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.
January 26, 2011
Classic Cops Jan. 15, 1984 2:30 p.m. — A pair of prescription glasses were found.
January 19, 2011
Jan. 7 Distasteful demonstration 11:49 a.m. — 500 block of Bay Isles Road. Civil Disturbance. A woman told police she wanted them to take away a photograph of the president with an Adolf Hitler-like mustache being displayed by demonstrators. Police explained that the demonstration was orderly and that the First Amendment protected the photograph being shown. The woman was extremely upset that police would not remove the photo and requested the officer's business card.
19 Longboat Key Fine Art Festival
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
19 Mote's Party on the Pass
22 Nia with Gail on Anna Maria Island
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
23 Nia with Gail on Longboat Key
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
A Cinderella story
A 10-week-old miniature pinscher puppy found a “happily ever after ending” at the Celebration of Pets April 12, at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds.
Pharmacy brings dose of medicine to Publix
The in-store pharmacy of Longboat Key Publix opened Monday, approximately 16 months after the completion of the new store at 525 Bay Isles Parkway, in the Shoppes of Bay Isles.
Golfer scores victory with less than a stroke
The Longboat Key Masters Golf Tournament, which took place March 28 through March 31, at the Resort at Longboat Key Club’s Islandside and Harbourside golf courses came down to less than one stroke’s difference between first-place winner Kevin Preston and second-place winner Michael Russell, of Longboat Key.