Anna Maria City
April 6, suspicious. A man seen hiding behind a chair on a porch fled after a neighbor walked over to find out who he was since the owners were out of town.
April 10, traffic offenses. A man was arrested for driving with a suspended license, no vehicle registration and for having a tag on his vehicle that belonged to someone else.
April 10, theft. A French tourist left a bicycle unchained and unlocked at the end of Poinsettia and someone stole it.
April 4, theft. A Delaware woman's purse was stolen after she left it on a towel and went for a walk with her daughter.
April 4, driving while license suspended. A Holmes Beach man was arrested and cited for knowingly driving on a suspended license.
April 5, possession of drug paraphernalia. A Holmes Beach woman was arrested during a routine traffic stop and charged with possession of a stem used to smoke crack cocaine. Police stopped a driver because one of his tail lights was out. The officer asked to search the car and the driver agreed. The passenger, Beth Guglietti, of Holmes Beach, was arrested for possession of the crack stem after police said they saw her drop a pack of cigarettes, which then opened, revealing the drug paraphernalia.
April 6, burglary/theft. Credit cards and $200 were stolen from a van. The thief broke into the vehicle through a window left partially open.
April 6, residential burglary. A couple lost credit cards and cash to someone who walked into their unlocked apartment.
April 6, drugs. Police arrested a man for possession of drugs and paraphernalia after going to the man's apartment to serve an arrest warrant on another man. Tyler Maloy of Holmes Beach was arrested after police went to the apartment and one officer who went to the rear of the apartment saw Maloy with a syringe in his hand and mixing a white powder into a bottle cap.
April 7, theft. A man and woman ordered $19.15 worth of food at Shells and left without paying. The waiter recognized the man as someone he went to school with at Bayshore High.
April 7, burglary of a vehicle. A woman lost cash, two money orders and a payroll check at a Longboat Key service station when she went in to pay for gas and someone took everything from her glove box.
April 9, theft. A woman had her wallet stolen at the public beach.
April 9, obstruction. A man was arrested for giving police false identification.
April 10, burglary. Someone pried open a soda machine at Cedar Cove Resort and took $10.
April 1, driving while license suspended. A man trying to enter Coquina Park by driving over a dirt mound was arrested after police ran a check on his tag and discovered the man was driving with a suspended license.
April 1, resisting arrest without violence. A man was arrested for resisting arrest after refusing to give police information about himself and then walking away from police while they were questioning him.
April 2, burglary. Police are investigating a burglary at the Gulf Drive Cafe which netted the thief $1,000. The thief smashed the rear window of the business and while inside uses a fire extinguisher to break glass located near the front of the business, which contained a metal cash register box in small denominations and change. The owner, Wendy Kokolis, said her employees were the only ones who knew where the cash box was located. After the glass case was smashed, a computer fell to the floor and was damaged. Kokolis said with the cash taken and items that were broken, the loss amounts to $5,000.
April 2, drugs. A Palmetto man was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana after police noticed him and a passenger in his car in Coquina Park at 1:30 a.m. The park closes at 10 p.m. Police arrested Johnny Boyd of Palmetto after finding marijuana inside a napkin in Boyd's pocket.
April 6, information. During a traffic investigation, police discovered that a bus driver for Gulf Coast Marine Institute, Daniel Allwine, was involved in the accident and is a registered sexual offender with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. At the time of the crash, Allwine was transporting children. According to the report, the executive director of the Gulf Coast Marine Institute told police his school does thorough background checks on its employees and Allwine's criminal records had been expunged.