Island police blotter – 06-26-2013

Anna Maria

• June 11, 700 block of Holly Drive. A Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to a domestic disturbance and found a mother arguing with her juvenile son. No physical contact occurred.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

• June 17, 100 block of Fourth Street, domestic battery. A 44-year-old man was arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery. According to the report, the man was upset that his live-in girlfriend was going to do laundry while he was away. He told her not to leave the house and returned to find her sitting on the front porch. He told her several times to go inside, at which time he allegedly put her in a headlock and dragged her into the home. During the incident, the victim fell and skinned her knee. A witness observed the incident and called police. The suspect was arrested at the scene.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.


• No new reports.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO

Holmes Beach

• June 17, 2911 53rd Ave. E., Walmart, Bradenton, petit theft. A 22-year-old Holmes Beach woman was arrested at Walmart for petit theft. According to the report, the woman entered the women’s clothing section and placed a tank top into her purse. She then went to the sporting goods section, where she allegedly placed several fishing lures into her purse, and then attempted to leave the store. She was detained by a loss prevention officer and taken into custody by an MCSO deputy.

• June 9, 200 block of 76th Street, burglary. A complainant reported someone forced open a side door of the residence and stole a 32-inch TV valued at $350 from the living room.

• June 11, 300 block of 58th Street, vehicle theft. A woman reported a golf cart valued at $5,465 was stolen from her front yard. The following day, police responded to the 6200 block of Holmes Boulevard in reference to the theft of a grill valued at $1,000 from a resident’s backyard. While investigating the theft, the officer observed a golf cart that fit the description of the stolen vehicle from the previous day. The owner was able to verify it was her golf cart and the vehicle was returned to her.

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 Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

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