December 9, 2009
Nov. 25 Gator grab 9:32 a.m. — 400 block of GMD. Vehicle Larceny. A woman reported that someone stole her crocodile purse valued at $2,000 from the passenger seat of her unlocked car while she was inside a gas station paying for her gas. The purse contained a payroll check, her Social Security card, credit cards, a checkbook and $10 in cash.
December 2, 2009
Nov. 22 Case of mistaken identity 12 a.m. — 600 block of Penfield Street. Suspicious Vehicle. Police received two calls about two drunken men in a small boat in the canal behind their docks. A boat with people was detained for questioning, but it was the wrong boat.
November 24, 2009
Nov. 13 Deep sleep 11:41 a.m. — 500 block of Bay Isles Road. Camping Violation. A town employee told police that someone was sleeping in Bicentennial Park. Police found a man sleeping in the bushes, and he was issued written warnings for camping and possession of alcohol on town property.
November 18, 2009
November 11, 2009
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November 11, 2009
November 4, 2009
Oct. 24 I spy 12:01 p.m. — 3600 block of Bayou Circle. Suspicious Circumstance. A woman told police that she believes someone has wired her house to spy on her because the screws in her electrical plates had been moved and she can hear an echo in the house when she claps. Police told her to call back if she noticed anything else suspicious.
October 28, 2009
Police conducted fishing-license inspections in Overlook Park and only three people could not produce valid fishing licenses.
October 21, 2009
7:34 a.m. — 2000 block of Harbour Links Drive. Suspicious Circumstance. A man reported someone trespassing at his neighbor’s residence.
October 14, 2009
A man filled out a police report after explaining that he received letters from companies explaining that someone is trying to open accounts in his name using a different address.
17 Night of Fish, Fun & Fright
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18 Jewels on the Bay Showhouse
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'We Are The Marines'
That is how Maj. Brian Dix introduced “The Commandant’s Own” U.S. Marine Drum & Bugle Corps July 4, at Avery Fisher Hall.
Tim Howard has Key roots
Residents of Fairway Bay knew about Tim Howard long before he became a household name: His grandparents, the late Paul and Eva Fekete, frequently bragged about their star soccer player grandson.
Mote-tagged shark swims toward Sarasota
A 14-foot, 2,300-pound great white shark is currently heading eastbound toward Sarasota.