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Island police blotter – 07-20-2016

Anna Maria

        June 26, 300 block of North Bay Boulevard, disturbance. Four people were reported yelling outside a vehicle at about 1:50 a.m. in Bayfront Park. A bag of marijuana was found outside the vehicle. A deputy collected the drug for disposal by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. Family members of the four people from Bradenton arrived to drive them home. A ticket was issued for parking after hours.

June 29, 200 block of South Bay Boulevard, information. A woman, who told Manatee County Sheriff’s Office she’d been renting but not living at the apartment for three years, arrived and found it filled with construction debris. The woman said she was attempting to resolve the situation with her landlord.

June 30, 200 block of Chilson Avenue, burglary. A Rolex watch valued at $10,000 was reported missing from an unsecured vehicle.

July 1, 400 block of Alamanda, lost property. A vacationer reported her wedding ring missing after leaving it on a kitchen counter. It was valued at $5,000.

July 2, 8900 block of Gulf Drive, traffic. A woman motorist was jailed after MCSO stopped her for passing a vehicle and using a bike lane and it was determined she was driving on a canceled license.

July 3, Rod & Reel Pier, 875 N. Shore Drive, theft. An unknown person stole a rod and reel from the pier and fled. It was valued at $280.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

July 12, 200 block of Avenue C, trespass. A 51-year-old man was issued a trespass warning from an apartment.

July 16, 100 block of Second Street North. suspicious circumstances. A woman reported she returned to her vehicle to find a door ajar and seats in a back position. Bradenton Beach police responded. Nothing was reported missing.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

July 4, Cortez Road West and 115th Street, Baker Act. A man told police he wanted to jump into traffic. The police determined he likely would harm himself or others and transported him to a medical facility.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

July 2, the beach and 38th Street, alcohol violation. A 50-year-old Anna Maria man was cited for alcohol on the beach after an officer observed beer in a bag.

July 2, 400 block of Clark Drive, fraud. A woman from Shaker Heights, Ohio, was scammed by a vacation rental fraudster on an internet website, Flipkey. She paid $1,625 through Paypal and, when she sought final directions, the phone number and email were disconnected. The accommodation owner confirmed he hadn’t rented to the woman.

July 2, 5300 block of Sunrise Lane, burglary. A depth finder with a 4-inch screen was stolen from an 18-foot fiberglass boat. It was valued at $284.

July 3, 100 block of 72nd Street, burglary. An unknown person came into the fenced yard and stole a cooler valued at $400 and a $100 woman’s bathing suit.

July 4, 600 block of Key Royale, boat burglary. A white male in his 30s in a white 16-foot flat bottom boat was reported seen near a 33-foot outboard motor boat that recently had its window broken and wires cut to five electronics devices.

July 4, the beach and 4000 Gulf Drive, alcohol violations. Three underage males were reported as drinking on the beach near the lifeguard tower. Holmes Beach police responded and issued citations.

July 4, 100 block of 67th Street, alcohol violation. A 17-year-old girl was cited for consuming alcohol on the beach after being reported as intoxicated. She provided breath samples of 0.155 and 0.165. Her parents were called.

July 4, 6000 block of Gulf Drive, criminal mischief. Alerted by a car alarm, the owner of the vehicle parked in a garage observed a car window broken and three juveniles running away. Nothing was reported missing from the vehicle.

July 4, 6000 block of Gulf Drive, theft. Tools valued at $65 were stolen from an unlocked car parked in a garage.

July 5, Publix, 3900 E. Bay Drive, theft. A decal from a license plate was reported stolen.

July 5, Hurricane Hanks Pub & Grub, 5346 Gulf Drive, trespass. A 37-year-old New Jersey man was trespassed after a problem and a warning earlier in the day.

July 6, West Coast Surf Shop, 3902 Gulf Drive, trespass warnings. HBPD responded to a shoplifting in progress — a girl who had put a shirt in her purse. She was with a friend and both were issued trespass warnings.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 07-13-2016

Anna Maria

No reports.

