On Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., the Sarasota Police Department will once again partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for a National Drug Take-Back Initiative.
10/19/2018 10:29 AM
Is your dog getting dressed up this Halloween? If so, plan to join the City's Parks and Recreation Department as it hosts a "Bark-O-Ween" dog costume contest Thursday, Oct. 25, at Arlington Paw Park, 2650 Waldemere St.
10/18/2018 1:26 PM
City of Sarasota residents, property owners and business owners interested in learning more about their local government are encouraged to register and participate in the upcoming Citizens’ Academy, an interactive, eight-week educational course. Most sessions will be held Thursday evenings from 5:30
10/18/2018 9:50 AM
The Sarasota Police Department is informing the public that Derrick Wesley Speed, 38, has registered as a Sexual Predator living in the City of Sarasota. Speed’s address is 4703 North Tamiami Trail, Room #103, Sarasota. This is the address for the Flamingo Inn. Speed can use their address.
10/16/2018 12:11 PM
The Sarasota Police Department will take social media followers on “virtual ride-along.” Wednesday, October 17, 2018, beginning at 7:30 a.m., Twitter users can “ride along” for another ‘Tweet from the Beat’ with Traffic Unit Officers during day shift as they focus on high visibility enforcement.
10/15/2018 11:54 AM
Registration is now open for the 47th Annual Men’s Better Ball Championship, to be held Oct. 27-28 at the historic, City-owned Bobby Jones Golf Club.
10/02/2018 3:15 PM
On Friday, October 5, 2018 at 2 p.m., Sarasota Police Chief Bernadette DiPino will hold a swearing in ceremony and Law Enforcement Trust Funds (LETF) donation event. Community members and media are invited to attend.
10/02/2018 10:10 AM
A draft of the City of Sarasota’s new Form-Based Code has been completed and is now available for review on the City’s website, sarasotafl.gov.
10/02/2018 9:17 AM
Two adults have been arrested following a vehicle burglary early Monday morning. The investigation revealed both individuals were also involved in burglarizing at least 10 other vehicles during the same night.
09/28/2018 8:17 AM
On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m., the Sarasota Police Department will host Coffee with a Cop at Pastry Art, 1512 Main Street, Sarasota. Members of the public and media are invited to attend.
09/26/2018 8:10 AM
On September 13, 2018, Sarasota Police Department Captain Lori Jaress successfully graduated from the 273rd Session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. She is the first female from the City of Sarasota to attend the prestigious academy.
09/24/2018 11:26 AM
The City of Sarasota is once again offering free trees to residents to help expand Sarasota’s urban canopy while reducing energy bills through its Community Canopy program.
09/24/2018 8:46 AM
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