Aug. 18, 2513 Gulf Drive N., Circle K parking lot, theft. A man reported that three rental videos were taken from the front seat of his car.
Aug. 20, 1600 Gulf Drive S., Coquina Park, theft. Two beach bags left on top of a picnic table were reported stolen.
Aug. 22, 900 block of Gulf Drive North, criminal mischief. According to the report, a forklift left at a construction site was sprayed with a fire extinguisher and the engine oil cap was removed.
Aug. 22, 2600 block of Gulf Drive north, driver's license. A man was arrested for driving with a suspended license.
Aug. 26, 2700 block of Gulf Drive, trespass. Three people were issued trespass warnings after taking up residence in an empty rental unit.
Aug. 29, 7100 block of Palm Drive, information. A woman reported her boyfriend's vehicle stolen, but officers advised her that he had already made a report. According to a report, the vehicle was recovered in Sarasota with the stereo missing. The boyfriend also reported receiving threatening phone calls.
Aug. 30, 5400 Marina Drive, laundromat, theft. A laundry basket left atop a washer was reportedly stolen.
Aug. 30, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, larceny. A skimboard valued at $400 was reportedly stolen when the owner left it near the pier to go swimming.
Aug. 31, 5424 Marina Drive, Jessie's Island Store, theft. A clerk reported that a woman placed a six pack of Mike's Hard Lemonade in her backpack before exiting the store. When confronted by the clerk in the parking lot, she reportedly returned the merchandise. She was arrested for retail theft and issued a trespass warning.
Sept. 1, 5410 Marina Drive, D.Coy Ducks, battery/trespass. According to the report, a 63-year-old woman became angry and went behind the bar where she shoved the 21-year-old bartender, attempted to kick him, and bit him on the left side of his chest. A trespass warning was issued against her.