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Sarasota Thursday, May. 9, 2013 4 years ago

Cops Corner: Sarasota


April 28
8:00 a.m. — 2000 block of Hillview Street.
Petit Theft. A resident reported that someone stole her Peruvian passport from her bedroom in her apartment. The resident shared her apartment with several people, and she had no idea who could have taken it. She said her roommates all had people over during the timeframe in which it could have been stolen.

April 30
2:26 p.m. — 500 block of Beneva Road.
Petit Theft. The loss-prevention officer at a store watched a woman with a large bag that appeared empty. She later emerged from the fitting room with the bag full and left the store without paying. The loss-prevention officer confronted the woman in the parking lot and brought her back into the store. When he discovered stolen items in the bag, he called police. An officer photographed the stolen items and issued a court summons to the woman. Stolen items included: shorts; $32 in jewelry; a tank top worth $22; and a juniors swim top worth $22.

4:00 p.m. — 2600 block of Browning Street. Trespass. An officer arrived after being called about juveniles loitering on vacant home. The officer approached two of the teenagers. Several others had fled on foot as the officer approached. The juveniles said they had gotten out of school and were just hanging out. The house was locked, and there was no sign of forced entry. The officer contacted one of the juvenile’s parents, and told the two teenagers not to return to the property.

May 1
7:40 p.m. — 1400 block of Main Street.
Trespassing. A bartender told a patron he had to leave. The patron yelled at employees, then proceeded to go outside and pull plants out of a planter and throw them at the bartender. Police officers located the man across the street and gave him a trespass warning.

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