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

Bradenton Beach

June 29, 100 block of 13th Street South, warrants. An Englewood man was arrested by Bradenton Beach police while doing repairs at a residence. Police were alerted to his presence and arrested him on warrants out of Oklahoma and Sarasota.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

        June 27, the beach and 52nd Street, alcohol violations.  Holmes Beach police officers responded to a complaint of alcohol on the beach. Five 19-year-olds and one 18-year-old were observed drinking beer. The suspects were cited for violating the city ordinance against alcohol on the beach. They threw out the beer remaining in their cooler at the beach access.

June 28, Publix, 3900 E. Bay Drive, theft. A store manager reported a shoplifter stole $32.30 in groceries and left in a maroon truck. Police were unable to locate the suspect. The manager gave police a video and receipt for the stolen items.

June 30, the beach and 2900 block of Gulf Drive, alcohol violations. An officer observed three 20-year-olds with multiple beer cans. The officer cited them for violating the city’s no-alcohol-on-the-beach ordinance.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 07-06-2016

Anna Maria

June 18, Bayfront Park, 306 N. Bay Blvd., disturbance. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic disturbance. A deputy determined it was a verbal argument.

June 22, 800 block of North Shore Drive, warrant. Citing a 20-year-old Tampa woman for allegedly running a stop sign, a deputy found her driver’s license expired and that she was the subject of an out-of-county warrant for drug offenses. The woman was taken into custody and booked at the Manatee County jail.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

June 21, 100 block of Fifth Street South, criminal mischief/theft. An unknown person stole $1,330 in items from a man’s motorcycle, including a seat, battery, mirror, carburetor and ignition.

June 23, Cortez Beach, 1200 Gulf Drive, vehicle burglary. A bicyclist told Bradenton Beach police he witnessed a male with a towel wrapped around his hand break a car window and grab property inside the car. A wallet and $60 cash were reported stolen. Damage to the car window was estimated at $300.

June 24, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive, S., trespass. A 33-year-old listed as residing on a boat on the Bradenton Beach waterfront was issued a trespass warning after allegedly causing a verbal disturbance on the bench outside the store.

June 26, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive, S., trespass. A 43-year-old man, with the Bradenton Beach waterfront listed as his address, was issued a trespass warning after allegedly swearing at customers and the clerk.

June 26, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive, S., trespass. A 37-year-old man who resides on the waterfront in Bradenton Beach allegedly was loud, refused to leave and consumed alcohol at the store. He was issued a trespass warning from the property.

June 27, the beach at 100 Gulf Drive S., warrant arrest. Reported as a suspicious person, a Bradenton Beach officer found a man with a Cortez Road address sleeping on the beach. BBPD arrested him on a warrant out of Pinellas County and transported him to the Manatee County jail.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

June 21, 12400 block of Baypointe Terrace, fraud. A woman reported her identity stolen after receiving a notice from a collection agency about an unknown bill.

June 26, 4300 block of 126th Street West, domestic. A verbal dispute was reported to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Holmes Beach

June 21, 5400 block of Gulf Drive, theft. A beach bike left unlocked at a condominium was reported stolen. It was valued at $150.

June 21, 5400 block of Gulf Drive, theft. An unlocked 3-wheel bicycle valued at $150 was reported stolen from outside a condominium.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 06-29-2016

 

Anna Maria

May 26, 200 block of Magnolia Avenue, information. An intoxicated man took a bicycle even though a person at the property told him the bicycle belonged to his family. When a deputy arrived, it was determined the intoxicated man left a similar bicycle at an unknown location. The man’s brother came for him and told police they’d look for the missing bicycle the following day.

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

 

Bradenton Beach

May 29, Coquina Beach, 2650 Gulf Drive S., theft. A Fort Denaud man reported an unknown person took his clothes, cellphone, driver’s license, credit cards and passport from the beach. His son was present but had fallen asleep when the theft occurred. The cellphone pinged at several Manatee County locations.

June 18, Historic Bridge Street Pier, 200 Bridge St., theft. Two iPhones, valued at $400 each, were stolen while fishermen cast their lines. The men saw two people leave in a hurry before they noticed the phones missing. They inoperable phones were found in a construction area at 53rd Avenue and 75th Street in Bradenton.

