8:57 a.m. — 2200 block of GMD
Larceny: A man told police that a $1,000 14-karat gold necklace with a prayer pendant, $100 in cash and his bank credit card was missing from his condominium. He said that he believed a model from a photo shoot to whom he granted access to his home the day before was the culprit. He explained that two girls were using his bathroom to change clothes during the photo shoot. The man provided photos of all the people who were in his home the day before. Police were able to identify a male suspect using the man’s stolen credit card at a convenience store in Bradenton Beach 20 minutes after the photo shoot ended. A warrant was issued for the Lakeland man June 30 for the theft of the belongings.
CHECKS SWIPED FROM CAR
2:07 p.m. — 5400 block of GMD
Fraud: A man walked into the police station to report four checks were missing from his checkbook. He filed a fraud report with his bank because some of the checks were cashed in the amounts of $85 and $55. The man believes a friend he gave a ride to five days earlier took the checks when they were in the backseat of his car.
1:09 a.m. — 200 block of GMD
Security Check: Police found the southwest door on the second floor of a restaurant unlocked and locked it after making sure there was nothing missing or out of place inside.
CLEARING HER GOOD NAME
4:01 p.m. — 5400 block of GMD
Fraud: A woman reported the Internal Revenue Service notified her that her name was flagged for fraud when she filed her tax return. She contacted the credit bureaus and the IRS and needed a police report for documentation.