Partnership Policing Communications Coordinator (PIO)
Desk Phone: 941-954-7094
Sarasota Police Officers have arrested a Sarasota man following a reported sexual battery inside the Westfield Siesta Key mall. The suspect is being held at the Sarasota County Jail.
09/20/2018 8:00 AM
On September 13, 2018, a suspected skimming device was located on a gas pump at Citgo, located at 2201 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota.
09/19/2018 8:57 AM
Tory Mitchell, 20, of Palmadelia Avenue, Sarasota, has been arrested and charged with Possession of Cocaine (felony), Carrying a Concealed Firearm (felony), Possession of Marijuana under 20 grams (misdemeanor) and received a citation for a tint violation following a traffic stop on Saturday.
09/11/2018 10:11 AM
Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department are investigating a possible drive-by shooting that happened at approximately 11:45 p.m. last night, Thursday, September 6, 2018, in the 3000 block of 31st Way, Sarasota.
09/07/2018 10:59 AM
Regan Stunkel, 59, of 2255 Central Avenue, Sarasota, has been arrested and charged with 40 counts of sexual performance by a child.
09/06/2018 10:46 AM
Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 3 p.m., Chief Bernadette DiPino will hold a Semi-Annual awards ceremony. The ceremony will be held in the 2nd Floor Community Room at the Sarasota Police Department, 2099 Adams Lane, Sarasota.
09/06/2018 9:02 AM
The Sarasota Police Department has received a grant for a High Visibility Enforcement program for pedestrian and bicycle safety. The City of Sarasota ranks in the top 25 counties in the state of Florida for traffic crashes resulting in serious and fatal injuries to pedestrians and bicyclists.
09/04/2018 3:01 PM
Michael Peterson, 38, has been arrested on an outstanding warrant in connection to a July 2018 case after lab results showed he was in possession of more than 40 grams of N-Ethlypentylone, also known as bath salts.
08/21/2018 1:36 PM
Each year, Americans mark the end of summer with the Labor Day holiday weekend. Sadly, the Labor Day holiday has also become one of the deadliest, with drunk drivers endangering themselves and others on their way home from holiday festivities.
08/14/2018 11:47 AM
On Monday, August 13, 2018, classes will resume for students in the City of Sarasota. As in previous years, Sarasota P.D. will again host a special #BackToSchool ‘Tweet from the Beat’ under the Twitter handle @SarasotaPD.
08/07/2018 12:25 PM
Sarasota Police Department Deputy Chief Pat Robinson has been chosen to represent the City of Sarasota at the 2018-2019 Leadership Florida Cornerstone XXXVII.
08/03/2018 9:39 AM
Two women have been arrested and charged after Sarasota Police Officers responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 200 block of Midwest Parkway, Sarasota, on Sunday morning. Officers observed both women injecting themselves with needles while two children were in the vehicle.
08/03/2018 8:20 AM
Sarasota Police Encourage Meeting in ‘Safe Places’ for Online Transactions Following Three Incidents
The Sarasota Police Department is looking for information on a suspect or suspects involved in at least one robbery and two grand thefts that have occurred since July 17, 2018 in the City of Sarasota using the online app “LetGo.”
07/31/2018 2:56 PM
On Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 2 p.m., Sarasota Police Chief Bernadette DiPino will hold a swearing-in ceremony for five (5) new Police Officers. The ceremony will be held in the 2nd Floor Community Room at the Sarasota Police Department, 2099 Adams Lane, Sarasota.
07/10/2018 1:32 PM
As the July 4th holiday approaches, the Sarasota Police Department will be focusing on keeping boaters safe by cracking down on boating under the influence.
06/27/2018 3:41 PM