• Sept. 22, 8600 block of Gulf Drive, providing false information to a law enforcement officer. A man was stopped for a traffic violation. At the time, the suspect provided a false name to the deputy. The man was subsequently identified, located and arrested on a misdemeanor charge.
• Oct. 21, 300 block of Tarpon Street, burglary. A man returned home to find that a person or persons entered his home through a side door. He reported more than $4,000 in stolen items.
Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.
• No new reports.
Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.
• No new reports.
Cortez is policed by the MCSO
• Oct. 23, 2900 block of Gulf Drive, habitual traffic offender. A Holmes Beach Police Department officer observed a man on a motorcycle with tags that appeared altered. The officer initiated a traffic stop and learned the driver had no motorcycle endorsement. Also, the motorcycle wasn’t registered and he was classified as a habitual traffic offender with multiple license suspensions. The man was arrested and charged with several misdemeanors and felony habitual traffic offender. He was booked into the Manatee County jail.
• Oct. 20, 500 block of 67th Street, vehicle burglary. A complainant reported someone entered his unlocked vehicle and stole a diaper bag and its contents from the front seat.
• Oct. 20, 100 block of 48th Street, larceny. A juvenile alleged that an 18-year-old Anna Maria woman stole her $205 gold key chain. The incident was witnessed by a friend.
• Oct. 21, 5308 Marina Drive, Irene’s Resort Wear, theft. A woman was seen on video taking jewelry from a display case. The suspect returned three days later with a man and video surveillance recorded them taking jewelry.
• Oct. 24, 10 block of Seaside Court, criminal mischief and petit theft. A man returned from his vacation to find the cover to his boat had been cut and a gas can missing. The cover was valued at $300.
• Oct. 24, 400 block of 62nd Street, theft of a firearm. A woman reported a .38 caliber handgun stolen. She she said other things have recently come up missing. She later contacted police to say the weapon was found.
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.