforcement Torch Runto Abu Dhabi, UAE The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is proud to announce that Major Michael Anderson has been selected to serve as part of the Final Leg team, serving as a Guardian of the Flame® as they run the “Flame of Hope” throughout the... Continue Reading →
The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded Excelsior Recognition through the Florida Corrections Accreditation Commission. This accomplishment, presented by the Commission, marks the 6th consecutive recognition for the agency. The award was presented this week to Sheriff Bill Prummell, Bureau of Detention Captain Melissa Turney and members of the Professional Compliance team. An accreditation... Continue Reading →
Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell is pleased to announce the launch of the agency’s new mobile application. This mobile app will serve as a new way for the Sheriff's Office to connect with Charlotte County residents and visitors, providing information quickly and efficiently to anyone with a smartphone. The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office mobile app... Continue Reading →
The Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce presented a check today to the The ARCHway Institute for use as scholarship funds for the Sheriff's Addiction Recovery Initiative, a partnership with Charlotte Behavioral Health Care. Dan and Jan Stuckey (of ARCHway) spoke at this week's Punta Gorda Chamber meeting, along with Chrissie Salazar from Drug Free Punta Gorda. The chamber... Continue Reading →
Deputies with the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office responded to a disturbance on Sunday, February 10. The investigation led to the discovery of narcotics in the residence, ultimately leading to a search warrant and multiple drug charges on the five subjects present at the home. Information on the investigation and the suspects arrested is posted to our blog.
The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit served a search warrant on Friday morning at 306 Fitzhugh Street in Punta Gorda. Bobby Gene Mays III (8/28/92) was arrested as a result of the investigation on multiple drug charges. The Punta Gorda Police Department and members of the Sheriff's Office Intelligence, Fugitive Apprehension, and Canine Units also assisted in the search warrant service. More information on the investigation as well as photos of the seized drugs have been posted to our blog.