Island police blotter – 11-22-2017

Anna Maria

Nov. 11, Rod & Reel Pier, 875 N. Shore Drive, lost property. A woman reported losing a diamond necklace. An extensive search was to no avail.

Nov. 12, Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., domestic disturbance. A couple from Germany argued in the parking lot. The man parked their car and the woman walked away. Law enforcement searched for the woman about an hour. She was found safe.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Nov. 5, Coquina Park, 2650 Gulf Drive S., stolen tag. After watching the sunset at the beach, a Bradenton woman returned to the parking lot to find the tag missing from her vehicle. She reported the incident to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Nov. 9, 100 block of Gulf Drive South, criminal mischief. A window of a rental vehicle was smashed during the night. The cost to replace the glass was estimated at $250.

Nov. 11, French Table, 103 Gulf Drive, N., criminal mischief. A flagpole and sign were pulled off the storefront overnight, causing an estimated $300 in damage.

Nov. 11, 200 Bridge St., domestic disturbance. Bradenton Beach police responded to a report of an altercation and found a woman with hand injuries seated near the clock tower. She told police she and her boyfriend had argued. After interviewing both parties, police were unable to determine the aggressor and trespassed them both from the pier. EMS responded, treated and transported the woman to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton.

Nov. 13, Historic Bridge Street Pier, 200 Bridge St., trespass. On foot patrol at about 4:30 a.m., a Bradenton Beach police officer observed a man sleeping on a bench. The man woke up and became verbally abusive to the officer, who trespassed him. The man left on a bicycle.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.


Nov. 8, 3800 block of 117th Street West, domestic disturbance. Deputies responded to a report from a woman of an estranged husband taking a truck from a residence. She complained he had left her stranded.

Nov. 8, 4200 block of 129th Street, trespass. A trespass warning was issued to a woman after she stayed longer than the property owner would permit. She gathered her belongings and left without incident.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Nov. 11, Island Bazaar, 3304 E. Bay Drive, disorderly intoxication. Holmes Beach police responded to a report of people drinking and yelling outside the store. A man and woman continued to yell and disobey commands when the officers arrived. The woman attempted to walk away and an officer subdued her. Both were arrested and placed in patrol vehicles, where they kicked the windows and doors and were pepper-sprayed by police. They were transported to Manatee County jail.

Nov. 13, Restless Natives, 5416 Marina Drive, suspicious incident. A business sign, which had hung from the building, was found damaged in the parking lot. The sign was valued at $300.

Nov. 13, Sunbow Bay condominiums, 3805 E. Bay Drive, theft. While cleaning common areas, a woman reported leaving a leaf blower in a parking garage. The woman told police she walked away from the blower for about five minutes and when she returned, the blower, valued at $270, was gone.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

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