Island police blotter – 10-11-2017

Anna Maria

Sept. 21, 113 Los Cedros, tree. A city employee reported a tree being cut down on city property.

Anna Maria is policed by Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Bradenton Beach

Sept. 30, 400 block of Second Street North, domestic disturbance. Two women argued about their relationship and one of the women began destroying the other’s belongings. She told police she destroyed the property because she was upset. A Bradenton Beach officer responded, determined no crime had been committed and took one of the women to a friend’s home.

Oct. 1, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive, trespass. An intoxicated man was issued a trespass warning after a store clerk reported and customers corroborated his attempts to start fights with customers.

Oct. 1, 100 block of Bridge Street, warrant arrest. Two women reported a man following and harassing them, saying he wanted to have children with one of the women. The women identified the man walking near the Bridge Walk Resort. Police arrested the man on an outstanding warrant and transported him to the Manatee County jail.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.


No reports.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Sept. 30, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Manatee Ave., auto burglary. A wallet with identification, debit and credit cards was stolen from an unlocked car in the parking lot.

Sept. 30, 3900 E. Bay Drive, solicitation. Holmes Beach police issued a 48-year-old man a notice to appear in court for holding a sign that asked for money near a shopping center entrance.

Sept. 30, 3900 block of East Bay Drive, suspicious person. Juveniles reported being filmed by a man on the trolley. The females told police they rode the trolley twice, to and from the shopping center, and the same man used his cell phone to film them on both trips. Police searched for the man to no avail.

Oct. 1, 5300 block of Gulf Drive, fight. Officers responded to a report of a fight. A couple told police they’d been drinking alcoholic beverages at D.Coy Ducks in Holmes Beach. The 20-year-old woman offered to submit to a breath test, which measured 0.128. Police interviewed bartenders at the bar but could not determine who had served her.

Oct. 1, 200 block of 81st Street, noise. Loud noise and country music at 5 a.m. at a residence ended with police citing the renter for violating the noise ordinance.

Oct. 1, 300 block of 60th Street, auto burglary. An owner reported $70 stolen from his vehicle. Police reported the vehicle was likely unlocked because no forced entry was found.

Oct. 1, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, theft. A Massachusetts woman who tracked her stolen Apple iPhone to Lakeland went to the HBPD station for help. The phone had been taken from her towel 30 minutes earlier. An officer spoke to a man who answered the phone and advised him to drop the phone at the Lakeland Police Department.

Oct. 5, Bank of America Financial Center, Manatee Avenue, camping. Police cited a man with an ordinance violation for sleeping after hours in the bank drive-through lane.

Holmes Beach is policed by Holmes Beach Police Department.

Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.

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