Tag Archives: Streetlife

Streetlife – 10-17-2018

Anna Maria

      Oct. 2, 500 block of Magnolia Avenue, suspicious incident. A man contacted the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office about damage to the canvas top of his 1964 Mercedes-Benz.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

      Sept. 30, 200 Bridge St. anchorage, abandoned/derelict vessel. A Bradenton Beach police officer reported a yellow 40-foot vessel without registration numbers or other identifiers, with no rigging, no helm and no steering, in poor condition.

Sept. 30, 200 Bridge St. anchorage, abandoned/derelict vessel. Without an engine or controls, a boat anchored east of the Historic Bridge Street Pier was found by BBPD with unsecured containers and nets on the deck. Attempts to contact the owner were unsuccessful.

Oct. 4, Circle K, 2500 Gulf Drive N., theft. About $100 in quarters was stolen from a coin-operated vacuum. The complaint said the lock to the vacuum was punctured by a blow torch.

Oct. 4, Moose Lodge, 110 Gulf Drive S., Marchman Act. An intoxicated homeless man was taken into custody and transported to a medical facility.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

      Sept. 27, Gulf Drive and 52nd Street, seatbelt/warrant. A Holmes Beach police officer observed a passenger in a vehicle not wearing a seatbelt. The officer arrested the man after determining he had outstanding warrants.

Sept. 28, 2900 block of Gulf Drive, warrants. A 39-year-old motorist stopped for an expired driver’s license, was taken into custody for a warrant from Lee County and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Sept. 29, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, trespass. A lifeguard trespassed a 48-year-old man who was staggering near beachgoers and the Anna Maria Island Cafe. The man left the area.

Sept. 29, 5600 Gulf Drive and the beach, fireworks. Dispatched for possible shots fired, a police officer arrived, heard fireworks and noticed a group of people on the beach. A 43-year-old man was cited for violating an ordinance.

Sept. 30, 700 Manatee Ave., warrant. At the intersection of Manatee Avenue and Gulf Drive, a police officer pulled over a motorist who failed to stop at a flashing red light. The officer determined the man had an outstanding warrant from Pennsylvania for driving under the influence. He was arrested and transported him to the Manatee County jail.

Oct. 2, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, marijuana. After observing a vehicle run a flashing red light, a Holmes Beach police officer stopped and cited the 24-year-old Ellenton driver for violating the marijuana ordinance. An officer told the driver he could smell marijuana. The driver acknowledged the drug in his pocket. Police confiscated 2.8 grams of a green leafy substance, which field tested as marijuana.

Oct. 2, Kingfish Boat Ramp, 752 Manatee Ave., marijuana. A Holmes Beach police officer approached two men sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot, noticed the odor of marijuana and observed a green leafy substance in the passenger’s lap. The 18- and 19-year-old men were cited with an ordinance violation. The marijuana, weighing 4.3 grams, and grinder were confiscated.

Oct. 2, 4900 block of Gulf Drive, noise. Loud noise between 49th and 50th streets was reported at 11:02 p.m. On arrival, an officer heard kids yelling “Marco, Polo,” screaming and splashing in a pool. The officers went to the backyard and encountered loud music and a male adult watching the children. The man turned down the music, was apologetic and said he was renting from AMI Vacations. The officer referred the report to code enforcement.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 10-10-2018

Anna Maria

      Sept. 24, 216 Pine Ave., Unit C, attempted theft. Efforts to shoplift from a store were blocked when a store owner twice stopped a woman as she tried to walk out with clothes without paying for them. The woman fled in a silver convertible.

Anna Maria is policed by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Bradenton Beach

      Sept. 29, 100 block of Seventh Street North, disorderly intoxication. A 48-year-old man was arrested after he was reported pounding on his vehicle and urinating in the parking lot. The man told police he was drinking all day after learning his wife wanted a divorce. He was transported to Manatee County jail. His vehicle was towed.

