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.
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
2 3rd annual 'Power of the Girl' Business Breakfast
2 French apÃ©ro evening
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2 Florida's Children First 2014 Sarasota Reception
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
2 'Safe Sex Halloween Bash: Midnight on the Bayou' Pre-Party Kiki
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Bridging the gap
The Children’s Guardian Fund wants to help teens get hired.
Win big in two Observer contests
Starting in October, the Observer will now offer prizes for winners of the weather photo contest, sponsored by Manasota Flooring Inc.
Can you dig it?
Third- and fourth-grade students of Temple Beth Sholom had a chance to brush up on their paleontology skills last week while digging for faux dinosaur bones.