Oct. 13, 100 block of Elm Avenue, traffic arrest. A driver was stopped for a vehicle equipment violation and was arrested for driving with a suspended license and no tag. He was also cited for lack of insurance and a cracked windshield.
Oct. 13, 100 block of Hammock Road, grand theft. A man reported the outboard motor from his sailboat stolen. The boat was parked on a trailer in his driveway.
Oct. 1, 100 block of Bridge Street, battery. A teen stated she was in a verbal argument with a suspect who had thrown her to the ground and fled the scene.
Oct. 11, 699 Manatee Ave., Bank of America, fraud. The bank reported a check fraud when a woman attempted to cash a check for more than $1,800 on a business account. The business owner verified that the check had not been issued to anyone.
Oct. 11, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, theft. A man reported his backpack stolen while he was visiting the beach.
Oct. 12, 5362 Gulf Drive, Lapensee Plumbing, theft. The business owner reported the theft of company checks and that a former employee had recently attempted to cash one of those checks.
Oct. 13, 2900 block of Avenue E, theft. A man reported the theft of his Maryland vehicle tag.
Oct. 13, 6200 block of Holmes Boulevard, assault. A woman was arrested for aggravated assault after she allegedly attempted to stab her male co-habitant with a knife. According to the report, she was seemingly intoxicated and became aggressive when the victim attempted to avoid a confrontation by leaving the residence.
Oct. 13, 200 block of South Harbor Drive, theft. A man reported his campaign signs stolen from his front yard.