      Oct. 1, 200 Bridge St., boat anchorage, disorderly conduct/obstruction. A 53-year-old man was arrested after challenging a Bradenton Beach officer and others to fight, threatening to kill others and disobeying police commands. After he was pepper-sprayed, he jumped into a boat. The U.S. Coast Guard assisted in locating the man, who was taken into custody and transported to jail.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Sept. 20, Seafood Shack, 4110 127th St. W., found property. An Uber driver gave a man a ride to the restaurant and later found the passenger’s passport in his vehicle. The driver dropped off the passport to the MCSO, which placed it in safekeeping and attempted to contact the man.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Sept. 19, 5300 block of Marina Drive, marijuana ordinance. A 35-year-old Bradenton woman was cited for violating the marijuana ordinance after 3.9 grams of cannabis was found in a search. The woman was pulled over in an SUV pulling a trailer without a tag, for which she also was issued a citation. The cannabis, a grinder and diazepam pill were confiscated.

Sept. 22, 5501 Marina Drive, endangered/missing person. Dispatchers notified police of a vehicle with a disability tag driving erratically. Police stopped the 83-year-old male driver, who told police he was taking heart medication and wasn’t able to remember the past couple of days. He also said he’d traveled from Port St. Lucie to Marathon to Holmes Beach. Police transported the man to Blake Medical Center and called his wife. His car was left at Keyes Marina.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 10-03-2018

Anna Maria

No reports.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Sept. 19, 100 block of Second Street North, tag seized. A Bradenton Beach officer determined a tag attached to a 2004 Acura belonged to another vehicle. When stopped, the motorist told the officer he put the tag from his brother’s SUV on his vehicle so he could look for work. The officer seized the tag.

Sept. 21, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive S., trespass. Police arrested a 53-year-old man for trespassing after prior warning. He was taken to Manatee County jail.

Sept. 21, 2500 block of Avenue C, warrant arrest. A 59-year-old man was arrested on a warrant for violating probation.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Sept. 21, 4300 block of 115th St. W., trespass. A homeless man living on the northwest corner of the property was trespassed by a manager for Manatee Fruit Co.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Sept. 13, LaPensee Plumbing, 401 Manatee Ave., burglary. A surveillance camera captured images of two men removing wood pallets and recyclable copper scrap valued at $500. They left in a pickup.

Sept. 14, Jessie’s Island Store, 5424 Marina Drive, theft. An employee working the closing shift Sept. 12 was observed on a store camera taking three cigars valued at $3.18.

Sept. 15, 4000 block of Sixth Avenue, warrant. Holmes Beach police officers assisted MCSO with a warrant arrest after observing the male suspect in a vehicle and later running on Fifth Avenue. A man walking his dog helped police locate the suspect.

Sept. 16, DCoy Ducks Bar & Grill, trespass. Officers were dispatched to a fight inside the bar. A bouncer identified a 41-year-old man as the person who started a fight with a man in a wheelchair. Another person shoved the aggressor, causing him to hit his head. The aggressor was trespassed and transported to Blake Medical Center.

Sept. 17, 750 Manatee Ave., drugs. During a traffic stop, Police noticed open containers of beer, liquor and a container of green leafy substance and mushrooms, as well as a marijuana pipe, scale, grinder and a bong. The driver told an officer the drugs and other items were hers. The officer issued her citations for failing to stop at a flashing red light and open container. The woman received a notice to appear for possessing under 20 grams of marijuana and the paraphernalia.

Sept. 18, D.Coy Ducks Bar & Grill, trespass. Dispatched to a disturbance, an officer found the man standing outside the bar. The man was warned for trespassing and transported home by the Monkey Bus. The man was in possession of another man’s wallet. Police returned it to the owner.

Sept. 18, Key Royale Club, 700 Key Royale Drive, trespass. Police officers observed an unoccupied vehicle in the 600 block of Ivanhoe Lane and found two men who said they were fishing in the pond because they were told about its large fish. A third man, who had been trespassed for fishing in the pond several months earlier, later came to the scene and apologized. The men were warned for trespassing.

