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Island police blotter – 09-28-2016

Anna Maria

No reports.

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

 

Bradenton Beach

Sept. 13, 100 block of Gulf Drive South, domestic disturbance. A Bradenton Beach police officer responded to a report of a couple arguing on the sidewalk. They told police the argument was about the man being friendly with other women. The couple calmed down, began to converse peacefully and assured police they were OK. They continued their walk.

Sept. 20, 2000 block of Coquina Gulfside Park, drug paraphernalia. A 24-year-old woman pushing a pickup truck in the parking lot was arrested for possessing pipes for marijuana, crack cocaine and other paraphernalia. Police determined the license tag on the truck was not been registered to the vehicle. The woman consented to a vehicle search after acknowledging there was drug paraphernalia inside. She was transported to the Manatee County jail.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

 

Cortez

Sept. 9, 4200 block of 126th Street, criminal mischief. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy responded to a condominium parking area where a man was spraying a fire extinguisher for no apparent reason. The man admitted to breaking the glass on the fire extinguisher case and said he was trying to get home. He agreed to pay $40 in damages he caused and a condo representative declined to prosecute.

Sept. 16, 4200 block of Marina Court, fraud. A man reported an unknown person had made two unauthorized charges to his credit card and the merchandise ordered was shipped to Jacksonville.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

 

Holmes Beach

Sept. 12, 500 block of Key Royale, theft. A license tag from a boat trailer stored in a garage was stolen. The trailer owner received a call from the Orlando Police Department asking whether he’d allowed a woman to use his trailer tag. He advised police he had not given any such permission.

Sept. 14, Sun & Surf Lifestyle Apparel, 5418 Marina Drive, shoplifting. Pink baby shoes and other items were allegedly stolen by a 49-year-old woman. She was arrested as she walked south on Holmes Boulevard after a store manager reported the theft to the Holmes Beach Police Department. The woman was in possession of $112 in merchandise believed to be stolen from Sun & Surf and other stores. Police confiscated the items. The woman was transported to Manatee County jail.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

Island police blotter – 09-21-2016

Anna Maria

Sept. 2, 100 block of Crescent Drive, information. Three witnesses observed a driver in a pickup on a barricaded street. The street had been closed to vehicle traffic by the city of Anna Maria due to flooding. A woman told a deputy she was concerned about vehicles pushing water into homes.

Sept. 3, Anna Maria City Pier, 100 S. Bay Blvd., alcohol violation. Three men were issued city citations for possessing alcohol on the pier.

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

 

Bradenton Beach

Sept. 12, Cortez Beach, 500 Gulf Drive, theft. A woman reported leaving her belongings on the beach unattended to watch the sunset. When she returned, her bag, containing an iPad valued at $300, wallet, $25 and keys, were gone.

Sept. 13, Katie Pierola Park, 2200 Gulf Drive N., alcohol violation/trespass. Bradenton Beach police responded to a complaint of two men drinking alcohol. When they arrived, the officers saw them drinking beer, with their empty containers in a box and a 12-pack of Natural Light nearby in a cooler. The cooler and beer were seized as evidence. The men were issued tickets for the alcohol and trespass warnings. The officer advised the men they could get the cooler back after paying the tickets.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

 

Cortez

No reports.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

 

Holmes Beach

Sept. 4, 100 block of 46th Street and the beach, alcohol violation. Police issued two people alcohol violations. A 20-year-old woman told police she’d brought alcohol to the beach in a water bottle and the man agreed, saying he was intoxicated.

Sept. 4, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, battery. An 8-year-old boy reported he was punched by a lady who’d left the beach. Family members directed police to a vehicle in the beach parking lot. Holmes Beach police officers asked the vehicle occupants if anyone had hit the boy. A female teenager allegedly responded, “I did.” She told police she’d hit the boy after he threw sticks and hit her. HBPD sent a request to the state attorney’s office to issue a charge.

Sept. 5, Hurricane Liquors, 5344 Gulf Drive, theft. A man and his accomplice allegedly stole a 17.5 liter of Bacardi rum, valued at $24.99. Officers responded to a shoplifting-in-progress call and questioned the man about the “ice-cold” bottle in his bag. The two men were arrested for the theft and booked at the Manatee County jail. They also were issued trespass warnings from the store.

