Tag Archives: Streetlife

Island police blotter – 05-11-2016

Anna Maria

April 22, 500 block of South Drive, domestic battery. A man, allegedly came home intoxicated, threw items off a deck, yelled obscenities and pushed a woman who lived there with him. A request for his arrest was issued and he was arrested at the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office substation in Anna Maria. He was transported to Manatee County jail and was released on $1,000 bond, a pre-trial services agreement and no-contact order.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

        May 1, 1300 block of Cortez Beach, trespass. A 51-year-old Bradenton Beach man was arrested for trespass after returning to the place he was issued a trespass warning the night before. Bradenton Beach police responded to a call about two men drinking beer in public, took the 51-year-old into custody and transported him to the Manatee County jail.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

April 22, Few-Miller Dock, 4531 123rd St. W., trespass warning. A man was reported returning to the community dock after being told to leave. In the presence of a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy, the man was warned not to return by an agent of the property.

April 28, 4400 block of 124th Street West, burglary. After occupants upstairs heard a noise, a resident went downstairs and saw a man reaching his arm around a door, attempting to unsecure it. The resident yelled and the suspect retreated. The resident chased the man into the backyard across the street and tackled him. The suspect told the resident he had a gun, and the resident stood up. The suspect fled.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

April 26, 7000 block of Palm Drive, burglary. Upon arriving home, a resident called police after noticing a side door open, a hole in a bathroom door and an iPad that had been disturbed. Nothing was reported taken. Holmes Beach police took fingerprints and canvassed the area.

April 26, 100 block of 74th Street, burglary. Two bottles of vodka, seven bottles of wine and four bottles of Champagne were reported missing after an unknown person or persons entered a residence. Fingerprints and shoe prints were taken.

May 1, Manatee County Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, indecent exposure. A 19-year-old Polk City man was arrested for fondling himself at 7:07 p.m. in the parking lot between two cars. He was transported to the Manatee County jail and released on $500 bond, pending a court date.

May 2, 5200 block of Gulf Drive, marijuana. A 19-year-old Riverview woman was arrested for misdemeanor possession of marijuana and paraphernalia after an officer clocked her vehicle traveling 43 mph in a 25-mph zone. After stopping the vehicle, the officer noticed an odor of marijuana on the driver and searched the vehicle. He found marijuana weighing 2.2 grams and a marijuana pipe. She was taken into custody and transported to jail. She posted $1,000 bond and was released.

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 – 05-04-2016

Anna Maria

April 11, 400 block of Magnolia Avenue, burglary. A man reported someone broke into his unoccupied home, but nothing was stolen.

April 17, 800 block of North Shore Drive. A Sarasota couple was boating near Passage Key when witnesses saw the man push and hit the woman. A witness assisted the woman off the boat. The man was arrested at a boat ramp in Bradenton and transported to jail, where he posted $500 bond and was released.

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

Bradenton Beach

      April 23, Historic Bridge Street Pier, 200 Bridge St., trespass warning. A homeless man was trespassed for allegedly sleeping on a bench. He was warned not to return to the property.

April 24, 400 block of Church Avenue, resisting without violence. A Bradenton Beach police officer was dispatched for a disturbance and arrested a Bradenton man for failing to cooperate with his arrest. When the officer arrived at the BridgeTender Inn restaurant, 135 Bridge St., the alleged male aggressor fled in a vehicle at a high rate of speed. The officer stopped the vehicle a few blocks away, where the man acted belligerent and began yelling obscenities. As the officer began to arrest the man, he struggled against being handcuffed. Police pepper-sprayed him and the man was arrested and transported to jail. He was released on a $500 bond, pending a May 26 court date.

April 26, 100 block of Seventh Street South, domestic battery. A dispute ensued between a man and his girlfriend. A coffee table was turned over in the disturbance. No injuries were reported. The man was deemed the aggressor, arrested and transported to jail. He was released pending a May 31 court date.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez: No reports.

