The Venice Police Department is investigating three residential burglaries in the Sawgrass and Brenner Park subdivisions. The homes were entered through the rear sliding doors in the evening around dinner time. The burglar(s) took jewelry from the master bedrooms, but did not enter other parts of the house.

The Police Department recommends that residents who have alarms make sure they are activated before leaving their homes. Any one having information about these events should call The Venice Police Department at (941) 486-2444.

Residents who see any suspicious behavior, strangers or strange vehicles in their neighborhoods should notify the Police Department immediately at (941) 486-2444.