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From left: Elizabeth Rominger, Capt. Michael Anderson, Maj. Earl Goodwyne, Chaplain Thomas Welchman, Lt. Jessica Long, Lt. Melissa Kilby, Sgt. Wendy Crawford and Sgt. Gail Gamble.

December 20th, 2014 at 9:33 pm

From left: Elizabeth Rominger, Capt. Michael Anderson, Maj. Earl Goodwyne, Chaplain Thomas Welchman, Lt. Jessica Long, Lt. Melissa Kilby, Sgt. Wendy Crawford and Sgt. Gail Gamble.

From left: Eliz­a­beth Rominger, Capt. Michael Ander­son, Maj. Earl Good­wyne, Chap­lain Thomas Welch­man, Lt. Jes­sica Long, Lt. Melissa Kilby, Sgt. Wendy Craw­ford and Sgt. Gail Gamble.

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte Co. Sheriff’s Office

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – Mem­bers of the Char­lotte County Sheriff’s Office’s Bureau of Deten­tion con­tin­ued a Christ­mas tra­di­tion Tues­day when they played Santa to a local fam­ily in need, deliv­er­ing a truck load of gifts they had gathered.

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Seven promoted at Sarasota Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Tom Knight, Sgt. Donald Bennett, Sgt. Adam Kaskey, Lt. Dale Barshinger, Sgt. Chuck Flint, Sgt. Sam Lutz, Lt. Russell McManamy and Capt. John Jernigan

Sher­iff Tom Knight, Sgt. Don­ald Ben­nett, Sgt. Adam Kaskey, Lt. Dale Barshinger, Sgt. Chuck Flint, Sgt. Sam Lutz, Lt. Rus­sell McManamy and Capt. John Jernigan

Sub­mit­ted by Sara­sota Co. Sheriff’s Office

SARASOTA, Fla. – Seven Sara­sota County Sheriff’s Office employ­ees have been pro­moted to new ranks to fill vacan­cies cre­ated by retire­ments and orga­ni­za­tional changes.

Lt. John Jerni­gan was pro­moted to the rank of cap­tain. He joined the agency in 1989 and will serve as the Spe­cial Oper­a­tions Bureau com­man­der. Jerni­gan holds his bachelor’s degree in crim­i­nal jus­tice from Hodges Uni­ver­sity. He also is a grad­u­ate of the Com­mand Offi­cer Man­age­ment Pro­gram at St. Leo Uni­ver­sity and Lead­er­ship Sarasota.

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Girl Scout Cookie Program is underway in Charlotte County

Punta Gorda Troop 407 donating 10% of cookie proceeds to Animal Welfare League.

Punta Gorda Troop 407 donat­ing 10% of cookie pro­ceeds to Ani­mal Wel­fare League.

Sub­mit­ted by Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Girl Scouts in Char­lotte County have kicked-off the Girl Scout Cookie sea­son. Girl Scouts of Gulf­coast Florida will begin to accept customer’s request to pre-order cook­ies (to be deliv­ered after Feb.14), includ­ing online oppor­tu­ni­ties via the Dig­i­tal Cookie plat­form, new for 2015.

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Charlotte Co. detectives need ID in case of stolen TV

Detectives are trying to ID this man.

Detec­tives are try­ing to ID this man.

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte Co. Sheriff’s Office

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – Char­lotte County detec­tives are ask­ing for assis­tance in iden­ti­fy­ing a man who walked out of the Mur­dock Wal­mart store with­out pay­ing for a tele­vi­sion in mid-November.

At about 4 p.m. Nov. 18, the sus­pect, described as a His­panic man, went to the elec­tron­ics sec­tion of the Wal­mart Super Cen­ter, 19100 Mur­dock Cir­cle in Port Char­lotte, and dis­con­nected a 55-inch Vizio flat screen tele­vi­sion that was being used as a dis­play model. The man moved the TV from the shelf, removed the labels and put it in a shop­ping cart. He left the store with­out pay­ing for the television.

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Englewood men face counterfeiting charges

Nelson J. Saylor (left) and Kevin Alan Easton

Nel­son J. Say­lor (left) and Kevin Alan Easton

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte Co. Sheriff’s Office

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Two Engle­wood men were arrested Thurs­day at their home on war­rants charg­ing them with coun­ter­feit­ing money and then pass­ing those coun­ter­feit bills.

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CCSO donates to Salvation Army Food Pantry

Capt. Josue Prieto of the Salvation Army accepts a food donation from Charlotte County Sheriff Bill Prummell.

Capt. Josue Pri­eto of the Sal­va­tion Army accepts a food dona­tion from Char­lotte County Sher­iff Bill Prummell.

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte Co. Sheriff’s Office

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – The Char­lotte County Sheriff’s Office recently held a Christ­mas lun­cheon for its employ­ees. The cost of admis­sion into the lun­cheon: at least one item to add to the can drive for food for the Sal­va­tion Army.

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Animal care trust fund established in Charlotte Co.

Donations sought for Animal Care Trust Fund

Dona­tions sought for Ani­mal Care Trust Fund

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte County

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – Char­lotte County Ani­mal Con­trol has estab­lished an Ani­mal Care Trust Fund. The fund was approved and adopted by the Char­lotte County Board of County Com­mis­sion­ers on Oct. 28.

The Ani­mal Care Trust Fund is designed to help absorb some of the med­ical costs asso­ci­ated with the reha­bil­i­ta­tion of ani­mals involved in Ani­mal Control’s cru­elty and neglect cases. This fund will be largely based on dona­tions from the public.These dona­tions will assist with nec­es­sary vet­eri­nary test­ing, treat­ment, med­ica­tion, surgery, board­ing, hous­ing and post-veterinary care costs incurred by Char­lotte County Ani­mal Con­trol, giv­ing these ani­mals a sec­ond chance.

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Hannah is the Suncoast Humane Society Pet of the Week

Hannah

Han­nah

Sub­mit­ted by Sun­coast Humane Society

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Han­nah is a happy-go-lucky girl. The Sun­coast Humane Soci­ety Pet of the Week weighs 70 pounds right now, and could use a daily exer­cise rou­tine to help her lose a cou­ple pounds. She must be on a spe­cial grain-free diet to main­tain her beau­ti­ful skin.

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