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Pedestrian killed in accident involving Englewood driver

A pedestrian died after being stuck by a side mirror.

A pedes­trian died after being stuck by a side mirror.

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. – A Port Char­lotte woman was struck and killed Fri­day morn­ing by a truck dri­ven by an Engle­wood man in Punta Gorda.

Keisha Lenn Clarke, 36, of Port Char­lotte was a pedes­trian in the south­bound lane of U.S. 41 at 6:04 a.m., accord­ing to a Florida High­way Patrol report, when a truck dri­ven by Matthew Ryn Kre­jci, 29, of Engle­wood, trav­el­ing in the south­bound right lane just south of Pine­trail Road, struck her with the driver’s side mirror.

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Sex offender registers as Englewood resident

Robert Curt Lee

Robert Curt Lee

Sub­mit­ted by Sara­sota Co. Sheriff’s Office

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – The Sara­sota County Sheriff’s Office is advis­ing the pub­lic that Robert Curt Lee, 53, has reg­is­tered as a Sex­ual Offender liv­ing in Sara­sota County.

Accord­ing to the Florida Depart­ment of Law Enforce­ment (FDLE), Lee was con­victed in Sara­sota County of Lewd or Las­civ­i­ous Molesta­tion on a Child Under 14 years old in 1990.

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Partial closing planned for Placida Boat Ramp parking lot improvements

The county will be making improvements at the Placida Boat Ramp.

The county will be mak­ing improve­ments at the Placida Boat Ramp.

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.– The Placida Boat Ramp Park­ing Lot at 6499 Boca Grande Cause­way will be par­tially closed Oct. 1–10 for prep­ping, repaving, and strip­ing. Traf­fic will be diverted tem­porar­ily for access points to the facil­i­ties dur­ing this project. Peo­ple should use the extended park­ing area at 12560 Placida Road.

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Fishing equipment stolen in Boca Grande area

Boca Grand Gulf Shores

Boca Grand Gulf Shores

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte Co. Sheriff’s Office

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Dis­trict detec­tives from the Char­lotte County Sheriff’s Office are seek­ing the public’s assis­tance in solv­ing an occu­pied res­i­den­tial bur­glary that occurred in the Char­lotte County sec­tion of Gas­par­illa Island, where some expen­sive fish­ing equip­ment was taken.

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Drug take-back event set for Saturday

Drug take-back day is Saturday.

Drug take-back day is Saturday.

Sub­mit­ted by Sara­sota Co. Sheriff’s Office

SARASOTA COUNTY – Law enforce­ment agen­cies through­out Sara­sota County will par­tic­i­pate in the Drug Enforce­ment Admin­is­tra­tion (DEA) national event to “take back” and prop­erly dis­pose of pre­scrip­tion med­ica­tion from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat­ur­day, Sept. 27.

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Be alert for thefts of electric meters and wire

Charlotte SO color st#5A482.JPGSub­mit­ted by Char­lotte Co. Sheriff’s Office

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – Is your neigh­bor away from home for a while?  Have you noticed that the lights at their house that usu­ally come on haven’t been on for a while?  You might want to check – they may be the vic­tim of a series of thefts being reported in Char­lotte County.

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Four promoted at Sarasota Co. Sherifff’s Office

Senior Assistant General Counsel Patrick Duggan, Captain David Parisi, Major Jon Goetluck, Colonel Kurt Hoffman and Sheriff Tom Knight.

Senior Assis­tant Gen­eral Coun­sel Patrick Dug­gan, Cap­tain David Parisi, Major Jon Goetluck, Colonel Kurt Hoff­man and Sher­iff Tom Knight.

Sub­mit­ted by Sara­sota Co. Sheriff’s Office

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. – Four Sara­sota County Sher­iff’ Office employ­ees were pro­moted Fri­day to fill vacan­cies cre­ated by the retire­ment of Colonel Steve Burns, the chief deputy, who left the agency after 33 years of service.

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Anderson certified as Emergency Number Professional

Laurene Anderson

Lau­rene Anderson

Sub­mit­ted by Char­lotte Co. Sheriff’s Office

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. Lau­rene Ander­son, the 911 admin­is­tra­tor with the Char­lotte County Sheriff’s Office, recently received cer­ti­fi­ca­tion as an Emer­gency Num­ber Pro­fes­sional (ENP) by the National Emer­gency Num­ber Asso­ci­a­tion (NENA).

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