GIVE IT A REST
2:02 p.m. — 2000 block of Seventh Street. Dispute/Fight. A woman saw a male and a female scrapping metal from a mattress left by the side of the road. The woman told them to clean up behind themselves. The woman said the man told her to shut up and go home before he had his daughter beat her up. The woman called 911 and walked home while the two continued scrapping.
8:26 p.m. — 1600 block of Laurel Street. Noise Violation Vehicle/Equipment. A woman said people had been making noise all day in the apartments next-door. She complained about the caliber of the people living in the area and was upset by noise from power tools and leaf blowers. Officers informed the woman using tools during the daytime was not a violation of the city sound code. The woman also complained about a neighbor with a loud motorcycle. She said she is from New York and that in New York someone would go over there and rip their lungs out. She also said that this is why Floridians have a reputation as “hillbilly rednecks” and that she was on the verge of taking care of it herself. Officers advised the woman not to take any action toward the people on the neighboring property.
CUT TO THE QUICK
8:27 a.m. — 1300 block of Tenth Street. Burglary — Structure. A man reported an unknown person broke into his business and took a chop saw. The man said he did not have the serial number for the saw, but did know that it makes a noise as if the bearings are failing.
HOME AND GARDEN
9 a.m. — 2000 block of Cocoanut Avenue. Burglary — Structure. A man reported a burglary at his home. The items stolen were a TV, a DVD player, a pressure washer, hedge trimmers and an electric chainsaw.
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Sound of hope
The holiday season hasn’t officially started until our favorite bell ringers return to their posts.
Shoppers and residents were treated to some holiday harmonies by the Senior Friendship Centers’ group, the Second Wind Harmonica Players, in Downtown Sarasota.
Stepping up to the plate
The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County teamed up to bring the anti-bullying event Rachel’s Challenge to Sarasota Dec. 3.