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Second Robbery Suspect Nabbed

A second suspect arrested in the robberies of a Synovus Bank branch and a Pak Mail store in Sarasota County. Yesterday we told you about the arrest of Christopher York after officers said they found a gun and other evidence linked to the robberies. Now, deputies have arrested a second suspect, 36-year-old Jason Maxwell of […]

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Sarasota Man Missing

Authorities in Sarasota are searching for a missing man with a mental disability. Wendy Rose with the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office says Ronnie James was reported missing Monday night… TAG: Rose says they do not suspect foul play in James’ disappearance. Anyone with information of the whereabouts of Ronnie James should call the Sarasota County […]

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New Charges for Woman Involved in Burglary Spree

A woman arrested last week in connection with several burglaries in East Engle­wood and River­wood now faces additional charges. Nicole Marie Tan­guay of North Port, was arrested March 8 and charged with dri­ving on a sus­pended license after Char­lotte County detec­tives fol­lowed her car out of Encore Park and onto the El Jobean bridge. A […]

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Sarasota County Beach University Scheduled For Wednesday

March is Seagrass Awareness Month. Amanda Dominguez, environmental specialist with Sarasota County says they’re marking the occaision with a Beach University on Wednesday… TAG: Since 2006, Sarasota County has been mapping the area’s seagrass beds and tracking their evolution. More than 16,000 acres of seagrass beds have been mapped along the shores of Sarasota County.

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Punch EMT, Go To Jail

An emergency medical technician says a man he was treating in an ambulance threw and punch at him and tried to fight him. Sarasota police arresting 20-year-old David Bryant, who’s accused of punching the E-M-T while the medic was attempting to insert an I-V in Bryant’s arm. Bryant had reportedly told the ambulance crew he […]

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