The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is warning individuals to avoid a scam involving people selling speakers and other electronics from a white van.

Reports have come in about the scam, in which two “handymen or installers” have completed installation jobs and have extra home theater speakers, surround sound, or projectors they are willing to sell. They claim the goods are worth $1,500 to $2,000, but they are really only worth $300 to $400, according to CCSO.

The individuals meet their unsuspecting buyers while driving through parking lots in the Murdock area, at Walmart, Lowe’s, Home Depot, and other big box store parking lots. The people are selling the goods without certification or permission from county licensing, according to CCSO. The Sheriff’s Office urges consumers to use good judgment and to call the Sheriff’s Office non-emergency number at 941-639-0013 to report suspicious activity.

Driver killed in truck crash identified

The driver who died in a crash involving three tractor trailers on Bermont Road (County Road 74) Tuesday has been identified as Eddy Casado, 62, of Hialeah, Florida. Casado was ejected from his vehicle after a head-on collision with another semi, driven by Sthenio Syvrain, of Lehigh Acres.

Syvrain was attempting to pass a third semi in front of him, driven by Roynel Zequeira, of Riverview. In the foggy conditions, Syvrain did not make it around the semi in time. The crash remains under investigation.

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:

• Bradly Craig Hanson Jr., 49, of Wellington, Fla. Charge: nonsupport of dependents. Bond: $410.

• Jarrett Allen Wilk, 20, 5900 block of Sabalwood Drive, Punta Gorda. Charges: possession of not more than 20 grams of marijuana, two counts of possession of a controlled substance without a prescription, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $15,000.

• Romarinho Ray Moneskey Francios, 21, 23200 block of McBurney Ave., Punta Gorda. Charges: trespass in structure or conveyance and resisting an officer without violence. Bond: $4,000.

• Gary Dean Rose, 80, 2000 block of Tinker St., Port Charlotte. Charges: aggravated battery with a deadly weapon. Bond: $10,000.

• Mitchell Gean McKusick, 33, homeless of Port Charlotte. Charges: petty theft 3rd subsequent offense and resisting law enforcement officer or merchant during retail theft. Bond: $11,000.

• Roman Zaremba, 35, homeless of Port Charlotte. Charges: failure of defendant on bail to appear on felony and three underlying charges. Bond: $19,000.

• Sandy Faria Avila, 38, of Port Charlotte. Charge: grand theft of property more than $300 but less than $5,000. Bond: $5,000.

• Malinda Marie Speicher, 37, of North Fort Myers. Charge: grand theft of property more than $300 but less than $5,000 and out of county warrant. Bond: none.

• Cecil Woodrow Serrano, 37, of Fort Myers. Charge: grand theft of property more than $300 but less than $5,000. Bond: $8,000.

• Taylor Dillon Poe, 26, 3300 block of Croton Terrace, Port Charlotte. Charge: violation of probation. Bond: $1,100.

• Anthony Michael Wagner Sr., 47, 2300 block of Ednor St., Port Charlotte. Charge: convicted felon fails to register. Bond: none (quick book release).

• Christopher Wayne Sharpe, 21, 12900 block of Forseman Blvd., Port Charlotte. Charge: battery by intentional touch or strike. Bond: $3,000.

• Kimberly Joyce Maroney, 55, 22300 block of Midway Blvd., Port Charlotte. Charges: failure to appear and underlying charge. Bond: $7,000.

• Albert Lee Bennett, 37, 3100 block of Normandy Dr., Port Charlotte. Charges: possession or use of drug paraphernalia and possession of cocaine. Bond: $7,500.

• Dakota Michael Bush-Cartwright, 22, 9500 block of Honeymoon Dr., Port Charlotte. Charges: failure to appear and underlying charge. Bond: $2,000.

• Seth Peter Quimby, 38, homeless of Port Charlotte. Charges: possession of not more than 20 grams of marijuana, possession or use of drug paraphernalia, resisting officer with violence and possession of controlled substance without a prescription. Bond: none.

• Brian Patrick Samson, 57, 4200 block of Wood Duck Rd., Port Charlotte. Charges: failure to appear and underlying charge. Bond: $5,000.

• Thomas Donald Clemens, 40, 22400 block of Catherine Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: three counts of off bond/forfeiture/revocations, possession or use of drug paraphernalia, possession of cocaine and violation of probation or community control. Bond: $7,000.

• Christian Marie Allender, 38, 21600 block of Augusta Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: petty theft (third subsequent offense) and two counts of off bond/forfeiture/revocations. Bond: $5,000.

• Patrick Antonio Kiner, 48, 800 block of Forest Hill Lane, Port Charlotte. Charges: aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill and battery by intentional touch or strike. Bond: $8,000.

• Lori Elizabeth St. James, 28, 4300 block of Conway Blvd., Port Charlotte. Charges: two counts of off bond/forfeiture/revocations and possession or use of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $2,000.

• Nelson Manibellio Perez Jimenez, 22, of Laurel, Fla. Charge: municipal ordinance violation. Bond: $500.

• Terrence Robert Williams, 38, of Gainsville, Fla. Charge: driving while license suspended, second offense. Bond: $3,000.

• Nathaniel A. Smith, 38, of Fort Myers, Fla. Charges: two counts of violation of probation or community control. Bond: none.

• Carmella Louise Cooper, 49, of Enid, Okla. Charge: battery by intentional touch or strike. Bond: $2,000.

• Skyler Dwayne Marler, 25, of Arcadia, Fla. Charges: four counts of possession or use of drug paraphernalia, four counts of delivering marijuana and four counts of possession of marijuana over 20 grams. Bond: $48,000.

• Robert Ellis Lutz, 37, of Arcadia, Fla. Charges: four counts of violation of probation or community control. Bond: none.

The Punta Gorda Police Department reported the following arrests:

• Shensi Feliciano-Guerra, 31, 1200 block of Slash Pine Circle, Punta Gorda. Charges: knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked, possession of not more than 20 grams of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $5,000.

• Rauphiz Eduardo Sabillon-Machado, 33, 1600 block of Woodlawn Ave., Punta Gorda. Charge: knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond: $1,000.

• Angela Mary Thomas, 48, 200 block of West Ann St., Punta Gorda. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond: $7,500.

• Albert Lee Thomas Jr., 26, homeless of Punta Gorda. Charges: failure of defendant on bail to appear on misdemeanor and underlying charge. Bond: none.

• Matthew Joseph Daniels Jr., 28, of State College, Pennsylvania. Charges: battery and disorderly intoxication. Bond: $3,000.

— Compiled by Anne Easker and Liz Hardaway

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