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What SWFL Is Talking About 3/8

A Port Charlotte woman led police on a high speed chase, crashed her car,  dragged a deputy when she tried to flee, resisted  arrest and took a swing at both deputies and a K-9. 41 year old Melissa King is charged with aggravated fleeing to elude, battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting with violence, driving on a revoked license, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

Police are looking for two men in connection with an armed robbery at a 7-11 on Cleveland Avenue near Pine Manor. The suspects, a Black and Hispanic male, got away with cash and lottery tickets. If you have any information call CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-800-780-tips..

 

Another child porn arrest. The third this week. 68 year old Jonathan Cloud of Cape Coral is facing ten counts for possessing obscene material.

 

The Florida Senate has overwhelmingly passed a measure allowing doctors to treat patients with smokeable medical marijuana, if a doctor decides it's the proper course of treatment. Under the measure, patients would be allowed to purchase up to 2.5 ounces of pot during a 35 day period, and would be able to possess up to 4 ounces. The measure now goes to the house next week

 

A 6th Grade student at Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Lakeland, who was arrested following a dispute over his participation in the Pledge of Allegiance, will not be prosecuted according to his lawyer. The student  was suspended for three days and transferred to a private school following the incident. His family plans legal action. They have a civil rights complaint pending against the Department of Education.

A Port Charlotte woman led police on a high speed chase, crashed her car,  dragged a deputy when she tried to flee, resisted  arrest and took a swing at both deputies and a K-9. 41 year old Melissa King is charged with aggravated fleeing to elude, battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting with violence, driving on a revoked license, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

Police are looking for two men in connection with an armed robbery at a 7-11 on Cleveland Avenue near Pine Manor. The suspects, a Black and Hispanic male, got away with cash and lottery tickets. If you have any information call CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-800-780-tips..

 

Another child porn arrest. The third this week. 68 year old Jonathan Cloud of Cape Coral is facing ten counts for possessing obscene material.

 

The Florida Senate has overwhelmingly passed a measure allowing doctors to treat patients with smokeable medical marijuana, if a doctor decides it's the proper course of treatment. Under the measure, patients would be allowed to purchase up to 2.5 ounces of pot during a 35 day period, and would be able to possess up to 4 ounces. The measure now goes to the house next week

 

A 6th Grade student at Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Lakeland, who was arrested following a dispute over his participation in the Pledge of Allegiance, will not be prosecuted according to his lawyer. The student  was suspended for three days and transferred to a private school following the incident. His family plans legal action. They have a civil rights complaint pending against the Department of Education.

 

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