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.
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.
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.
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.