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Longboat Key Cops Corner: 12.7.16

Longboat Key Police Department reports for Nov. 26-26.

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  • | 6:00 a.m. December 7, 2016
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NOV. 25

10:44 a.m. – 1000 block of Longboat Club Road
Unauthorized use of conveyance: A victim reported she loaned her 2004 gray Lexus to a home health aide to use for “a couple days.” After four days, the car had not been returned and the victim called the aide to ask for its return. After six days, the victim filed a stolen car report. Police contacted the aide’s employer, and the car was returned without damage, according to the report.

11:08 a.m. – 6400 block of Gulfside Road
Dumping: A woman building a home reported someone used her dumpster, which she pays $600 per month to empty construction materials. She contacted a person named on a discarded package and the garbage was retrieved.

11:56 a.m. – 3400 block of GMD
Suspicious vehicle: Police informed a man from Quebec he was violating a town ordinance against camping. The man said he was returning to Canada and police watched him leave.

1:25 p.m. – 500 block of Putting Green Lane
Suspicious Circumstance: A man returned home from a three-day absence to find water running from a hose on the east side of his house. Caller said he had no idea how long it had been running.

6:32 p.m. – 7200 block of GMD
Illegal Fishing: Police cleared the Longboat Pass Bridge of about a dozen anglers fishing illegally. They returned at 8:37 p.m. to clear five more anglers from the bridge.

NOV. 26

5 a.m. – 6800 block of Hughes Street
Home alarm: Police reported the alarm for “Man Cave 2” had been activated a fourth time in five days.

1:14 p.m. – 6300 block of GMD
Noise Disturbance: Neighbors complained to police about a woman practicing an alphorn, an instrument used by Swiss shepherds. She told police she will practice on the beach during the duration of her stay.