Sept. 5, 2900 block of Avenue E, criminal mischief. An outdoor sculpture valued at $500 was vandalized.

Sept. 5, 100 block of 45th Street and the beach, alcohol violation. Two males were consuming beer on the beach. Each was issued a citation.

Sept. 6, 500 block of 56th Street, theft. A decal registration tag was reported stolen from a vehicle.

Sept. 8, 3300 block of East Bay Drive, camping violation. A man was reported sleeping in a chair. HBPD responded, issued a citation for the ordinance violation and drove the man off the island.

Sept. 9, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, alcohol violation. Two people were sitting at a picnic table at the south end of the beach. One was observed in possession of an alcoholic beverage and was ticketed.

Sept. 10, West Coast Surf Shop, 3902 Gulf Drive, theft. A security alarm sounded and a store clerk asked a person to return to the store. The man came back, pulled a hat and wallet valued at $46.88 from of his swimsuit and dropped the items on the floor. Holmes Beach police arrested the man for theft.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

Island police blotter – 09-14-2016

Anna Maria

Aug. 27, 200 block of Willow Avenue, domestic disturbance. A couple was reported arguing, but there were no signs of physical violence. The man left and the woman became concerned about his safety. He was found to be OK.

Aug. 28, 100 block of Spring Avenue, information. A moped tag was confiscated.

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

 

Bradenton Beach

Aug. 27, Drift Inn, 120 Bridge St., battery. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office reported an argument escalated to one person hitting another in the face. The couple left the area. No arrest was reported.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the Bradenton Beach Police Department.

 

Cortez

Aug. 28, 4500 block of 124th Street West, intoxication. An MCSO deputy responded to a report of an intoxicated man on a dock near A.P. Bell Fish Co. and found a man in his underwear. A woman reported finding him on her back porch and asked how he would get home. The man replied he would walk home, which was several miles away. The officer transported the man to Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

 

Holmes Beach

Aug. 29, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, trespass/alcohol. A Holmes Beach police officer observed three people sitting at a table at 11:25 p.m., after the beach and restaurant had closed. One man observed drinking a beer was issued a citation for violating the city ordinance against alcohol on the beach. All three were issued trespass warnings.

Aug. 31, 400 block of Bay Palms Drive, burglary. An empty bottle of bourbon — and an overwhelming smell of bourbon — was reported at a residence after a break-in. A $400 computer and a set of keys were reported missing. The bottle was seized as evidence.

Sept. 1, 100 block of 53rd Street, alcohol. Police responded to a report of a man drinking on the beach and pulling up sea turtle nest markers. The officer ticketed the man for an alcohol violation and warned him of the laws against tampering with turtle nests.

Sept. 2, 100 block of 50th Street, noise violation. Police responded to loud party at a vacation rental, attended by about 50 people. An officer ticketed the renter and referred the matter to code enforcement. The renter told police he had arrived at the residence about two hours earlier.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 09-07-2016

Anna Maria

Aug. 24, 600 block of Gladiolus Street, theft. A man reported the theft of cash and credit cards.

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

Bradenton Beach

        Aug. 25, Sports Lounge, 118 Bridge St., battery. Bradenton Beach police responded to a battery with injuries at 1:30 a.m. and found a 31-year-old man lying in front of the bar with his face bleeding with a bump and cut on the back of his head. A witness told police a fight broke out in the bar when a woman pulled a knife on bar patrons. The fight ended outside where the injured man fell. The aggressors left the scene. Police retrieved a knife with a 6-inch blade from the bartender. EMS arrived and took the injured, intoxicated man to Blake Medical Center.

Aug. 28, Club Bamboo South, 2412 Gulf Drive N., criminal mischief. Five plastic lawn chairs and two lounge chairs were taken from the pool area, damaged and left on the shore of the Gulf of Mexico.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

        Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Aug. 20, 600 block of Manatee Avenue, fraud. A Holmes Beach police officer stopped a vehicle that ran a red light at the intersection of Manatee Avenue at East Bay Drive and determined the motorist had altered the temporary tag on his vehicle. He was ticketed for driving on a suspended license and unlawful use of a temporary tag.

