December 3, 2009
our people were seen in a shopping-mall parking lot trying to sell turkeys to supermarket customers. All four were riding bikes.
November 25, 2009
A man shopping at a department store took four designer shirts and began walking toward the exit. When a security guard tried to stop him, he ran out the door to a waiting car, and as he jumped inside, he yelled at the driver to, "Go, go, go."
November 19, 2009
A caller reported that a dog had been constantly barking in an adjacent apartment. The caller told officers that the apartment in which the dog was housed also held the circuit breakers for the entire building and said he believed it was illegal for a dog to be in there.
November 12, 2009
The best Cops Corner items of the summer.
November 12, 2009
A cosmetics store manager said two women walked into the store, placed 13 bottles of perfume into a basket, dumped the basket into their purses and walked out the door.
November 5, 2009
A husband and wife returned to their home and noticed that nearly $200,000 worth of jewelry and silver flatware had been stolen. They found a small pry mark on their sliding glass door, and the latch had been broken.
October 29, 2009
Complainant called police to report a strange dog was trying to get into her house.
October 22, 2009
Complainant said someone was walking in between houses, asking for money.
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.
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
18 Friday Fish Fry
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
19 Shamrock Beer Circus
4:00 pm - 7:00 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.