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Sarasota Police Officers Investigating Shooting; Two People Hurt
The Sarasota Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened at about 8:45 pm Sunday, April 9, 2023, in the 2700 block of Maple Avenue, Sarasota.
04/10/2023 8:01 AM
Sarasota Police Investigating Attempting Kidnapping
Sarasota Police officers are investigating an attempted kidnapping reported west of North Lido Beach Park, 159 Emerson Drive, Sarasota, on Sunday, April 2, 2023, at about 9:30 p.m.
04/03/2023 5:34 PM
Sarasota Police Department Launches New Podcast Hosted by Chief Troche: Chat with the Chief
The Sarasota Police Department is launching a new podcast. Chat with the Chief is a podcast about initiatives in the City of Sarasota and within the Sarasota Police Department the community may not know about. Listeners can stream all podcast episodes at www.buzzsprout.com/2162783
04/03/2023 12:26 PM
Swearing-In Ceremony Held for 10 Sarasota Police Officers
On Thursday, March 30, 2023, Sarasota Police Chief Rex Troche held a swearing-in ceremony for 10 new Police Officers. The ceremony was held at the Robert L. Taylor Community Complex for the first time.
04/03/2023 8:21 AM
Sarasota Police officer injured following vehicle burglary and stolen car incident - Suspect arrested
Mark Thomas, 22, of Plantation, Florida, has been arrested and is facing charges of Aggravated Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer (felony) and Flee to Elude with Disregard for Safety (felony) in connection to a hit-and-run crash that left a Sarasota Police officer injured on Monday night.
03/21/2023 12:53 PM
Sarasota Police Department Investigating Shooting Incident
Sarasota Police officers are investigating a shooting in the 1300 block of Siesta Drive, Sarasota. Officers were dispatched to a park east of the Siesta Key North Bridge at about 11:30 pm Wednesday, March 15, 2023.
03/16/2023 2:13 PM
Sexual Predator Notification for the City of Sarasota
The Sarasota Police Department informs the public that Reinaldo J. Garcia, 21, a sexual predator, has moved into the City of Sarasota.
03/06/2023 9:13 AM