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Monday Jul 18 | via WWSB
MANATEE CO. - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Bradenton man for armed heroin trafficking after they witnessed him do a drug deal. Comment?
Monday Jul 18 | via WWSB
MANATEE CO. - Law enforcement officers in Manatee County made a dent in the heroin epidemic following their latest arrest of Javaris McCants, 22. Investigators with the Bradenton police department and the Manatee County Sheriff's Office witnessed McCants conduct a drug transaction. Comment?
Monday Jul 11 | via WWSB
BRADENTON, Fla. -- Robert "Tito" Reyes was arrested for drug trafficking as the leader of an organization investigated by the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 6 | via Tri-cityherald.com
Baby warthogs at the Chester Zoo in England spent their first weeks in the den with mom, but zookeepers are already calling these warthog piglets "a confident bunch." President Obama called the Orlando nightclub shooting an act of terror and hate. Comment?
Sunday Jul 3 | via The Miami Herald
A Florida woman is facing aggravated child abuse and other charges after authorities say she held her baby boy by his neck while driving. India Turner is charged with aggravated child abuse with great bodily harm, aggravated battery, aggravated assault and leaving scene the scene of a crash. Comment?
Friday Jul 1 | via ABC Action News
A Bradenton bird rescue group has raised $5,000 for information that will lead to an arrest and conviction of a person who shot and killed a Sandhill Crane late last month. Justin Matthews, founder of Matthews Wildlife Rescue , was contacted by neighbors in the Gates Creek subdivision two weeks ago after neighbors found an injured bird that couldn't fly. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via WWSB
MANATEE CO. Fla. - The suspect of a Bradenton business robbery was arrested this morning, according to Manatee County Sheriff's Office. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via WWSB
Not too long ago, an assault rifle in the terminal at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport may have been shocking. Now, it brings peace of mind. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 28 | via Anna Maria Islander Newspaper
A Manatee County Sheriff's Office investigation into a break-in at A.P. Bell Fish Co. in Cortez ended with a 30-year-old Bradenton man in custody. Comment?
Saturday Jun 25 | via WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Sotomayor Jr. 34, was one of 49 other victims killed in the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. He was the International Brand Manager for Al and Chuck Travel, a service specializing in catering to LGBT markets. Comment?
Jun 21, 2016 | via Anna Maria Islander Newspaper
Former Holmes Beach building inspector Bob Shaffer, right, testifies at former city contractor Chris Arnold's June 17 restitution hearing before Judge Deno Economou as Arnold watches at the Manatee County Courthouse. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell Chris Arnold of Bradenton left the courthouse June 17 a free man, but a decision on what he'll pay the city of Holmes Beach awaits another day. Comment?
Jun 15, 2016 | via WWSB
BRADENTON, Fla Hundreds of people attended a vigil at the Bradenton River Walk for the victims of last weekend's mass shooting in Orlando. A man who called himself "Miss Mikey" read a poem comprised of text messages and news headlines from the tragedy. Comment?
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