June 21, 2011
Enjoy a classic Cops Corner entry from the Sarasota Observer archives.
June 2, 2011
1400 block of Main Street. Animal Bite. A man in a pickup truck stopped a police volunteer to ask her about the new downtown parking meters. When she reached in his truck to hand him a brochure, his dog clamped down on her arm.
May 26, 2011
900 block of Siesta Drive. Animal Problem. Officers responded to a report of a dead shark on a sidewalk. What they found was … a dead shark on a sidewalk.
May 19, 2011
Theft. An elderly man forgot his hearing aids by the swimming pool. When he realized he no longer had them, he went back to the pool, but the hearing aids were gone.
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."
24 Sarasota Pumpkin Festival
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
25 Free picture framing seminar
25 Stepping Out Against Domestic Violence (DV Awareness Walk)
25 3rd Annual Sarasota Book Fair
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
On Saturday Phillippi Shores Elementary fourth-grader Mickeyshane McGetrick invited friends and classmates to help kick off his class project to clean up Turtle Beach.
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