Aug. 20, 4000 block of Gulf Drive, stolen tag. A man reported the theft of a New York license tag from a vehicle in a carport.

Aug. 20, 3900 block of East Bay Drive, ordinance violation. On patrol, a Holmes Beach police officer observed a 52-year-old man sleeping on a trolley bench at 2:45 a.m. The man was reported as homeless. He told the officer he came to the island to camp. The officer issued the man a violation for illegal camping.

Aug. 21, 3900 block of East Bay Drive, ordinance violation. A 29-year-old woman reported as homeless was issued a violation of the city’s no-camping ordinance by an officer, who observed her sleeping at 2:45 a.m. on a bench. The officer reported she was intoxicated and uncooperative.

Aug. 21, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, theft. A woman reported she and her family left a bag containing keys and clothes on the beach while they swam in the Gulf for a few minutes. They returned to find the bag gone. The woman later told police she’d found the bag in bushes nearby, but the keys and some of the clothing were missing.

Aug. 21, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, ordinance violation. While investigating a loud music complaint, police found a 22-year-old Davenport man with a bottle of Malibu rum. He was issued an alcohol citation.

Aug. 22, 3200 block of East Bay, ordinance violation. An HBPD officer on routine patrol observed a 46-year-old man sleeping on a bench at 2:45 a.m. The officer reported the man was intoxicated and cited him for violating the no-camping ordinance.

Aug. 24, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, obstruction, battery and trespass. Police responded to a report of two women fighting in the parking lot and found the alleged aggressor on a trolley. After refusing repeated police orders to exit the trolley, an officer took the woman by the arm and led her from the vehicle. The victim told police the woman hit her during an argument over paying for drinks. The aggressor was arrested and placed in the police vehicle. On the way to the Manatee County jail, she slipped out of the handcuffs and banged on the back of the vehicle. The officer stopped, re-handcuffed her and placed her legs in shackles. He booked her in the jail on battery and obstructing a police officer and issued her a trespass from the public beach.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 08-31-2016

Anna Maria

Aug. 13, Rod & Reel Pier, information. A Bradenton woman was bumped off the pier after a wind gust sent a trash cart on wheels sailing into her. Restaurant employees assisted in bringing her out of the water. She declined emergency medical services.

Aug. 16, 700 block of North Shore Drive, burglary. A complainant reported a burglary at a relative’s residence.

Aug. 17, 500 block of North Bay Boulevard, burglary. An unknown person entered the patio and den area of a residence and took a television.

Aug. 17, 800 block of North Shore Drive, criminal mischief. Someone spray-painted a truck, causing an estimated $950 in damage.

Aug. 17, 300 block of Magnolia Avenue, confiscated property. Stopped for traffic violations, a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy found a woman with another person’s driver’s license. The deputy retained the license.

Anna Maia is policed by the MCSO.

 

Bradenton Beach

Aug. 20, Sandpiper Resort, 2601 Gulf Drive, theft. A woman’s red bike — with #1 Yankee Fan” and “Ask Me About My Grandchildren” plates — was stolen.

Aug. 21, Coquina Park, 2650 Gulf Drive S., domestic disturbance. Bradenton Beach police responded to a disturbance where they found an Atlanta couple and MCSO. The deputy advised the BBPD he’d observed the man grab a pill bottle from the woman. The woman said she had no intention of taking the pills and the couple left without incident.

Aug. 22, Summer Sands condominium, 1007 Gulf Drive N., criminal mischief. A man reported the tires slashed on his 1999 Jeep Wrangler. Damage was estimated at $1,000. The man reported he had been having recurring flat tires for a week. When he stopped to have a repair shop check the tires, small cuts were observed.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

 

Cortez

Aug. 11, 4300 block of 126th Street West, theft. An owner reported a theft of a bicycle and refrigerator. The items were valued at $4,350. The bike was returned.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

 

Holmes Beach

Aug. 16, 4000 block of Gulf Drive, larceny theft. An unknown person removed the contents from a woman’s bag while the victim was dining at the Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe. Two iPhones and credit cards were taken, totaling $1,003.

