Dec. 22, 300 block of Hardin Avenue, information. According to the report, a dog scratched the right rear door of a parked vehicle during a walk with its owner.
Dec. 23, 700 block of North Shore Drive, information. According to the report, a catamaran that washed ashore was vandalized. The city public works department was notified to move the catamaran.
Dec. 29, 100 block of Bay Boulevard, information. A lock was reportedly removed from a newspaper box.
Dec. 4, 135 Bridge St., Bridge Tender Inn, defrauding an innkeeper. According to the report, a woman who had been dining with a male friend refused to pay the food bill. The male diner left the restaurant first, leaving the woman with the bill. According to the report, the woman told her server that the male invited her to dinner and should be responsible for the tab. She also left the restaurant without paying for the meal.
Dec. 14, 1800 block of Gulf Drive South, traffic arrest. A man stopped for driving without brake lights on his trailer was arrested for driving without a license, which was reportedly suspended for failing to pay child support. According to the report, the man also had an active Manatee County warrant for domestic battery.
Dec. 21, 300 block of Gulf Drive South, traffic arrest. A man stopped for a broken tail light was arrested for driving with a suspended license and on two Manatee County warrants.
Dec. 28, 1200 block of Gulf Drive South, traffic arrest. A man was cited for driving with an expired license and failing to obey the speed limit.
Dec. 22, 4400 block of Second Avenue, criminal mischief. A man reported finding a hole cut in the screen door of his pool area.
Dec. 22, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, theft. A couple visiting the beach reported money stolen from their wallets, which had been left under the front seat of their vehicle.
Dec. 22, 4500 block of Second Avenue, theft. A man reported his curbside garbage cart stolen.
Dec. 22, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, burglary. A man reported his credit card and money stolen from his vehicle.
Dec. 22, 300 block of 66th Street, burglary. Officers responded to a burglary in progress when a homeowner reported hearing noises in the master bedroom, although police found the home secure.
Dec. 22, 5400 block of Marina Drive, drivers license. A man was reportedly arrested for driving with a suspended license.
Dec. 22, 260 block of South Harbor Drive, criminal mischief. According to the report, two eggs were thrown at a home.
Dec. 26, 5600 block of Gulf Drive, burglary. A man reported three pounds of assorted polished gemstones, two knives, cash, compact discs and an all-purpose tool stolen from his vehicle.
Dec. 26, 5616 Gulf Drive, Gulf Shore apartments, burglary. A pair of beach sandals was reportedly stolen from a vehicle.
Dec. 28, 4700 block of Gulf Drive, DUI and drug equipment. Ruby Lake, 58, of Holmes Beach, was arrested after an officer witnessed her driving erratically. Lake failed a field sobriety test and was arrested for driving under the influence, according to the report. After her arrest, officers inventoried Lake's vehicle and found prescription medication, $270 in cash and a crack cocaine kit. Lake was also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.