Tag Archives: Streetlife

Island police blotter – 01-10-2018

Anna Maria

Dec. 21, Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., property damage. A man valeted his car and the valet reported it was damaged. The owner later claimed it was damaged while in the care of the valet.

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

Bradenton Beach

Dec. 21, Sandpiper Resort Co-op, 2601 Gulf Drive, unlicensed contractor. A contractor was issued a notice to appear in court after a Manatee County code enforcement investigation.

Dec. 31, Gulf Drive Cafe, 900 Gulf Drive, N., domestic disturbance. An argument between a couple visiting from Alabama turned physical when the woman poured a beer over the man’s head. The pair went to their car, where the woman allegedly struck the man several times in the head, breaking his glasses.

Jan. 2, 110 block of Bridge Street, trespass. Bradenton Beach police arrested a 22-year-old from New York and a 23-year-old from New Hampshire for trespassing on the second floor of a building under construction.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Dec. 21, Cortez Road and 115th Street West, theft. An unknown person stole the tires, rims and wheels valued at $100 from a mountain bike that was left chained at a bus stop.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Dec. 28, 6300 block of Marina Drive, suspended license. Holmes Beach police stopped a man after determining he was driving on a suspended license. He was transported to the HBPD station and later to Manatee County jail.

Holmes Beach is policed by Holmes Beach Police Department.

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

Island police blotter – 01-03-2018

Anna Maria

Dec. 16-18, 100 block of White Avenue, suspicious incidents. Used linens led a keyholder and owner to suspect unauthorized use of a rental unit. The vacation rental home was initially found secured but, after two days, was found unsecured. The owner told Manatee County sheriff’s deputies a former renter possibly had a key and used the residence from time to time.

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

Bradenton Beach

Dec. 22, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive S., trespass warning. A clerk flagged down a Bradenton Beach police officer to trespass a 31-year-old man who had caused problems with customers. The clerk also told police the man may have stolen items from the store.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Dec. 4, 3800 block of 116th Street West, battery. Two women consumed a few beers together, after which one woman went to the other woman’s residence to retrieve her bike. There, the woman struck the woman who came for her bicycle several times in the face and hit her in the head with a beer bottle. The victim was taken to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton. The aggressor was arrested and transported to the Manatee County jail.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Dec. 18, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, trespass/alcohol. Holmes Beach police arrested a 57-year-old Bradenton man sitting at a picnic table with a bottle of vodka. The man also had a smaller bottle of vodka and some personal items on his bicycle. He was cited for an alcohol ordinance violation and arrested for trespass after previously being warned. Police transported the man to the Manatee County jail.

Dec. 19, 3900 block of East Bay Drive, 0.02 violation/drugs. Two 18-year-old men were stopped at 3:20 a.m. for a traffic violation. Police determined the driver possessed contraband, including a Xanax pill and 7 grams of cannabis. The driver also was cited under the 0.02 driving-impaired law for those under age 21. The passenger was cited for unlawfully possessing alcohol. They were transported to the Manatee County jail.

Dec. 21, 200 block of 72nd Street, noise. Holmes Beach police responded at 10:51 p.m. to a complaint of a loud party. Police took meter readings, measuring 47, 54 and 55 decibels. A 29-year-old male vacationing from Washington, D.C., was issued a noise citation. A city ordinance prohibits noise louder than 50 decibels after 10 p.m.

Dec. 24, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, marijuana possession and trespass. Police observed two males in the beach parking lot after hours. While an officer was issuing trespass warnings, one man handed him 2.6 grams of marijuana. The officer arrested the man for possessing the drug.

Dec. 24, Jessie’s Island Store, 5424 Marina Drive, trespass/warrant. A 23-year-old Bradenton woman was warned for trespass after a clerk observed her trying to steal a $1.75 cigar. She was arrested on an outstanding Manatee County warrant.

Dec. 25, 200 block of 65th Street, noise. Police were called for people yelling and laughing in a pool area at 4:03 a.m. A vacationer from Illinois was issued a noise violation.

Dec. 26, 100 block of 78th Street, burglary/criminal mischief. A burglar broke a door jamb, entered a residence and stole a TV stand. The television was left on the floor.

Holmes Beach is policed by Holmes Beach Police Department.

