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.


        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.

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