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Island police blotter – 07-26-2017

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Sheriff investigates wine theft Manatee County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a person caught on camera in connection with a July 7 theft from the Anna Maria General Store, 503 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. According to MCSO reports, the suspect put bottles of sangria into her purse, paid for some items, but not the wine, and left the store. MCSO asks anyone with information to call Detective Christopher Deluca at 941-747-3011, ext. 2594, or Manatee County CrimeStoppers at 866-634- 8477. Islander Photo: Courtesy MCSO

Anna Maria

July 5, 200 block of Palm Avenue, theft. A tag was stolen from a Ford pickup. The victim advised the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office that June 30 was the last day the plate was seen on the vehicle.

July 7, Anna Maria General Store, 503 Pine Ave., theft. Sangria valued at $11.76 was reported stolen. The witness told a deputy the same person stole wine a day earlier. A surveillance camera caught the suspect on video. The theft remains under investigation.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

July 13, Historic Bridge Street Pier, 200 Bridge St., warrant. A man was arrested on an outstanding Manatee County warrant after a Bradenton Beach police officer asked to perform a vessel safety check on a boat he tied to the day dock.

July 18, 2000 block of Avenue C, criminal mischief. A man reported an unknown person broke out the back window on his SUV.

July 18, 1800 block of Gulf Drive North, domestic battery. Officers responded to a call about an altercation and arrested the aggressor.

July 19, city hall, 107 Gulf Drive N., trespass. An officer found a man sleeping against the side of the city building at 5:37 a.m. He woke the man, issued him a trespass warning and advised he could be arrested if he returned.

July 20, 200 Bridge St., warrant. A man was arrested on outstanding Sarasota warrant. The arrest came after a Bradenton Beach officer checked on three men in a parked vehicle with smoke coming out of its windows.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

July 9, Swordfish Grill/N.E. Taylor Boatworks/Cortez Kitchen, 4628 119th St. W., trespass. A manager issued a man a trespass warning in a deputy’s presence because the man had caused a disturbance in the boatyard. The man left the property.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

July 14, 5610 Gulf Drive, information. Holmes Beach police were called about a man who was observed removing a 12-foot paddle board. An officer reported he’d seen the same board in the dunes north of 4000 Gulf Drive for about two weeks. The board had holes and cracks, no fin attached and no serial number. The officer confiscated the board for safekeeping.

July 14, 4000 Gulf Drive, information. On patrol, a Holmes Beach officer noticed a man driving an older red Mustang with a crack in the windshield. He ran the tag and it came back assigned to a silver Chevy. The vehicle sped east on Manatee Avenue, almost striking people in the intersection at Gulf Drive and Manatee Avenue. The vehicle was found abandoned at 100 36th St., Holmes Beach. Police searched the vehicle, found a few marijuana buds and had it towed.

July 17, 200 block of 71st Street, juveniles. A caller reported juveniles at a neighboring property throwing beer bottles and jumping into a pool from an elevated balcony. Holmes Beach police arrived, saw the juveniles and a video of the caller’s observations. The rental agent responded to the scene and advised he would follow up on the incident. No violations were issued.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 07-19-2017

Anna Maria

July 5, 200 block of Spring Avenue, burglary. A bicycle valued at $150 was stolen from a carport.

July 6, 200 block of Lakeview Drive, information. A man requested the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office check on the welfare of his father, who was found to be safe.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

July 5, city anchorage, 200 Bridge St., criminal mischief. A man reported his sailboat anchor line cut by a person who, according to a witness, paddled away in a dinghy. After the report, the man and witness signed waivers of prosecution.

July 6, BridgeWalk Resort, 100 Bridge St., theft. A man reported his bicycle, valued at $568, stolen from a bike cage. Bradenton Beach police viewed a video that showed two men cutting the lock and taking the bike.

July 8, Sports Lounge, 118 Bridge St., trespass. Flagged down by a security guard, a police officer assisted the guard with a trespass warning. The guard warned a man found sleeping on the property earlier in the day.

