October 15, 2009
A church employee said someone had entered the church and stolen $10 in change from a closet. The thief also moved a wheelchair and scribbled some unknown things on a dry-erase board. Deputies were able to pull fingerprints from the wheelchair.
October 8, 2009
A sandwich-shop employee allowed a man to use the store’s phone. The employee recognized the man, because he often hangs out in front of the shop. The phone is located near the counter, where a tip jar sits. After the man hung up the phone and left, the employee noticed the tip jar was empty.
October 1, 2009
A woman said someone stole a spear gun from her pool deck.
September 24, 2009
A deputy who responded to a call about a box truck that backed into a ditch found the driver standing in the middle of the road, throwing his belongings to the ground “for no apparent reason.”
September 17, 2009
A man parked his car in a public beach parking lot. He left it unlocked with a wallet and MP3 player inside. When he returned to the car, the items were no longer there.
September 10, 2009
A supermarket employee stopped two teenage girls after they took two bandages from a box.
September 3, 2009
A man called police to report that his 17-year-old daughter went to a neighbor’s house and received a tattoo.
August 27, 2009
August 20, 2009
A man walked out of a bar without paying his $52 bar tab. He drank eight Budweisers and five vodka cocktails. The manager followed him outside and gave him one last chance to pay his tab. The man began to argue with the manager and then got in his pickup truck and drove away. But he forgot one very important thing, he left his driver’s license at the bar when he opened the tab.
August 13, 2009
n apartment complex manager reported someone discharged a fire extinguisher near the pool area and that some of the contents got into the hot tub, which will need to be drained and cleaned. There were no witnesses.
6 Holiday Shopping with Artist Elizabeth Van Riper at the Sarasota Ritz Carlton
9:00 am - 6:00 am
6 Holiday Boutique
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
6 37th Annual 1st Friday Art Walk "Taste of the Season"
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
6 Republican Women's Club Luncheon
7 16th Annual Jingle & Jog 5K Race/1K Walk-Run
7:00 am - 11:00 am
7 Third Annual Achieva Reindeer Trot
7 Free Santa Pictures With Kids, Pets and Families
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
7 Gingerbread Houses
During each of the last eight years, the Out-of-Door Academy families have collected food for Gocio Elementary families.
Forty Carrots hosts grandparents
Forty Carrots Family Center invited students’ grandparents to attend Grandparents’ Day Nov. 25.
The Rotary Club of Sarasota Keys is seeking volunteers from now through Dec. 24, to help man its Salvation Army kettle bell during the holiday season.