Aug. 15, theft
A sheriff’s deputy was responding to a disturbance when complainant stated he wanted to report stolen items from his residence. They are two firearms, one silencer, and a GXR skateboard. Serial numbers for the firearms were requested by the deputy.
Aug. 16, theft
Victim reported the theft of his Bote Rover Midshift paddle board. The paddle board was stored in the paddle board rack at his condo complex but was not locked.
Aug. 22, theft
Complainant reported that an unknown subject took a white and blue “Smooth” brand paddle board from a rack at the side of his house. The suspect was caught on video camera. The suspect appeared to enter the property from the bay, near the boat dock on a paddle board. Suspect then pulled complainant’s paddle board to the dock and was seen departing the property on his paddle board.
Aug. 25, theft
Victim indicated that seven speakers had been stolen from his boat. The boat was dry-docked in the back of his residence. The victim indicated that he had been working on his boat on a Sunday and then was out of town the following Monday through Wednesday. On Thursday he went to prep his boat and found screws strewn around the dock. Upon inspection of the boat he found that seven of the eight speakers had been stolen. The value of the speakers is approximately $796.
Aug. 30, fraud
A pharmacist at local pharmacy reported receiving two faxed prescriptions that included a prescription for a highly abused controlled substance. The pharmacist called the doctor listed on the prescriptions who verified that the prescriptions were fraudulent. The prescriptions were believed to be made under a false name. The case was turned over to an investigator with the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office’s pharmaceutical division.