The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests:
VENICE - A Bradenton man led Venice Police on a car chase, foot chase and was involved in an officer-involved shooting, then hid in an apartment early Saturday before eventually being taken into custody.
NORTH PORT — A North Port man was arrested after police found illegal tattooing equipment and various illegal substances, the North Port Police Department reported Thursday.
A 35-year-old man was charged with lewd and lascivious battery involving inappropriate contact with a female victim between the ages of 12 and 16, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office reported.
ENGLEWOOD — A 19-year-old from Englewood was sentenced to 15 years in prison Tuesday for three criminal cases, two of which involved the rape of young teenage girls.