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On Aug. 19, the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit attempted to stop a white Ford Fusion for a traffic violation. DCSO said the driver was well known to law enforcement and he was identified prior to the stop.

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When a DeSoto County detective pulled over a driver whose car was wavering between lanes, he thought he might find drugs in the vehicle. Instead, what appeared to be a live hand grenade was discovered, leading to a call to the Sarasota County Sheriff's bomb squad.

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Arcadia police still seek the family of a man found Tuesday at a vacant lot on State Road 70 in Arcadia. Police said the 68-year-old had been dropped off at the former Checkers Drive-In late Tuesday. He was later found deceased, had been sitting and was found slumped, pronounced dead at the …

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On July 17, a woman entered her apartment and found a man inside holding a gun. According to records from the DeSoto County Sheriff's Office and Clerk of Court, the man took off when she entered. When DCSO deputies responded, she told them she knew the man and identified him as Joseph Lee Br…