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Longboat Key Cops Corner: 10.12.16

Longboat Key Police Department reports from Sept. 26-Sept. 30

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Sept. 26

Punchy numbers

10:07 a.m. — 3500 block of Fair Oaks Lane

Residential Burglar Alarm: Key holder reportedly punched in wrong numbers, then correct numbers.


Expired code

11:19 a.m. — 800 block of Jungle Queen Way

Residential Burglar Alarm: A construction crew with a key to a residence was caught by surprise when master alarm code expired. No issues were observed by police.



3:38 p.m. – 100 block of North Shore Road

Property found: An officer found a set of keys sitting on a post near the beach. The officer will try to locate the owner through a Ford dealership.


Car key dilemma

7:14 p.m. — 2200 block of GMD

Public service: A caller reported dropping her car keys under her car seat. The condition was corrected, the officer reported.


Locked in

9:13 p.m. – 4800 block of GMD

Public service: Woman told police she was locked inside her apartment. Officers reportedly talked woman through putting the lock back on the door and opening it. 


Sept. 28

Thunderstorm suspected

9:01 p.m. — 700 block of Old Compass Road

Residential Burglar Alarm: An officer who was checking out a motion alarm found all doors and windows secured in a dark home with no car in the driveway. A strong thunderstorm was moving through the area. No further action needed.


Sept. 30

Noise warning

7:50 a.m. – 6200 block of GMD

Disturbance complaints: Two male construction supervisors from Bradenton were issued a verbal warning for a code violation after police checked a construction noise complaint. Supervisors said they would ensure subcontractors do not start before 8 a.m. or continue working past 5 p.m.


Fraud foiled

12:55 p.m. — 3300 block of GMD

Identity Theft: A 76-year-old women reported purchases of more than $600 were made on a $900 Kohl’s Department Store credit line in Alabama opened in her name by a scammer. The woman does not have a Kohl’s account. A Kohl’s associate assured the victim she would not be held responsible for any charges. The victim lost no money, according to the police report. Case closed.



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