Partnership Policing Communications Coordinator (PIO)
Desk Phone: 941-954-7094
Rashaad Williams, 21, of Sarasota, and Ke’Andre Walker, 20, of Sarasota, have both been arrested and are facing multiple charges following a traffic stop early Friday morning.
03/15/2019 10:09 AM
James Griffin, Jr, 17, has turned himself into the Juvenile Assessment Center in Manatee County. This center is part of the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice. Griffin turned himself in shortly before 2 p.m. on Monday, March 11, 2019.
03/11/2019 1:34 PM
Marlette Allen, 34, of 18th Street, Sarasota, has been arrested and is facing charges of Strong Arm Robbery (felony) in connection to a robbery that was caught on camera on New Year’s Eve morning.
03/11/2019 1:13 PM
Tyran Young, 32, is facing multiple felony charges in connection to a shooting that occurred in January 2019. Sarasota Police Officers were dispatched to the 2900 block of Goodrich Ave on January 7th, in Sarasota, after paramedics with SCFD reported being shot at during a call.
03/07/2019 8:53 PM
The Sarasota Police Department invites family, friends, co-workers, residents, media and community members for a Promotional Ceremony happening Friday, March 1, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Sarasota Police Headquarters, 2099 Adams Lane, Sarasota, in the 2nd Floor Community Room.
02/27/2019 1:52 PM
Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department, in collaboration with the State Fire Marshal’s Office, are investigating a suspicious fire that happened at a playground at Pioneer Park, 1121 Cocoanut Avenue, Sarasota, at approximately 9 p.m., last night, Monday, February 25, 2019.
02/26/2019 11:24 AM
Tuesday, February 19, 2019, the Sarasota Police Department learned though the testing conducted by a forensic dental expert that the remains of Jabez Spann, 14, were located in rural Manatee County over the weekend.
02/19/2019 7:35 PM
On Sunday, February 17, 2019, Govinda Howell, 40, of Sarasota, was arrested and is facing charges of Resisting a Law Enforcement Officer without Violence following a traffic stop where he ingested suspected narcotics.
02/19/2019 4:01 PM
This morning, February 19, 2019, at approximately 12:53 a.m., Officers with the Sarasota Police Department were dispatched to the intersection of North Gulfstream Avenue and Bayfront Drive reference to an unknown individual spray painting ‘#MeToo’ on the Unconditional Surrender statue.
02/19/2019 8:44 AM
On February 7, 2019, just after 12 p.m., an off-duty Sarasota Police officer was jogging at Payne Park, 2050 Adams Lane, Sarasota, when he noticed a homeless individual being harassed, pushed and hit by a group of teenagers.
02/07/2019 2:18 PM
Officers with the Sarasota Police Department are continuing their investigation into a traffic fatality that occurred Sunday morning at the intersection of Waldemere Street and South Tamiami Trail (US 41).
02/04/2019 10:36 AM
The Sarasota Police Department will take social media followers on another “virtual ride-along.”
01/29/2019 12:54 PM
The Sarasota Music Half Marathon and 10K will be held on Sunday, February 3, 2019 from 6:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. The race and will feature bands, cheerleaders, lawn gatherings and more along the race course.
01/28/2019 8:55 AM
Sarasota Police Partners with the Florida Department of Children and Families for the Save a Life Campaign
Drug overdose is a nationwide epidemic and an increasing number of Floridians are losing their lives to overdose - you can help save a life.
01/14/2019 3:07 PM
Ryheme Livingston, 25, of Bradenton, has been arrested for Robbery with a Firearm (felony) and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon (firearm) following a robbery that happened at Central Snappy, 1159 Central Avenue, Sarasota.
01/11/2019 12:09 PM
The Sarasota Police Department is continuing the High Visibility Enforcement program for pedestrian and bicycle safety.
01/10/2019 9:16 AM
Sarasota Police Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 2900 block of Goodrich Avenue, Sarasota, at approximately 4am, Monday, January 7, 2019. Officers were dispatched to the area after the Sarasota County Fire Department (SCFD) reported being shot at during a call.
01/07/2019 3:01 PM
David Evans, 29, of Sarasota, pleaded guilty on Thursday to 20 years in prison in connection to an attempted murder that happened in May 2018.
01/04/2019 11:33 AM
Detectives with the Sarasota Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying a robbery suspect who was caught on camera New Year’s Eve morning.
01/03/2019 8:32 AM
On Friday, January 4, 2019 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.
01/02/2019 3:03 PM