June 2, 2010
The victim reported that his Xbox 360 and five video games were stolen. He suspected his friend was responsible. When he went to the suspect's home, he recovered the items from the residence. While inside, he saw other items he believed were stolen.
May 19, 2010
An unknown suspect reportedly pulled the vehicle up to the north entrance gate while the wooden gate arm was down. An unknown white male suspect exited the passenger side and pushed the gate arm forward, breaking it. The suspects fled the vehicle southbound inside GreyHawk Landing.
May 12, 2010
The complainant reported an unknown person shot out the rented security light owned by Peace River Electric. This is the second time this has happened, but the first incident wasn't reported.
May 5, 2010
The suspect reportedly came into the store and was walking around. The complainant stated he looked suspicious, and as he walked out he noticed a big bulge in his shirt.
April 28, 2010
While the defendant was in the cosmetics department, he selected two packages of cologne. He then placed the merchandise inside his shirt and concealed the merchandise under both of his armpits.
April 21, 2010
The complainant reported the female suspect and an unknown white male came in and ordered $77.98 in food and drinks. The suspect and the unknown male received their drinks and appetizers. About an hour later, the suspect and the unknown male left the restaurant without paying the bill — but left behind a driver license.
April 14, 2010
The defendant entered the store and proceeded to the electronics department. She then selected 12 Nintendo DS games and concealed them in her purse.
April 7, 2010
The complainant reported his parents have illegally copied thousands of DVDs and are involved in a crime syndicate committing video piracy.
March 31, 2010
The victim stated she was in the process of leaving the store when the security devices in her new phones were activated by the store's security system. The incident caused the victim to briefly hold up the line, which apparently upset the suspect.
March 24, 2010
Dispatch reportedly broadcast via radio a BOLO for a white Jeep Cherokee with several passengers in it. The occupants were smoking what appeared to be illegal drugs from a crushed can.
12 Cooking Class: At Season's Peak: Winter Squash
13 Holidays around the Ranch
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
13 Holidays Around the Ranch-Lakewood Ranch
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
14 FREE Pictures with Santa Cow!
8:00 am - 10:30 am
14 Gingerbread Houses
14 Italian Wine and Dine
15 A 1913 Florida Cracker Christmas
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
15 Gingerbread Houses
Members and guests of the Lakewood Ranch Women’s Club ventured Dec. 4 to Orlando, to view holiday decorations at the Grand Floridian and to have lunch at Downtown Disney.
The Play Readers of the Asolo Repertory Theatre Guild were in fine form as they entertained at the Art Association of Palm-Aire’s opening winter luncheon with “Fractured Fairy Tales.”
Catapulting into first place
Seven Manatee County elementary schools competed in the countywide Technology Student Association catapult competition Nov. 16, at Southeast High School. Students built the catapults on-site.