Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office
A local mall went on lockdown after local authorities received reports of a gunman wandering about the premises. Upon investigating the matter, deputies with the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office found that the “gunman” was actually a waiter carrying a rolled-up apron.
A Charlotte County Sheriff’s sergeant was fatally shot while investigating a domestic disturbance at an apartment complex.
Authorities say about 300 residents in southwest Florida are without phone service after thieves pulled copper from telephone utility boxes.