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Charlotte County Sheriffs arrest five suspects on drugs and weapons charges in Punta Gorda

Posted: 5:00 PM, Sep 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-11 17:00:53-04
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CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — The Charlotte County Sheriffs Office has arrested five suspects after a lengthy investigation.

Deputies discovered drugs and weapons after they searched the home located in Punta Gorda.

Deputies arrested: Dustin T. Badke 28, Nicholas M. Bores 26, Peggy D. Ford 37. Gregory J. Bores 54, Heather C. Vernacatola 51.

Charges ranged from Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Methamphetamine to Possession of Controlled Substance.

One suspect was additionally charged with possession of ammunition as a convicted felon.

Anonymous tips about dealers or drug use in your area can be submitted online by visiting www.ccso.org or through our mobile app, available on Apple and Android markets.