June 21, Historic Bridge St. Pier, 200 Bridge St., trespass warning. A man on a sailboat docked next to the Paradise Tour Boat at the day dock and became angry when his line became entangled. A dispute arose over whether the man tossed a handful of change at the tour boat patrons or shook his fist. A Bradenton Beach police officer summoned the man, but he sailed away. With the help of the U.S. Coast Guard, the man was issued a trespass warning because of his demeanor.

June 21, 100 Gulf Drive S. and Gulf of Mexico, Baker Act. A Sarasota man was found alone and talking while naked in the water. He was transported to a medical facility.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

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. Later, a Holmes Beach police officer asked a man with a metal detector to check in the area. The detector located most of the missing property buried in about 2 feet deep of sand. A cellphone and $60 was not found.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 06-22-2016

Anna Maria

May 21, 700 block of Jacaranda Road, trespass. An unknown person was reported inside a rental property without the owner’s consent.

May 22, 700 block of Holly Road, found bicycles. A Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy retrieved two bicycles after receiving reports about three missing bikes. One of the found bikes was claimed.

May 24, 500 block of Magnolia, suspicious incident. A vacationer reported a man exposed himself to her while she was on her back porch. The area was checked, with no results..

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

June 15, 100 block of Highland Avenue, grand theft. A black-and-white hybrid road bicycle valued at $596 and left locked in a carport, was stolen.

June 16, Cortez Beach, 800 Gulf Drive, burglary. Two women returned from the beach and found their purses, including two cellphones, keys, driver’s licenses and credit cards, stolen from their unlocked vehicle. One woman reported an unauthorized transaction on one of her credit cards.

June 17, 2200 block of Avenue A, domestic battery. An off-duty Bradenton Beach police officer called in a possible battery and BBPD and HBPD responded. A woman told police a family member struck her in the face. A man was arrested and transported to Manatee County jail.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

May 21, Seafood Shack, 4110 127th St. W., burglary. After dining, a woman told MCSO a rear window on her car had been smashed in the parking lot and her purse was missing.

May 22, U.S. Coast Guard, 4530 124th St. Court W., theft. An unknown suspect stole a tag off a trailer. The MCSO entered the license plate number in the law enforcement database as stolen.

Cortez is policed by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office

Holmes Beach

June 7, 6800 block of Palm Drive, domestic battery. A man reported to the Holmes Beach Police Department his sister hit him two days earlier. Police provided information to the man about a civil injunction and requested the sister’s arrest by warrant from the state attorney.

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 – 06-15-2016

Anna Maria

        May 21, 200 block of Gladiolus Street, theft. Two kayaks, with a total value of $400, were stolen from a backyard. The kayaks were later recovered and returned to the owner. A Manatee County Sheriff’s Office investigation is ongoing.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

June 8, Cortez Beach, 800 Gulf Drive, theft. A woman’s purse, containing a cellphone valued at $500, was stolen from the beach. A witness told a Bradenton Beach police officer he observed a male place his belongings near the purse, enter the water, come out of the Gulf, take the purse and leave.

June 8, 2200 block of Avenue A, criminal mischief. Four tires on a truck were reported slashed.

        Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

        No reports.

Cortez is policed by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office

Holmes Beach

May 28, 3200 block of Gulf Drive, battery. A woman told police she was hit in the face by a woman sitting on the beach at the edge of her rental property. Witnesses said the victim confronted the woman. A warrant arrest for the alleged striker was requested by the Holmes Beach Police Department.

May 29, 2900 block of Avenue F, theft. A large inflatable raft with a “kiss” on it was reported stolen from a parking area the day before.

May 31, CVS, 611 Manatee Ave., theft/trespass. A woman ate candy and hid a beverage under her shirt before exiting the store without paying. Police located the alleged shoplifter in a nearby business and found no stolen items in her possession. She was issued a trespass warning by the store supervisor and told not to return for a year. HBPD requested the state attorney issue a warrant for her arrest.