Holmes Beach: No reports.

      Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, Holmes Beach Police Department and MCSO.

 

Island police blotter – 04-27-2016

Anna Maria

April 9, Galati Yacht Sales, 900 S. Bay Blvd., burglary. An unknown person entered a vessel without the owner’s consent and removed a cooler valued at $400.

April 10, Gulf Drive and Pine Avenue, marijuana. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy observed a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot of a closed business. As the deputy approached, he saw three occupants. A man in the driver’s seat stepped out and smoke poured from the door. The deputy found 3.5 grams of marijuana, a grinder and glass pipe in the vehicle. The driver acknowledged the marijuana and paraphernalia were his property. He was arrested and transported to jail.

April 11, 100 block of Tern Drive, domestic disturbance. An argument between partners ended with one person leaving the residence.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

April 17, 200 block of Bay Drive North, trespass. A man issued a trespass warning to his on-and-off-again girlfriend who came home late and intoxicated.

April 19, Sports Bar, 118 Bridge St., alcohol violation. A Bradenton Beach police officer identified an underage female drinker, who became belligerent at the police station. The bartender told police the female was given an alcoholic drink by someone else. BBPD took the minor to Manatee Memorial Hospital and a juvenile center. An officer notified her father to pick her up at the center.

April 20, 200 Bridge Street, criminal mischief. A victim of a March domestic battery on a boat came to the station to report the aggressor had thrown his property overboard, including a backpack, clothes, wallet, cash, jewelry, sunglasses, guitar, computer and DVD equipment, all valued at $660.

        Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

April 9, 4400 block of 125th Street West, aggravated domestic battery. A homeless man was arrested after allegedly pushing his pregnant girlfriend at her home in the 5300 block of 14th Street in Bradenton. An MCSO deputy assisted by making the arrest in Cortez based on a police officer’s affidavit. The man was taken into custody and transported to Manatee County jail and was released after posting $7,500 bond.

April 9, Cortez Kitchen, 4528 119th St., domestic battery. Witnesses reported a man slammed an SUV rear lift gate on a woman’s head, causing her to fall as they argued in the parking lot. The man told police the gate fell because it was broken. The woman told police the door never hit her. Emergency services personnel responded and told police the woman’s injury was consistent with being hit by the door. The man was arrested and transported to jail. He posted a $1,000 bond and was released.

April 10, Seafood Shack, 4110 127th St. W., domestic disturbance. A man reported he and his girlfriend argued on his boat, broke up and separated from each other. A deputy arrived and could not locate the woman.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

        April 9, 4000 block of Gulf Drive, domestic battery. Two female family members were traveling in a vehicle when one hit the other in the face. The victim sustained a swollen lip. The aggressor was arrested and transported to jail. She was released after posting a $580 cash bond.

April 11, 6800 block of Palm Drive, domestic battery. Holmes Beach Police Department responded to a neighbor’s report of a disturbance and found a man with a large cut above his eye. Another man claimed he’d been verbally abused, but police determined he was the aggressor. The man with the laceration refused medical treatment and declined to press charges. The aggressor allegedly told police he’d smashed the victim’s face on the ground because he asked for cigarettes and got in his face.

April 12, 6700 block of Gulf Drive, theft. A mountain bike valued at $250 was reported stolen.

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 – 04-20-2016

Anna Maria

March 24, 100 block of Crescent Drive, civil dispute. A man filed a report at the Anna Maria Manatee County sheriff’s substation, stating he had paid a contractor $5,300 to perform work, which was started in January but not completed.

April 1, J. Lazzara Gallery, 507 Pine Ave., theft. A ring valued at $200 was reported stolen.

April 5, 700 block of North Shore Drive, dog bite. MCSO deputies and animal services personnel responded to a call about a dog bite to a child. The bite broke the skin on the child’s leg. Deputies could not locate the dog.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

March 25, Moose Lodge, 110 Gulf Drive S., possible theft. An earring valued at $300 was reported stolen or missing. A lodge manager reported the earring was in a drawer, but later it could not be found.

