Oct. 2, 501 Gulf Drive N., Bridgeport Condominiums, criminal mischief. According to the report, a car was sprayed with a chemical fire extinguisher. The contents of the extinguisher was sprayed both outside and inside the vehicle.
Oct. 2, 200 Gulf Drive N., Beach House Restaurant, criminal mischief. According to the report, a beer bottle was used to smash the rear window of a car. The bottle was found inside the car and taken as evidence and possible fingerprints.
Sept. 27, 7000 block of Gulf Drive, vandalism. The vehicle emblems were stole from a woman's Nissan.
Oct. 3, 5200 block of Gulf Drive, disturbance. According to the report, a contractor refused to return the house keys to a homeowner until he was permitted to remove the rest of his equipment.
Oct. 4, 5300 block of Gulf Drive, traffic. A man was cited for driving with an expired license and driving with an unassigned tag.
Oct. 5, 200 block of 81st Street, theft/drugs. An officer arrested Bryan Roberts, 43, of Holmes Beach, for evading payment of cab fare from Palmetto. According to the report, officers found Roberts was in possession of marijuana after transporting him to jail.
Oct. 5, 3700 block of Gulf Drive, battery. A man was arrested after he allegedly pushed a woman to the ground and dragged her through the sand. According to the report, the two had been arguing over a broken window.
Oct. 8, 200 block of 81st Street, battery. A man was arrested after a witness reported seeing the man pulling a woman by her hair and neck. According to the report, the man fled the scene when he learned the neighbor had called the police. Officers found him hiding in a nearby yard.
Oct. 8, 2800 block of Gulf Drive, burglary. A surfboard was reportedly stolen from a garage.
Oct. 9, 200 block of 84th Street, theft. A man reported that someone took his ladder from the side of his house.
Oct. 9, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, theft. A leather case was reported stolen from an unlocked car.
Oct. 9, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, burglary. A man reported his laptop computer stolen from his car.