For more than 20 years, the Sarasota Police Department has been taking part in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Members of the Sarasota Police Department will take to the streets of the City of Sarasota again!
04/16/2019 8:43 AM
The public is invited to join the festivities as the City of Sarasota and Sarasota County UF/IFAS Extension host a special Earth Day Festival on Monday, April 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Selby Five Points Park in downtown Sarasota.
04/15/2019 10:16 AM
04/14/2019 11:44 AM
The Community Canopy program, which gives away free trees to help expand the urban canopy while reducing energy bills, will return to the City of Sarasota Monday, April 15. In partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation and the Florida Forest Service, the City will provide 250 trees to residents at n
04/12/2019 4:00 PM
The City of Sarasota and more than 130 volunteers will participate in this year’s Great American Cleanup, organized by Keep Sarasota County Beautiful, on Saturday, April 13.
04/12/2019 9:21 AM
The Sarasota Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating a traffic fatality crash that happened last night, Monday, April 8, 2019, at approximately 10 p.m., near the intersection of Grove Street and South Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41), Sarasota. The crash involved a vehicle and a pedestrian.
04/09/2019 9:30 AM
Look for the “golden egg” to win prizes! Participants will also enjoy pictures with the Easter Bunny.
04/05/2019 8:41 AM
Two people have been arrested in connection to an armed robbery that occurred at Publix, 3825 South Osprey Avenue, Sarasota, on March 27, 2019. Quantevius Ghee, 24, of Tampa, and Kylee Follett, 19, of Bradenton, were arrested by Officers with the Tampa Police Department on Tuesday, April 2, 2019.
04/04/2019 8:49 AM
The T.J. “Tony” Saprito Fishing Pier will be temporary closed to the public from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 5, while it undergoes a comprehensive inspection.
04/02/2019 8:06 AM
Mayor Liz Alpert and the City of Sarasota are joining mayors and communities across the country in asking residents to make a long-term commitment to manage water resources more wisely by taking part in the annual Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation.
04/01/2019 10:48 AM
The City of Sarasota has launched a pilot program aimed at preserving historic structures in the Newtown community.
03/27/2019 8:15 AM
Christopher Brown, 31, of Sarasota, is facing multiple charges following a traffic stop late Monday night in the City of Sarasota. The traffic stop resulted in the seizure of 397 grams of MDMA, two 9mm handguns (one loaded), 2 grams of cocaine, marijuana and a digital scale.
03/26/2019 12:42 PM
Roshon Mae, Jr., 19, of Sarasota, has been arrested by the Sarasota Police Department Street Crimes Unit and is facing charges of Attempted Robbery with a Firearm.
03/26/2019 11:16 AM
Two Sarasota Police Department Officers have returned from the trip of a lifetime. Detective Steven Fergus and Officer Brandon Vermillion recently traveled to Quito, Ecuador and nearly hiked to the summit of Chimborazo. It was to raise awareness and money for the Officer Down Memorial Page, Inc.
03/25/2019 8:37 AM
The Sarasota Police Department wants to remind citizens about a phone scam happening where a caller claims to be a member of the Sarasota Police Department soliciting for donations. The Sarasota Police Department has received multiple calls about this happening today.
03/22/2019 4:36 PM
Officers were made aware of the illegal narcotics transactions following a recent neighborhood association meeting with the Sarasota Police Department and residents in the community.
03/21/2019 10:02 AM
A Sarasota man has been arrested and is facing charges of sexual battery. Christopher Lind, 38, of Sarasota, was arrested on March 9, 2019.
03/20/2019 8:07 AM
Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying a burglary suspect who gained access to a home in the 400 block of Meadow Lark Drive, Sarasota.
03/18/2019 10:55 AM
Rashaad Williams, 21, of Sarasota, and Ke’Andre Walker, 20, of Sarasota, have both been arrested and are facing multiple charges following a traffic stop early Friday morning.
03/15/2019 10:09 AM