April 10, Coquina Beach, 2650 Gulf Drive S., trespass warning. A disturbance brought Bradenton Beach police to the trolley junction. An individual appeared to be intoxicated and was arguing with the trolley driver when police arrived. A trespass warning was issued to the individual.

        Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

April 6, H2O Water Sportz, 4110 127th St. W., theft. A warrant was served on a man suspected of stealing a security camera valued at $300. The owners reported a camera was stolen overnight. Video from another camera recorded the theft.

April 6, A.P. Bell Fish Co., 4600 124th St. W., Cortez, trespass warnings. The owner issued trespass warnings to two men hanging around a dock after hours. The docks close to the public at 9 p.m.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

        April 2, Alvin’s Island, 3602 E. Bay Drive, theft.  A missing wallet was reported found, but missing its contents of cash.

April 3, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, camping. A 25-year-old Holmes Beach man was arrested for sleeping on a bench approximately 150 feet from the Gulf of Mexico in violation of a city ordinance. The man was allegedly intoxicated and belligerent and told police he wanted to go to jail. He was transported to Manatee County jail, posted a $120 and was released.

April 7, 3500 block of Fourth Avenue, burglary/theft. A bicycle valued at $500 was stolen.

April 14, Giving Back, 5312 Holmes Blvd., theft. A cabinet valued at $1,200 and a dresser were reported stolen.

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 – 04-13-2016

Anna Maria

March 27, 100 block of South Bay Boulevard, stolen/found property. A Bradenton man reported he’d left a cellphone on a trolley seat. The trolley driver told a Manatee County Sheriff’s deputy he might have seen a woman holding up a black phone.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

April 4, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive N., trespass warning. A woman was issued a trespass warning after a Bradenton Beach police officer responded to a woman being disrespectful to store employees.

        April 5, 500 Gulf Drive N. crosswalk, suspicious circumstances. Without apparent reason, a pedestrian crosswalk signal was found knocked off its pole. Police found no impact to the pole, no vehicle parts and no skid marks in the vicinity. The signal was valued at $3,000.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

        March 29, 4500 block of 119th Street West, domestic battery. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy investigated a report of a woman being hit by a man. The people involved had lived together for a year. Upon arriving at the residence, the deputy asked the man what happened. The suspect allegedly told the officer he and the victim had been drinking and arguing, and acknowledged he’d slapped the woman in the face. MCSO arrested the alleged aggressor and he was transported to Manatee County jail.

        Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

        March 24, 600 block of Gladstone Lane, domestic battery. An argument over the bed covers ended with a woman being struck in the chest. The alleged aggressor complained of difficulty breathing and back pain and was transported to Blake Medical Center. The suspect was medically cleared and transported to Manatee County jail. The alleged victim filed an affidavit of non-prosecution April 7 in 12th Circuit Court.

April 1, 100 block of 30th Street South on the beach, alcohol violations. A 52-year-old woman from New York was cited for giving alcohol to three juveniles. Four alcohol citations were issued. Three emptied open containers and one full bottle of Seagrams Escapes were confiscated.

April 1, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, theft. A parking decal was stolen off a parked car.

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 – 04-06-2016

Anna Maria

March 19, 200 block of Spruce Avenue, fraud. A man from Iowa arrived in Anna Maria for a week at a vacation rental and discovered the residence already rented. He said his rental agreement was a fraud.

March 20, 100 block of Pine Avenue, disorderly conduct. MCSO arrested an uncooperative and intoxicated man who first reported his car stolen, found it and punched the trunk of the car several times while yelling and screaming.