Aug. 19, 71st Street at the beach, alcohol and glass container. A citation was issued to a man drinking from a beer bottle on the beach. The man said he was not aware of the ordinances prohibiting glass containers or alcohol on the beach.

Aug. 19, 400 block of Gulf Drive N., traffic citation. A vehicle was pulled over by Holmes Beach Police for failure to use a seatbelt and, after running the tag, the driver was issued citations for no proof of insurance and driving on a suspended license without knowledge. The tag was seized and the vehicle towed.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 08-24-2016

Anna Maria

Aug. 9, Bortell’s Lounge, 10002 Gulf Drive, trespass. A man allegedly intoxicated and making rude remarks to patrons was issued a trespass warning.

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

 

Bradenton Beach

Aug. 13, Gulf Drive Cafe, 900 Gulf Drive N., theft. A restaurant manager went to the Bradenton Beach police station with a bag containing 375 grams of marijuana. Paperwork in the bag identified a person who police learned had left for a job at a marijuana farm in Colorado. BBPD placed the bag in evidence.

Aug. 16, Coquina Park, 1600 Gulf Drive S., trespass. Two men and a woman were trespassed at about 2 p.m. Police had observed the woman with one of the men, drinking beer in the park in a golf cart in violation of city and county ordinances. Another man told police the golf cart belonged to someone in Cortez and BBPD arranged for the golf cart to be towed.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

 

Cortez

Aug. 3, Tide Tables Restaurant, 12507 Cortez Road W., animal bite. A 10-pound dog allegedly bit a juvenile. An MCSO deputy responded, observed a small bruise and called Manatee County Animal Services. An animal control officer told the deputy the department does not report on animal bites when no blood is drawn.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

 

Holmes Beach

Aug. 6, 7900 block of Gulf Drive, warrant. A passenger in a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation was arrested on a warrant from Pinellas County.

Aug. 6, 4800 block of Gulf Drive, theft. A man reported a stolen green Trek X-Caliber bicycle, valued at $350. Last seen the day before, the man told police the bike had been left near an open garage door. HBPD listed the theft in the state database.

Aug. 6, Anchor Inn, 3007 Gulf Drive, overdose. HBPD officers responded to a report of two unresponsive females lying in the bar parking lot. A 911 caller told police they were suffering from a heroin overdose. EMS arrived, administered Narcan and transported them to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton.

Aug. 9, Publix Super Market, 3900 E. Bay Drive, theft/trespass/warrant. Two men were arrested for theft and issued trespass warnings after a manager reported they stole food from the store. One man allegedly ate food in the store valued at $16 and walked out without paying. An outstanding warrant from Manatee County was served on the other man, who allegedly confessed to stealing from Publix because he was hungry. Both were transported to the Manatee County jail.

Island police blotter – 08-17-2016

Anna Maria

July 31, 70 block of North Shore Drive, theft. A pink bicycle with lime green wheels was stolen from a yard. Holmes Beach and Bradenton Beach units were notified.

Aug. 7, 300 block of Magnolia Avenue, domestic disturbance. A juvenile argued with her parents about her cellphone. When Manatee County sheriff’s deputies arrived, they determined there’d been no signs of a physical alteration.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

 

Bradenton Beach

Aug. 5, Beach House Restaurant, 200 block of Gulf Drive N., disorderly intoxication. A 29-year-old homeless and intoxicated woman was arrested after throwing food at an employee outside the restaurant. She was reported to have been yelling for food, but when an employee brought pizza to the woman, she threw it at the employee.

Aug. 5, 2100 block of Avenue B. A woman reported she was possibly drugged after work and lost her memory for hours.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the Bradenton Beach Police Department.

 

Cortez

July 25, 12500 block of Cortez Road West, information. Sarasota County sheriff’s office reported a battery after a night of intoxication. No charges were filed.

