12 p.m. — 700 block Benjamin Franklin Drive. Lost Property. An officer responded to a call of a possible theft. A resort worker reported that an iPhone was stolen, but it was later determined that the iPhone was just misplaced.
5 p.m. — 1500 block Main Street. Motor Vehicle Theft. A resident reported that his vehicle was stolen. He told officers that he parked his Nissan on Main Street and took a cab home at the end of the night. An officer checked to make sure the vehicle had not been towed from its parking spot.
1:28 a.m. — 400 block John Ringling Blvd. Dispute. A resident reported a muscular man pushing a woman. Both parties left the area.
2:22 p.m. — 500 block Beneva Road. Petit Theft. A woman left a store with $249 worth of merchandise in her purse. Outside the store, a security officer approached the woman and found several articles of stolen clothing, jewelry and a set of automated flashing lights in her purse. The incident was captured on the store’s video system and police took the woman to jail.
9:02 p.m. — 3700 Breezemont Drive. Noise Violation. A resident reported that his neighbor’s dogs had been barking for several hours. An officer went to the address and was unable to contact anyone — except the two loudly barking dogs caged in the pool area.
10 p.m. — 400 block Allendale Street. Criminal Mischief. A homeowner walked outside to discover that someone had knocked over a decorative gate outside her home. She went into great detail regarding “other incidences” that have occurred involving her neighbors. An officer spoke with several children and a grandmother next door, and all of them deny any wrongdoing.
DINE AND DASH
7:20 a.m. — 1900 block Main Street. Petit Theft. Two young men and two young women dined at a restaurant and left without paying. Later in the evening, the waitress and a security officer found the group. The manager of the restaurant said she wanted to press charges and police arrested one of the group members.
THE MORE THE MERRIER?
11 p.m. — 1100 block Myrtle Street. Landlord Tenant Dispute. A renter gave a landlord $600 for rent and various move-in fees. The landlord gave the renter a key, but when the renter arrived to move in to the apartment, he found someone else’s belongings.
2:50 a.m. — 10 S. Lime Avenue. Suspicion narcotics. An officer searched a suspect and found a blue bag of herbal potpourri synthetic marijuana. The suspect was transported to jail, and the synthetic marijuana was placed in police property.
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17 Sarasota's Shamrock Pub Annual St Patrick's Day Block Party March 17
17 Nia with Gail in Sarasota
4:45 pm - 5:45 pm
18 Center for Architecture Lecture Series
20 Town Hall Series: Leon Panetta
20 Reason to Hope
20 Junior League of Sarasota Tour of Homes Kick-off Party
22 Window Art Free Playday for the kids
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
22 Phi Beta Kappa Luncheon
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Shine bright like a diamond
Ten-year-old Montserat Vasquez can now add jewelry designer to her list of hobbies.
The Ikebana International Sarasota Chapter held its 46th annual exhibition Feb. 22 and Feb. 23, at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.
Darwin’s on 4th’s brewery, Darwin Brewing Co., earned a silver medal in the Best Florida Beers porter category for its Charapa Spiced Porter at Tampa Bay Beer Week March 1 through March 9.