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.
July 15, 2009
A woman with no valid driver’s license backed her tan pickup truck into oncoming traffic on Gulf of Mexico Drive.
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
23 Wine Tasting for Mote at Harry's on Longboat Key
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
26 St. Armands Fine Art Festival
10:00 am - 5:00 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.