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Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office

File photo of people shopping in a mall. (Photo by ADEK BERRY/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Mall Lockdown Prompted By Rolled-Up Apron Mistaken For Gun

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.

11/21/2013

File photo of a person firing a gun. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sheriff’s Deputy Fatally Shot On Domestic Disturbance Call

A Charlotte County Sheriff’s sergeant was fatally shot while investigating a domestic disturbance at an apartment complex.

CBS Tampa–08/06/2013

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Copper Thieves Leave Hundreds Without Phone Service In Florida

Authorities say about 300 residents in southwest Florida are without phone service after thieves pulled copper from telephone utility boxes.

12/24/2011

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