Aug. 5, 12000 block of Baypointe Terrace, theft. A license plate was stolen off a motor vehicle.

Aug. 5, Beach Veterinary Clinic, 4404 124th St., heroin overdose. A 24-year-old Sarasota woman was found unconscious in the clinic bathroom. EMS administered emergency treatment and she became responsive. She was transported to Blake Medical Center.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

 

Holmes Beach

July 30, Publix Super Market, theft. Theft of unknown items was reported by a manager, who provided store video of a man in flip-flops leaving the store without paying.

July 31, 100 block of 30th Street, criminal mischief. Broken glass in a vehicle’s rear window was reported near the beach access. Police believe someone backed into the vehicle with kayaks or ladders, causing the windows to shatter.

Aug. 3, Haley’s Motel, 8102 Gulf Drive, criminal mischief. An employee reported damage and items moved during the night. Plastic tables were broken. Chairs around the pool were found stacked in a bathroom. A fan from the bathroom wall had been thrown in the toilet. A window screen was damaged. Toilet paper was found in the pool.

Aug. 5, 3600 block of East Bay Drive, warrant. A man who missed a court date was arrested and turned over to a Manatee County warrants’ detective.

Aug. 8, 7900 block of Gulf Drive, warrant. A 54-year-old woman was arrested on an out-of-county warrant.

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 – 08-10-2016

Anna Maria

July 28, 800 block of North Shore Drive, lost person. A wife reported a man missing after he went to purchase cigarettes and did not return. He was found unharmed the next morning.

July 28, Bayfront Park, 316 N. Bay Blvd., after hours in park. Four people were found sitting at a picnic table alongside a vehicle parked in the parking lot at 2:10 a.m., after the park closed. Manatee County Sheriff’s deputies responded and noticed a strong odor of marijuana. The vehicle owner gave MCSO permission to search the vehicle. Deputies found a half empty bottle of Hennessey’s and what they believed to be marijuana and rock cocaine. The deputies confiscated the drugs and issued a parking ticket to the owner for after-hours parking. No arrests were made because deputies never saw the people in possession of the drugs.

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

Bradenton Beach

July 31, Gulf Drive Cafe, 900 Gulf Drive N., theft. Three men ordered $115 of food and drink and left without paying the bill. The men ran across the street, entered a vehicle and headed south on Gulf Drive. The Bradenton Beach Police Department is investigating.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

July 23, on the beach at 52st Street, alcohol violations. Two Bradenton men were ticketed for drinking alcohol on the beach.

July 23, on the beach at 53rd Street, alcohol violation. A Holmes Beach police officer cited a Sebring man for violating the city’s no-alcohol-on-the-beach ordinance after the officer observed the man drink a beer.

July 23, on the beach at 52nd Street, alcohol violation. A woman was seen consuming an alcoholic beverage on the public beach. The woman from Orlando was cited for a city ordinance violation.

July 23, on the beach and 50th Street, alcohol violation. A 24-year-old man coming out of the Gulf of Mexico acknowledged numerous empty beer cans atop a beach towel were his. Holmes Beach police officer issued the man an ordinance violation.

July 23, beach access at 3900 block of Gulf Drive, alcohol violation. HBPD ticketed a 31-year-old Kissimmee man for consuming a beer in the beach pathway leading from 39th Street.

July 23, 4000 block of Gulf Drive, alcohol violation. A Holmes Beach police officer observed a white male sleeping at 3:31 a.m. on the beach in violation of a city ordinance. The officer issued him a citation. The man packed his belongings and left the beach.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 08-03-2016

Anna Maria

July 14, trespass, 100 block of Tern Drive. A man reported his vehicle taken without permission. The car was subsequently returned to the owner.

July 17, 100 block of South Bay Boulevard, information. Beach’N Rides & Rentals reported an electrical vehicle and parking sign damaged. Anna Maria’s city public works department was notified.

July 17, 200 block of Spring Avenue, disturbance. An owner was issued a citation for a dog on the beach.