July 9, 120 Bridge St., trespass. Officers broke up a fight outside the Drift In between several women and a man. Inside the bar, the women reported they had refused the man’s advances. The argument continued outside. The manager issued the man a trespass warning.

July 10, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive S., trespass. A manager trespassed a man found lying on a bench.

July 11, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive S., trespass. Bradenton Beach police responded to a call about a disturbance. The officer witnessed the clerk issuing a trespass to the man who caused it.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

July 1, 11500 Cortez Road W., domestic disturbance. Manatee County sheriff’s deputies found two men arguing and determined no crime occurred.

July 2, 4000 block of 128th Street West, thefts. Deputies responded to assist with an abandoned vehicle and learned a safe inside a residence where the vehicle was abandoned was missing items valued between $300-$5,000. MCSO released the vehicle to a relative of its owner.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

July 9, Publix Super Market, 3900 E. Bay Drive, trespassing. Holmes Beach police trespassed a woman at the manager’s request after officers determined she’d previously been warned for trespass.

July 10, 600 block of Dundee Lane, vehicle theft. A resident reported an acquaintance offered to put gas in her rental car but never returned with the car. The resident had rented the vehicle eight days earlier. Holmes Beach police left a message at the rental car company and attempted to locate the suspect and the vehicle without results.

July 10, 300 block of 63rd Street, court order. A woman whose ex-boyfriend was arrested two weeks earlier for battery reported that a private investigator attempted to bully her into signing a waiver of prosecution. She reported that the investigator told her if she didn’t sign, he would dig up information and make her life uncomfortable. He left a waiver form in her mailbox. Police attempted to contact the state attorney assigned to the battery case.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 07-12-2017

Anna Maria

No new reports.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

July 2, 2200 block of Gulf Drive North, warrant arrest. A man at a trolley stop was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

July 3, Drift Inn, 120 Bridge St., disorderly intoxication/resisting arrest. A Bradenton Beach police officer was flagged down by a bar patron who said a man at the bar was starting fights. The man resisted arrest outside the bar and yelled obscenities. Two officers took the man to the ground and secured him in handcuffs. He was transported to the Manatee County jail.

July 4, city anchorage, 200 Bridge St., disturbance. One man accused another of cutting his anchor line and taking his anchor. According to the man whose anchor was cut, he kayaked to the suspect’s boat and confronted him about the theft. The suspect became enraged and jumped from his boat onto the man and his kayak. Both men fell in the water, where a struggle ensued. The suspect denied the theft. There were no charges and no reported injuries.

July 4, 800 block of Gulf Drive South, battery. A man struck a woman while she was driving him and their child home from the beach. The woman pulled over in the 500 block of Sixth Street South. The man exited the vehicle, went to the driver’s side and continued pushing and hitting the woman. She got out of the vehicle with the child. Hearing her screams, people in the neighborhood came to her rescue and the man drove away. Later in the day, he was arrested and booked at the Manatee County jail.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

No new reports.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

June 29, Jessie’s Island Store, 5424 Marina Drive, fraud. Holmes Beach police submitted a request to the state attorney to consider a fraud charge against an employee of a Bradenton Beach parasail business who allegedly purchased $100 in gift cards at the store with a business credit card.

July 1, 43rd Street and the beach, alcohol. Police observed a man consuming a beer against city ordinance. He was cited for the violation and told to dispose of the beer.

July 2, 100 31st Street beach access, burglary to vehicle. Purses and gift cards valued at $610 were stolen from an unlocked van.

July 3, 100 block of 49th Street, noise. Based on a complaint, police responded and heard the noise of people yelling and screaming in a backyard pool and patio area. A 45-year-old visitor was cited for violating the city ordinance.

