Anna Maria City
No new reports.
Aug. 10, 1300 block Gulf Drive, battery on firefighter. West Manatee Fire Rescue personnel responded to a report of an unconscious man. A firefighter/paramedic approached the man, identified himself, and attempted to revive the man. When the man woke up, according to the report, he looked at the firefighter and struck him in the face. The man was taken to jail.
Aug. 5, Cortez Beach, theft. The complainant said someone took a purse, credit cards and cash from his car while his party was on the beach.
Aug. 9, 100 block 36th Street, burglary. The complainant said someone took three of his fishing rods and reels, with a value of $475, from his open condo garage.
Aug. 9, 3248 E. Bay Drive, Walgreens, drugs. Pharmacists said a man attempted to fill a fraudulent prescription and that the suspect has been noted in the area attempting to do the same thing at other drug stores. Officers approached the man, interviewed and arrested him.
Aug. 10, 3000 block Gulf Drive, domestic. Officers responded to a domestic violence dispute. Both the man and woman appeared to be intoxicated, according to the report, and the property owner and father of one of the parties got involved in an altercation. After a scuffle, the property owner was arrested.
Aug. 11, 3015 Gulf Drive, Citgo, theft. The store clerk said a woman came into the store and purchased a bag of ice. Another woman come in the store shortly afterward and said that the previous woman had removed three bags of ice.
Aug. 12, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, trespass. Officers responded to a call of a man videotaping women at the beach. Lifeguards confronted the man, as did the women to whom he was taking pictures. He was issued a trespass warning.