Island police reports
Anna Maria City
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Oct. 13, 500 block 65th Street, fraud. The complainant said someone entered his unlocked vehicle overnight and took his wallet, containing credit cards, identification and $10. Mark Kraus, 19, of Holmes Beach, later admitted the theft to police and the use of a credit/debit card to pump 25 gallons of gasoline into his vehicle, after which he said he threw the card away.
Oct. 16, 100 block 36th Street, burglary. The complainant said someone took approximately $365 worth of items from her vehicle.
Oct. 16, 2800 block Avenue E, burglary. The complainant said someone took approximately $1,300 worth of fishing gear from his porch.
Oct. 16, 3805 Gulf Drive, Umbrella Beach Resort, burglary. The complainant said that someone took two bicycles with a total value of $175, from the resort.
Oct. 16, 200 block 35th Street, burglary. The complainant said someone took $2,250 worth of golf clubs and golf gear from her carport.
Oct. 17, 500 block 77th Street, burglary. The complainant said she returned home after being gone for the summer and found items valued at approximately $540 missing from her house.
Oct. 17, 2800 block Gulf Drive, warrants. A property owner called officers regarding a car parked in front of their residence for an extended period of time. The vehicle’s owner arrived as officers arrived on scene, and subsequent checks revealed he had outstanding warrants and was arrested.
Oct. 17, 5602 Marina Drive, White Egret, theft. The store owner said he suspected a new employee of theft. An estimated $215 was missing and the employee quit before the matter could be resolved.
Oct. 18, 5410 Marina Drive, D.Coy Ducks, theft of vehicle. The complainant said he left his car parked in the lot overnight and it was missing the next day when he went to retrieve it.
Oct. 19, 500 block 72nd Street, theft. The complainant said someone took about $100 in coins from his house. Officers noted pry marks on the door.
Oct. 19, 5700 block Carissa Lane, burglary. The complainant said someone took $20 from his unlocked vehicle.
Oct. 19, 3900 East Bay Drive, Publix, theft. Officers were called to a suspected shoplifting in progress. The suspects were apprehended with wine and beer that had not been paid for and were arrested.
Oct. 20, 3100 block Avenue F, burglary. The complainants said someone broke into their two cars and took about $5 from the vehicles.
Oct. 20, 3100 block Gulf Drive, burglary. The complainant said he discovered his vehicle trunk open and approximately $200 worth of clothing missing.
Oct. 20, 2700 block Gulf Drive, burglary. Officers responded to a report of a burglary of items from motorcycles. A trail of items led officers to the beach where they followed the trail of material and tire tracks south. One of the victims notified officers that he had observed the suspects in a golf cart and that the suspects took the items to a location Bradenton Beach where the property was recovered and the two suspects were arrested.
Oct. 20, 3000 beach access, burglary. The complainant said someone took his wife’s wallet containing $80 and a debit card from his vehicle. The debit card was used several times before it was canceled.
Oct. 21, 4408 Gulf Drive, Church of the Annunciation, burglary. The complainant said someone took his GPS system, valued at $725, from his car.
Oct. 21, 400 block 74th Street, domestic. Officers were called to an abandoned 911 call. Upon arrival, officers noticed that the caller had several abrasions on her legs and back and a bump on her head. According to the report, she said her boyfriend beat her up. Drugs and alcohol were involved and the victim was taken to the hospital while the boyfriend was arrested.
Oct. 22, 4300 block Gulf Drive, obstruction. Officers attempted a routine traffic stop for driver and passengers not wearing seat belts. The driver sped away, went through a ditch near Harbor Drive and the three occupants left the vehicle and ran away. While officers attempted to find the vehicle’s occupants, the occupants returned to the vehicle and drove off. A pursuit again ensued, in which the three again stopped the vehicle and ran away. The search for them was unsuccessful.