3/13, burglary to an unoccupied dwelling, 600 block of North Bay Boulevard. An unknown party or parties entered the pool area and stole a television.
3/13, burglary to a vehicle, 200 block of Oak Street. A party or parties unknown broke into a parked vehicle and stole unspecified items.
3/14, lost property, 800 block of South Bay Boulevard. The owner of a personal watercraft left it on the beach overnight and the next morning, it was gone. He thinks it washed out into the Gulf.
2/15, lost property, 400 block of Alamanda Road. The renter said the recycling bin was missing. The deputy gave her a case number to sent to Waste Management.
3/12, battery on a law enforcement officer, 103 Gulf Drive S. The defendant was intoxicated and yelling for the officer to arrest her. She came toward him, and he warned her not to touch him. She poked him in the shoulder and he placed her under arrest. She was verbally abusive on her way to jail.
3/9, alcohol violation, 4300 Gulf Drive at the beach. Lifeguards were told that young people were drinking on the beach and called police. They were cited.
3/11, alcohol violation, 4000 Gulf Drive. Manatee Public Beach. Manatee County Marine Rescue personnel told officers patrolling the beach that young people were drinking on the beach by the volleyball nets. The officers observed four individuals drinking beer. They were cited.
3/11, dog bite, 500 block of 71st Street. The victim was attacked by a dog while in a golf cart.. Animal control was called.
3/11, driving with a suspended license, 700 Manatee Avenue. The officer observed the suspect's vehicle with no rear lights and stopped him. A computer check showed his license was suspended. He was cited.
3/11, fleeing to elude a law enforcement officer, driving with a suspended license and tag not assigned, possession of narcotic drugs, 3100 block of Avenue F. The officer on patrol saw the suspect's vehicle and the tint on the windows appeared too dark. A computer search showed the owner's license was suspended and the tag was not registered to the vehicle. The officer turned on his emergency lights, and the suspect fled in his car and turned into a dad-end street. He abandoned the vehicle and ran into the Gulf. The officer and two backups convinced him to come out. When asked his name, he gave a false name. His girlfriend gave them his real name. He was arrested and confessed to owning drugs they found in his vehicle. He said he sold drugs, but these were for his own consumption. A witness said she saw the suspect carry what appeared to be a pistol when he fled his car and later, a man swimming in the Gulf where the suspect went into the water found two pistols.
3/12, alcohol violation, 3800 Gulf Drive, on the beach. Officers found the suspect with a 12-pack of beer.
3/12, alcohol violation, 3100 Gulf Drive, on the beach. Officers observed three suspects consuming alcohol on the beach and issued citations.
3/12, trespass warning, Publix, 3900 East By Drive. The store manager called police about a person stealing meat. The officer responded and found him in a nearby hardware store. The manager came, identified him and got the meat back. The suspect was given a trespass warning.