July 20, 800 block of North Shore Drive, burglary. A wallet was reportedly stolen from a vehicle in which the window was left open.
July 20, 1900 block of Coquina Beach, driver's license. A man was arrested for driving with a suspended license after he was seen driving at high rates of speed on the beach, nearly hitting patrons lying out in the sun.
July 15, 4300 Gulf Drive, theft. A woman reported several $100 bills were stolen from a suitcase left in her rented room.
July 16, 600 block of Key Royale Drive, information. A man reported that a moving company contracted to move his belongings to Maryland allegedly stole his belongings.
July 16, 4300 block of Gulf Drive, theft. A man reported that cash was stolen from his rental room.
July 17, 900 Manatee Ave., Kingfish Boat Ramp, theft. A Jet-Ski was reportedly stolen after it was left at the boat ramp during a storm. According to the report, the owner loaned the Jet-Ski to a friend, who got caught in a storm while out riding and left the watercraft at the boat ramp for the owner to pick up. When the storm passed, the owner went to retrieve the vehicle, which was no longer there.
July 19, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, burglary. Two men were arrested for attempting to break into a lifeguard tower. According to the report, an officer responded when the tower alarm sounded and saw the two men fleeing from the stand. The men were followed and apprehended farther down the beach.
July 19, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach gift shop, theft. The store manager reported a female shoplifter allegedly stuffed three bathing suits, two skirts and a shirt into her shorts and attempted to leave. The manager had the girl return the items, and then allowed her to leave the store before police arrived.
July 19, 3900 E. Bay Drive, Publix, theft. The store manager reported a man attempted to leave without paying for some deli items.
July 20, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, burglary. A lifeguard reported several items, including a hiking bag, wetsuit and swim fins, stolen from his secured vehicle.