July 3, D.Coy Ducks Tavern, 5410 Marina Drive, battery/exposure. Witnesses told police about an unknown man and woman who approached a woman sitting outside the bar. The man pulled out his penis and told the woman he was going to urinate on her. The woman with the suspect bit the victim and hit a doorman. The two suspects took the Monkey Bus to the 1800 block of Gulf Drive North in Bradenton Beach. HBPD requested surveillance video from the tavern.

July 4, 6800 block of Gulf Drive, battery. A man hit his brother and left. Police responded and found the brother with a bleeding swollen lip. The aggressor was located at the beach, arrested and transported to Manatee County jail.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 07-05-2017

Anna Maria

June 19, 100 block of Palmetto Avenue. A resident brought a home security lockbox she found discarded in her yard to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office substation at city hall.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

June 22, 500 Gulf Drive North and the beach, warrant. Bradenton Beach police arrested a 49-year-old man on a Manatee County warrant found sleeping on the beach.

June 25, 2400 block of Gulf Drive North, drug arrest. A 16-year-old motorist was arrested after an officer on patrol stopped his vehicle, noticing a strong odor of marijuana coming from it. As the male driver reached for his license in a backpack, a bag of cannabis fell out and he told the officer he had “over 20 grams” of marijuana. Police searched the vehicle and confiscated 25.3 grams of marijuana. A female juvenile also was in the vehicle and a parent came her. The vehicle was towed. The male was booked at the juvenile detention center.

June 27, city anchorage, 200 Bridge St., theft. A man reported his wallet stolen after a woman, who left his boat earlier, hadn’t answered his phone calls.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

June 17, 3900 block of 116th Street West, information. A husband reported his wife left the house at midnight the night before to check on her work schedule and hadn’t returned, nor had he heard from her since.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

June 23, 600 block of North Point Drive, suspicious circumstances. A tire was reported slashed.

June 24, D.Coy Ducks Tavern, 5410 Marina Drive, criminal mischief. An SUV was scratched on the fenders, hood and doors, makeup was smeared on the side of the vehicle and the windshield wipers were bent.

June 24, 5300 block of Gulf Drive, battery. A woman called police to report a man punched her. Holmes Beach police arrested the caller for throwing and breaking the man’s phone. The man said she’d scratched the back of his forearm and neck.

June 24, 4800 block of Second Avenue, noise complaint. A noise citation was issued to a renter after police responded to a complaint of a party with loud music, people yelling and laughing in the pool area.

June 25, Jessie’s Island Store, 5424 Marina Drive, battery. Police arrested a man who was seen grabbing a woman’s face and throat and lunging at her. The man said he’d grabbed her arm after he’d spent all day looking for her. He was transported to the Manatee County jail.

June 27-28,100 block of 45th Street, vehicle burglary. While a man and his girlfriend went to the beach, the man left his wallet in an unlocked car. A day later, the man reported his credit card and $500 stolen after his credit card company notified him someone had attempted to use his card for $1,000 in purchases.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 06-28-2017

Anna Maria

June 8, North Bay Boulevard and Jacaranda Road, theft. Woodruff & Sons Inc. of Sarasota reported a portable pump, valued at $1,500, was stolen from a worksite at the intersection.

June 8, Anna Maria City Pier, 100 S. Bay Blvd., domestic disturbance. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a woman’s call for help. The woman had argued with a man about a fish. No physical violence was reported or observed. The woman went home with her mother.

June 8, Poinsettia Road and Rose Street, Baker Act. MCSO responded to a call about a disturbance and determined a person needed assistance. The person was transported for medical assistance.

June 12, 200 block of Lakeview Drive, criminal damage. A golf cart was found rolled over in a driveway with $200-$300 in damages.

June 12, 400 block of Pine Avenue, lost ring. A woman reported a lost wedding ring.