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

Bradenton Beach

      July 20, Cortez Beach, 500 Gulf Drive, S., vehicle burglary. A van owner returned to a vehicle and found the windows smashed by a blunt object. Her driver’s license and baseball bat were reported stolen, while other valuables remained in the van.

July 22, Cortez Beach, 500 Gulf Drive S., property damage. An officer responded to a call about juveniles trespassing on an erosion groin and when leaving the beach, his vehicle ran over a $100 cellphone.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

June 21, 12400 block of Baypointe Terrace, fraud. Identity theft was reported after a woman received a notice from a collection agency about a communications company bill that wasn’t hers.

July 15, 4200 block of 126th Street West, information. Unknown people tampered with a GPS monitor. The cover was removed but no damage was found.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

June 12, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, theft. Two women from Gibsonton and Valrico reported their bags, containing cellphones and identification cards, stolen after returning from the water at about 5 p.m. A Holmes Beach police officer asked a man to check the area with a metal detector. The detector located most of the missing property, buried 2 feet in the sand. A cellphone and $60 were not found.

July 17, 6300 block of Marina Drive, criminal mischief. Multiple mailbox damages were observed and reported by an officer beginning at about 4800 Gulf Drive and continuing sporadically north to the 6800 block of Palm Drive. Damage in excess of $1,000 was estimated by the Holmes Beach Police Department.

July 18, 6200 block of Marina Drive, criminal mischief. A woman reported her mailbox missing. It was located through a neighbor, who found and collected it for safekeeping.

July 20, 4900 block of Gulf Drive, criminal mischief. A homeowner returned from out of town and found his mailbox destroyed.

July 19, 300 block of 74th Street, burglary. During a routine house check, an officer found a back door unlocked, pry marks and the sliding door off the track. The office called for backup and the house was cleared. It was determined a rifle and a revolver were missing. Latent prints were lifted from the scene.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 07-27-2016

Anna Maria

July 3, 100 block of Gull Drive, information. A man playing basketball in his bare feet complained to a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy about receiving a parking ticket and alleged the officer’s vehicle ran over his foot. When a second deputy arrived, the man acknowledged he’d been drinking and that the officer had not run over his foot.

        July 7, between the Rod & Reel Pier, 875 N. Shore Drive, and Passage Key, domestic battery. An argument ensued after a couple ate and drank at the pier restaurant, and the man apparently didn’t want his girlfriend to drive their new personal watercraft. At one point, the man jumped onto the PWC and was yelling at the woman. She jumped off, allegedly to swim to a boat anchored near Passage Key. The man grabbed the woman and she bit him. The man called emergency responders, saying the woman was trying to harm herself. MCSO deputies responded, arrested the man and transported him to Manatee County jail.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

July 19, 2600 block of Gulf Drive North, abandoned scooter. A Bradenton Beach police officer attempted a traffic stop before a man on a 2006 Vespa scooter dumped the vehicle and ran away. The scooter was towed.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

July 9, 4400 block of 123rd Street West, Baker Act. A male called EMS, saying he’d taken 100 pills and threatened to harm himself. MCSO responded, determined he could hurt himself and transported him to Blake Medical Center.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

July 12, 20 block of Seaside Court, burglary. A woman reported cash and a tin of coins missing from a home she was watching. The woman told police she’d put $1,125 in a desk several days earlier. Holmes Beach police determined there’d been no forced entry.

July 13, 200 block of 76th Street, warrant. HBPD was alerted to the whereabouts of a probation violator. An officer arrested the woman and transferred her custody to a MCSO warrants deputy.

July 13, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, domestic. Two sisters argued while leaving the beach. One sister told HBPD the other sister lunged at her, punched her with a closed fist and drove away. HBPD filed for a warrant for the aggressor’s arrest.

July 14, Dollar Tree, 3260 E. Bay Drive, warrant. An officer responded to a tip about a woman with an outstanding warrant working at the store. HBPD arrested the woman and transferred custody to an MCSO warrants deputy.

July 14, 5500 block of Marina Drive, domestic violation. An officer responded to a trespass call and learned a man was violating a domestic injunction, but the man left the area after being warned of the 500-foot prohibition. HBPD issued a request for a warrant arrest.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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