Sarasota Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Sarasota Co. sheriff announces arrest of 21 men accused of traveling to have sex with childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    "There's nothing more of a higher priority for this sheriff's office than protecting the children in this county," Knight said. "School is out now, and we're going to do everything we need to do to protect them during {the} summertime and also to protect them while school is in from people who are preying on them through the use of social networking."

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  2. Police search for suspects after Sarasota car chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Calls came in around 2 a.m. Tuesday when the chase started off in Manatee County, before making its way into the city of Sarasota.

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  3. Tropical storm warning canceled for Sarasota Co. southward as Alberto spins in the GulfRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Computer forecast models show waves of heavy rain moving through Tampa Bay, perhaps firing off gusty thunderstorms in the afternoon. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.

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  4. Sarasota keeps close eye on Myakka River levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Living along the Myakka River is described as "a little piece of heaven" according to 24-year-old Austin Thinnes. He grew up on the river.

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  5. Budget cuts may close women's felon re-entry program in ManateeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The state's felon re-entry programs that cover mental health and substance abuse are about to be pulled due to budget cuts. These programs help felons become productive parts of society again and prevent them from re-offending.

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  6. Arrest made in 2 of 4 recent North Sarasota shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A 32-year-old man faces attempted murder charges following his arrest for two of four shootings in five days in the Newtown neighborhood. Joshua J. Bane was connected to two shootings on May 11 where one person was shot on the 1500 block of 20th Street at about 8 a.m., then a second person was shot near Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Way and Pershing Avenue at about 1:40 p.m. Bane, a six-time convicted felon with 50 prior felony and misdemeanor charges, was identified as a suspect on Monday, Sarasota Police Chief Bernadette DiPino said.

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  7. Sarasota school board approves 3-2 on starting own police forceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Sarasota School District finalizes its plans to create its own police force, but what about the sheriff's plan both sides discussed last month? "I have spoken with the sheriff personally, called him again today," said Todd Bowden, Superintendent of the Sarasota School District. While the school board moves ahead with plan B by forming its own police force, the Sarasota sheriff's office is still working on plan A; recruiting candidates for the School Resource Deputy Two program or SDR2.

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  8. Two people hospitalized in Sarasota after falling three stories in scaffolding collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Two patients were transported as trauma alerts to be treated at the Sarasota Memorial Hospital after a scaffolding collapse Tuesday afternoon. According to officials, two people fell three stories during the collapse.

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  9. The other cost of school security: Fewer cops in your communityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Tallahassee's mandate that every school in Florida have an armed resource officer or guard this fall created a pair of unfunded mandates: one financial and the other one of manpower. Not only are communities scrambling to find funding to pay for the thousands of new positions created by the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act, but police department and sheriff's offices are scrambling to find ways to staff schools with the new academic year fewer than 90 days away.

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  10. Man hurt in Sarasota shooting; police search for suspect on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The man was shot around 3:25 a.m. Sunday near Palmadelia Avenue and Dr. Martin Luther King Way, according to a Sarasota Police Department news release. a-oMake it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this.

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  11. Sarasota Co. schools looking to hire police chief, three sergeants for school police forceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    After the Parkland school shooting in February, Sarasota County schools are partnering with local law enforcement to place a school safety officer in every school. The county is now looking to fill four important positions, including a Chief of Police and three Police Sergeants .

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  12. 1 injured in Sarasota shooting, 2 suspects on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    SHOOTING INVESTIGATION: We remain on scene in the 1500 blk of 20th St, Sarasota, for a shooting. Victim transported to Sarasota Memorial with non-life threatening injuries.

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  13. This pill dispenser, regulated via timer, could stop opioid addiction before it startsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A physician's assistant and her husband have developed a pill bottle that controls when and how much medication is dispensed. And Afton Heitzenrater, 30, of the Rochester suburb of Spencerport, N.Y., and her husband, Jeff, now think they have a way to stop opioid misuse before it has the chance to start.

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  14. Sarasota police arrest man they say shot through apartment doorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Officials say Ryan M. Flanzer, 25, went to an apartment building at 1350 Main St., wearing a tactical vest and a badge. He identified himself as a process server and was allowed to enter the building.

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  15. Sarasota police seek man who shot through apartment doorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Officials say Ryan M. Flanzer, 25, went to an apartment building at 1350 Main St., wearing a tactical vest and a badge. He identified himself as a process server and was allowed to enter the building.

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  16. Riverview High racial tensions addressed in meeting with students, administrators and NAACPRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A "promposal" many described as racist and other racial slurs written in school bathrooms prompted a meeting between Riverview High School students, administrators and civic leaders on Monday. "We put them in an environment to be as open and frank as they needed to be and they were," said Trevor Harvey, president of the NAACP Sarasota chapter.

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  17. More offensive images found at Riverview High; roundtable discussions start MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A promposal described as racist brought the issue of racial tensions at Riverview High School to light, and now more images are coming out. 10News received video of a racial slur that the sender found in a bathroom at Riverview.

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  18. Sarasota teacher accused of possessing child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The district said the Sarasota Police Department, assisting with a warrant from the Palmetto Police Department, arrested Quentin Peterson, 25, a math teacher at Booker High School, on charges of possessing child pornography. According to the Palmetto Police Department, none of the students at Booker High School appeared to be affected by his actions.

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  19. Young boy found wandering alone in a Sarasota parking lot reunited with fatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Police say the boy, aged 4-5, was found wearing only a diaper around 8 a.m. Monday in the parking lot of the Florida Palm Apartments located at 851 Mecca Drive. a-o Make it easy to keep up-to-date with more stories like this.

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  20. Air quality advisory in effect for Hillsborough, Sarasota till duskRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    People with respiratory ailments, the elderly and very young may experience health effects during this air advisory and should limit their outdoor activities. The general public is not likely to be affected.

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