Sept. 20, 100 block of 49th Street, theft. A bicycle rented from Beach Bums of Anna Maria was reported stolen. It was valued at $200.

Sept. 22, Kingfish Boat Ramp, warrant. A woman driver and a 29-year-old man passenger sitting in a vehicle identified themselves. After police ran their names through a law enforcement database, it was determined the man was wanted on a child support warrant from Marion County. He was arrested and taken into custody. The woman had no warrants and was released.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 09-26-2018

Anna Maria

Sept. 15, 7200 block of Gulf Drive, unlicensed firearm. On a traffic detail, a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy stopped a speeding vehicle. After questioning the occupants about an odor of marijuana, the deputy arrested a 28-year-old passenger who raised his arms in the air and told an assisting Holmes Beach officer he was sitting on a gun.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Sept. 12, Island Time Bar and Grill, 111 Gulf Drive S., burglary arrest. Bradenton Beach police arrested a 48-year-old homeless man for breaking in and stealing eight bottles of liquor. A police investigation led the bar management to check the surveillance tape, which showed the man with matching tattoos taking the bottles.

Sept. 14, 100 block of Eighth Street South, criminal mischief. A pool maintenance worker found 2 gallons of paint in a swimming pool and reported the damage to the property owner.

Sept. 14, 200 Bridge St. and the Intracoastal Waterway, suspicious boat. A 32-foot cabin cruiser was found dismantled and with no means of propulsion. Verbal warnings were issued to the owner. The BBPD asked the state attorney to issue a warrant arrest.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

No reports.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 09-19-2018

Anna Maria

Sept. 4, Anna Maria city public works, 402 Pine Ave., theft. A generator belonging to contractor Frank Agnelli was reported stolen. After removing planks at the city pier in July, the Agnelli crew mistakenly moved the generator, valued at $1,000, to the city’s public works building. The city notified Agnelli, but before the contractor picked it up, it went missing.

Sept. 8, Gulf Drive and Magnolia Avenue, traffic/vehicle/marijuana. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy observed a vehicle run a stop sign and determined the vehicle’s registration was expired. After stopping the motorist, the deputy noted an odor of marijuana and resin on a vape cartridge, which was collected for testing. The motorist was ticketed for the traffic infractions.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Aug. 28, 107 Gulf Drive N., trespass warning. A homeless 52-year-old man was found sleeping at a bus stop. He was trespassed by a Manatee County Area Transit trolley driver. The man told police he had nowhere to go and needed help. Police transported him to a medical facility.

Sept. 1, 111 Bridge St., Marchman Act. A 51-year-old man was found sleeping under a tarp in a parking lot. Bradenton Beach police determined the man was intoxicated and unable to care for himself, and transported him to a medical facility.

Sept. 10, 2400 block of Gulf Drive North, property damage. Trimmed tree debris from the Via Roma condominiums fell over a fence onto a neighbor’s property, breaking pipes that connected rain water barrels and causing a water spill. A maintenance technician said Via Roma would repair the damages.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Sept. 6, 3300 block of Gulf Drive, driver’s license/marijuana ordinance. Holmes Beach police stopped a motorist in a pickup truck for a suspended license, a third or subsequent offense, after the officer ran the tag. The female passenger gave an officer permission to search her purse and the officer found 1.7 grams of marijuana. The man was arrested and transported to Manatee County jail. The woman was issued an ordinance citation.

Sept. 8, 6000 block of Marina Drive, marijuana. Stopped for a defective headlight, an officer wrote a motorist a citation for possessing marijuana after viewing a marijuana cigarette on a soda can in the console.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 09-12-2018

Anna Maria

Aug. 23, 100 block of Gull Drive, found property. A property manager found a .40 caliber Glock left in a rental unit and turned it into the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. MCSO checked for warrants and injunctions before returning the handgun to the owner.