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

Island police blotter – 12-27-2017

Anna Maria

Dec. 7, Anna Maria City Pier, 100 S. Bay Blvd. A man and woman were hanging out in the pier parking lot at 1:14 a.m., when a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy approached their vehicle. The officer requested their driver’s licenses and determined the male driver had a California license and an expired Florida license. While the officer was in the squad, the man approached the deputy and asked to get his license back. The officer told him to return to the vehicle, which he did. He called 911, complaining to the dispatch operator the officer wouldn’t return his license. The deputy advised the driver not to make false 911 calls and how to handle future traffic stops. The man apologized to the officer.

Dec. 14, 501 Pine Ave., property damage. Gutters were damaged by a garbage truck.

Dec. 17, 200 block of Chilson Avenue, domestic disturbance. Two siblings argued about dinner arrangements. A deputy responded to the disturbance and found an elderly parent was safe, but hiding in a closet. No injuries were observed or reported.

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

Bradenton Beach

Dec. 17, 100 block of Third Street, domestic battery. An argument over a bank account led a husband to body bump his wife at the top of an outside stairwell, nearly causing her to fall down the stairs. Bradenton Beach police responded and the woman told officers she felt threatened and pressed charges. The man was arrested, transported to the Manatee County jail and released on court supervision.

Dec. 19, Coquina Park, Gulf Drive South, juvenile/warrant arrest. Police approached a vehicle in a parking lot after hours and found two adults and a juvenile inside. The driver consented to a vehicle search, during which officers found a container with a clear substance and pipe tucked near where the juvenile was sitting. A field test identified the substance as methamphetamine. The juvenile was arrested for possessing a controlled substance and paraphernalia, and transported to a detention facility. The driver was arrested on a Manatee County warrant related to failing to appear in court on another case.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Dec. 8, 3600 block of 117th Street Court West, theft. A woman reported a man’s wedding ring missing from her wallet. She told police she’d kept it there for her husband while he was on a fishing trip.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Dec. 8, Holmes Beach police station, 5801 Marina Drive, found property. A wallet containing $120, two credit cards and a Florida’s driver’s license were turned into the HBPD. Police were unable to find the owner.

Dec. 15, Publix Super Market, 3900 E. Bay Drive, theft. A motorized shopping cart went missing from Publix and police found a man driving the cart in the 3200 block of East Bay Drive. Asked what he was doing with the cart, the man told police he was looking for his van and his family. He was arrested and transported to the Manatee County jail. The cart was returned to Publix.

Dec. 17, 5315 Gulf Drive, theft. A 21-speed blue Schwinn bicycle valued at $100 was reported stolen from a parking lot.

Dec. 18, Kingfish Boat Ramp, 752 Manatee Ave., criminal mischief. A Ford pickup and a boat on a trailer were left by the owner Dec. 15 in the parking lot. He returned Dec. 17 to find his truck keyed. The owner told police he left a note on his dash with his phone number and return date. He said he found another note on his vehicle on his return to the boat ramp, stating “See the sign F———?? Next time we cut ur (sic) tires A——!” The officer placed the note into evidence.

Dec. 19, 3900 E. Bay Drive, warrant. A woman reported a suspicious male in a sedan following her from the Publix parking lot to a mobile home in Bradenton Beach. An officer determined the man had an outstanding warrant from Polk County, found him in the Publix parking lot and arrested him. He was transported to jail.

Holmes Beach is policed by Holmes Beach Police Department.

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

Island police blotter – 12-20-2017

Anna Maria

Nov. 30, Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., theft. A Bradenton woman reported medication stolen from a vial in her purse that she left in a room while attending a funeral service. After the service, she discovered someone had removed 49 pills.

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

Bradenton Beach

Nov. 30, Anna Maria Island Resort, 115 Third St., battery. Two women signed affidavits at the Bradenton Beach police station to press charges against a third woman. One woman alleged the aggressor pushed her, resulting in a neck injury. The other woman alleged the aggressor poked her finger into her shoulder several times. Bradenton Beach police issued a request to the 12th Circuit Court for the aggressor’s arrest.

Dec. 9, 1600 block of Gulf Drive South, warrant arrest. A 52-year-old Bradenton man was arrested on a Manatee County warrant. At 2:05 a.m., a Bradenton Beach police officer observed a white Ford truck with one headlight out, made the traffic stop and confirmed the outstanding warrant. The truck and a vessel being towed on a trailer were towed.

