November 24, 2010
Nov. 15 Jimmy Choo, where are you? 4:50 p.m. — 1300 block of Thornapple Drive. Grand Theft. A woman told deputies that UPS had left a box at her front door, but when she returned home it was no longer there. Inside the box were three pairs of shoes valued at $400.
November 18, 2010
Nov. 8 Two-timer 10:28 a.m. — 2000 block of Main Street. General Suspicion. A man asked an attorney to amend his marriage license that was signed in 2006, so it showed their wedding had just occurred. Getting suspicious, the attorney looked a little further into the matter. The man divorced his first wife last July — four years after he married his second wife. The attorney reported the man to police, because he believed he might have committed a crime.
November 11, 2010
Nov. 2 Breath of fresh air 4:13 p.m. — 2200 block of Ringling Boulevard. Disorderly Intoxication. An officer came across a drunk man lying on the ground. The man spoke slowly and was unable to stand. But it was not beer, wine or liquor that the man had consumed. The officer discovered the man was intoxicated from Listerine, which was determined from his fresh breath and the half-empty mouthwash bottle in his backpack.
November 11, 2010
We've compiled the best Cops Corners from over the summer. Enjoy!
November 4, 2010
Oct. 24 Take me to your leader 11:39 p.m. — 1800 block of South Tamiami Trail. Suspicious Person. A caller reported that a person on a bicycle was looking into store windows. The suspect was wearing a football jersey and a green alien mask. Or was it a mask?
October 28, 2010
Oct. 10 Act your age 4 p.m. — 5100 block of Ocean Boulevard. Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer. A 50-year-old tourist was causing a disturbance in a bar, cursing at patrons and employees and throwing quarters at people. Deputies asked her to step outside, but she refused and cursed at them. They finally got her outside, but she refused to sit down or answer questions. She also continued to swear at them. She was arrested but refused to walk to a deputy’s car. So, she was carried, at which time she kicked a deputy in the shin. At the jail, she also threatened to kick corrections officers.
October 14, 2010
Oct. 3 Easy there, Arnold Palmer 12:12 a.m. — 3400 block of Fruitville Road. Reckless Driving. An apartment resident said a teenager was speeding through the complex on a golf cart and almost hit a child. Of course, one question is why is a small child standing in a parking lot at midnight?
October 7, 2010
Sept. 28 The Tin Man 3:50 p.m. — 600 block of South Shade Avenue. Suspicious Person. A homeowner reported that a man knocked on his door and asked for some tin foil. The man left without receiving any.
September 30, 2010
Sept. 21 Shutter speed 9:54 p.m. — 1600 block of South Tamiami Trail. Petit Theft. A restaurant owner had placed his laptop on a counter at the back of his restaurant. It sat just below an open window. The restaurant was closed, and the owner and his sister were the only ones in the building, but the computer was stolen. The owner believes someone may have reached through the window and grabbed it.
September 23, 2010
A security guard on routine patrol noticed a puff of smoke coming from the top level of a parking garage. He didn’t know if a fire had started, so he investigated. When he reached the top level, he saw three teenagers riding their bikes down the garage ramp.
16 Key West Sunset Pool Party
16 Tenebrae Service
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
17 American Business Women's Association Sunset Chapter monthly meeting
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
18 Goodwill Hosts Electric Vehicle Revolution Luncheon
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Piero Rivolta and his wife, Rachele, opened their home to the Pines of Sarasota March 26.
Team Tony seeks volunteers
Team Tony Cancer Foundation of Sarasota/Manatee counties is looking for cancer survivors to volunteer at Florida Cancer Specialists oncology units.
Drum kits coming to downtown
Noting the success of Sarasota Keys, an interactive art project that placed six public pianos around downtown, the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County has launched a parallel initiative — with drum sets.