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Sept. 11, 103 Gulf Drive N., S.S. Scoops Ice Cream Shop, burglary. The owner discovered the shop had been burglarized when arriving at work. According to the report, a small window near the door had been broken with a rock and the deadbolt unlocked. A small amount of cash was stolen from a safe behind the store counter.
Sept. 12, 100 block of Fourth Street North, drug arrest. Edward Everett, 38, and Walton Roderick, 42, both of Palmetto, were arrested on drug-related charges after an officer stopped their vehicle due to a cracked windshield. Roderick was in possession of a glass pipe reportedly used for smoking crack cocaine. Everett was found in possession of two plastic bags of powder cocaine.
Sept. 12, 2100 block of Bay Drive North, burglary. A man reported money stolen from his vehicle.
Sept. 15, 2513 Gulf Drive N., Circle K, trespass warning. An officer witnessed a man who had exited the store after previously being given a trespass warning. He was unable to find the original trespass warning on file, and issued the subject a new trespass warning.
Sept. 17, 135 Bridge St., Bridgetender Inn Restaurant, illegal dumping. A man and his son were seen dumping several items from a houseboat onto the shoreline property of the Bridgetender Inn. When confronted by witnesses, the men reportedly became verbally abusive. The father was given a notice to appear and a juvenile referral was issued to the son for littering. Both were given a trespass warning. According to the report, the trash appeared to be furnishings and fixtures from the houseboat.
Sept. 15, 5200 Gulf Drive, Martinique South, theft. The property manager reported the theft of tools and maintenance supplies. According to the report, there has been an ongoing problem for the past six months.
Sept. 17, 5410 Marina Drive, D.Coy Ducks, battery. A bartender was slapped several times in the face after reportedly asking a man to leave the bar. According to the report, he was asked to leave because he was causing a disturbance. The suspect was given a trespass warning and arrested for battery.
Sept. 17, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, burglary. Two women reported cash and credit cards stolen from their purses, which they left locked inside their vehicle.
Sept. 18, 4000 block of East Bay Drive, traffic crash. A capias request was issued for a woman for misrepresentation of car insurance. The woman was found at fault of a traffic accident and, according to the report, she provided insurance information for a policy that had been canceled.
Sept. 20, 8300 block of Marina Drive, theft. A man reported the theft of 11 potted plants from the front of his residence.