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Dec. 25, 100 Gulf Drive N., Circle K, theft. A clerk reported that a customer took a pack of cigarettes from behind the counter.
Dec. 27, 2408 Gulf Drive N., Via Roma Beach Resort, grand theft. A resort employee reported his Ford Ranger pickup truck stolen from the parking lot. According to the report, the owner was notified that the dome light was left on in his vehicle and, after turning the light off, left the vehicle unlocked with the keys in the console. The owner later noticed his vehicle missing and notified police. The vehicle was recovered on 26th Street in Bradenton and a female suspect was arrested at the scene.
Dec. 27, 2400 block of Gulf Drive North, traffic arrest. A man was arrested for driving without a license.
Dec. 29, 2219 Gulf Drive N., Sand Pebble Apartments, criminal mischief. A man reported that it appeared a pellet was shot through the window of his vehicle and eggs were thrown across the entire side of the car.
Dec. 29, 101 Gulf Drive N., One Stop Shell Shop, criminal mischief. According to the report, the inflatable water rafts and flotation devices secured outside the shop were slashed.
Jan. 3, 100 block of Ninth Street North, battery. According to the report, a man reported that he was pulled out of his vehicle and beaten by another man. The victim told police he was in his vehicle kissing the suspect's girlfriend at the time of the attack. The suspect reportedly left the scene with his girlfriend before police arrived and emergency medical services was called to treat the victim for a loose tooth and sore jaw.
Jan. 5, 1801 Gulf Drive N., Runaway Bay Condominiums, burglary. According to the report, the owner of a unit returned after six months away to find the inside front door frame damaged, the carpets stained, ceiling fan damaged and window screens pulled away. According to the report, the unit had been cleaned by a service company in October and the unit had not been rented to another tenant after the cleaning.
Jan. 5, 500 block of Manatee Avenue, suspicious vehicle. A 72-hour removal notice was placed on a vehicle observed abandoned in the right of way. According to the report, someone removed the vehicle later in the day.
Jan. 6, 5346 Gulf Drive, Hurricane Hanks, Marchman Act. A man, reportedly too intoxicated to care for himself, was taken into custody under the Marchman Act after he was refused service at the restaurant. According to the report, he advised police he was homeless and did not know anyone locally to call for assistance.