A 25-year-old Anna Maria man was arrested at CrossPointe Fellowship following the Sunday morning service Aug. 12.
According to the the probable cause affidavit, a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy and Holmes Beach police officers awaited Trevor Nathaniel Francis Coleman, 311 Pine Ave., Anna Maria, and arrested him as he exited the church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach, after his former girlfriend told police she and her boyfriend were threatened by Coleman.
Coleman was arrested on charges of felony burglary of a structure with assault, misdemeanor domestic assault, misdemeanor simple battery and misdemeanor simple assault and was booked into the Manatee County jail on more than $10,000 in bond.
At press time The Islander learned Lelana Bright, the ex-girlfriend, signed an affidavit requesting the charges be dropped and that Coleman not be prosecuted.
He is scheduled for arraignment at 9 a.m. Sept. 7, at the Manatee Judicial Center, 1051 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton.