Tag Archives: Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office

A night out in ‘crimetime’

ENGLEWOOD — Englewood mother Kelly Stone encouraged her daughter, Ava Fisher, as she explored the inside of a Sarasota County SWAT vehicle at the National Night Out Against Crime at the Englewood Sports Complex Tuesday. “I heard about the event … Continue reading

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Local first responders to be featured at National Night Out

Englewood will be taking the Sarasota County spotlight for the 2013 National Night Out Against Crime on Oct. 1. The event will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Englewood Sports Complex at 1300 S. River Road, Englewood. Families … Continue reading

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Sarasota SWAT delivers sweet reward to kids

The annual discovery of the gingerbread men is fast becoming a tradition for Englewood Elementary School’s kindergarten students, thanks to the combined efforts of principal Mark Grossenbacher, school staff, and the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office. Parents like North Port resident … Continue reading

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Kindergarteners search for a sweet reward

Englewood Elementary School kindergarteners are on the lookout for five gingerbread men out on the prowl after escaping the school cafeteria Friday. Mark Grossenbacher, principal of Englewood Elementary School, described the suspects as 3-feet tall with M&M buttons and Twizzler … Continue reading

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Parade staging area damaged

ENGLEWOOD — Recent heavy rains and damage allegedly caused by a vehicle in a church parking lot could impact Monday’s Pioneer Days parade. A vehicle that may have gotten stuck in a St. Raphael’s Catholic Church parking lot — the … Continue reading

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Sarasota program educates residents

Larry Prohs loves the Sarasota community he’s living in since moving from Ohio in December, but thanks to the county’s Civics 101 course, he’s now more aware of what the county provides. “One of the reasons why we moved to … Continue reading

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Safety first for the Fourth

Local law enforcement will be out to ensure a happy holiday Everyone has their own way to relax and celebrate the Fourth of July, but for law enforcement and emergency personnel, it’s one of their busiest times of the year … Continue reading

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