        March 21, The Center of Anna Maria Island, 407 Magnolia Ave., mischief. Unknown persons removed the tennis court gate from its hinges and scattered tennis balls on the courts. The gate was rehung.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

March 27, 200 Bridge St. anchorage, domestic battery. Bradenton Beach police were dispatched to a report of a woman striking a man in the face and neck while cursing at him. The man refused to sign a complaint. Police arrested the 37-year-old woman after determining she was the aggressor. She was transported and booked at Manatee County jail.

March 29, 100 block of Third Street North, threat/harassment. On patrol, an officer saw a woman who had run from an apartment where a former boyfriend threatened to break her legs. The woman had come to the police station and told BBPD about similar threats a few days earlier. She signed a complaint and BBPD requested the state attorney issue a warrant for the man’s arrest.

March 31, Via Roma Beach Resort, disturbance. A manager reported a Bradenton man refused to leave the resort after he allegedly caused a disturbance the night before. After BBPD arrived, the man left.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

        Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

        March 19, Anchor Inn, 3007 Gulf Drive, theft. A wallet was reported stolen from a table in the bar. Holmes Beach police viewed a video of the incident, interviewed suspects and witnesses and requested warrants for theft for two suspects.

March 20, Martinique South, 5200 Gulf Drive, warrant/trespass. Holmes Beach police arrested one man on two warrants and trespassed three other people. They were found swimming in a condo pool without permission.

March 23, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, trespass. A former employee was trespassed at the manager’s request.

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 – 03-30-2016

Anna Maria

March 9-10, 100 block of Gull Drive, information. BB-gun pellets zinged across the canal, hit a lawn chair and caused damage to a window. The shooter told a Manatee County Sheriff’s deputy he and friends were aiming at a target in his yard. He offered to pay for the damage and the victim agreed.

        March 13, 100 block of Tern Drive, runaways. Three juveniles were reported missing at 10 a.m. One was found immediately and two others later in the day.

March 13, Anna Maria City Pier, 100 S. Bay Blvd, lost person. A 74-year-old woman who went missing while visiting Anna Maria Island with her family turned up in Bradenton Beach. Several deputies searched the beach and interviewed trolley drivers. She was reunited with family after a trolley driver told the MCSO he’d dropped her off at Bridge Street.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

March 21, Gulf Drive Cafe, 900 Gulf Drive N., theft. A server’s purse was stolen from a waitress station. The purse was found under a dumpster near the restaurant but a driver’s license and other identification cards were missing.

March 23, 100 block of 12th Street, property damage. A construction crane damaged five 18-inch pavers. The operator advised police he’d contact the victim and replace the pavers.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the Bradenton Beach Police Department.

Cortez

March 17, H&H Marina, burglary. A Yamaha 150-hp outboard motor was stolen off a boat stored at H&H Marina.

        Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

        March 12-13, Publix Super Market, 3900 E. Bay Drive, theft. Three suspects were caught on camera stealing deli chicken and other items totaling $20. One suspect returned to the store the next day and offered to pay the bill.

        March 13, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, theft. A purse was taken off a table after a woman forgot it there. Credit cards were stolen and used at area stores.

March 16, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, theft. An action camera, tri-pod, iPhone and shoes left unattended on the beach were stolen. They were valued at $740.

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 – 03-23-2016

Anna Maria

        March 10, 500 block of Spring Avenue, fraud. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office received a report from a New York state trooper about a scam involving $3,600.04 in MoneyGrams sent to the property. The trooper warned the MCSO there could be an ongoing Craigslist problem at the address.

        March 12, North Bay Boulevard and Poinsettia Road, disturbance. While patrolling, an MCSO officer came upon people arguing. There was no sign of a physical altercation.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

March 7, Bradenton Beach Marina, 402 Church Ave., disturbance. Bradenton Beach Police officers responded to a call about a man on a boat becoming aggressive with a security guard. When police arrived, the security guard led police to the man, who appeared intoxicated. Police determined the man to be the aggressor, but no battery had occurred. Blood appeared on the man’s hand, so emergency medical services were called and the man was taken to a hospital for treatment. Police described the injury as looking like a scab had been removed, but the man claimed police brutality and refused to give the officers his identification. Checking with the U.S. Coast Guard, police were unable to determine ownership of the boat.

