September 30, 2009
A woman reported a suspicious flatboat in the canal behind her home. Police saw the boat, occupied by two men, leaving the area. No further action was taken.
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.
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.