June 14, Galati Yacht Sales, 900 S. Bay Blvd., attempted boat theft. Manatee County detectives are looking for three people who broke into a 52-foot Carver cruiser during the early morning hours. The suspects walked down a boat dock, checked other boats, set off an extinguisher and fled north. They were caught on video. The yacht owner reported damage to the boat’s fiberglass, a swim platform and electric pole, as well as $5,000 in damages to a power box.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

June 15, 2200 block of Avenue B, property damage. A vinyl fence was damaged by a construction truck while a pool was being installed at a neighboring residence. The pool company’s owner said he would replace the damaged post in a timely manner.

June 18, Cortez Beach, 800 Gulf Drive S., battery. Dispatched to a call about trouble on the beach, Bradenton Beach police officers arrived to find a man claiming another man tried to drown him. A woman said the man on the beach was her estranged husband, who had tracked her there. A man accompanying the woman said the husband attacked him. The officer issued a request to the state attorney to review a battery charge against the estranged husband.

June 18, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive S., theft. A 24-pack of Bud Light valued at $22.99 was stolen from a store refrigerator.

June 19, 2300 Gulf Drive N. and the beach, suspicious circumstances. A North Carolina man reported a body floating in the Gulf at 3:18 p.m. From his balcony 50 yards away, the man told police he saw what appeared to be a person wearing swim trunks, floating face down. Bradenton Beach police, marine rescue and fire personnel searched the water by boat, surfboard and using snorkels, but to no avail.

June 21, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive S., trespass warning. A woman found loitering outside the store was trespassed.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

June 15, 4400 block of 124th Street West, overdose. After waking up to loud noises, a woman saw her son throwing utensils and glasses on the kitchen floor. She called for help as he fell to the floor, unconscious. When emergency medical services arrived, naloxone was administered and the man was revived. He was transported to Blake Medical Center.

June 16, Holiday Cove Resort, 11900 Cortez Road, theft. Fishing rods and reels were stolen from a boat at a dock. The suspects are believed to have been on another boat.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

June 15, 200 block of 66th Street, theft. A dirt bike was stolen from a locked trailer June 11-15.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 06-21-2017

Anna Maria

No reports.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

June 9, Coquina Beach, 2200 Gulf Drive S., battery. A man and a woman argued while in a moving vehicle. The argument escalated with the woman and man striking one another. The man stopped the vehicle and told the woman to get out, but circled back to pick her up. Bradenton Beach police arrived and officers coaxed the woman from a wooded area. Police filed a request for the state attorney to consider charges of battery against the parties.

June 9, 200 Bridge St., anchorage, abandoned boat. Police were notified of a sunken boat. BBPD determined the owner and advised he was responsible for removing it. He was cited for a derelict vessel.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

June 2, Cortez Kitchen, 4528 119th St. W., trespass. A man called 911, reporting a battery but, when Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived, witnesses said the caller had a long knife. The man was trespassed at the request of the owner.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

June 9, 300 block of 60th Street, burglary. Two roommates reported someone pried open a storage-room door. Christmas ornaments, shelving and a belt, valued at $565 were taken. Police found fresh marks on the door and the lock damaged. A witness said a woman clad in a neon spandex top was seen cutting through the backyard.

June 11, 600 block of Key Royale Drive, construction/ICE. Holmes Beach police assisted U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after responding to a complaint about a man working construction on a Sunday against city ordinance. While on scene, a dispatcher informed the officer that ICE had an outstanding warrant to remove the Guatemalan national from the country. The officer contacted an ICE agent, who advised the officer not to arrest the man but to document the violation. The officer said the man became upset and told police he had a wife and three kids at home.

June 11, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, tag alteration. An officer who ran a tag on a motorcycle showing a “12-18” expiration determined it had been altered from “12-13.” Police seized the tag. The man said he’d recently bought the motorcycle and was in the process of transferring it to his name.

June 12, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, marijuana. Responding to a call about an open container violation, police observed a man in a vehicle rolling what turned out to be a marijuana cigarette. In a vehicle search, police found open bottle of beer, a marijuana pipe and a bag containing marijuana. Police confiscated 1.8 grams of marijuana. The man was arrested for possession of the contraband. He was transported to the Manatee County jail.

