July 19, identity theft
Victim filed an identity theft report with the Sheriff’s Office. Victim received a business bank card from a bank but the victim had not opened a business account. Victim is seeking to speak with a fraud team member at the bank. It appeared that victim’s name and other personal information had been used to establish the account.
July 24, stolen vehicle
Complainant indicated that her four-door Ford vehicle was taken from Beach Road. Victim indicated that she had parked her car in its designated spot at her rental condo. The vehicle was subsequently recovered but the front passenger tire and keys were missing.
July 29, stolen vehicle
Sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to a parking lot behind a restaurant in the Village with respect to a stolen vehicle. Complainant reported that she parked her vehicle and then indicated that her and her friends were approached by a male subject who was intoxicated. After talking to this male for 20 minutes or so victim indicated that she noticed her keys were missing. She then discovered her car was missing.
July 31, theft
Victim reported that between noon and 3 p.m. his wallet was stolen on Siesta Beach. It was in a zippered beach bag. The wallet was subsequently found by someone on the beach, who traced the victim through social media, and returned the wallet to him. However, the cash contained in the wallet was gone.
Aug. 2, theft
Victim reported that someone took money from his dresser in a hotel room. Victim reported that he had taken out $1,000 from an ATM the prior evening and went to breakfast for about two hours. Upon return he noticed $700 was missing from the dresser.
Aug. 3, theft
Victim advised he recently planted seven jasmine plants valued at approximately $25 each. Victim went on vacation and upon his return he discovered the plants were gone. The area was canvassed for video cameras. Photographs of the area were taken.