Island police blotter – 01-25-2012

Anna Maria

• Jan. 10, 400 block of Pine Avenue, information. A complainant asked deputies to evict a person from a duplex. The woman residing at the unit claimed she was there at the invitation of the property owner.

• Jan. 16, 300 block of Hardin Avenue, information. Three men were ordered to stop door-to-door solicitation in residential areas. Deputies escorted the men out of the city.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

• Jan. 12, 2600 block of Gulf Drive, theft. A bicycle was removed from the front of a Sandpiper Resort mobile home. The beach cruiser with a bell, mirror and fat tires was valued at $50.

• Jan. 14, 1900 block of Gulf Drive, grand theft. A vendor who had left her wares under a tent in Coquina Park following an arts and crafts show reported at approximately 8:30 p.m. that unknown persons had entered her tent. She said approximately $450 worth of jewelry was missing. Wood and glass display cabinets were forcibly entered, and storage bins had been rummaged. Police obtained fingerprint evidence.

• Jan. 17, 2600 block of Gulf Drive, criminal mischief. A complainant reported his car was broken into Jan. 15 and the driver’s side door and dash were damaged. Damage was estimated at $500.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.


• No reports.

    Cortez is policed by the MCSO

Holmes Beach

• Jan. 15, 500 block of 69th Street, vehicle burglary. A man reported $180 cash, a global positioning system and a brown bag containing numerous house keys were stolen from his unlocked vehicle. He told police he believed the burglary occurred Jan. 13 when he first noticed his wallet missing. He did not realize his vehicle had been burglarized until he discovered the other items missing.

The complainant said the brown bag contained keys for homes he routinely checks for absentee owners. He advised police he would contact the property owners about the incident, and suggest the two owners with addresses on their key chains to have their locks changed. Police examined the vehicle and obtained fingerprint evidence.

• Jan. 15, 3900 E. Bay Drive, theft. A woman reported leaving her purse behind after loading her car at Publix. She returned to the store, but did not find her purse, which she said contained $200, credit and debit cards, her Florida driver’s license and Social Security card.

• Jan. 15, 3900 E. Bay Drive, theft. A man reported leaving his wallet on a ledge next to the scale at Publix on his way out of the store. He told police it contained $500, credit cards, his Massachusetts driver’s license, a builder license and his Social Security card.

• Jan. 17, 6500 block of Gulf Drive, theft. A man reported a silver-gray Diamondback bicycle valued at $100 stolen.

• Jan. 16, 100 block of 77th Street, burglary. An aqua Jansport backpack, containing an Apple i-Pad and school books, was reported stolen from a vehicle parked in a driveway. The burglary is believed to have occurred sometime between Jan. 13 and Jan. 15. The complainant said the vehicle had been unlocked and other items, including a purse were not taken.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

        Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the Bradenton Beach and Holmes Beach police departments and the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.Office.

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