Box of live ammo found in Walmart parking lot in Osprey

July 21, 2013 

— The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office was called to control a box of live ammo found in Walmart parking lot at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at 13140 S. Tamiami Trail in Osprey.

Wal Mart employees notified deputies of an unattended green military style ammunition box in the parking lot. Deputies with the Hazardous Devices Unit investigated and determined the box was safe to handle.

The box contained firearm ammunition and the person who left it is not known at this time. It was removed.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office at 941-861-5800 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers by calling 941-366-TIPS (8477) or go online at

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