March 11, Coquina Park, 1800 Gulf Drive, disorderly intoxication. Manatee County Marine Rescue contacted the BBPD about a man who drove into a pole. When police arrived, the officers asked if someone could be called to help the man get home due to his intoxication. The man began yelling and cursing and lunged at an officer. He was arrested and transported to the Manatee County jail.

March 12, Via Roma, 2408 Gulf Drive N., theft. A visitor from Tennessee reported placing an envelope with $700 in a nightstand drawer March 7 and finding it missing as he packed up to leave.

March 13, Silver Surf, 1301 Gulf Drive N., theft. A Winterhaven woman who stayed at the resort in February reported her diamond jewelry missing. She valued the missing diamond rings and a pair of earrings at $11,515. Police report she was unable to recall where at the resort she’d left the jewelry.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

March 6, 4400 block of 124th Street West, battery. An argument became physical between two acquaintances when a male aggressor grabbed a woman by the arm and punched her, causing her to fall. The aggressor fled in an unknown direction. After deputies arrived, the woman was transported to Blake Medical Center with a severe headache.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

March 5, Citgo Gas, 3105 Gulf Drive, disorderly conduct/trespass. Holmes Beach police responded to a call from the convenience store clerk about a man who became angry when he was told the store microwave was not working. He yelled at the clerk and at passersby. When police arrived, the man was drinking alcohol on the front porch of Mike Norman Realty, 3101 Gulf Drive. Police determined the man had been trespassed from the location and arrested him for trespass and disorderly conduct. While being transported to jail, the man spit and became combative.

        March 11, 600 block of Manatee Avenue, marijuana possession. HBPD arrested a 21-year-old Lakeland man for misdemeanor possession of marijuana after clocking his vehicle at 41 mph in a 25-mph zone in the 5200 block of Gulf Drive. Stopping him on Manatee Avenue, an officer found a small amount of the drug near the driver’s door and a bag containing 16.3 grams of marijuana wedged in the front seat. He was transported to Manatee County jail and released on a $500 bond.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

Island police blotter – 03-16-2016

Anna Maria

      March 1, 200 block of Elm Avenue, disturbance. A person argued with a motorist about speeding while a child was riding a bike on the road. One person allegedly punched the motorist’s vehicle. No damage was reported or observed.

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

Bradenton Beach

      March 7, 200 block of Bay Drive North, domestic aggravated battery. A man walked to the Bradenton Beach police station at about 1 a.m. to report a knife attack and an officer later found him waiting outside his residence with blood dripping down his leg. Medical emergency services administered aid and determined the man’s wounds were not life threatening. He told police his live-in girlfriend cut him with a kitchen knife, but he refused to sign an affidavit about the incident. Found sleeping in the residence, the woman told police the man cut himself and was making up the story to get her in trouble. She was arrested.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

March 3, 12400 block of 45th Avenue West, suspended license. After stopping a motorist for driving too close to deputies standing on the side of the road, MCSO arrested a 33-year-old Sarasota man for driving with a suspended license.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

      Feb. 29, 600 block of Dundee Lane, theft. A boat ladder valued at $400 was reported stolen from a front yard.

March 1, Domino’s Pizza, theft. A 46-year-old Michigan man reported his 26-inch black bike stolen while in the restaurant for five minutes.

March 3, 600 block of Hampshire Lane, theft. Two coolers and a wallet containing $200 in gift cards were reported stolen from an open garage.

March 4, Walgreens, 3200 E. Bay Drive, theft. Three women entered the store at about 2:30 p.m. One woman was caught on a surveillance camera leaving after concealing a bottle of Jim Beam, while the two others bought a box of baking soda. They may have left in a red Dodge Caliber.

