Island police blotter – 03-21-2018

Anna Maria

March 2, Bayfront Park, 316 N. Bay Blvd., found property. A city worker found a kayak and reported it to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. The kayak was taken by the MSCO for safekeeping.

March 2, 100 Palm Drive and the beach, hazardous material. A beach walker found a gallon of an unknown chemical and delivered it to MCSO, where it was placed in a hazardous-material locker.

March 5, 300 block of Iris Street. A two-person kayak stored on a raised lift was reported missing.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

March 9, 200 Bridge St. anchorage, unregistered vessel. A 23-year-old man continued jetting around in a personal watercraft after Bradenton Beach police warned him not to operate the vessel. The man was taken into custody and transported to jail.

March 13, Bradenton Beach Marina, 202 Church Ave., warrant arrest. A 42-year-old Bradenton man who called 911 about people following and harassing him was arrested on a warrant. Police determined the man was wanted for a parole violation in Tallahassee. He was taken into custody and transported to the Manatee County jail.

March 13, 100 block of Bridge Street, warrant arrest. An officer arrested a 37-year-old man who police identified as suspicious. After a warrants check, an officer determined he was wanted for a Manatee County parole violation. The officer took the man into custody and he was transported to jail.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.


No reports.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

March 5, Kingfish Boat Ramp, theft. Reporting money was stolen, a man told the MCSO he’d responded to an advertisement about purchasing a motorized bike but, he said, he may have been scammed.

March 5, 300 block of 56th Street, disorderly intoxication. Holmes Beach police filed a request recommending the state attorney arrest a 69-year-old man who alleged another man was parked illegally on his property. The man began arguing with people and swearing at police, who responded and advised the vehicle was legally parked.

March 9, 400 block of Holmes Beach, suspicious circumstance. Holmes Beach police checked on a house after a complainant observed damage to a door. An officer searched the property and all doors were locked and secured.

March 11, 100 block of 81st Street, noise. HBPD responded to a complaint of loud music at 9:37 p.m. An officer reported hearing yelling and cheering in the pool area and measured the noise at 44-69 decibels. Police then found about 10 people playing alcohol-drinking games in the backyard and issued a citation to the renter.

March 13, Key Royale Club, 700 Key Royale Drive, fraud. Holmes Beach police are investigating a report of fraudulent checks being cashed on the club account. A suspect was caught while cashing another check.

March 14, Feast Restaurant, 5406 Marina Drive, battery. A 56-year-old intoxicated woman from Connecticut stumbled into a woman and slapped a woman who was seated outside D.Coy Ducks Tavern, next to the restaurant. The intoxicated woman also had parked her vehicle on the sidewalk. HBPD responded and arrested the intoxicated woman and transported her to Manatee County jail.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

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