SCAT Head Quits In Extinguisher Investigation

The head of Sarasota County’s public bus system has resigned in the wake of a widespread safety issue. Sarasota County Area Transit head Anthony Beckford handing in his resignation. This after more than fifty percent of SCAT buses were found to have expired fire extinguishers on board. They’re required by federal law to be not […]

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Witnesses Saw Tyson Murder Brits

Day seven of the Shawn Tyson double murder trial in Sarasota. Tyson accused of killing two drunk British tourists who wandered into the Newtown area last year while on vacation. One witness testifying that victims James Kouzaris and James Cooper pleaded for their lives and said they were lost before Tyson shot them. Other witnesses […]

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Sarasota Home Invasion

Two men being sought in a home invasion in Sarasota last night. The victims say two men forced their way through the front door of a home in the three thousand block of Lockwood Lake Circle late last night. The victims said the intruders then tied them up and remarked that they were sent to […]

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Teen Arrested for Buying Stolen GPSs

A Rotonda West teen was arrested this weekend for the sec­ond time this month. He faces three new counts of deal­ing in stolen property. Char­lotte County Sheriff’s detec­tives arrested 16-year-old Alexan­der Tris­tan Ger­mon­prez Friday. They say he purchased three GPS units he knew were stolen. The devices had been taken from unlocked vehi­cles Feb. 28 […]

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