May 31, 3600 block of East Bay Drive, drug/warrant. A man and his girlfriend were reported loitering in front of a business. Police determined the man had an outstanding warrant and took him into custody. After searching a bag in their possession, the woman was arrested for drug paraphernalia. They were transported to the Manatee County jail.

June 1, 500 block of 67th Street, theft/extortion. A man reported he’d hired a massage therapist May 26 from a website and a woman arrived 45 minutes later. The man paid the woman $100 and she asked for gas money. She allegedly took $600 from a bedside table. When the man protested, the woman texted someone and a man identified as the woman’s husband showed up and threatened the customer with a knife. A few days later, the woman texted the customer, threatening to allege he sexually assaulted her if he didn’t pay her more money. The customer complied, saying he followed requests to place $200 in his mailbox several times and also sent the woman $470 via Western Union. An investigation is ongoing.

June 2, 100 block of 77th Street, criminal mischief. A gazebo owner reported someone painted his white gazebo teal. He estimated $300 in damages.

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 – 06-08-2016

Anna Maria

        May 20, 100 block of Crescent Drive, suspicious incident. A passerby reported a door left open on a parked car. The owner told police the car doors are kept locked at all times. A Manatee County Sheriff’s deputy checked the vehicle for fingerprints.

May 21, 100 block of Pine Avenue, domestic disturbance.  MCSO responded to a couple from Hillsborough County having a dispute and observed no signs of physical violence. They left the area.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

June 1, Island Time Bar and Grill, 111 Gulf Drive S., trespass/fraud. A woman in a wheelchair ordered $20 worth of food and refused to pay her bill. Bradenton Beach Police Department requested the state attorney to issue a warrant for the woman’s arrest for defrauding an innkeeper. The restaurant manager issued her a trespass warning.

        Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

        No reports.

        Cortez is policed by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Holmes Beach

May 21, 6200 block of Holmes Boulevard, domestic. Police responded to a call about a woman and her 15-year-old foster daughter arguing. Officers found the girl walking on Holmes Boulevard. After speaking to the girl and the woman, police released the girl to the woman, who said they were leaving for Maine at 4 a.m.

May 21, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, theft. A woman returned to her parked SUV to find two windows broken and a Coach purse missing.

May 23, 100 block of 79th Street, burglary/theft. An orange Fat Bike valued at $2,200 was stolen from a carport, and a black Electra bicycle, valued at $600, was taken from a side yard. Police found two 15-year-olds riding the stolen bicycles in the 7200 block of Holmes Boulevard. They were arrested and booked into a juvenile facility.

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 – 06-01-2016

Anna Maria

May 19, 500 block of Pine Avenue, suspicious incident. A resident reported finding his door open at 4:40 a.m., but nothing was missing.

May 20, 100 block of Tern Drive. Manatee County Sheriff’s Office reported locating a large amount of stolen goods, including two bicycles. A suspect was identified.

      Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

May 18, 403 Highland Ave., grand theft of a firearm. A man in the process of moving to Montana came to the Bradenton Beach Police Department and reported a gun stolen two weeks earlier. He said an acquaintance and his girlfriend helped him move and he later noticed the gun missing.

May 19, 200 block of Gulf Drive, aggravated battery. An officer responded to a report of domestic battery and a vehicle crash, where he found an unattended motorcycle parked in the northbound lane of Gulf Drive. Witnesses reported a man jumped off the motorcycle and ran up to a car and punched a woman in the car in the face. She drove away with him attached to the vehicle. They were later reported in the 100 block of Sixth Street. The woman was found, but police were unable to locate the male, who she identified as her boyfriend. A witness gave a written statement and furnished police with cellphone video of the incident.

May 21, 100 block of Gulf Drive South, alcohol violation. During a joint investigation with BBPD and the state division of alcoholic beverages and tobacco, an underage operative was sent to purchase alcohol at a convenience store. The clerk did not ID the operative and was cited for sale of alcohol to an underage person.

      Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Holmes Beach

May 14, 100 block of 74th Street, burglary. A man reported an air conditioner removed and entry made to the residence. When a second homeowner arrived, the man’s mother identified the suspect, who she said had previously come to the door requesting water, from a Facebook photograph. A capias request was completed for the suspect.

May 15, 4500 block of Second Avenue, marijuana possession, drug paraphernalia. A woman was stopped for an alleged illegal left turn onto 43rd Avenue from Gulf Drive. An officer detected the odor of marijuana. The driver allegedly admitted having marijuana and turned over a small red bag with 8.9 grams and a pipe. A search of the vehicle turned up another pipe. She was issued a notice to appear for possession of less than 20 grams and paraphernalia.

May 17, 3400 block of Gulf Drive, theft. A man reported his 15-speed Trek bicycle stolen from the driveway of a condo, where he found another bicycle in its place.

May 17, 100 block of 73rd Street, theft/larceny. A woman said she left her bicycle unlocked and parked at the beach access on 73rd street at 10:30 p.m. When she returned, the bike was missing.

May 17, 4100 block of Sixth Avenue, criminal mischief. A homeowner reported someone defecated on his patio and destroyed some pool gear. A citronella candle was left burning in the backyard.

May 19, 5600 block of Holmes Boulevard, larceny/theft. A rented tandem bicycle was removed from a house between 11:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. and a red Fuji bike was left behind. The red bike was processed for prints and the serial number obtained for the tandem. The victim reported seeing a young man riding the tandem south on Holmes Boulevard with another juvenile on a separate bicycle. The stolen tandem then was reported behind Hurricane Hanks, 5346 Gulf Drive. A juvenile was detained and the serial number was confirmed a match. He was read his Miranda rights.

200 block of 72nd Street, criminal mischief. A woman reported her mailbox damaged overnight.

May 20, 4300 block of Gulf Drive, Cayman Cay. Two unlocked bicycles were removed from a residence overnight.

May 23, Holmes Boulevard at 70th Street, grand theft. An officer spotted two juveniles suspected of stealing bicycles on bikes and, when he turned around to stop them, they fled. One was caught, placed under arrest and transported to the Manatee Regional Juvenile Detention Center. The other suspect was arrested at his Anna Maria home and transported to MRJDC.

      Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

 

Island police blotter – 05-25-2016

Anna Maria

No reports available.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

      May 14, Cortez Beach, 700 Gulf Drive S., lewd and lascivious. An unknown male approached a female on the beach and took a “selfie” with her. After they walked away from each other, the woman saw the man fondling himself. Another witness reported similar activity by the same man. The second witness advised the man he was calling the police and the man fled. A third witness told a responding officer he and videotaped the suspect as he took pictures of women on the beach.

May 16, 2400 block of Avenue B, domestic disturbance. A relative called police to report a dispute concerning her daughter and live-in boyfriend. An officer responded and the woman told police they argued. There were no signs of physical violence. The boyfriend left the area.

May 16, 135 Bridge St., Marchman Act. An officer responding to a call about an intoxicated person found a man on the Monkey Bus cursing and refusing to get off the bus. The officer assisted the man to a nearby bench. The officer reported the man’s judgment and motor skills were impaired due to substance abuse, detained him under the Marchman Act and he was transported to a care facility.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

May 2, 4300 block of 127th Street West, grand theft. An unknown person stole a trailer containing three dirt bikes from a storage area. The property was valued between $10,000 and $20,000.

Cortez is policed by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Holmes Beach

May 8, 4100 block of Sixth Avenue, domestic battery. A 42-year-old woman was arrested and taken to Manatee County jail after police responded to a call, observed bruises and contusions on a man’s face and interviewed opposing parties. Upset about Mother’s Day gifts, the woman allegedly threw cups, broke dishes and hit her husband with her hands and a coat hanger. The woman said the injuries occurred when the man fell on his bike.

May 9, 3500 Gulf Drive, battery and theft. A man who fell asleep about five blocks south of the lifeguard tower at the Manatee Public Beach woke up to find his bag with identification and credit cards stolen. When he asked two men what happened to his bag, one man hit him in the face, causing a bloody nose and loose teeth. The man reported the incident to the lifeguard and EMS was called. A request to the state attorney’s office for the suspect’s arrest was issued.

