Press Releases


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    Stolen Vehicle Pursuit with Arrest
    Incident Type:
    DAY OF WEEK: Tuesday

    INCIDENT DATE: 2/11/20

    TIME: 22:32 hrs.

    Case Number: 2020-004096
    Incident Type: STOLEN VEHICLE PURSUIT W/ARREST Business/Subdivision: BP
    Location: 2790 Manatee Ave E, Bradenton Z
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    Attempt to Identify - Cigarette Thefts
    Incident Type:Cigarette Theft
    DAY OF WEEK Sunday – Wednesday
    INCIDENT DATE 1/26 – 29/2020 TIME 1504 - 314 hrs.

    Case Number: 2020-002548 / 2020-002751 / 2020-002696
    Incident Type: CIGARETTE THEFTS
    Location(s): Dollar General @ 7026 US 301 N, Ellenton
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    MCSO Phone Scam Alert
    Incident Type:Scam
    SCAM ALERT: If you receive a call from someone saying they are a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy, there is a warrant for your arrest, and you must pay around $1000.00 or more to make it go away - it’s a scam!

    Several citizens repor
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    Bomb Squad Call Out/ Hazardous Materials Confiscated/Arrest
    Incident Type:
    UPDATE (2/5/2020)

    Detectives served a warrant on 02/05/2020 charging James R. Hoskins Jr. with Possession of Explosives with Intent to Cause Harm to Life, Limb, or Property and Possession of a Destructive Device.

    A search wa
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    Deputies of the Month - January 2020
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    Deputies of the Month – January 2020
    Dep. Stephen Hill & Dep. Christopher Houghton

    On July 2, 2019 at 2 a.m., three kayakers were in the center of the Sarasota Bay when their watercraft capsized, forcing them into the water. Dep. St
    

Wanted Suspects


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