Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office field interview leads to a quick arrest

CHARLOTTE COUNTY – A field interview by the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office helps them solve a crime. Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office says they arrested Damien Mosser back on Saturday for stealing Terrence Turner’s bicycle at a Publix on the 4200 block on Tamiami Trail in Charlotte Harbor. Deputy David Brooks apprehended Mosser riding the bike within a short period of time because he conducted a field interview with Turner prior...

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Placida waterfront has new owners with big plans

CHARLOTTE COUNTY – A Boca Grande couple has plans for the waterfront Placida Historic Fishing Village. Jay and Cookie Potter-Feinberg’s Placida Point LLC  bought the property out of foreclosure for $6 million, according to the Herald Tribune. They plan to build an Old Florida style development with a 150-room boutique hotel and a 55-and-older gated community. They also plan to seek a variance from the Charlotte County planning...

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Black Bear Season

June is the height of breeding season for Black Bears which means they will be more present this time of year. Black bears are active more than ever, searching for food and mates. According to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, they will travel miles on end, spending more time in open spaces during daylight hours. Black Bear Research Biologist Walter McCown says it’s not unlikely for you to run into a furry friend. “There are about 4,000...

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Fatal Punta Gorda motorcycle crash

PUNTA GORDA – One person died in a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon. According to a tweet from the Punta Gorda Police Department, at approximately 1:00 p.m. officers responded to the Gilchrist Bridge in reference to a traffic crash involving a motorcycle. The driver was transported by Charlotte County EMS, but did not survive. The post Fatal Punta Gorda motorcycle crash appeared first on SNN TV.

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Gov. Rick Scott announces ’40-day Red Snapper Season’

SARASOTA-Governor Rick Scott encourages residents to take advantage of living in the ‘Fishing Capital of the World’. Last weekend Governor Scott deemed, license–free freshwater fishing in gulf waters. Beginning Monday, fishermen are granted a 40-day red snapper season in Gulf and Federal waters through July 20th. Sherman Baldwin owner of Hart’s Landing said he hasn’t seen a red snapper season this long in years. “Red Snapper is a...

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Charlotte Co. deputies respond to call of shots fired

PORT CHARLOTTE – Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office deputies respond to a call of shots fired in the area of Stone St. and Montgomery Drive in Port Charlotte at around 5 a.m. Tuesday, June 6. There are no reports of injuries. Detectives are seeking a suspect in the area. They say to please avoid the area as this is a very active investigation. Police Activity in Port Charlotte pic.twitter.com/R9zhuqsiSr — Charlotte Sheriff...

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