The DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:
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.
On March 29, a pair of alleged shoplifters from Seffner, FL reportedly walked into the Arcadia Walmart store, filled three shopping carts with six Roomba robot vacuum cleaners, a robomop and a window air conditioning unit, food and other items, and walked out of the store without paying. The…
The DeSoto County Sheriff's Office reported the arrest of Carl Anthony Harris Jr., 25, of Tampa, on multiple charges connected to the fraudulent use of someone's credit cards.
The DeSoto County Sheriff;s Office reported the arrest of Daniel Charles Webb, 43, of the 1000 block of S.E. Hillsborough Ave., Arcadia, on numerous drug-related charges.
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.
Clarence Luther Jr., 55, of S.E. Hillsborough Avenue in Arcadia, was sentenced to 20 years in state prison for six counts of sexual assault and battery by a custodian with a victim age 12-18, and one count of child cruelty for impregnating a child under 12.
The DeSoto County Sheriff's Office reported that 78-year-old Champ Smith of Arcadia was sentenced to a year in prison for failing to report a change of address as required of a registered sex offender.
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 …
The DeSoto County Sheriff's Office reported the arrest of Crystal Danielle Brady, 34, for allegedly attacking another woman with Mace and a boxcutter.
Alison Walton Trudell, 32, was transported Monday to the Department of Corrections to serve a prison sentence of a year and three months on drug charges and battery on an officer.
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…