Anna Maria City
May 29, Bayfront Park, information. Deputies responded to a complaint from a woman “yelling profanities at her children,” according to the report. Deputies talked to the mother, who admitted she did say a profane word, but that it was not intended to be heard by her children, and deputies found no cause of abuse.
May 24, 2300 Gulf Drive N., Sand Pebble, burglary. The complainants said that when they returned to their vehicle after watching the sunset, they discovered their front and rear windows smashed and their purses missing.
May 25, 100 Bridge St., Bridgewalk Resort, burglary. The complainant said someone attempted to break into his mini-van by prying open the doors, but was not able to gain entry. The complainant said he did hear loud noises the night before and saw a man in his late teens leaving the parking area, according to the report.
May 26, 1101 Gulf Drive N., Queensgate Motel, criminal mischief. The complainant said someone damaged his vehicle’s hood while it was parked in the lot.
May 26, Coquina Beach, possession of alcoholic beverages. Lifeguards notified officers that several people were drinking on the beach. Arnulfo Chavez Fabian, 36, of Mexico, was arrested on charges of possession and use of alcohol in a public park and was taken to jail.
May 28, Cortez Beach, robbery. Officers were dispatched to respond to a fight at the beach. The victim said that while he was waiting at the trolley stop, several people took his skimboard. Officers, upon arrival, saw someone walking away with the board and, after investigation, arrested a man for theft.
May 30, Coquina Beach, attempted burglary. Officers responded to an alarm at a lifeguard tower. The door to the structure appeared to have been damaged, but nothing appeared to be missing from inside the stand. Damage to the door was estimated at $200. Further investigation indicated that three more lifeguard towers had been damaged in acts of vandalism, according to the report.
May 26, 3000 Gulf Drive, assault. Officers responded to a call of a verbal argument, but the parties to the disagreement had left when officers responded. Officers later were called back when a woman noticed her car window broken. After investigating, officers determined that a car was damaged during the incident and eventually arrested a man for assault.
May 27, 3700 block Fifth Avenue, assault. The complainant said he and his wife were arguing when his mother- and father-in-law intervened, with the mother-in-law attempting to strike him after he entered his vehicle, according to the report. The in-laws are apparently vacationing in the area.
May 27, 2800 block Gulf Drive, theft. The complainant said someone took his custom mailbox, valued at $150.
May 28, 4300 block Gulf Drive, disturbance. Officers responded to a noise complaint at a pool and quieted the scene.
May 29, 6300 block Gulf Drive, battery. Officers responded to a call of battery at a resort. A female victim was observed with a lump over her eye and scratches on her neck. The male suspect was arrested.
May 30, 3800 E. Bay Drive, theft. During a traffic stop for loud music, officers discovered the vehicle had been reported as stolen. The driver was arrested, and was also charged with not having a driver’s license.