Dec. 9, 106 Bridge St., domestic battery. A 51-year-old Bradenton man, matching the description of a man who allegedly struck a woman earlier in the evening, was arrested on the east side of the Cortez Bridge by Bradenton Beach police. A witness reported seeing the woman struck twice in the head near the BridgeWalk Resort. A surveillance video confirmed the beating. The man was carrying a handgun, which was taken from him during the arrest.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Dec. 4, 3800 block of 116th Street Court West, battery. A former roommate picked up a woman after work. While driving her home, the roommate allegedly grabbed her neck and hit and punched her several times for no apparent reason.
Dec. 5, 3800 block of 118th Street West, domestic disturbance. Coffee spilled to the floor and an argument erupted. The couple denied any physical violence. No injuries were reported.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Dec. 8, 200 block of 78th Street, lost/found person. Holmes Beach police helped MCSO deputies search for an intoxicated woman. Her husband had left the woman at a bus bench near the 8500 block of Gulf Drive, expecting her to walk back to their condo in the 7100 block. Four hours later, the wife contacted the husband from her cellphone. She later returned home.

Holmes Beach is policed by Holmes Beach Police Department.

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

Island police blotter – 12-13-2017

Anna Maria

Nov. 18, 300 block of Hardin Avenue, missing/found person. A man returned home after calling his wife, saying he was lost at sea at 7:30 p.m. and then not answering his cellphone. The man was returning to Anna Maria from Cannons Marina on Longboat Key. At 8:10 p.m., his wife reported him missing. About 30 minutes later, he walked through the front door. He told his wife he couldn’t call from Galati Marine, so he took the Monkey Bus home. Law enforcement, fire-rescue and the U.S. Coast Guard were notified of the man’s return.

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

Bradenton Beach

Dec. 2, 300 block of Bay Drive, domestic battery. A man and a woman were intoxicated, argued and the woman called 911. Bradenton Beach police were told the woman threw flowers at the man. The woman told police the man grabbed her around the neck and pushed her against a wall. As the officers interviewed the couple, their stories changed. They were both arrested due to their intentional contact.

Dec. 4, 1800 block of Gulf Drive North, theft. A woman reported $50 was taken from a purse inside a residence.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

      Nov. 19, Bunny & Pirates Bazaar, 12404 Cortez Road W., criminal mischief. The owner reported $200 in damages from an 8-by-4-inch piece of metal thrown through the store window.

Nov. 28, Manatee Fruit Co., 11703 40th Ave. W., criminal mischief. An unknown suspect broke a window, stole $15 in coins and fled.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Dec. 5, Manatee Public Beach, vehicle burglary. A Canadian visitor reported his wallet containing identification and credit cards was stolen from his locked vehicle in the parking lot.

Holmes Beach is policed by Holmes Beach Police Department.

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

Island police blotter – 12-06-2017

Anna Maria

        Nov. 13, Anna Maria City Hall, 10005 Gulf Drive, found property. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy found credit cards and a driver’s license on the Veterans Day parade route. The officer placed the items in safekeeping after no one claimed them at the event.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

        Nov. 21, 70 block of Midge Court, theft. A tag was reported stolen from a boat trailer. Bradenton Beach police determined that because the tag was expired, it couldn’t be entered into the state’s computerized database. A paper report was filed.

Nov. 22, 100 block of Sixth Street, South, civil issue. A subcontractor and property owner argued over steel railings. The contractor arrived and settled the matter.

Nov. 25, BeachHouse Restaurant, 200 Gulf Drive N., trespass. Causing a disturbance at the bar, a woman told employees she’d get them fired and asked patrons to buy her drinks. The woman was issued a trespass warning and she left.

Nov. 26, 600 Gulf Drive N. and Sixth Street North, license. A Bradenton Beach police officer observed a red pickup truck driving unusually slow, swerving across the road and into the bike lane. The officer pulled the motorist over and a 23-year old Palmetto man jumped out with his hands held in the air. He told the officer his driver’s license was suspended. The man was arrested and transported to Manatee County jail.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

        Nov. 17, 11900 block of Cortez Road, domestic disturbance. Manatee County sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a couple arguing. The woman told the officers it did not turn physical. The man was not at the scene.

Nov. 8, 3900 block of Mariner’s Walk, identity theft. A man reported a $10,000 fraudulent bank transfer.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Nov. 23, Kingfish Boat Ramp, camping ordinance. At about 10 p.m., Holmes Beach police found a man sleeping inside a trash bag under a picnic table. The 41-year-old man told the officer he’d walked from Sarasota and needed a break. The man was issued a notice to appear in court for the violation.