March 4, Publix, 3900 E. Bay Drive, disturbance. A manager called the Holmes Beach Police Department after attempting to calm a Bradenton man who was yelling and cursing at employees at the deli counter. As officers approached the man, he began to yell. HBPD arrested him for disorderly conduct and also issued the man a trespass warning.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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

 

Island police blotter – 03-09-2016

Anna Maria

        Feb. 22, J. Lazzara Gallery on Pine, 507 Pine Ave., battery. Two people reported being battered by the other. They declined filing charges and signed waivers of prosecution.

Feb. 24, Galati Yacht Sales, 900 S. Bay Blvd., theft. An unknown person entered a yacht and removed three monitors, each valued at $7,500.

Feb. 26, 300 block of North Shore Drive on the beach, search. Thinking a kite surfer might be stranded off shore at about 9 a.m., a Manatee County deputy, marine unit and the U.S. Coast Guard searched the land, sea and air near Bean Point. Some floating equipment was recovered from the Gulf, but no one was reported missing and no one claimed the equipment.

Feb. 28, 500 block of Seagull Way, vehicle.  A White Ford F-150 was found abandoned and was recovered for another agency. Manatee County Sheriff’s Office determined the vehicle to be stolen out of Pinellas County.

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

Bradenton Beach

        Feb. 27, 2400 block of Gulf Drive North, battery. A cleaning woman for Wagner Realty filed a battery charge against her supervisor. The woman told Bradenton Beach police she was cleaning a unit when her supervisor came in, told her there was hair in a hot tub and hit her on her back. The supervisor told police she had struck her in a joking motion. Later that day, the woman went to the real estate office, where the supervisor asked for any unit keys in her possession. The woman left the office with the keys, which were retrieved by the officer.

Feb. 24, BBPD station, 403 Highland Ave., court order. Text messages sent Feb. 12-22 were reported as violations of a no-contact order issued Feb. 6 after an alleged battery involving roommates at a Bradenton Beach residence.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

Feb. 23, Seafood Shack, 4110 127th St. W., theft. Two males were captured on surveillance cameras stealing two surveillance cameras valued at $600.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Feb. 22, South Harbor and Gulf Drive, 0.02 violation.  Holmes Beach police stopped a 19-year-old Zolfo Springs man for speeding and the man told the officer he’d been drinking. The man provided two breath samples, measuring 0.078 and 0.081. The legal limit is 0.02 for persons under 21. When the motorist exited the vehicle, the officer noticed a box of ammunition in the side panel of the driver’s door. The subject confirmed there were weapons in the vehicle. Police found a Ruger .22 caliber firearm and 12-guage shotgun, along with three open containers of alcohol behind the driver’s seat. The motorist was ticketed for open container, speeding, expired registration and sunscreen violations and the firearms taken to HBPD.

Feb. 26, Publix Super Market, 3900 E. Bay Drive, theft. A Bradenton woman was ticketed for stealing a $9 package of sushi. She also was issued a trespass warning from the store.

Feb. 26, 100 block of 47th Street, criminal damage/trespassing. An owner reported his neighbor hired a man who chain-sawed hedge plants valued at $500 without his permission. The owner told police he saw the neighbor’s landscaper preparing and cutting down his hedge and told him to stop. Another witness saw the landscaper cutting the plants and told him to stop. HBPD obtained sworn affidavits from the witnesses.

March 1, Regions Bank parking lot, 503 Manatee Ave., A homeless man was arrested at 6:20 p.m. for allegedly stealing shirts, yelling and cursing for two hours and urinating in public. HBPD responded to a report of a disturbance and observed the man urinating. Two shirts with price tags still attached were found in his possession and determined to be $42.38 of stolen merchandise from the store Alvin’s Island. A Bradenton woman also was arrested for yelling and screaming in connection with the disturbance.

Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.

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