May 12, 100 block of 73rd Street, theft. A paddleboard and paddle valued at $1,000 were stolen.

May 12, 600 block of Manatee Avenue, battery. A juvenile reported her boyfriend hit her three times in the arm, once in her mouth and also punched her leg. Police responded and observed a bruise the size of a baseball on her arm. The juvenile showed police Facebook posts from the boyfriend, including a threat to her. Holmes Beach Police Department referred the juvenile report to the state attorney’s office.

May 13, Publix Super Market, 3900 E. Bay Drive, theft. A 40-year-old Michigan woman reported her purse, checkbook, money and money clip, with an estimated value of $190, were stolen from her vehicle while she shopped.

Holmes Beach is policed by the Holmes Beach Police Department.

      To report information on island crime, call the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office-Anna Maria substation, 941-708-8899; Bradenton Beach police, 941-778-6311; or Holmes Beach police, 941-708-5804.

                                                                      In an emergency, call 911.

Island police blotter – 05-18-2016

Anna Maria

May 1, Anna Maria City Pier, 100 S. Bay Blvd., leak. A bait shop employee called for help with water shooting from a soda line. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy arrived and saw the water was damaging equipment. The deputy found a water valve at the base of the pier and shut it off. A plumber arrived and fixed the problem.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

        May 7, Coquina Park, 2650 Gulf Drive S., burglary. An unknown person inscribed profanity with a key on a parked vehicle. A 17-year-old from Fort Meade told police she’d left a wallet, containing $60 and identification, in the vehicle for several hours. She could not remember if she locked the car. When the teen returned, she found the profanity on the passenger door and her wallet missing. Bradenton Beach police observed no sign of a forced entry.

May 7, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive N., theft. A straw hat and poncho blanket valued at $12.99 were reported stolen. A witness reported a woman walked out of the store without paying for the items. Police canvassed the area and did not locate a suspect.

May 7-9, 2400 block of Avenue C, criminal mischief. Wooden stairs leading to a second floor apartment were found damaged as if they had been kicked or struck. The landlord had them repaired. A day later, the stairs were damaged again.

May 9, Bridge Tender Inn & Dockside Bar, 135 Bridge St., disorderly intoxication and opposing officer. A 25-year-old man was observed at 1:16 a.m. yelling while talking on a cellphone. A police officer shined a flashlight on him as he boarded a boat tied to the dock. The officer asked him to step off the dock. The man wanted the officer to talk to someone on his phone. The officer refused and the man became belligerent and tried to shove the phone into the officer’s face. The officer used pepper spray and arrested the man. He was transported him to the police station and Manatee County jail.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

May 2, 12500 block of Cortez Road West, burglary. An unknown person boarded a 17-foot boat and stole fishing gear valued at $300-$400.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

April 30, The Feast, 5406 Marina Drive, defrauding innkeeper. A juvenile ordered ice tea and firecracker shrimp, sat outside and ate it. After he finished, he left without paying his $14.89 check. The manager stopped him in the parking lot. Holmes Beach Police Department arrived and transported him to the police station, called his parents in Palm Harbor and completed paperwork for his referral.

May 3, Publix Super Market, 3900 E. Bay Drive, trespassing and larceny. A 56-year-old man was observed stealing two four-packs of beer two hours before the manager reported the incident. The man had been in the store twice during the day and employees told him he’d been trespassed. The man, identified as homeless, claimed the warning occurred more than a year earlier. HBPD responded determined the warning was active, requested a warrant for the man’s arrest for theft and a trespass after warning.

May 5, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, theft. A suspect in a May 3 theft was observed sitting at a trolley stop in front of Publix and boarding a trolley. The officer followed the trolley to the Manatee Public Beach and arrested the man for theft and transported him to jail. He was assigned a $2,000 bond, a public defender and June 3 court date.

Holmes Beach is policed by the Holmes Beach Police Department.

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