Anna Maria City
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Jan. 25, Coquina Beach, warrant. Officers noticed a motorist passing in a no-passing zone and stopped the vehicle. According to the report, the driver said, “I ain’t gots a license, man, I’m coming from the graveyard and I gots stupid.” Officers checked his record and discovered he did not have a driver’s license and also had an outstanding arrest warrant for retail theft. It was determined he was driving his late mother’s car. He was arrested.
Jan. 25, 3900 E. Bay Drive, Publix, burglary. Officers were called to the scene by a man who reported hearing what sounded like gunshots coming from the store parking lot. He said he saw a gray car speed from the lot with a man driving and a youth in the passenger seat. They found a car in the lot with its driver’s window shattered. The car owner said her purse, containing her cell phone and makeup, was missing.