The following information was gathered from incident and arrest reports obtained from the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
Reported Nov. 27
6:02 p.m. — 14900 block of Skip Jack Loop. Burglary to a vehicle. Unknown person(s) stole a spare tire while it was attached to the underside of the vehicle. The tire and rims are valued at about $270.
11:30 p.m. — 11900 block of Goldenaster Place. Burglary to a conveyance. Unknown suspect(s) entered the victim’s vehicle by smashing the rear driver’s side window with an unknown object. Once inside, the suspect(s) stole $200 in merchandise. All the merchandise was later located near the vehicle. The estimated cost to replace the window is $400.
8:23 p.m. — 14400 block of Silver Trout Drive. Criminal mischief. The deputy responded in reference to a street sign that had been knocked off its post. The complainant stated he didn’t know how the sign got knocked down, but he wanted a report made. The estimated cost of the damage is about $100.
Reported Nov. 28
2:50 p.m. — 12400 block of Thornhill Court. Telephone harassment. The victim received a threatening phone call from an unknown person. The phone number belongs to a business the victim has a lawsuit against. The unknown person threatened to come to the victim’s home if he didn’t drop the lawsuit.
8:15 a.m. — 900 block of 137th Street East. Burglary to a conveyance. Unknown person(s) entered the victim’s vehicle by smashing out the rear passenger side window. Once inside, the person(s) rifled through the console and stole a GPS, a half a carton of cigarettes and a checkbook.
Reported Nov. 25
10:15 a.m. — 500 block of 135th Street East. Grand theft. An unknown person stole the victim’s diamond engagement ring from her residence. The victim stated she had allowed several people to be in her home while she was out of town.
11 p.m. — 200 block of Mill Run East. Grand theft. The complainant stated he placed his ornaments on the front lawn. When he woke up the following day, the ornaments were missing. The complainant stated he didn’t know who stole the property.
9 a.m. — 7900 block of Whitebridge Glenn. Burglary to an unoccupied dwelling. Unknown person(s) entered the victim’s residence by unknown means. Once inside, the person(s) stole several items from the victim’s jewelry box. There we no signs of forced entry.
4:30 p.m. —4100 block of 34th Avenue East. Burglary. Unknown person(s) entered the residence by prying open a rear sliding glass door. Once inside, the person(s) removed a nail gun and a television. The person(s) also entered an enclosed trailer in the back of the residence by cutting the padlock on the back doors. The person(s) removed several tools from the trailer.
7 p.m. — 8788 S.R. 70 E. (Lakewood Ranch Chiropractic). Burglary. The complainant reportedly entered the office and discovered multiple televisions, computers and sports memorabilia missing. Unknown person(s) entered the business through an unlocked side office door and then fled in an unknown direction.