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.
March 17, 2010
The suspect was observed placing items into the bottom of a stroller by Wal-Mart security. She was detained without incident.
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!