Concrete barricades went up in front of the Sarasota Police Station as a precaution, police say.
The mother manatee—who had fresh boat strike wounds—gave birth to her calf today at SeaWorld Orlando, where she is being monitored around the clock.
Also on the menu: a country concert and food truck rally and a community barbecue with the Sarasota Police Department.
The public can bring pills for disposal to the lobby of the Sarasota Police Department or Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market Pharmacy.
The dual-purpose event will provide free books for low-income children to read and mitigate summer learning loss, as well as provide positive interaction with officers.
Blue + You
The "Blue + You BBQ" will take place Saturday, June 9, from 1-3:30 p.m. at Gillespie Park.
Members of the DEA will collect the drugs that were dropped off from the Sarasota Police Department property unit and dispose of them properly.
On Monday, Jan. 9, the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations will host a discussion of how to prevent opportunistic crimes.
Officer Devin Epps helps keep the streets of downtown Sarasota safe.