Aug. 26, Bayfront Park, 316 N. Bay Blvd., lost person. While on patrol, a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy encountered a man who said he was lost. The deputy helped the man recall his residence by driving around the city and he was reunited with his family.

Aug.28, 500 block of Kumquat Drive, domestic. A couple argued about one person not having a job and not paying attention to the other. Police determined the argument did not turn physical.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Aug. 13, Via Roma condominiums, 2408 Gulf Drive N., theft. Rings in a heart-shaped tin were reported stolen. The owner of the jewelry told Bradenton Beach police she forgot them in a unit during her stay in July. She took the rings on vacation, fearing they might be stolen from her Tampa home.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Sept. 1, 3600 block of 117th Street West, domestic. A deputy responded to a disturbance involving a couple who had been drinking. The officer spoke to both parties and determined the argument was verbal.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Sept. 1, Jessie’s Island Store, trespass. A 28-year-old woman from New York went into the store asking to use the clerk’s cellphone. When the clerk told her no, the woman yelled and refused to leave. The woman was warned for trespass and a Holmes Beach police officer transported her off the island.

Sept. 1, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, suspicious circumstances. Holmes Beach police were called to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton after a 21-year-old woman, who was found collapsed on the Palma Sola Causeway, reported she’d been at a beach cafe. Police later learned from her father she may have taken prescription drugs while drinking a Long Island ice tea.

Sept. 1, Freckled Fin, 5337 Gulf Drive, public urination. On patrol, an officer observed a man urinating on a sculpture at the entrance of the bar/restaurant. The man told police he was relieving himself in public because he didn’t want to leave his girlfriend to use the restroom.

Sept. 3, 5300 block of Gulf Drive, warrants. Holmes Beach police arrested a 25-year-old motorist on three warrants out of Hillsborough County after pulling him over for speeding. He was transported to the Manatee County jail.

Sept. 3, 100 block of 51st Street, fight. Holmes Beach police responded to a backyard fight. A 51-year-old man reported a 25-year-old woman hit him in the face. The man said he’d thrown a pair of pants at a roommate, who was “making out” with the woman, to complain about the clothing left on a bathroom floor. The woman fled. Police found her in the bushes in the 5300 block of Holmes Boulevard. She told police she fought with someone, but had no idea why. The woman had a swollen lip. The man sustained cuts. All parties refused medical treatment. The man declined to press charges.

Sept. 3, 200 block of 72nd Street, construction on holiday. Police responded to an anonymous report of a construction ordinance violation. An officer advised an Eason Builders Group employee about the ordinance and the work stopped. The report was referred to code enforcement.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 09-05-2018

Anna Maria

        Aug. 24, 400 block of Spring Avenue, lost vehicle. Manatee County sheriff’s deputies helped a man find a vehicle he lost saw the night before. It was found in a parking lot at 204 Spring Ave.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Aug. 20, Runaway Bay condominiums, 1802 Gulf Drive N., theft. A woman went to the Bradenton Beach police station and reported her motorized bicycle stolen. It was valued at $1,850.

Aug. 27, 26th Street and Avenue A, criminal mischief. Damage to the window of a front-end loader was reported.

Aug. 28, 900 Gulf Drive, property damage. A construction company employee dropped a flag on a 2015 Toyota Camry traveling north, denting and scratching the vehicle.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Aug. 21-22, 3700 block of 116th St. Court W., domestic. A 55-year-old homeless man was arrested for battery, criminal mischief and trespass after he entered a family’s home, where he lived 11 months ago in an outdoor shed. The man retrieved his belongings and left without incident Aug. 21. The next day he returned, threw objects in a carport and scared the residents. He told Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputies another family member had been the aggressor.

Aug. 25, 3600 block of 117th St. W., domestic. MCSO responded to a woman who had fallen and cut her head during an argument with her boyfriend. Deputies determined the woman had been drinking and the argument was verbal.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

        Aug. 25, 3100 block of Gulf Drive, drugs. A Holmes Beach police officer stopped a 36-year-old Bradenton Beach motorist for equipment violations. When the man exited the vehicle, a container with five pills fell to the pavement. Police arrested the man for possessing controlled substances and driving with a suspended license.