June 13, 200 block of 82nd Street, battery. A landlord-tenant dispute led to an altercation and the landlord’s arrest. An 83-year-old man grabbed a female tenant after she tried to pick up eviction papers. The landlord said he was afraid the tenant would tear up the papers. Police arrested and transported the man to the Manatee County jail.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

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 boy.

May 30, Magnolia Avenue and North Shore Drive, lost cellphone. A cellphone was found and turned into the MCSO substation.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO. 

Bradenton Beach

June 1, Bradenton Beach Club, 244 17th St., N., lost/stolen property. A 25-year-old man from Kentucky reported his suitcase missing the day after he arrived. The man last recalled seeing the suitcase under the condominium parking garage after unloading it from his vehicle. He reported the suitcase contained items valued at $6,580, including clothes, toiletries, a $3,000 watch and seven pairs of men’s shoes valued at $2,000.

June 6, 200 block of Church Avenue, domestic battery. A 21-year-old man was arrested for striking a woman after a neighbor called police. Police arrived to find the woman with injuries on her face and determined the altercation occurred after the man returned home drunk. The man told police the woman’s injuries were inflicted by another person.

June 6, 100 block of Seventh Street South, disturbance. Responding to a call about a disturbance, a Bradenton Beach police officer determined no physical violence had occurred during an argument between two people.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

May 31, 3800 block of 116th Street, information. A conch was found on the ground between two properties. The complainant told MCSO he’d been having issues with his neighbor and wanted to document the incident.

June 1, West Manatee Fire Rescue, 10350 Cortez Road W., overdose. A person having a drug overdose was left at the station. Personnel administered four doses of naloxone and the person was transported to Blake Medical Center.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

June 5, 3000 block of Avenue F, noise complaint. An anonymous complaint led Holmes Beach police to a pool party with people yelling and loud music. Officers reported hearing the noise 100 feet from the residence. They listened for 10 minutes and measured the noise at 62 decibels. The renter turned down the music and brought everyone inside. Police explained the noise ordinance and issued a citation.

June 5, Anchor Inn, 3007 Gulf Drive, trespass warning. Police responded a request from the bar to trespass a man after a disturbance. The man was issued the warning after he disputed his bar tab.

June 5, 6500 block of Gulf Drive, alcohol citation. In response to noise complaint, police found a man sitting in the passenger side of a pickup truck drinking a beer. The officer issued the man a citation for violating the ordinance against possessing and consuming alcohol in public.

June 7, Smoothie King, 3248 E. Bay Drive, open container. Dispatched to a complaint of a suspicious person, police found an intoxicated man with two bottles of vodka, one which was open. When an officer asked him to dispose of the open bottle, he failed to comply. The alcohol was confiscated and the man was issued a notice to appear in court for the open container.

June 7, 200 block of Haverkos Court, suspicious circumstances. A resident called police about juveniles who had marijuana and beer inside her apartment and would not leave. When police arrived, one juvenile was at the residence. Police found 0.9 grams of marijuana inside a bag in the apartment. HBPD referred the case to child protective services.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

 

Island police blotter – 06-07-2017

Anna Maria

May 24, 200 block of Iris Street, domestic. Manatee County Sheriff’s Office dispatched an officer for a disturbance but no injuries were reported.

May 24, 100 block of Palm Drive. A person was reported for defecating on the beach.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO. 

Bradenton Beach

May 28, 1800 Gulf Drive South, traffic arrest. A 21-year-old Tampa man was stopped after an officer observed him driving erratically. The man was arrested for driving without a license and transported to Manatee County jail. During the vehicle search, police found a wallet belonging to someone else in the trunk. The wallet was seized and placed in a property locker. The vehicle was towed.

