August 25, 2010
A store manager stated a young male left the store and passed all points of sale without paying for a box of chicken and a box of doughnuts and ran from the store.
August 18, 2010
The subject(s) entered the structure through a rear sliding door and went into the laundry room to remove property. The subject appeared to use a dolly.
August 11, 2010
The victim has been receiving telephone calls from a certain phone number. He answered a few times, but the caller speaks only Spanish, and the victim could not understand him.
August 4, 2010
The complainant noticed a large garbage can was out of place and up against the security fence to the resident community pool. After reviewing the surveillance video, a white male suspect was observed moving the garbage can and using it to climb over the fence.
July 28, 2010
The victim reported that while she and her family were on vacation, person(s) entered her home, drank some alcohol, drove their car and stole a watch.
July 21, 2010
The victim had employed the suspect for the past 16 months as a vet tech for the clinic. During that time, the suspect was responsible for maintaining and ordering the medication for the animals. The suspect's performance became poor, and he seemed to be under the influence of drugs while at work.
July 14, 2010
Unknown person(s) placed what appeared to be fireworks inside the complainant's mailbox. Upon discharge, the mailbox was destroyed.
July 7, 2010
The suspect(s) entered the liquor store section of the grocery store and selected a bottle of vodka. The suspect(s) rendered a $100 bill as payment. The inexperienced clerk utilized the counterfeit detection pen on the bill, and it did not react to the counterfeit bill.
June 30, 2010
The victim stated she received a call from an individual who told her that the electricity at her preschool would be turned off if a delinquent payment in the amount of $229.13 was not paid. The victim wanted to make sure the power wasn't turned off, so she made the payment over the phone using her check card.
June 23, 2010
The complainant reported two males loaded two computers into a shopping cart containing two pillows, which were used to hide the computers. The males then proceeded past all points of sale to a vehicle that was parked outside the store.
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24 Lakewood Ranch Republican Luncheon
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25 Ellenton Sunday Market
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Ranch women make visit to McCurdy’s
Members of the Lakewood Ranch Women’s Club enjoyed an fun-filled evening at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre Sept. 24.
Girl Scout earns Silver Award
Cypress Potter recently earned her Girl Scout Silver Award, the highest award for Girl Scout cadets in grades sixth through eighth, from the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida.