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Date of Issue: December 03, 2010

Island police blotter

Anna Maria Island

Sept. 4, 9701 Gulf Drive, disturbance. The complainant called the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office alleging that while he was at Slim’s Place, he was confronted with abusive language and the person spit in his face. Both parties filed affidavits.

Bradenton Beach

No new reports.

Holmes Beach

Sept. 2, 5406 Marina Drive, theft. A Holmes Beach Police Department officer responded to The Feast, where an employee stated someone stole a potted palm tree from the sidewalk in front of the business. He said the thief removed an ADT Security sign that was in the pot and placed it next to another potted plant.

Sept. 5, 700 block of Key Royale Drive, burglary. An officer met with the complainant, who said she was checking on her brother’s house and noticed someone had broken in and a flat-screen TV was missing.

Sept. 7, 4500 block of Gulf Drive, driver’s license. An officer conducted a traffic stop and the driver admitted he did not have a driver’s license and was issued a notice to appear in court for driving without a license. The officer noticed the female passenger appeared intoxicated. He ran a check and learned she had a warrant for missing a court date. She was taken to jail.

Sept. 8, 3000 block of Gulf Drive, burglary. An HBPD officer was dispatched in reference to a burglary. The complainants said someone broke into their home and took a portable safe from their bedroom.

Sept. 9, Avenue E, burglary. A woman came to the HBPD to report a burglary. She said three weeks earlier someone entered her home and stole a computer tower, two computers, an electric drill, a ring, a stereo and speakers and a small leather stool.