Nov. 24, 200 block of 83rd Street, burglary. An unknown person broke into a residence through a window. A house key and sheets were stolen.

Nov. 24, 500 block of 75th Street, suspicious incident. The owner of a personal watercraft reported unknown footprints on the vessel, which wasn’t located where she’d left it.

Nov. 25, 400 block of 62nd Street, assist. A relative called police to report her uncle hired an unlicensed contractor for a new roof.

Nov. 25, Doctor’s Office bar, 5312 Holmes Blvd., code enforcement. While on patrol, an officer observed people drinking alcohol at an outdoor fire pit and referred the report to code enforcement.

Nov. 26, D.Coy Ducks Bar & Grill, 5410 Marina Drive, trespass. Police were called when a drunken person refused to leave. The man was issued a trespass warning and left.

Nov. 27, 5900 block of Flotilla Drive, burglary. Tools, including a joiner, planer and hammer drill, as well as $8,000 in cash and checks, were reported missing after the owners returned to find their home burglarized. Some items were taken to the station and processed as evidence.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 11-29-2017

Anna Maria

No reports

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Nov. 18, Coquina South Boat Ramp, 2653 Gulf Drive S., information. A Palmetto man called police for help with a sinking vehicle. He told Bradenton Beach police he had backed up his SUV and trailer to put his personal watercraft in the water and lost sight of the watercraft. As he tried to reposition the vehicle, it slipped deeper and sank. The officer called for a tow.

Nov. 19, Historic Bridge Street Pier, 200 Bridge St., and Coquina Park, 2650 Gulf Drive S., trespass. A 26-year-old man was found sleeping on a pier bench just after midnight and later near the public beach. He was issued two trespass warnings.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

No reports

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Nov. 17, 500 block of Key Royale, theft. A backyard grill, valued at $800, last seen four days earlier, was reported stolen. Surveillance cameras were being reviewed for a suspect.

Nov. 17, 200 block of 72nd Street, burglary. Holmes Beach police responded to a report of a break-in. Pry marks were noted on a door. A vacuum cleaner, pillow cases and a comforter, all valued at $270, were reported missing.

Nov. 18, 5100 block of Gulf Drive, license. A 27-year-old Largo man was arrested for driving on a suspended license after an officer observed a woman hanging out of his vehicle window. The passenger also was cited for a violation and released.

Nov. 19, 8104 Gulf Drive, battery. Two men were reported arguing a day after their grandmother’s funeral. The argument turned physical, with one man punching the other in the head. The police determined the older brother was the aggressor. He was arrested and transported to the Manatee County jail.

Nov. 19, 5500 block of Gulf Drive, disorderly intoxication. Police responded to a car crash at 3 a.m., where an intoxicated 38-year-old St. Petersburg woman became loud and belligerent. Nearby residents came to their doors due to the commotion. The woman was taken into custody.

Nov. 21, 200 block of 64th Street, burglary. A door to the home was discovered bent and kicked in. Initial reports indicate nothing was missing.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

 

Island police blotter – 11-22-2017

Anna Maria

Nov. 11, Rod & Reel Pier, 875 N. Shore Drive, lost property. A woman reported losing a diamond necklace. An extensive search was to no avail.

Nov. 12, Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., domestic disturbance. A couple from Germany argued in the parking lot. The man parked their car and the woman walked away. Law enforcement searched for the woman about an hour. She was found safe.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Nov. 5, Coquina Park, 2650 Gulf Drive S., stolen tag. After watching the sunset at the beach, a Bradenton woman returned to the parking lot to find the tag missing from her vehicle. She reported the incident to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Nov. 9, 100 block of Gulf Drive South, criminal mischief. A window of a rental vehicle was smashed during the night. The cost to replace the glass was estimated at $250.

Nov. 11, French Table, 103 Gulf Drive, N., criminal mischief. A flagpole and sign were pulled off the storefront overnight, causing an estimated $300 in damage.

Nov. 11, 200 Bridge St., domestic disturbance. Bradenton Beach police responded to a report of an altercation and found a woman with hand injuries seated near the clock tower. She told police she and her boyfriend had argued. After interviewing both parties, police were unable to determine the aggressor and trespassed them both from the pier. EMS responded, treated and transported the woman to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton.