May 29, city anchorage, 200 Bridge St., domestic disturbance. An argument led to a woman in a canoe calling for help. When police arrived, they found the woman had come ashore. The woman told police she wasn’t hurt, but was having marital problems. After talking with police, the couple went separate ways.

May 30, Cortez Beach, 400 Gulf Drive S., drug overdose. Police responded to a parking lot and found a Manatee County Marine Rescue paramedic treating an unconscious 29-year-old woman. A bystander advised that the woman had used heroin and fentanyl before coming to the beach. The paramedic administered naloxone, which revived the woman, who was transported to Blake Medical Center.

Cortez

        No new reports.

Holmes Beach

May 26, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, disorderly and lost property. Responding to a report of an intoxicated man, Holmes Beach police encountered a man who told an officer he’d drank an unknown amount of alcohol at the bar and gone swimming. When the man came out of the water, he could not find his keys, hat, bank cards, wallet and towel on the beach. The man cursed loudly and continued to swear and berate police when they arrived. He was arrested for disorderly intoxication and booked at the Manatee County jail.

May 28, 3800 Gulf Drive and the beach, alcohol violations. Three visitors were issued citations for drinking beer on the beach.

May 28, 4000 Gulf Drive, camping violation. A man found sleeping in the bushes at 1 a.m. was cited for violating a city overnight camping ordinance.

May 28, 5000 block of Gulf Drive and the beach, alcohol violation. A man was cited for drinking an alcoholic beverage.

May 28, 6300 block of Holmes Boulevard, noise violation. HBPD received two noise complaints between 3 and 3:15 p.m. As an officer responded, he heard loud noise at the residence where he was told people were singing karaoke. The officer issued a noise citation to the renter, who’d initially refused to sign the citation. The officer warned the renter he would face arrest for contempt if he didn’t sign. The renter signed the paper.

May 29, D.Coy Ducks Tavern, 5410 Marina Drive, battery. A fight broke out and a Tampa man reported minor injuries. The bar’s manager told police a large group started fighting, but dispersed before police arrived. Upon viewing video, police determined the bystander was hit by a suspect fighting with another man. Emergency medical services treated the injured man.

May 29, Driftwood Motel, 5108 Gulf Drive, marijuana. Police responded to a disturbance with a knife and found a 21-year-old Bradenton man with 1.6 grams of marijuana in his pockets. The officer issued the man a notice to appear in court. No injuries were reported.

May 30, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, criminal mischief. A church representative reported its sign, valued at $383, had been vandalized.

Holmes Beach is policed by the Holmes Beach Police Department

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

Island police blotter – 05-31-2017

Anna Maria

May 5, 100 block of Tern Avenue, curfew. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy, checking on a juvenile not in school, learned the youth’s father did not know the whereabouts of his son.

May 7, 200 block of Pine Avenue, battery. Drinks that were thrown from a moving vehicle struck a woman’s back. No injuries were reported.

May 12, Bortell’s Lounge, 10002 Gulf Drive, domestic disturbance. A man and woman argued about a friend. The man was transported to Bridge Street after the bar manager called police.

May 12, 200 block of Willow Avenue, information. A bumper sticker, stating “Greed is destroying AMI one monstrosity at a time,” was placed on a construction sign.

May 13, 400 block South Bay Boulevard, open windows/doors. Responding to a call about a possible burglary, deputies found a door and several windows unsecured. It was determined later the unit was intentionally left open because the air conditioning was not working.

May 17, 100 block of Park Avenue/beach access, criminal mischief. People dragged a bench to the water’s edge, sat on it and fled.

May 20, 500 block of Kumquat, domestic disturbance. A man told a woman told to leave because his mother was expected. They argued, an MCSO deputy arrived and the woman agreed to leave.

May 23, 200 block of Iris, domestic disturbance. Dispatched to a disturbance, the deputy met with a husband and wife arguing and determined the disagreement was not physical.

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

Bradenton Beach

May 19, 400 block of Second Street, fraud. A woman reported more than $800 in fraudulent transactions had posted to her credit cards.

