May 24, 200 block of Gladiolus Street, lost property. A student visiting from England reported the loss of his passport.
May 25, 300 block of Coconut Avenue, warrant arrest. A driver was arrested on a Sarasota County warrant during a routine traffic stop.
May 13, 111 Gulf Drive S., Bridgeport Resort, burglary. Two women were accused of stealing plates and a candle from the van that a party planning company was loading after an event. According to the report, one of the women admitted to the theft, stating it was a prank.
May 18, 2512 Gulf Drive N., Circle K, trespass warning. A man was given a trespass warning for reportedly harassing a clerk.
May 18, 103 Gulf Drive N., Big Olaf Creamery, burglary. The back door of the business was found pried open and money was reportedly stolen from the cash register and locked cash box.
May 18, 100 Gulf Drive N., Circle K, theft. A woman reported her purse was stolen from behind the sales counter. She found her purse discarded in the bathroom, but her wallet and cash were missing.
May 19, 2408 Gulf Drive N., Via Roma, burglary. Someone reportedly stole a Magellan GPS unit from a rental car.
May 20, 2400 block of Avenue B, criminal mischief. A car windshield was reportedly smashed with a concrete block.
May 20, 300 block of Gulf Drive South, stolen vehicle and drug paraphernalia. Ernest Guins Jr., 41, of Riverdale, Ga., was arrested at the scene of a vehicle accident. According to the report, Guins had no Florida driver’s license and his Georgia license is suspended. Additionally, the 2000 Ford Taurus he was driving had been reported stolen in Palmetto. Inside the vehicle, officers reportedly found a small metal scale and other drug paraphernalia. The report indicated that Guins is on parole from Georgia.
May 22, 2400 block of Avenue B, aggravated assault. A man was arrested after he allegedly threatened another man with a knife during an argument.
May 24, 318 Bay Drive S., Old Bridge Village condos, grand theft. A man advised police that both side view mirrors on the outside of his car were stolen. The vehicle had been parked in the covered parking area.
May 25, 107 Gulf Drive N., city hall parking lot, towed vehicle. A Ford Explorer was found parked in the building official’s marked parking space and was towed.
May 19, 5424 Marina Drive, Jessie’s Island Store, theft. An employee reported finding two bottles of beer missing from a six-pack container.
May 21, 3607 E. Bay Drive, Sandy Pointe II, theft. A man reported that the bike he keeps on a suspended bike rack was missing, and that another bike was put in place of his.
May 21, 200 block of 56th Street, theft. A man reported the theft of his two bicycles and at the same time reported finding an abandoned bicycle in the vacant lot across from his home.
May 22, 5424 Marina Drive, Jessie’s Island Store, theft. A clerk reportedly caught a teen shoplifting a bottle of beer. The teen was arrested and his friend was given a trespass warning.
May 23, 4255 Gulf Drive, Island Village, theft. A woman reported a radio stolen from her vehicle.