Charlotte County

3 Lee County women arrested as suspects in Port Charlotte tequila theft

Three Lee County women suspected of stealing around $700 in tequila from a Total Wine in Port Charlotte were arrested on Wednesday. According to the...
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Fight breaks out on a Charlotte County school bus

A kid was caught on camera throwing jabs while the other, lying on his back, attempts to defend himself, and a third kid yells...
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FWC continues identifying boats scattered across SWFL after Ian

Hundreds of boats are scattered across Southwest Florida's waterways 126 days after Hurricane Ian. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is responsible for finding...
AUTO PARTS

Wanted trio takes nearly $10K in auto parts and tools from Punta Gorda store

Three suspects were seen on camera entering an MSB Auto in Punta Gorda shortly after 1 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29, taking about $10,000...
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Most Wanted Wednesday: Featuring some of SWFL’s most wanted suspects; Feb. 1

This weekly WINK News segment features fugitives from justice right here in Southwest Florida. This is your chance to help out the community and give...

Punta Gorda man facing multiple drug charges after traffic stop

A Punta Gorda man was arrested after deputies say he was pulled over on Friday and found in possession of cocaine and marijuana. According to...

Charlotte County K-9 helps find missing North Port woman

On Tuesday, a Charlotte County K-9 helped end a 20-hour search for a missing 76-year-old North Port woman. According to the North Port Police Department,...

Man guilty of selling drugs out of truck at Charlotte County gas station

A man was found guilty Tuesday of selling drugs out of his truck in the parking lot of a Charlotte County gas station in...

Leah Valenti appointed as Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections

Governor Ron DeSantis has appointed Leah Valenti as the new Charlotte County Supervisor of Elections. The governor's office says Valenti is the External Affairs Manager...
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Tequila-taking trio wanted in Charlotte County

Three suspects in Port Charlotte are accused of stealing seven tequila bottles worth nearly $700 on Monday, Jan. 23. According to the Charlotte County Sheriff's...

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