Sarasota Man Facing Charges Of Trafficking In Bath Salts

A Sarasota man was arrested last week after local police say he was in possession of a variety of illegal drugs including a substance popularly known as bath salts. Sarasota County authorities say law enforcement attempted to initiate a stop […]... [Read More]

Unlicensed Sarasota Doctor Charged with Defrauding Tens of Thousands of Dollars from Kansas Man via False Cancer Diagnosis

Sarasota authorities say a local physician who was in the process of losing his medical license cheated a Kansas man out of tens of thousands of dollars by falsely diagnosing him with cancer. Investigators say an unnamed man from the […]... [Read More]

Brandon Man Accused of Slaying Girlfriend and Torching Her Body in Sarasota

A Brandon man is languishing in the Sarasota County Jail after authorities there accused him of murdering his girlfriend and attempting to burn her remains. Sarasota County deputies were dispatched to a vehicle fire on I-75 near Osprey in mid-October […]... [Read More]

Sarasota Parents Accused of Selling Cocaine with Children in Vehicle

A mother and father from Sarasota County are residing in the county jail on charges of selling cocaine and child neglect. The duo is being held without bond. According to deputies, Destiny Dexter, 26, and Reginald Frazier, 29, both of […]... [Read More]

Sarasota Woman Faces Charges After Allegedly Passing Out in Car with Her Children

A Sarasota woman was arrested last week after allegedly being found unconscious in a vehicle with two young children and a variety of illegal drugs. Sarasota County sheriff’s deputies say Veronica Posey was discovered at half past seven in the […]... [Read More]

Sarasota Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Mortgage Fraud

A Sarasota man was sentenced to five years in federal prison this month for his role in a complicated mortgage fraud scheme. Arthur R. Seaborne had previously pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit bank fraud. In addition to the prison […]... [Read More]

Four Sarasota Residents Charged in Fraudulent Store Refund Scheme

According to law enforcement in Sarasota, four local men were charged last week with scheming to defraud in an alleged scheme to use trashed store receipts to make fraudulent refund requests. Brandie Horsley, Thomas Harrison, David Walshaw, and James Buck […]... [Read More]