Category: Crime

Mass shooting threat suspect was Baker Acted here

Charlotte deputies handled calls years ago about Punta Gorda man in FBI case A Punta Gorda man had his mental health evaluated three times and was Baker Acted five years before making alleged threats to conduct a mass shooting at a church in Memphis, Tenn. Thomas McVicker, 38, was arrested Monday in Indianapolis for the

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How one resident is escaping opioid addiction

Amanda Kinsolving had been in and out of jail for years. The 31-year-old Port Charlotte resident experienced her first arrest in Charlotte County when she was 16, with a list of charges growing as she became more dependent on opioids. Last year, she was held in Charlotte County Jail for grand theft auto. And the

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