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Charlotte Co. detectives are seeking the owner of this truck, shown in surveillance photos at the El Jobean Fishing Pier on Saturday, Oct. 3.The driver of the suspect red pickup is seen walking from the truck at the El Jobean pier.

October 8th, 2015 at 4:45 pm

Charlotte Co. detectives are seeking the owner of this truck, shown in surveillance photos at the El Jobean Fishing Pier on Saturday, Oct. 3.

Char­lotte Co. detec­tives are seek­ing the owner of this truck, shown in sur­veil­lance pho­tos at the El Jobean Fish­ing Pier on Sat­ur­day, Oct. 3.

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte Co. Sheriff’s Office

EL JOBEAN, Fla. – Char­lotte County detec­tives are seek­ing more infor­ma­tion about a vehi­cle seen on sur­veil­lance video at the El Jobean fish­ing pier park­ing area dur­ing the time of a vehi­cle bur­glary last weekend.

Detec­tives obtained video that showed a red pickup truck in the fish­ing pier park­ing lot on Sat­ur­day, Oct. 3.

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Bella is the Suncoast Humane Society Pet of the Week

Bella is the Pet of the Week.

Bella is the Pet of the Week.

Sub­mit­ted by Sun­coast Humane Society

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety Pet of the Week Bella is a 1-year-old Golden Retriever mix who loves giv­ing kisses.

Going for car rides to the dog beach and swim­ming are just a few of the things that make her happy.

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Where’s Chance? Detectives seeking info on missing 9-week-old boy

Information about the well-being and whereabouts of Chance Walsh, 9 weeks, is being sought.

Infor­ma­tion about the well-being and where­abouts of Chance Walsh, 9 weeks, is being sought.

Sub­mit­ted by SCSO

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. – The Sara­sota County Sheriff’s Office is inves­ti­gat­ing the dis­ap­pear­ance of a baby boy from North Port and is ask­ing the pub­lic for infor­ma­tion on his par­ents’ activ­i­ties before they left the state.

On Oct. 4, the mater­nal grand­mother of 9-week-old Chance Walsh con­tacted the Sheriff’s Office con­cerned that she had not seen him since Sept. 9.

Accord­ing to a SCSO press release, she and the boy’s pater­nal grand­mother made sev­eral unsuc­cess­ful attempts to check on Chance’s wel­fare because his par­ents, Kris­ten Bury and Joseph Walsh, are long­time drug users. The fam­ily con­tacted law enforce­ment after the pair told them they were in a vehi­cle crash in South Car­olina, but told rel­a­tives sev­eral dif­fer­ent sto­ries includ­ing that the child was unharmed, that he died in the crash and that they gave him to a woman at a hotel in Georgia.

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Rotonda West Woman’s Club getting into the holiday spirit

The 2013 Giant Holiday Craft Bazaar featured an array of Raggedy Ann dolls.

The 2013 Giant Hol­i­day Craft Bazaar fea­tured an array of Raggedy Ann dolls.

ROTONDA WEST, Fla. – The Rotonda West Woman’s Club is get­ting ready for the Christ­mas sea­son with a cou­ple of annual Novem­ber events.

The club’s Giant Hol­i­day Craft Bazaar, fea­tur­ing a col­lec­tion of hand­made craft items, baked goods, a Chi­nese auc­tion and more, is planned for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat­ur­day, Nov. 14, at the Tringali Cen­ter, 3460 Access Road. Lunch will be available.

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El Jobean crash injures 4, including Englewood trio

An El Jobean man was cited in the incident.

An El Jobean man was cited in the incident.

EL JOBEAN, Fla. – Three Engle­wood res­i­dents were among four peo­ple injured in a late-morning, two-car crash Tues­day, Oct. 6, at the inter­sec­tion of El Jobean Road and River­wood Drive.

Jeremy Wal­ter McArthur, 39, Naomi Lyn Erno, 33, and Eliz­a­beth Car­raro, 15, were all taken to Faw­cett Med­ical Cen­ter in Port Char­lotte with minor injuries after their 1999 Chrysler van was and another vehicle.

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USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 87 offers Boating Skills and Safety course

The next Boating Skills & Seamanship course offered by USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 87 in Englewood will be held in four segments from Oct. 19-29, with review and test Oct. 31.

The next Boat­ing Skills & Sea­man­ship course offered by USCG Aux­il­iary Flotilla 87 in Engle­wood will be held in four seg­ments from Oct. 19–29, with review and test Oct. 31.

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.– Boaters can gain the cer­ti­fi­ca­tion required by the state for a Safe Boater ID card by tak­ing a course offered this month by the USCG Aux­il­iary Flotilla 87-Englewod.

The Boat­ing Skills & Sea­man­ship course pro­vides basic infor­ma­tion for both begin­ner and expe­ri­enced power boaters and per­sonal water craft oper­a­tors to ensure increased safety and con­fi­dence while on the water.

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Charlotte County needs Englewood-area volunteers

Englewood-area volunteers needed for committees.

Englewood-area vol­un­teers needed for committees.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – The Board of County Com­mis­sion­ers is seek­ing vol­un­teers for the fol­low­ing appointments:

Don Pedro & Knights Island Street & Drainage Unit Advi­sory Com­mit­tee is seek­ing one vol­un­teer who must be a res­i­dent elec­tor of the Unit and must pro­vide a copy of their voter reg­is­tra­tion or sim­i­lar proof of res­i­dency on the Island and reside in Zone 3 as shown on the dis­trict map. Terms: one reg­u­lar mem­ber to serve a 3 year term from the date of appoint­ment and reside in Zone 1. Sub­mit appli­ca­tion, resume and proof of res­i­dency to Pub­lic Works Depart­ment, 7000 Florida St., Punta Gorda, FL 33950, call 941−575−3600 or e-mail Kelly.Louttit@CharlotteCountyFL.gov.

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Weather woes force temporary extension of Gulf Cove road closure

Work on the intersection now planned to end Oct. 16.

Work on the inter­sec­tion now planned to end Oct. 16.

GULF COVE, Fla. – The tem­po­rary road clo­sure on San Domingo Boule­vard at Gas­par­illa Road has been extended again, to Fri­day, Oct. 16, as bad weather has delayed progress.

This road clo­sure is nec­es­sary to recon­struct the inter­sec­tion of San Domingo Boule­vard enter­ing South Gulf Cove. Traf­fic is detoured via Ingra­ham Boule­vard; vari­able mes­sage boards, flash­ing arrows and traf­fic con­trol devices are in place to assist trav­el­ers through the con­struc­tion area.

This work is being con­ducted in con­junc­tion with the Gas­par­illa Road Widen­ing Project.

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