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Date of Issue: October 15, 2008

Streetlife

Anna Maria City

No city reports

Bradenton Beach

Oct. 1, 2000 Gulf Drive N., Bungalow Beach Resort, burglary. The complainant said someone entered his unit and took $200 from a purse, which was left.

Oct. 5, Sixth Street and Manatee Avenue, Holmes Beach, DUI. Officers noticed a vehicle swerving and stop for a green light. The car was stopped and the driver, Lela H. Rex, 31, of Bradenton, was arrested by Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputies for DUI.

Oct. 7, Cortez Beach, drugs. Officers noticed a vehicle parked at the beach after hours. Officers noticed an open container of alcohol. Driver’s licenses of the four people in the car were checked and it was determined one person had an outstanding arrest warrant from Polk County. A search of the vehicle turned up what was later determined to be crack cocaine. Dion Laray West, 30, of Lakeland, allegedly admitted the drugs were his and he was arrested on the warrant as well as drug charges.

Holmes Beach

Oct. 4, 5400 block Marina Drive, warrant. Officers saw a woman suspected of having an outstanding arrest warrant for grand theft, placed her in custody, and she was transported to jail.

Oct. 4, 5901 Marina Drive, Concert in the Park festival, trespass. The event manager requested a man be issued a trespass warning to leave the event, as “he was acting strangely around children,” according to the report. He left the festival.

Oct. 4, 100 block 30th Street, trespass. The complainant said someone had illegally dumped an estimated 400 to 500 pounds of ceramic tile at a construction site. Based on an address found in the debris, officers were able locate a suspect, who admitted to dumping the material but said he had permission from the contractor and paid him $20. After discussion, the suspect agreed to pay the contractor $100 to have the tile hauled away. The suspect also pointed out the man he gave $20 to and he got that money back. The suspect was issued a trespass warning from the property.

Oct. 7, 500 block 70th Street, theft of vehicle. The complainant said she loaned her car to her roommate, who did not return it. She was advised to call police if the car and roommate returned.

Oct. 8, 8102 Gulf Drive, Haley’s Motel, burglary. The complainant said someone took jewelry from his motel room while he and his wife were gone.

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