April 13, 2011
Classic Cops- March 31, 1983, 2:21 p.m. Woman reports strange vehicle in her driveway. The "vehicle" was found to be her brother.
April 6, 2011
CLASSIC COPS - 'Boot-scootin' Boogie' March 24, 2002, 9:01 a.m. 500 block of Cutter Lane. Public Service. Subject said his neighbor blasted country music all night long. Subject said he hates country music and his neighbor knows it.
March 30, 2011
Classic Cops Assault with a deadly wea-pen? March 17, 2000 — 11:56 a.m. 4000 block GMD. Assault. An irate customer threw an ink pen at a rental agent. The customer grabbed her arm and cussed at her. The customer was upset because the agent wouldn’t give her a list of addresses of available properties. Police are searching for the attacker.
March 23, 2011
March 10, 1993 11:02 a.m. 4900 block of GMD. Burglary. Report of voices in apartment and a possible burglary in progress was called in. Voices discovered to be people leaving a birthday message on a telephone answering machine.
March 16, 2011
CLASSIC COPS March 5, 1984 12:01 p.m. Man reports bullet fired into vending machine, 6900 block of GMD. The machine survived the attack.
March 9, 2011
Classic Cops Feb. 24, 1999 12:20 p.m. 1100 block of GMD. Traffic violation, Speeding. “I’m sorry,” said the driver. “It’s my fault. I’m in a hurry to get to the bathroom.” Driver cited.
March 2, 2011
Classic Cops Feb. 19, 1980 8:03 p.m. Woman reports she was watching a TV program when two raccoons fell through her ceiling. One escaped, one was captured. Officer states program was not a Walt Disney production, but the later events could have been.
February 23, 2011
CLASSIC COPS Feb. 10, 1984 5:29 p.m. — 2200 block GMD. Woman reports snake on couch. Snake found to be rubber imitation.
February 9, 2011
Jan. 27 More than 'meats' the eye 9:13 a.m. — 2600 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive (GMD). Lost Property. A couple called police to report that resort employees were entering their room and taking everything from purses to dirty boxers. Police were able to find the items in question in the room and asked resort employees about the couple's behavior. Five resort employees told police the couple accused them of stealing purses, meatballs left in the refrigerator and other items. No further action was taken.
February 2, 2011
Classic Cops Jan. 23, 1984 1:07 p.m. — Manager reports large photo of woman's legs missing from men's restroom.
Paint the town red and green
This year, we won’t just be on the lookout for the most festive holiday lights on the Key. We’ll be on the prowl for anything that embodies the happiness of the holidays with our new “Spirit of the Season” contest.
Pettingell tradition is as sweet as pie
For the sixth consecutive year, Pettingell delivered pies from Yoder’s Restaurant in Sarasota to his customers at Thanksgiving.
Former Key Club manager takes on new role
Former Longboat Key Club & Resort General Manager Michael Welly has a new gig.