Oct. 15, Bayfront Park, 316 N. Bay Blvd., recovered property/trespass. A man and woman were warned for trespassing after a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy observed them in the park after hours. Marijuana and a gun, later determined to be stolen from out of state, were found on the scene, but neither person claimed ownership of the contraband. No arrests were made.
Oct. 25, Anna Maria City Pier, 100 S. Bay Blvd. A woman fell at the city pier. She declined EMS treatment. City officials asked MCSO to document the claim.
Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.
Oct. 28, 400 block of Second Street North, battery. A woman reported another woman struck her twice on her face and head and then shoved her into a window. Bradenton Beach police arrested the alleged aggressor and transported her to the Manatee County jail.
Oct. 29, 30 block of Laverne Road, battery. A 57-year-old man was arrested after a woman told police he grabbed her neck. The man denied the allegations, saying he grabbed a phone. He was transported to the Manatee County jail.
Oct. 29, Coquina Park,1600 Gulf Drive S., drugs. Police observed a vehicle after hours in the parking lot with a woman sleeping in the back seat and marijuana on the front seat. After the 19-year-old was awakened, police determined she had come with friends, who were on the beach. The friends returned from the beach and a 17-year-old female handed the officer a kit containing marijuana and paraphernalia in response to questions about contraband in the vehicle. Police issued citations to both females.
Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.
Oct. 22, 3800 block of 118th Street West, pretrial violation. A man was arrested and transported to the Manatee County jail for violating a no-contact order.
Cortez is policed by MCSO.
Oct. 28, 700 block of Manatee Avenue, drugs. Holmes Beach police stopped a vehicle for expired registration and arrested the driver for possession of a controlled substance. The officer noticed the odor of marijuana and the driver told police a bag of marijuana was in the vehicle. Police reported the marijuana weighed 10.2 grams.
Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 200 block of 84th Street and 8100 block of Gulf Drive, vehicle burglaries. Several victims reported someone had rifled through their vehicles overnight, leaving the center consoles and glove boxes open. A Yamaha sound system was reported stolen from the trunk of one vehicle. Another victim reported pocket knives valued at $150 were taken. Stolen from another vehicle was a backpack with four pickleball paddles, pickleballs and sunglasses, all valued at $170. About $15 in change was taken from another vehicle. The vehicles were processed for fingerprints. Security cameras were being reviewed.
Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.