February 4, 2010
A man said a thief stole several items from his backyard and that during the robbery the burglar overturned a stand-up freezer filled with $2,000 worth of meat.
January 28, 2010
Jan. 20 Clowning around 1:12 a.m. — Oak Park Avenue and 15th Street. Suspicious Incident. In the area where the circus is set up, the complainant heard glass break and saw two shadows slink away.
January 21, 2010
Jan. 12 Tumble dry 6:42 — Tuttle Avenue and Ringling Boulevard. Suspicious Incident. A caller reported that a driver lost her laundry basket and clothes were flying all over the road. Several cars had to swerve to miss the unmentionables.
January 14, 2010
Jan. 5 Triple dog dare 8:52 p.m. — 900 block of Siesta Drive. Animal Nuisance. A dog was seen running back and forth across the road, nearly causing several car accidents.
January 7, 2010
A woman called police, saying she found blood and a latex glove in a neighbor's trash can. When an officer closely inspected the garbage can, he discovered that the substance was not blood — it was red fruit punch or juice.
December 24, 2009
Complainant said an office-supply store’s delivery truck dropped off a load of supplies and clipped the complainant’s phone line while it drove away.
December 17, 2009
A man with a cloth over his face was seen reaching out to passing cars.
December 10, 2009
Complainant called police for help because he was unable to get out of his car — a pit bull would not let him out.
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."
23 Savvy Social Security Planning
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
24 Sarasota Pumpkin Festival
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
25 Free picture framing seminar
25 Stepping Out Against Domestic Violence (DV Awareness Walk)
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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School of rock
Fans cheered on their favorite bands Saturday at Rock for a Cause.