Island police blotter – 10-30-2013

Anna Maria

        • Oct. 19, 800 block of South Bay Boulevard, criminal mischief. A man returned home to discover a broken sliding glass door. He called the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. A responding deputy found no evidence that the home had been entered.

• Oct. 19, 100 Spring Ave., City Pier Restaurant, disorderly intoxication. A MCSO deputy responded to a call of a man threatening other patrons with violence. The suspect allegedly said he was a Navy Seal and a member of Seal Team 6. A restaurant employee asked the deputy to escort the man off the premises. While leaving, the suspect allegedly told patrons they better be careful because he’s “a trained killer.” The deputy watched the man leave the restaurant toward the Pine Avenue beach access. About 30 minutes later, the deputy received a call about a man on the beach who was threatening beachgoers. The deputy arrived to see the same 31-year-old Bradenton man threatening people. The suspect allegedly used a racial slur when threatening one beachgoer and was arrested.

• Oct. 21, 300 block of North Shore Drive, battery. A deputy responded to the listed address and made contact with a woman, who reported she was struck in the head by a man while at his house in the 500 block of Kumquat Drive. The deputy made contact with the man and his mother, who both said the man and woman were in a prior relationship and that she has continued to cause problems for him and his new girlfriend. The deputy returned to the woman’s home with the information, at which time the woman declined to press charges.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

        • No new reports.

        Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.


        • No new reports.

        Cortez is policed by the MCSO

Holmes Beach

• Oct. 22, 3000 block of Gulf Drive, habitual traffic offender. A 42-year-old Bradenton man was arrested on a felony after being pulled over for a broken headlight. According to the report, Peter Mirick was asked for identification and said he did not have a driver’s license because it was suspended. He was booked into the Manatee County jail and held on $1,500 bond. He is scheduled to be arraigned at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at the Manatee County Judicial Center, 1051 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton.

• Oct. 21, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach Cafe, petit theft. A woman reported that her driver’s license was stolen from her purse while it was on the ground near her table.

• Oct. 12 5346 Gulf Drive, Hurricane Hank’s, stolen vehicle. A man driving a “club car” golf cart went inside to eat and when he left the bar, discovered his vehicle was gone. HBPD radioed a description and a Bradenton Beach Police Department officer responded by saying he had just seen the vehicle in the 1300 block of Gulf Drive. Officers arrived to find the vehicle abandoned. It was returned to the owner.

• Oct. 12, 700 block of Haverkos Court, burglary. A woman reported she left $130 on her nightstand when she went to bed and when she awoke, the money was missing. She told police she suspected it was a family member, who often enters the residence without permission. Also missing was $5 from her purse and a bottle of Vodka from the refrigerator.

• Oct. 18, 500 block of 67th Street, drunk. Police responded to a residence and found a female laying in the front yard. The officer made contact with the woman’s mother, who said they had gone out that night. She alleged that her adult daughter struck her three times in the face, but declined to prosecute. The officer attempted to help the suspect to her feet, at which time she tried to run, but stumbled and fell into the street. The woman was placed into custody for safety reasons and EMS was contacted. The woman was due to be transported to the hospital, but as the officer left the scene, he observed the ambulance parked in the D. Coy Ducks parking lot. He stopped to assist and observed the suspect physically resisting the EMS crew. The mother arrived and the woman was released to her custody.

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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