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.
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.
24 What are you doing on Christmas Eve?
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
26 Lights In Bloom
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3 FREE 5K Fun Run
7:00 am - 8:00 am
3 Historical Trolley Tour
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sound of hope
The holiday season hasn’t officially started until our favorite bell ringers return to their posts.
Shoppers and residents were treated to some holiday harmonies by the Senior Friendship Centers’ group, the Second Wind Harmonica Players, in Downtown Sarasota.
Stepping up to the plate
The Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County teamed up to bring the anti-bullying event Rachel’s Challenge to Sarasota Dec. 3.