Anna Maria City
Nov. 26, 9600 block Gulf Drive, vehicle fire. A tree-service vehicle caught fire. West Manatee Fire Rescue responded and extinguished the blaze.
Nov. 21, 100 block 68th Street, criminal mischief. The complainant said someone broke outdoor light fixtures of her home.
Nov. 21, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, suspicious. Lifeguards called officers regarding suspicious activity of a man walking up and down the beach with a video camera. When confronted, he said he was filming for a television show. When his camera was reviewed, it revealed he had taken pictures of juvenile women. He was issued a trespass warning.
Nov. 23, 200 block 65th Street, burglary. The complainant said someone had entered his home and carved the name “Troy” on his table and put out cigarettes on his carpet while he and his wife were away.
Nov. 23, 7000 block Gulf Drive, criminal mischief. The complainant said that four juveniles rolled a large rock in front of her car and she struck it. Damage was estimated at more than $1,000. The unidentified juveniles fled the scene, but more rocks were found on the roadway and removed by officers.
Nov. 23, 2800 block Avenue B, criminal mischief. The complainant said someone broke his front window.
Nov. 24, 5000 50th Street, driver’s license, fleeing. Officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle with very dark, tinted windows, when the vehicle sped away. Officers pursued, the driver parked and exited the vehicle and ran into the surf, and was later captured by officers, who found a small bag of marijuana in the pocket of Gary B. Young, 22, of Bradenton. He sprained his ankle while fleeing, according to the report, and was taken to Manatee Memorial Hospital for treatment, then to jail on drug charges.
Nov. 24, 6500 Holmes Boulevard, theft. The complainant said someone took a power washer, value of $160, out of his garage.
Nov. 25, 5800 Marina Drive, trespass. Officers issued a trespass warning to a man who did not have a skatepark permit.
Nov. 27, 300 block 67th Street, information. Officers responded to a call of a dispute regarding payment of a payroll check.
Nov. 27, Seaside Court, battery. Officers responded to a call of battery. A man and two women agreed they had a verbal argument, all were romantically involved, all were intoxicated, according to the report, and no one wanted to press charges.
Nov. 28, 5410 Marina Drive, D.Coy Ducks, disturbance. Officers responded to a call from the bartender of an impaired patron attempting to leave. After some discussion, she called her son, who called her a taxi to take her home.