Local Crime Watch: August 6

A sampling of recent police calls and criminal activity in the Gabber‘s distribution area.

Notes From the GPD

Gulfport police officers were dispatched to the 5100 block of 17th Avenue on Aug. 1 regarding a suspected burglary. Cash and a laptop were taken sometime during the past week. There were no signs of forced entry and the victims had no knowledge of who may have entered the home.

Gulfport police officers observed an unoccupied car with its lights on, parked against traffic at the intersection of 49th Street and 27th Avenue on Saturday, July 25. Further investigation revealed the car had been reported stolen out of St Petersburg.

St. Pete Beach Thefts Unrelated

Three thefts occurred on St. Pete Beach on Sunday, Aug. 2, but all three thefts, although close in proximity to each other, were unrelated.

The thefts on the 300 and 600 blocks of 78th Avenue occurred at private residences where in both cases, the victims refused to press charges on the suspects. Stolen items at the 600 block crime scene included landscaping items, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.

The theft on the 5600 block of Gulf Boulevard took place at the Tradewinds Island Resort. An adult employee was arrested and charged with a misdemeanor.



Grand theft – 7/29, 5900 block of 15th Ave. S.

Grand theft – 7/29, 5900 block of 15th Ave. S.

Burglary (vehicle) – 7/29, 4900 block of Newton Ave. S.

Vandalism/criminal mischief – 7/29, 5200 block of 21st Ave. S.

Theft  – 7/30, 5300 block of 21st Ave. S.

Burglary (vehicle) – 7/30, 4900 block of 18th Ave. S.

Theft (grand) – 7/31, 5600 block of Shore Blvd. S.

Burglary (structure) – 7/31, 1900 block of 55th St. S.

Burglary (vehicle) – 7/31, 1300 block of 49th St. S.

Traffic accident – 7/31, 15th Ave. S. and 49th St. S.

Vandalism/criminal mischief – 8/1, 1800 block of 56th St. S.

Theft  – 8/1, 5300 block of 25th Ave. S.

Burglary (vehicle) – 8/1, 1500 block of 52nd St. S.

Burglary (residence) – 8/1, 5100 block of 17th Ave. S.

Vandalism/criminal mischief – 58th St. S. and Seventh Ave. S.



Grand theft – 7/31, 7400 block of Bay Island Drive S.

Shoplifting – 7/31, 1000 block of Pasadena Ave. S.

Theft (shoplifting) – 7/31, 6800 block of Gulfport Blvd. S.

Assault – 7/31, 6700 block of Cardinal Drive S.

Trespass – 8/1, 1000 block of Pasadena Ave. S.

Burglary (residence) – 8/4, 1000 block of Pelican Drive S.



Theft  – 7/29, 300 block of 71st Ave.

Stolen vehicle – 7/29, 6900 block of Sunset Way

Trespass – 7/29, 3100 block of W. De Bazan Ave.

Theft (shoplifting) – 7/30, 6200 block of Gulf Blvd.

Theft (shoplifting) – 7/31, 300 block of 75th Ave.

Theft  – 7/31, 6200 block of Gulf Blvd.

Theft (grand) – 7/31, 5500 block of Gulf Blvd.

Battery – 7/31, Gulf Way and 17th Ave.

Battery (sexual) – 8/1, unavailable address

Theft  – 8/2, 300 block of 78th Ave.

Theft  – 8/2, 600 block of 78th Ave.

Theft  – 8/2, 5600 block of Gulf Blvd.

Trespass – 8/3, 500 block of Corey Ave.

Theft (grand) – 8/3, 3100 block of Pass-A-Grill Way

Battery – 8/4, 6800 block of Beach Plz.




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