Deputy arrested on charges of domestic violence

A Hendry County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) press release stated that HCSO deputies arrested one of their own on Wednesday, Nov. 20, on charges of alleged battery/domestic violence. Hendry County K-9 Deputy Anthony Joel (A.J.) Blackman was taken into custody that morning after showing up at his wife’s place of employment. Blackman reportedly became aggressive and […]

Liens for unmowed lawns in Hendry County soon to get costlier

CLEWISTON — Even while accelerating their move toward establishing a special magistrate for code enforcement, the Hendry County Board still approved 10 new property liens against owners on Tuesday, June 18, because of unkempt lawns staff had to cut. Noting that they intend to get out of the lawn mowing business — and serving notice […]

Glades firefighter no longer employed after rain complaint

MOORE HAVEN — Glades County Public Safety Director Bob Jones said Tuesday that a county firefighter who recorded a Snapchat video in which he complains about responding to an accident during a rainstorm is no longer employed by Glades County. Robert “Bobby” Sarazen, a LaBelle resident, had filed a complaint with the Hendry County Sheriff’s […]