Anna Maria City
Aug. 29, 400 block Pine Avenue, attempted fraud. The complainant said she received Internet correspondence from a man who wanted to rent a unit, then sent a cashier’s check for more than the agreed-upon price and asked for a refund. The complainant suspected a scam and reported the matter to deputies.
Aug. 30, 2000 block Gulf Drive, assault. Officers responded to a disturbance complaint. Officers had to restrain a man who threatened other people with a knife, according to the report, and he was arrested.
Aug. 31, 200 Gulf Drive S., theft. The complainant said someone took his $800 surfboard off the roof of his car. Officers tracked down the suspect and he was arrested for theft.
Sept. 3, 12700 Cortez Road W., drugs. Officers observed a vehicle with an expired license plate. After stopping the vehicle, officers observed what appeared to be a pipe under the female driver’s shirt. After contacting a female police officer from Longboat Key and searching Kelly L. Martin, 21, of Bradenton Beach, the suspect was charged with possession of cocaine and arrested.
Aug. 30, 3000 block Avenue C, burglary. The complainant said someone broke into his business, damaging a computer keyboard, and took several checks and $130.
Aug. 30, 3000 block Avenue C, theft. The complainant said someone broke a window of his truck.
Aug. 30, 30 block Seaside Lane, theft. The complainant said someone took her trash can.
Aug. 31, 200 block 78th Street, burglary. The complainant said someone entered her unlocked vehicle and took an unknown amount of cash in change.
Aug. 31, 3000 block Avenue C, battery. The complainant said a tenant and his girlfriend became belligerent. A physical altercation ensued, and a capias request was sought for the tenant.
Aug. 31, 500 block 67th Street, burglary. The complainant said someone took two iPods, valued at $250 each, from her vehicle.
Aug. 31, 500 block 67th Street, burglary. The complainant said someone took $2 from her unlocked vehicle while parked in front of her home.
Aug. 31, 200 block 35th Street, battery. Officers responded to a disturbance and found several people yelling at one another in a carport. It was later determined that one of the group had gotten into a fight with another member of the group. He was arrested.
Aug. 1, 500 block 70th Street, burglary. The complainant said someone entered his unlocked vehicle and took a GPS unit, valued at approximately $400, from his rental car.
Aug. 1, 500 block 70th Street, burglary. The complainant said someone entered her unlocked vehicle and took $10 in coins.
Aug. 2, 100 block White Avenue, theft. The complainant said she took her sandals off at the beach and left them under a bench and, when she returned, they were gone. The sandals were valued at $160.