March 23, 2011
The complainant was walking his dog, and when he arrived back at his residence, he noticed a plastic bag by the driveway. He picked up the bag and noticed it had marijuana and drug paraphernalia in it.
March 16, 2011
An unknown white male in his 50s or 60s approached the victim while she was shopping at the grocery store. The suspect distracted her by telling her he was throwing a party and didn't know what kind of cheese to buy.
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.
2 Healthy Skin Care and Wellness with Dr. Brenda Yanofsky
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
2 Center For Sight at University Park Grand Opening & Trunk Show
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3 Bowl Painting Party
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
4 Ron Gordon's Humane Society Golf Tournament
Vitale accepts donation
Lakewood Ranch resident and ESPN Hall-of-Famer Dick Vitale on Sept. 9 received a $85,000 donation for the fight against cancer from Craig and JoEllen Mettille, of 380 Cos.
Prizes now offered for weather contest!
Starting in October, the Observer will now offer prizes for winners of the weather photo contest, sponsored by Manasota Flooring Inc.
Cardinal Mooney alumni plan reunion
Did you go to Cardinal Mooney in 1964? Your former classmates are calling for you!