Sarasota County Sheriff's Office Drug Lab Earns AccreditationThe Sarasota County Sheriff's Office announced the agency's Drug Lab successfully earned accreditation by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) on November 19.
Sarasota Teen Arrested Monday in Connection To County Fair ShootingA Sarasota teen was arrested Monday in connection with a shooting that happened at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds Saturday night. 15-year-old Ansel Acosta was taken into custody after police say he drew a firearm and shot an 18-year-old victim at the fairgrounds.
7 Arrested In Florida Retail Theft Ring, Costing Retailers Nearly $85kDetectives with the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, working with other state and local officials have developed 8 suspects statewide during an investigation that started in August of 2019. The suspects are allegedly responsible for the theft and illegal re-sale of high-dollar items such as baby formula, diapers, and energy drinks, resulting in felony charges of grand theft and racketeering, among other crimes.
2020 Census: Officials Urge Residents To Respond SoonThe urgency for all residents to respond quickly recently increased with the U.S. Census Bureau’s announcement that it is ending the nationwide population count a month earlier than previously expected on Sept. 30, 2020.