Anna Maria City
Dec. 26, 100 block Willow Avenue, criminal mischief. The complainant said someone threw five eggs at his house, striking second-story windows and splashing on porch furniture. Added patrols of the area were requested.
Dec. 14, 2500 Gulf Drive N., trespass. Officers were called after a report of a man who kept visiting the property without invitation. He had a history of attending weddings and parties and taking food and drink, according to the report. He was issued a trespass warning.
Dec. 19, 100 block First Street North, burglary. The complainant said someone entered his unlocked vehicle and took his wallet containing $100 and credit cards, plus a pager.
Dec. 20, 100 Gulf Drive N., Circle K, trespass. Store officials called police after spotting a man in the store who had a trespass warning issued against him. He was arrested.
Dec. 20, 100 block Bridge Street, driving with license suspended with knowledge. Officers stopped a man driving a vehicle who they knew did not have a valid license. He was arrested.
Dec. 22, 100 block 10th Street S., burglary. The complainant said someone broke into a friend’s car parked at his house and took a CD player, car emblems, fishing equipment and tools.
Dec. 23, 500 block Gulf Drive North, criminal mischief. The complainant said someone “keyed” both sides of her parked vehicle.
Dec. 24, 2000 block Gulf Drive North, burglary. The complainant said someone entered her unlocked resort room and took her backpack, which contained $700 and prescription drugs.
Dec. 28, Leffis Key, burglary. The complainants said someone broke the window of their parked vehicle and took a purse from the back seat, leaving two other purses in the front seat. The purse contained a phone, credit cards and $700.
Dec. 30, 12700 block Cortez Road, possession of controlled substance. Officers stopped a vehicle for having a loud stereo after following it across the Cortez Bridge. Officers noticed a strong odor of cannabis from the vehicle. A search of the car revealed a plastic bag of white powder, which tested positive as cocaine. Anthony J. DeMarco Jr., 26, of Bradenton, said the drug was not his. He was arrested.
Dec. 25, 3800 block East Bay Drive, battery. The complainant said her sister and her boyfriend had gotten into a fight the night before. The sister was moving out of her boyfriend’s apartment and requested financial help for the move. Officers warned the couple to avoid any further conflicts.
Dec. 25, 5801 Marina Drive, HBPD, information. The complainant said she went to pick up her daughter from her ex-husband at a court-appointed time, but received a message that he and the girl were in Tampa. She requested a police report for evidence.
Dec. 25, 3007 Gulf Drive, Anchor Inn, battery. The complainant said he was leaving the bar when unknown persons struck him in the face. He could not identify his assailants.
Dec. 26, 400 block 63rd Street, battery. The complainant said he got into a verbal argument with another man who was a passenger in a truck parked at the Circle K, 2500 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach. The man and the truck driver followed the complainant to Holmes Beach and, when he stopped his car, he was struck in the mouth by the assailant and sustained a cut lip that required seven stitches. The victim and witnesses identified the driver of the truck, but attempts to locate either driver or passenger were unsuccessful.
Dec. 26, 6000 block Gulf Drive, theft. The complainant said someone took his daughter’s scooter, a Christmas gift valued at $90, from the garage of the unit where the family was staying on vacation. Left in its stead was a woman’s bicycle.
Dec. 26, 100 block 30th Street, theft. The complainant said someone took construction material valued at $33.97 from his home.
Dec. 28, 400 block 28th Street, failure to appear. Officers responded to a report of a houseguest who said he wanted to kill himself. It was revealed that he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest, and he was taken to jail.
Dec. 29, 100 block 39th Street, theft. The complainant said someone had rummaged through his parked car overnight. Missing was $5 in change, sunglasses, CDs and mail. He later found some of the mail in a unit of the resort he was cleaning. Attempts to reach the renters were unsuccessful.
Dec. 30, 200 block Manatee Avenue, theft. The complainant said someone took two bicycles from his front yard.
Dec. 30, 100 block 49th Street, theft. The complainant said someone took his granddaughter’s bicycle from his garage.