September 16, 2010
The complainant called police to report a Jaguar blocking his driveway.
September 9, 2010
Police received a report of a reckless driver swerving through traffic like a racecar driver.
September 2, 2010
A man locked his keys in his car while it was still running. An officer was able to unlock the door by pushing a piece of wire underneath the window.
August 26, 2010
Brick pavers were placed in the roadway, and lanes in both directions were blocked. Looks like beavers are taking lessons from the Three Little Pigs.
August 19, 2010
Police were called to break up an argument between two apartment dwellers. The upstairs neighbor complained that the downstairs neighbor continually taps on his ceiling.
August 12, 2010
A golf-shop manager heard a cracking sound inside the store and knew exactly what it was — the snapping of a club head off the shaft.
August 5, 2010
A woman reported that she had put an antique sculpture on consignment in April at an antique store. It was worth $800. She returned to the store on the above date and found that it had closed.
July 29, 2010
A man in a fast-food restaurant drive-thru paid for his order with a $50 bill. He received $42.87 in change. The man drove around the building and pulled into the drive-thru again to order a couple of more hamburgers. Again, he pulled out a $50 bill to pay, but the employee said she didn't have enough change and asked if he had any smaller bills. He said he didn't, and she replied that she had just given him $42.87 in change a few seconds ago.
July 22, 2010
A large box of roofing nails spilled all over the westbound lanes of the causeway. Wile E. Coyote was nowhere to be seen.
July 15, 2010
A woman told police a man selling steaks door-to-door approached her home. His sales pitch was aggressive.
24 Baby Wearing Dance Class
10:00 am - 11:00 am
27 Thanksgiving Free Public Talk & Veggie Potluck
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
29 Light Up Siesta Village and Holiday Parade
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
30 Advent Procession
Cops Corner: Sarasota
Enjoy this week's edition of Cops Corner.
World on a string
The exchange of goods and chatter are the usual soundtrack for the Saturday morning Downtown Farmers Market on Orange Avenue.
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Bookstores across the state celebrated Florida Bookstore Day Saturday. Bookstore1 held an all-ages literary party and read-a-thon for customers and members of the community.