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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23 2nd Annual Sarasota Fall Fine Art Festival
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
24 Baby Wearing Dance Class
10:00 am - 11:00 am
27 Thanksgiving Free Public Talk & Veggie Potluck
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
29 Light Up Siesta Village and Holiday Parade
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cops Corner: Sarasota
Enjoy this week's edition of Cops Corner.
World on a string
The exchange of goods and chatter are the usual soundtrack for the Saturday morning Downtown Farmers Market on Orange Avenue.
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Bookstores across the state celebrated Florida Bookstore Day Saturday. Bookstore1 held an all-ages literary party and read-a-thon for customers and members of the community.