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Sarasota Police Officer is put on administrative leave after the review of several video’s of the officer kneeling on man’s neck during arrest 

      Sarasota officer is put on administrative leave after the review of several video’s of the officer kneeling on man’s neck during arrest     SPD   On June 1, 2020, the Sarasota Police Department was tagged in a social media post showing a portion of a video with our Officers arresting an […]

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Sarasota County Arrest Report For 6.1.20

        Sarasota County Arrest Report For 6.1.20     Name City State Charges Arresting Agency ALVARADO, VALENTIN LAKE PANASOFFKE FL CRIMINAL REGISTRATION (NOT AN ARREST): Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office CONKLIN, BARBARA VENICE FL BATTERY: TOUCH OR STRIKE (DOMESTIC) Venice Police Department DAVALOS BERNAL, ANSONI PARRISH FL ADMINISTRATIVE HOLD: IMMIGRATION AND CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT […]

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SPD Press Release: Sarasota man arrested and facing three counts of possession of child pornography

      SPD Press Release: Sarasota man arrested and facing three counts of possession of child pornography     *** Update **   40 additional charges were placed against Mark, per the arrest report     SARASOTA FL OBSCENE MATERIAL-POSSESS: POSS CONTROL VIEW DEPICTION CHILD SEX CONDUCT OBSCENE MATERIAL-POSSESS: POSS CONTROL VIEW DEPICTION CHILD SEX […]

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Fertilizer restricted season returns June 1

      Fertilizer restricted season returns June 1   SARASOTA COUNTY –  Sarasota County reminds the community to skip using nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers on lawns and landscapes from June 1 through Sept. 30, as part of an effort to keep the community’s waterways healthy. Enacted in 2007, the fertilizer restriction ordinance reduces the nutrients in stormwater and […]

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Suncoast: Detectives are investigating multiple burglaries that happened overnight 

      Suncoast: Detectives are investigating multiple burglaries that happened overnight   MCSO   On Sunday night at around 11 p.m., it was reported that an employee at Action Kawasaki at 2705 1st Street East, Bradenton received an alert of entry to the front door of the business. Once arriving at the business, the victim […]

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Seven additional victims came forward and disclosed similar complaints about Dr. Lohstreter, regarding his actions while they were under his medical care.

      Seven additional victims came forward and disclosed similar complaints about Dr. Lohstreter, regarding his actions while they were under his medical care.     SCSO   The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Englewood physician on multiple counts of Sexual Battery after several female patients reported his misconduct.   Detectives were initially […]

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The City of North Port plans to apply to the Florida Department of Economic Recovery Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery and Mitigation Grant programs.

      The City of North Port plans to apply to the Florida Department of Economic Recovery Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery and Mitigation Grant programs.     City of North Port   The City of North Port plans to apply to the Florida Department of Economic Recovery Community Development Block Grant […]