May 12, 2011
1:45 p.m. — 1800 block of Sandalwood Drive. Criminal Mischief and Assault. A homeowner was unsatisfied with some woodwork being done in his home. He was disputing a bill the worker gave him, because of the poor quality.
May 5, 2011
11 a.m. — 3500 block of South Tamiami Trail. Petit Theft Shoplifting. A lingerie-shop employee called police after two women stole $600 worth of perfume.
April 28, 2011
April 17, 2011 3:10 a.m. — South Osprey Avenue. Suspicious Incident. Two young boys were seen hurling things at cars using their lacrosse sticks.
April 21, 2011
April 14, 2011
April 5, 5:02 p.m. — 1300 block of First Street. Animal Problem. A caller reported seeing several cats alone inside a parked SUV with its windows rolled up.
April 7, 2011
Sleeps with the fishes March 28, 1 p.m. — 100 block of White Oak Way. Suspicious Person. A man called police in reference to a dispute he had with someone over parking. The man said that the person with whom he had argued may be "part of the mob."
March 31, 2011
Looks fishy March 22, 7 p.m. — 1 block of Marina Plaza. Burglary. The owner of a fishing boat reported an on-board burglary. Someone had jimmied the door to get inside and stole 11 fishing rods, valued at $1,600.
March 24, 2011
Hey, Dizzy! Keep it down! March 15 9 p.m. — 1100 block of Tuttle Avenue. Noise Disturbance. Someone called to report a neighbor was playing the trumpet too loudly, because his home’s back door open.
March 17, 2011
March 8 8:25 a.m. - Bahia Vista Street. Road Hazard. A manhole cover was seen lying on the road, with the manhole exposed. However, no ninja turtles - mutant or otherwise - were seen in the area.
March 10, 2011
Feb. 28 Tired of it 4 p.m. — 1900 block of South Osprey Avenue. Suspicious Incident. Complainant said when he returned to his car in a parking lot, he noticed someone had let the air out of its right front tire. The man believes an elderly man, who likes to watch the parking lot, is to blame.
1 Community Cookout
2 3rd annual 'Power of the Girl' Business Breakfast
2 French apÃ©ro evening
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2 Florida's Children First 2014 Sarasota Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bridging the gap
The Children’s Guardian Fund wants to help teens get hired.
Win big in two Observer contests
Starting in October, the Observer will now offer prizes for winners of the weather photo contest, sponsored by Manasota Flooring Inc.
Can you dig it?
Third- and fourth-grade students of Temple Beth Sholom had a chance to brush up on their paleontology skills last week while digging for faux dinosaur bones.