Sept. 6, 101 S. Bay Blvd., Mama Lo's, theft. According to the report, thieves entered the ice cream shop's office overnight and stole less than $300 in cash.
Sept. 3, unknown address, burglary. A man reported a checkbook and credit cards stolen after discovering seven checks had been written on his account and his credit cards were used at several locations. He believes the items were stolen from his vehicle either at home or while he was at the public beach.
Sept. 3, 100 block of 68th Street, burglary. A woman reported that she woke up in the middle of the night to get a drink and found her front door open. Both occupants of the unit believe the door was secured with a deadbolt when they went to sleep.
Sept. 3, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, Marchman Act. A man found sitting on a park bench was taken into custody under the Marchman Act. According to the report, he appeared to be intoxicated and told the officer he was homeless.
Sept. 4, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, obstruction. An officer was called to the beach by a lifeguard in reference to found property. Three skimboarders told the officer that a woman was in possession of a stolen skimboard. She claimed to have purchased it from an unidentified person. The board reportedly matched the description of one stolen earlier in the week and was confiscated. The woman, who continued to change her story, was arrested for obstruction of an investigation.
Sept. 6, 2800 Block of Gulf Drive, driver's license. A man was issued a notice to appear for driving with a suspended license.
Sept. 7, 500 block of 74th Street, burglary. Tools secured at a construction site were reportedly stolen.
Sept. 7, 200 block of 29th Street, Baker Act. A teenager was taken into custody under the Baker Act after his mother reported that he was acting violently due to a change in prescription medication. The teen advised the officer he believed he might hurt himself and he willingly left in the officer's custody. He was transported to Manatee Glens.
Sept. 8, 500 block of Key Royale Drive, burglary. According to the report, a property owner told police he believed a tenant, who had recently been evicted and removed from the property by Manatee County Sheriff's Office deputies, had returned to the property. Upon investigation, officers found the tenant had indeed moved back onto the property. When advised he could not be there, the man reportedly told the officer he wanted a court date and would not leave until one was provided. According to the report, since the man refused to leave and insisted on being provided with a court date, he was arrested for burglary and a felony court date was provided.