May 20, 135 Bridge St., theft. A 1997 Nissan outboard motor valued at $900 and a $15 gas can were reported stolen off a dinghy.

May 21, Oma’s Pizza & Restaurant, 201 Gulf Drive, N., theft. A manager reported a pizza delivery driver took $300 after making deliveries the night before. BBPD requested a warrant for the man’s arrest.

May 23, Herb Dolan Park, 100 25th St. N., recovered vehicle. An anonymous caller led the Bradenton Beach police to a 2011 Nissan Altima left in the parking lot with its windows open. A BBPD officer determined it had been stolen out of Sarasota County. The car was towed after it was fingerprinted and a cup and two towels seized.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the Bradenton Beach Police Department.

Cortez

May 22, 3900 block of 116th Street Court, burglary. Electronics, including a TV, were stolen.

May 22, 4400 block of 123rd Street, Baker Act. An MCSO deputy responded to a man having hallucinations. He was taken to a treatment facility.

 

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

May 20, 200 block of 64th Street, noise ordinance violation. At about 1:30 a.m., an officer responded to a noise complaint and found several people playing pingpong in a garage. The owner of the rental property was contacted and cited.

May 21, 100 block of 53rd Street, alcohol. An officer responded to a report of two males drinking and tossing glass bottles in the water from the beach. Both were cited for alcohol violations. The bottles were removed and put into the trash.

May 21, 200 block of 54th Street, battery. A man acknowledged he shoved his father into the refrigerator and previously pushed his sister. Family members signed affidavits, stating the man had substance abuse and anger issues due to post-traumatic stress disorder. He was placed under arrest and transported to Manatee County jail.

May 21, 4000 block of Gulf Drive, construction violation.
Code enforcement shut down a construction site for starting work before 7 a.m. All workers at the site were issued citations for violating the stop-work order.

May 21, 500 block of 69th Street, lost property. A man reported a dinghy missing from his dock but located it several hours later.

May 21, 3700 block of Gulf Drive, larceny theft. A man reported chair cushions valued at $700 were stolen from his patio.

May 22, 700 block of Manatee Avenue, vehicle.
A Holmes Beach police officer noticed a tag on a vehicle hanging by one screw. The officer stopped the motorist and determined the tag was not registered to the vehicle. During a check of the car, an open beer was found on the front floorboard. The driver was charged with three misdemeanors and an open-container violation. The tag was confiscated and the car was towed.

May 22, 3300 block of Gulf Drive, noise ordinance violation. Just after 10 p.m., a noise citation was issued for a loud party.May 23, 200

May 23, 200 block of 30th Street, driver’s license. A driver stopped for an expired tag did not have a driver’s license and was issued a summons to appear in court.

Holmes Beach is policed by the Holmes Beach Police Department

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 05-24-2017

Anna Maria

No new reports.

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

Bradenton Beach

May 12, Pines Trailer Park, 30 block of Laverne Drive, disturbance. Responding to a call, a Bradenton Beach police officer found an intoxicated man walking down the street. He told the officer he was locked out of his home. A woman at his residence told the officer the man wouldn’t leave her alone so she could go to bed.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the Bradenton Beach Police Department.

Cortez

April 28, Sunny Shores, 3600 block of 117th Street West, trespass warning. After an argument, a man asked a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy to help him trespass his girlfriend from Ohio. She was issued a warning and transported elsewhere.

April 30, Cortez Trailer Park, 12500 block of Cortez Road, trespass warning. An intoxicated Bradenton man, sitting on bench near a “residents only” sign, was issued a trespass warning at the request of a homeowners representative.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

May 9, Manatee Public Beach, disorderly intoxication. A Bradenton man was arrested after a volleyball player told police he had threatened him and people in his party. Holmes Beach police gave the man a breath test, which measured 0.227, and arrested him with 21 cans of beer.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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