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Anna Maria

Nov. 1, 200 block of Chilson Ave., grand theft. According to the report, the victim's car keys were taken from his dresser and his vehicle stolen from his driveway. Later in the day, a deputy operating radar in the 9200 block of Gulf Drive saw the victim's Chrysler Town and Country minivan and followed it back to the victim's house. According to the report, the deputy witnessed the victim step out of the vehicle he had previously reported stolen. The victim told the deputy that he found his vehicle at the Manatee Public Beach unlocked, with the keys in the ignition.

Nov. 4, 100 Bay Blvd., alcohol violation. Two people were cited for possession of alcohol in a posted "no alcohol" area.

Nov. 6, 200 block of Elm Street, recovered runaway. According to the report, two juveniles previously reported to the Bradenton Police Department as runaways were recovered. The juveniles were later picked up by their parents.

Nov. 6, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria Island Community Center, found property. According to the report, a maintenance worker found a plastic bag containing marijuana at the entrance to the stadium ball park.

Nov. 6, 500 block of South Bay Boulevard, information. According to the report, a woman called deputies requesting transport to the hospital because she claimed to be overly intoxicated. According to the report, she was transported to Manatee Memorial Hospital without incident.

Bradenton Beach

Oct. 30, 2500 block of Avenue C, warrant arrest. A woman was arrested on a Polk County warrant for contempt of court.

Nov. 1, 400 block of 21st Place, domestic disturbance. According to the report, officers responded to a domestic disturbance in progress. Upon arriving at the scene, the homeowner advised officers the married couple renting her garage apartment was having a dispute. Officers arrested the male tenant for disorderly intoxication and resisting arrest. According to the report, the homeowner told officers she believed the female tenant had an outstanding warrant. A warrant check confirmed that both the female tenant and the homeowner had outstanding warrants from Manatee County and both were arrested.

Nov. 1, 1100 Gulf Drive S., Cortez Beach, grand theft. A man reported that his watch, rings and wallet were stolen while he was at the beach.

Nov. 2, 200 block of 24th Street North, sexual battery. A man was arrested after he allegedly forced his girlfriend to have sex with him after a party. According to the report, the 44-year-old woman claims she was intoxicated after an evening of partying and agreed to go to her boyfriend's home because she was not driving. She alleges that after refusing his advances, her boyfriend hit her several times and forced himself upon her. The victim alleges that she asked to be taken home but was not allowed to leave. According to the report, officers took the woman to the hospital.

Nov. 2, 2200 block of Avenue A, burglary. A resident reported her purse stolen from her dining room table. According to the report, access may have been gained to the victim's home through an unlocked garage door while she was sleeping upstairs.

Nov. 2, Second Street North, fire station, theft. According to the report, a juvenile working at the Privateen Haunted House reported her cell phone missing.

Nov. 6, 403 Highland Ave., Bradenton Beach Police Department, missing person. According to the report, a man reported his son left his home the day before with a bag of clothing and has not been seen since. According to the report, the father received a call from his son's middle school reporting the boy had been truant all week.

Holmes Beach

Nov. 1, 300 block of 64th Street, burglary. A man reported his miter saw stolen.

Nov. 1, 6300 block of Holmes Boulevard, theft. A man reported his daughter's bicycle stolen from the carport of his home. According to the report, the bike was found at the Holmes Beach Police Department bike barn and was returned to its owner.

Nov. 1, 500 block of 65th Street, burglary. Two nail guns were reportedly stolen from a second-story addition under construction.

Nov. 1, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, drug arrest. Alexander Hernandez, 41, was arrested for possession of cocaine. According to the report, several witnesses reported seeing Hernandez and another male snorting cocaine at the beach. Two witnesses claimed Hernandez offered them what he referred to as "Mexican coca." According to the report, when officers approached the scene, the cocaine was in plain view and Hernandez admitted to possession.

Nov. 2, 105 39th St., Anna Maria Island Resort, theft. A bicycle was reportedly stolen from a rear balcony of the motel.

Nov. 6, 5353 Gulf Drive, Time Saver, information. A man filed a complaint against the store after he attempted to pay for a purchase with his credit card. According to the report, the purchase was less than $10 and the man was asked to pay in cash. According to the report, he offered to pay with a $100 bill and an argument ensued. He claimed he was told to leave the store but his money was not returned. According to the report, officers searched the counter area of the store for the missing $100 bill and found it under a floor mat next to the checkout counter.

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