Aug. 25, 400 block of 42nd St., noise. An officer heard loud music coming from a residence while on patrol at 2:39 a.m. The noise meter registered an average of 55 decibels, with spikes up to 64 decibels. The property renter was cited for violating the noise ordinance.

Aug. 26, 4900 block of Gulf Drive, construction. At a neighbor’s request, police officers stopped at a residence to ask about work being performed on the home and the possible need for a building permit. The code enforcement department was notified.

Aug. 28, 5801 Marina Drive, damaged HBPD truck. As an officer was preparing to report for duty Aug. 26, he noticed his patrol truck window was broken.

Aug. 28, 500 block of 71st St., vehicle burglary. Landscapers reported a backpack, cellphone, wallet, $400 and two sets of car keys stolen from their unlocked truck.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 08-29-2018

Anna Maria

        No reports.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Aug. 17, Bradenton Beach Marina, 402 Church Ave., property damage. A woman backed a pickup truck into a retaining wall/fence and left. The marina clerk was unsure if the driver was aware of the damage, which he estimated at $50. Bradenton Beach police searched for the vehicle to no avail.

        Aug. 19, 2400 block of Avenue A and Anna Maria Sound, found gun. A vacationing Clermont man brought a loaded gun to the Bradenton Beach police station. He told police he was standing on the dock when he noticed the revolver in the shallow bay water. Police determined the gun, loaded with five rounds, had not been reported lost or stolen.

Aug. 19, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive S., trespass warning. A 41-year-old man and 30-year-old woman listing their residence as the Bradenton Beach anchorage were warned for trespassing. The manager asked an officer to assist with the warning, saying the man and woman had been told not to bring a dog into the store but continued to do so.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Aug. 15, 3800 block of 118th Street, runaway. A father reported his 16-year-old daughter left his residence. He told the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office she had texted him but would not say where she was.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

        Aug. 16, 700 block of Manatee Avenue, sexual offender registration. A Holmes Beach police officer stopped a 27-year-old Palmetto man for failing to wear a seat belt and determined he had an outstanding warrant from Michigan that did not require extradition. The officer noted previous arrests for failing to register as a sex offender. The man told the officer another law enforcement officer told him he was not required to register in Florida. HBPD released the man after ticketing him for violating the seat belt law.

Aug. 18, 5600 block of Guava Street, suspicious incidents. A resident returned home to find a broken glass table in her side yard. The woman also reported other suspicious incidents, including nails in her vehicle’s tires and construction putty on her vehicle.

Aug. 23, 700 Manatee Ave., marijuana ordinance. A Holmes Beach police officer stopped an 18-year-old woman for speeding and noticed the odor of marijuana coming from her vehicle. Police searched the vehicle and found 6.8 grams of marijuana and a marijuana grinder.

Aug. 24, 4000 block of Fifth Avenue, open door. Two officers entered a residence after observing an open door and determining no one was home. They found no problems inside and secured the door.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 08-22-2018

Anna Maria

      Aug. 8, 100 block of Pine Avenue, suspended or revoked license. A vehicle was observed without taillights and, when stopped, the driver presented a license that was suspended/revoked for more than 15 years with three prior convictions. The driver was arrested on a felony charge.

Aug. 10, Crescent Drive at North Bay Boulevard, children locked in vehicle. An officer responded to a call from a woman whose children were accidently locked in a vehicle. An MCSO deputy broke a window to remove the children. They were placed in the patrol vehicle to cool off for 10 minutes.

      Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Aug. 8, beach at 100 Gulf Drive S., lost or stolen property. A woman went to the police station to report a backpack containing prepaid phone cards and an ID was stolen from the beach.

