March 2, 2011
The defendant was arrested for a warrant. During a search of his pockets, the responding deputy found a bag with seven needles in his left front pants pocket and a silver spoon in his right front pants pocket.
February 23, 2011
Unknown person(s) entered the victim's unlocked residence while she was sleeping and took her car keys and $11 from just inside the door.
February 16, 2011
The suspect was in the store and got upset over a store policy. He made some statements that he was possibly going to attack members of Walmart's staff.
February 9, 2011
The victim was attending the Mud Festival when two men approached him. One suspect attacked the victim first and was then joined by the other suspect.
February 2, 2011
The victim left her residence at 7:30 a.m., and, upon returning the same day at 5 p.m., she discovered her front door had been forced open.
January 26, 2011
The complainant reported she found several items of paraphernalia used for smoking marijuana in the residence. She suspected the items belonged to her brother, so she looked through his wallet while he was sleeping and found some green substance that appeared to be one gram of marijuana.
January 19, 2011
The female suspect was seen on camera, by loss prevention, placing a headband on her head in the accessories area of the store and then walking out of the store without paying for it.
January 12, 2011
Unknown person(s), possibly juveniles living in the complex, broke Styrofoam signs used to mark parking and rules of the complex at Heritage Harbour.
December 29, 2010
Since The East County Observer launched Cops Corner in August 1999, it has consistently been one of the most loved and most read features in the paper. It seems readers always want to know what kind of mischief is happening in their community.
December 22, 2010
The juvenile suspect selected five items from a dressing room, totaling $55.91, and placed them into her purse.
20 Holy Eucharist Rite I
7:45 am - 8:45 am
20 Holy Eucharist Contemporary Family Service w/Nursery Care
9:00 am - 10:00 am
20 Easter Egg Hunt
10:00 am - 11:00 am
20 Holy Eucharist Rite II Traditional Service w/Nursery Care
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lakewood crowns students
Lakewood Ranch High School juniors Connor Jones and Kristen Mendez became school royalty March 31, after being named Mr. Mustang and Miss Lakewood Ranch.
MTI takes top awards
The Manatee Technical Institute Postsecondary Chapter of HOSA, formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America, dominated the Postsecondary-Collegiate Division at the HOSA State Leadership Conference April 3 through April 6, in Lake Buena Vista.
Schooled on Jazz
Students at Haile Middle School kept the audience’s toes tapping April 8, during the school’s Night of Jazz event.