Author Archives: Bonner Joy

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June 21, 2017

ITEMS FOR SALE ADULT TRICYCLE: BRAND new, big seat, large basket, still in box! $275, firm. 941-524-1025. TEXAS HOLD ‘EM table: Great condition, accessories, $100. Bed rails for hospital bed, new, $100. 941-224-4417. MOVING SALE: TWO new sofas, one is queen-size sleeper with chair, upholstered swivel rocker, end tables, five-piece modern dinette set, king headboard […]

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2 men arrested for backyard beating in Holmes Beach

Two Bradenton men have been arrested for beating a man found lying in a pool of blood in the 400 block of 28th Street in Holmes Beach. Thomas Samelak, 22, and Marjester Oliver, 25, were arrested by Holmes Beach police at 5:52 a.m. June 3, about 20 minutes after the crime was reported. Samelak was […]

Sex offender shifts moorings

A 36-year-old sex offender is residing on a boat on the Manatee River near DeSoto National Park in Bradenton, according to a June 8 sex offender registry report. In May, the state registry reported his residence in the mouth of the Manatee River on Tampa Bay after moving from another Manatee River location near northwest […]

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Bradenton man arrested in HB for DUI

A speeding vehicle in the 600 block of Manatee Avenue led to the arrest of a Bradenton man for driving under the influence. Timothy Andricks, 27, was arrested for DUI after failing field-sobriety and blood-alcohol tests, according to a HBPD police report. Officer Alan Bores was “directly behind” a silver Toyota, traveling 50 mph in […]

The Islander Classifieds: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

ITEMS FOR SALE ADULT TRICYCLE: BRAND new, big seat, large basket, still in box! $275, firm. 941-524-1025. NEW BIKE: 36-inch girl’s Huffy, $80, Echo grass trimmer, $50, Honda lawnmower, self-propelled, $100. 941-778-6172. MIKASA CHINA: TROUSDALE design, White with gold border, very elegant 10-piece place setting, $100. 941-795-0948. ANTIQUE PARTNER DESK: All wood, $1,000. See at […]

Island police blotter – 06-14-2017

Anna Maria May 28, 100 block of Spring Avenue, lost child. A 5-year-old from Indiana was separated from his parents and a woman found him running down the beach. She walked the boy to the Manatee County sheriff’s substation at city hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, where the father arrived in search of the […]

Obituaries – 06-14-2017

Janet L. FitzGerald Janet L. FitzGerald of Holmes Beach died June 4. She was born in Ohio, the daughter of Esther Cain and Richard Murdock. The family moved to the Tampa area in the 1970s. Upon graduating high school, she attended Hillsborough Community College. She worked in the insurance field for almost 25 years and […]