Sarasota Police Officers have arrested a Sarasota man following a reported sexual battery inside the Westfield Siesta Key mall. The suspect is being held at the Sarasota County Jail.
09/20/2018 8:00 AM
On September 13, 2018, a suspected skimming device was located on a gas pump at Citgo, located at 2201 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota.
09/19/2018 8:57 AM
Tennis players and other community members will have a chance to meet the new employees at Payne Park Tennis Center as the City of Sarasota prepares to take back the operations and maintenance of the center, along with four other Sarasota parks.
09/17/2018 8:47 AM
Tory Mitchell, 20, of Palmadelia Avenue, Sarasota, has been arrested and charged with Possession of Cocaine (felony), Carrying a Concealed Firearm (felony), Possession of Marijuana under 20 grams (misdemeanor) and received a citation for a tint violation following a traffic stop on Saturday.
09/11/2018 10:11 AM
City of Sarasota releases first production of City Manager's personal emails that might constitute "public records"
The City of Sarasota’s outside legal counsel has not found evidence that City Manager Tom Barwin has engaged in any incidents, pattern or practice of transacting official city business through personal email thus far in the evaluation process.
09/10/2018 5:38 PM
Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department are investigating a possible drive-by shooting that happened at approximately 11:45 p.m. last night, Thursday, September 6, 2018, in the 3000 block of 31st Way, Sarasota.
09/07/2018 10:59 AM
Regan Stunkel, 59, of 2255 Central Avenue, Sarasota, has been arrested and charged with 40 counts of sexual performance by a child.
09/06/2018 10:46 AM
Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 3 p.m., Chief Bernadette DiPino will hold a Semi-Annual awards ceremony. The ceremony will be held in the 2nd Floor Community Room at the Sarasota Police Department, 2099 Adams Lane, Sarasota.
09/06/2018 9:02 AM
The Sarasota Police Department has received a grant for a High Visibility Enforcement program for pedestrian and bicycle safety. The City of Sarasota ranks in the top 25 counties in the state of Florida for traffic crashes resulting in serious and fatal injuries to pedestrians and bicyclists.
09/04/2018 3:01 PM
The public is invited to celebrate the grand opening of the new Canine Club at Gillespie Park at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10.
09/04/2018 8:52 AM
City of Sarasota residents who live along beaches and waterways that have been impacted by the red tide bloom can place any additional plastic bags from cleanup activities at the curb and have them collected by the Solid Waste Department on their regularly scheduled collection day.
08/23/2018 2:10 PM
Michael Peterson, 38, has been arrested on an outstanding warrant in connection to a July 2018 case after lab results showed he was in possession of more than 40 grams of N-Ethlypentylone, also known as bath salts.
08/21/2018 1:36 PM
City of Sarasota administrative offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 3, in observance of Labor Day.
08/21/2018 8:55 AM
A local State of Emergency was declared by the City of Sarasota on Wednesday due to the continued effects of red tide on our community, following similar declarations by Sarasota County and the state of Florida.
08/15/2018 11:18 AM
Each year, Americans mark the end of summer with the Labor Day holiday weekend. Sadly, the Labor Day holiday has also become one of the deadliest, with drunk drivers endangering themselves and others on their way home from holiday festivities.
08/14/2018 11:47 AM
The City of Sarasota is testing a new digital kiosk that would allow residents and visitors downtown to browse local amenities and find their way around.
08/09/2018 2:02 PM
The American Course at Bobby Jones Golf Club, owned and operated by the City of Sarasota, will close temporarily for drainage improvements effective Monday, Aug. 13. The 18-hole course is expected to reopen by Dec. 1.
08/09/2018 8:38 AM
On Monday, August 13, 2018, classes will resume for students in the City of Sarasota. As in previous years, Sarasota P.D. will again host a special #BackToSchool ‘Tweet from the Beat’ under the Twitter handle @SarasotaPD.
08/07/2018 12:25 PM
Sarasota Police Department Deputy Chief Pat Robinson has been chosen to represent the City of Sarasota at the 2018-2019 Leadership Florida Cornerstone XXXVII.
08/03/2018 9:39 AM
Two women have been arrested and charged after Sarasota Police Officers responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of Midwest Parkway, Sarasota, on Sunday morning. Officers observed both women injecting themselves with needles while two children were in the vehicle.
08/03/2018 8:20 AM