5:22 p.m. — 3500 block of South Tamiami Trail. Trespassing. A mall cop told police a man was causing a disturbance at the mall and refused to leave. The man was issued a trespass warning and escorted off mall property.
Music warning issued
7:32 p.m. — 2500 block of Tenth Street. Noise Violation. A woman reported loud music coming from her neighbor’s house. Police heard the music from across the street and issued the neighbor a loud music warning.
2 p.m. — 400 block of Central Avenue. Graffiti. Someone painted graffiti along the north wall of a nail studio on Central Avenue.
11:22 p.m. — 10 block of North Lemon Avenue. Family Dispute. A restaurant employee told police two homeless men were disturbing customers, and police sent them on their way.
Sleeping on the stairs
10:41 p.m. — 1700 block of Main Street. Trespassing. A man was issued a verbal trespass warning for sleeping on the back stairwell of a building.
Lock your doors
9:43 a.m. — 1600 block of Laurel Street. Vehicle Burglary. A woman told police someone entered her unlocked car the night before for the third time this month. Police suggested she start locking the car.
County reports vandalism
10:37 a.m. — 1600 block of Ringling Boulevard. Criminal Mischief. A county employee told police someone threw a rock through the window of a county van that was parked in an employee parking lot.
11:01 a.m. — 3300 block of North Washington Boulevard. Criminal Mischief. Police responded to a report of a grave being damaged in a cemetery. A graveyard employee made plans to repair the damage.
4:10 p.m. — 2400 block of Main Street. Harassing Phone Calls. A man told police that he believes someone from his billiards league keeps harassing him with text messages because the second man is upset over losing a match. Police suggested he get a new phone number.
Robbed at gunpoint
8:54 p.m. — 3300 block of North Tamiami Trail. Armed Robbery. Three men robbed a couple at gunpoint. The men stole a necklace, two cell phones and a bank debit card in front of a store.
9:13 p.m. — 1500 block of First Street. Trespassing. Police observed three people loitering in the City Hall parking lot. All three were issued trespass warnings, and one received a citation for drinking a beer on the property.
12:13 a.m. — 2700 block of Bahia Vista Street. Trespassing. A security officer reported a man sleeping on the top of a parking garage and had him trespassed from the property.
Improving the smell?
2:20 a.m. — 3200 block of South School Avenue. Suspicious Person. A man told police while walking his dog late at night, he saw two suspicious men try and shove something in a trashcan. When he approached the men, they ran away. The man found three bottles of cologne in the trashcan that he turned over to police.
Driver suspected of drinking
3:50 p.m. — 3800 block of South Tamiami Trail. Suspicious Circumstance. Someone reported that a woman was driving recklessly before pulling into a parking lot. She told police she had not been drinking but agreed to leave with her mother in another car.
All keyed up
7:22 p.m. — 2000 block of Ringling Boulevard. Criminal Mischief. A man reported that he and his wife exchange their children at the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office while they are going through a divorce. When he walked out to the car with his kids, his car was keyed. He believes his wife is the culprit.
Trespass permission granted
9:03 p.m. — 700 block of South Osprey Avenue. Trespassing. A woman who works at a child protection center reported several homeless people sleeping outside her building late at night. She gave permission to allow anyone in the area to be trespassed from the property.
6:35 p.m. — 1400 block of Main Street. Theft. The owner of a frozen-yogurt store reported that her video surveillance camera showed an older woman walk into the store and take $20 from a tip jar while no one was looking. The woman, however, paid for a yogurt with her credit card before stealing the money, and credit card records will reveal who the thief was.