Nov. 13, Historic Bridge Street Pier, 200 Bridge St., trespass. On foot patrol at about 4:30 a.m., a Bradenton Beach police officer observed a man sleeping on a bench. The man woke up and became verbally abusive to the officer, who trespassed him. The man left on a bicycle.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Nov. 8, 3800 block of 117th Street West, domestic disturbance. Deputies responded to a report from a woman of an estranged husband taking a truck from a residence. She complained he had left her stranded.

Nov. 8, 4200 block of 129th Street, trespass. A trespass warning was issued to a woman after she stayed longer than the property owner would permit. She gathered her belongings and left without incident.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Nov. 11, Island Bazaar, 3304 E. Bay Drive, disorderly intoxication. Holmes Beach police responded to a report of people drinking and yelling outside the store. A man and woman continued to yell and disobey commands when the officers arrived. The woman attempted to walk away and an officer subdued her. Both were arrested and placed in patrol vehicles, where they kicked the windows and doors and were pepper-sprayed by police. They were transported to Manatee County jail.

Nov. 13, Restless Natives, 5416 Marina Drive, suspicious incident. A business sign, which had hung from the building, was found damaged in the parking lot. The sign was valued at $300.

Nov. 13, Sunbow Bay condominiums, 3805 E. Bay Drive, theft. While cleaning common areas, a woman reported leaving a leaf blower in a parking garage. The woman told police she walked away from the blower for about five minutes and when she returned, the blower, valued at $270, was gone.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 11-15-2017

Anna Maria

Oct. 23, 700 block of North Shore Drive, Baker Act. Manatee County sheriff’s deputies, assisted by Holmes Beach officers, responded to an emergency call that resulted in EMS transporting a woman to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton, and minor injury to one of the Holmes Beach officers.

Oct. 24, Rod & Reel Pier, 875 N. Shore Drive, lost tag. A female reported to MCSO her vehicle tag may have fallen off between her home and work. MCSO reported the missing tag to the state.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

      Oct. 28, Coquina Park, 2650 Gulf Drive S., Baker Act. A 40-year-old man threatened harm to himself. Bradenton Beach officers responded and transported him to a treatment facility.

Nov. 2, Bradenton Beach Police Department, 403 Highland Ave., stolen tag. A tag from a motorcycle was reported stolen and BBPD filed the report with the state database.

Nov. 3, 2600 block of Gulf Drive, drug overdose. Bradenton Beach officers responded to a call about an unresponsive 25-year-old male suffering from a suspected heroin overdose. EMS transported him to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton, where he was treated.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Oct. 31, Seafood Shack, 4110 127th St. W., defrauding innkeeper/trespass. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy arrested a 52-year-old woman fleeing on her bicycle after refusing to pay a bill for two beers, a grouper sandwich and hush puppies. The woman also was trespassed. She was transported to the Manatee County jail.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Oct. 29, 300 block of 58th Street, theft. A complainant reported several pieces of jewelry and a designer purse went missing between August and October. The stolen items were valued at $9,292.

Nov. 1, Walgreens, 3200 E. Bay Drive, trespass. Holmes Beach police issued a trespass warning to a 59-year-old woman who was causing a disturbance. A taxi was summoned to remove her from the premises.

Nov. 3, 600 block of Crestwood Lane, construction theft. A contractor reported copper pipes belonging to him were on a truck and trailer. The pipes were returned after the contractor advised the truck driver that taking the pipes was a theft from the job site.

Nov. 3, Publix Super Market, 3900 E. Bay Drive, trespass. A manager reported a suspicious person asking customers for money. Police found a man who met the manager’s description at the intersection of East Bay and Gulf drives and warned him for trespassing.

Nov. 3, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, trespass. Three males and one female at a picnic table with a bottle of alcohol became belligerent and threatened Holmes Beach police officers. The officers issued them trespass warnings.

Nov. 3, Publix Super Market, 3900 E. Bay Drive, theft. A mountain bike, valued at $150, was stolen. A security camera video of the theft was provided to police.

Nov. 5, 6500 block of Flotilla Drive, damage. A man reported a puncture to one of the windows in his condo unit.

Nov. 6, Manatee Public Beach, theft. A mountain bike, valued at $300, was reported stolen.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 11-08-2017

Anna Maria

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.

Bradenton Beach

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.

Cortez

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.

Holmes Beach

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.