September 23, 2009
A woman reported that a man she had been living with for two years acquired her online banking password and stole $44,600 from her bank account over the course of 18 months.
September 16, 2009
A town employee turned in two ballasts, a pair of rubber work gloves and two electrical items that he found in the middle of Gulf of Mexico Drive.
September 9, 2009
A woman reported that someone left three large piles of tree branches and brush on a vacant property that was under her care.
September 2, 2009
A Sarasota landscaper was asked why he took two wheelbarrows full of shell and 11 bags of mulch from a Country Club Shore yard. The landscaper told police he received permission to take the items from the landscaper in charge of maintaining the home.
August 26, 2009
12:42 p.m. — 4000 block of GMD (Gulf of Mexico Drive). Property Damage. A man called to report that his car had been hit in a hardware store parking lot.
August 19, 2009
A man told police that he was hit in the head while riding his bike by a water bottle thrown from a silver Chevy Trailblazer or GMC SUV. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
August 12, 2009
A man reported that an unknown person entered his hotel room the night before and removed three bottles of prescription medication valued at $130.
August 5, 2009
A woman was pulled over for swerving in a Dodge pickup truck on Gulf of Mexico Drive. When police told her that her driver’s license was suspended for failure to pay a traffic fine, she explained that she had taken care of that ticket over the phone.
July 29, 2009
Police pulled over a man driving a four-door, silver Jeep. The man was driving in and out of his lane, and police issued him a ticket for driving with a suspended driver’s license.
July 22, 2009
Police confiscated a brown pouch with two white, small discs that a housekeeper thought could have been an illegal drug. The white discs tested negative for drugs several times.
1 Floridafitfest and 5K Treasure Run
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
8 World Oceans Day Family Festival
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hat's off to Dee Pelton, volunteers
Dee Pelton held a luncheon that will be tough to top.
Youth sailors descend on City Island
Approximately 250 people hit the water Saturday, April 20 through Sunday, April 21, for Sailfest. The regatta, Sarasota Youth Sailing's biggest fundraiser of the year, included four classes of competition — Optimus, 420, Laser and Multi-hull — and a barbecue feast.
Book club sunsets for the season
The Sunset Beach Book Club, in its 10th year, ended this season with a luncheon and discussion of the book “Gone Girl,” by Gillian Flynn, April 18, at Lazy Lobster. Discussion moderator was Ricki Carroll. Together, the group read five books this season.