• June 27, 200 block of Chilson Avenue, information. A complainant reported she received a postcard informing her she won $100 in gas. She called the number and was told she would need to pay a $3.99 processing fee with her credit card. She refused and was told that the contest was legitimate and part of a Walmart promotion. The woman contacted Walmart and was told they were not participating in any contests.
Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.
• July 4, 400 block of Gulf Drive North, warrant. Police responded to an intoxicated woman lying in the roadway west of the Cortez Road Bridge. Upon making contact with the woman to confirm identification, she said she lost her wallet at the beach. The officer took her to the location where she lost her wallet and assisted in the search. The woman’s wallet was found and she was identified as being wanted on a misdemeanor petit theft warrant in Sarasota County. She was arrested and taken to the Manatee County jail.
• June 30, 103 Gulf Drive S., Circle K, trespass. Police made contact with an unconscious man outside the store. Officers attempted to wake the man several times. The man eventually woke up long enough to be issued a trespass warning. According to the report, the man began to vomit. Once the vomiting stopped, the officer was able to determine where he lived and took him home.
Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.
• June 17, 119th Street and Cortez Road area, battery. A homeless couple was arguing about the man kicking the woman out of their tent. At some point during the argument, the man grabbed the woman’s purse and pulled on the strap. The strap of the purse caused the woman’s arm to bleed. The man was arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery.
Cortez is policed by the MCSO
• Reports not posted.
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.