Aug. 9, Sandpiper Resort Co-op, 2600 block of Gulf Drive N., lost or stolen property. A man reported his wallet missing after it was left it in a vehicle.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Aug. 8, 10300 block of Cortez Road West, Baker Act. A woman went to the Cortez Post Office crying and told people she was hiding from her boyfriend. She later told people at Paradise Bay Estates mobile home park that she was thrown from a moving vehicle. MCSO found the woman with aerial assistance. She was taken by MCSO to a medical facility.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

      Aug. 8, 100 block of 29th Street, burglary. A man reported sometime between Aug. 6 and Aug. 8, a person took $20 in quarters from an unlocked vehicle.

Aug. 10, 200 block of 69th Street, noise ordinance. An officer was dispatched for a noise complaint and heard loud music. The officer went around back after no one answered the front door. He issued a noise citation to the renter. The music was turned down.

Aug. 10, 5300 block of Holmes Boulevard, Island Tattoo, larceny or theft. A worker from Island Tattoo reported two $500 tattoo machines missing from a drawer inside the store.

      Aug. 11, 5300 block of Holmes Boulevard, outstanding warrant, marijuana. An officer stopped a vehicle without brake lights and discovered the driver had a warrant for probation violation in Manatee County. After the driver gave consent to a search, 1.5 grams of marijuana was found. The driver was arrested on the outstanding warrant and issued a citation for cannabis possession. He was transported to Manatee County jail.

Aug. 14, 700 block of Manatee Avenue, marijuana, failure to stop. After failure to stop at a blinking red light at Manatee Avenue and Gulf Drive, a driver was stopped by Officer Alex Hurt, who noted an odor of marijuana. The driver said she had a “blunt” in the car. Citations for possession and failure to stop at a red light were issued.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

            Islander reporter Kathy Prucnell was on vacation this week.

Streetlife – 08-15-2018

Anna Maria

        Aug. 1, 700 block of North Shore Drive, burglary. Fishing gear valued at $175 was stolen. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office took fingerprints for processing.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

        Aug. 2, Circle K, 2513 Gulf Drive N., theft. A manager reported three unauthorized credit card transactions totaling $60.50 by a store clerk on a card forgotten by a customer. The alleged fraud involved purchases of cigarettes, beef jerky and a cellphone charger. Bradenton Beach police sent the state attorney the report to review for a warrant arrest.

Aug. 2, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive S., trespass. A store clerk trespassed a 53-year-old man who allegedly stole ice from the ice machine. The man denied the allegation.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Aug. 3, Seafood Shack, 4110 127th St. W., trespass. A man caused a disturbance. The dock manager revoked the man’s dock privileges and told him to leave.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

        Aug. 3, 500 block of Manatee Avenue, tag. A Holmes Beach police officer ran the tag number from a Chrysler and found it belonged to a Honda. A 26-year-old man listing himself as homeless was unable to provide registration, insurance or any document pertaining to the vehicle. The officer seized the tag and arranged for a tow.

Aug. 4, Island Bazaar, 3304 E. Bay Drive, theft. A manager reported an employee stealing from a wildlife donation jar and merchandise, including a public toilet survival kit, fart machine, a shock gum dispenser and shock pen. Valued at about $75, the theft was confirmed by a surveillance video. The juvenile was trespassed and transported to the Holmes Beach police station, where she was released to her grandfather.

Aug. 5, Time Saver, 5353 Gulf Drive, theft. A 37-year-old homeless man was arrested for stealing bottles of rum and vodka with a value of $36.98. A store surveillance camera captured him concealing the items in a bag. Officers found him at the trolley stop in the 5700 block of Marina Drive, a manager trespassed him and he was transported to the Manatee County jail.

Aug. 7, 3000 block of Avenue E, theft. A dirt bike purchased for $1,200 the day before went missing from a man’s driveway. HBPD determined the vehicle was reported stolen from Ocala in January.

Aug. 8, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, marijuana. On patrol, an officer observed a Buick occupied by four people after hours at the beach. Police found a 9 mm handgun and determined it was being carried legally. Officers also found 12.4 grams of marijuana in the dashboard and issued the driver an ordinance violation.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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