The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Unit arrested a 21-year-old man for a Newtown shooting April 9.
Richard Tarton confessed during an interview with Sarasota Police detectives to shooting Willfredo Pellot Jr. five times March 23.
The shooting happened at the 2500 block of Pershing Avenue, and Pellot Jr. was transferred from Sarasota Memorial Hospital to Blake Medical Center due to the severity of his injuries, according to a Sarasota Police news release.
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24 What are you doing on Christmas Eve?
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26 Lights In Bloom
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3 FREE 5K Fun Run
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3 Historical Trolley Tour
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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.