Streetlife – 05-16-2018

Anna Maria

April 27, 100 block of Tarpon St., stolen bike. An unsecured bicycle was stolen.

May 8, 100 block of Tern Drive, domestic. A man called 911 for a domestic disturbance involving a family member and another person who’d left the scene before Manatee County Sheriff’s deputies arrived. No violence was reported.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

April 29, 100 block of Bridge Street, license. Bradenton Beach police arrested a 32-year-old woman for driving with a suspended license after she was seen stumbling out of the Sports Lounge and warned not to drive. Thirty minutes later, officers observed her vehicle strike a curb and fail to maintain a single lane as she drove west on Bridge Street. She was transported to the Manatee County jail.

May 2-5, 200 Bridge St. anchorage, abandoned boat. A cabin cruiser belonging to a deceased person broke anchor, floated to the Historic Bridge Street Pier and rested there until someone tied it to an anchored vessel. The cruiser was left open to the weather, robbed of engine parts and the family of the deceased told police they didn’t want anything to do with it.

May 4, 200 Bridge St. anchorage, derelict boat. Bradenton Beach police inspected a white sailboat taking on water with open hatches and full of paint cans and other garbage. Police attempts to contact the owner, who hadn’t been seen at the vessel for months, were unsuccessful.

May 4, 200 Bridge St. anchorage, abandoned boat. A cabin cruiser, name Claire Sea, was inspected and found listing in four feet of water. Police made attempts to determine the ownership, to no avail.

May 4, 200 Bridge St. anchorage, abandoned boat. No registration or identifying marks were found on a catamaran with large holes left open to the elements. Police attempts to determine ownership were unsuccessful.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.


April 27, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., warrant arrest/trespass. MCSO issued trespass warnings to a man and a woman found loitering on the property. A deputy determined the woman was wanted on a warrant out of Sarasota County. She was arrested and transported to the Manatee County jail. After a deputy took the man’s fingerprints, the man left.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

April 30, 5600 block of Flotilla, theft. Two personal watercraft vessels, a trailer and a motor were reported stolen. The items were valued at $12,500. Fingerprints were taken.

May 3, 500 block of Gulf Drive, marijuana. Holmes Beach police pulled over a Bradenton man for a seat belt violation, noted the odor of burnt cannabis, found 12 grams of the drug in a man’s pocket and cited him with violating a city ordinance against marijuana possession.

May 3, Hurricane Hanks, 5346 Gulf Drive, fraud. A woman in her 50s and a man in his 30s ate and drank at an outside table and failed to pay their $64.67 tab. They gave the waitress a prepaid money card that was declined for insufficient funds and left before the server returned. The couple also took a beer glass. Police checked the area for suspects but found none.

May 4, 65th Street beach access. Three bikes were found and placed for safekeeping.

May 4, 400 block of 63rd Street, burglary/theft. An envelope with $1,000 placed in a book in the shelves was found empty and on the floor. A broken key was found stuck in the front door. The reporting party told police he had received an email from his owner, Dolores Baker Real Estate, advising keys to rental properties had been stolen.

May 4, 400 block of 63rd Street, suspicious circumstances. A man told police responding to a burglary in a nearby unit he found his door open and items out of place when he woke up the morning the day before. There was no sign of forced entry and nothing reported missing.

May 5, Dcoy Ducks Bar & Grille, 5410 Marina Drive, theft. A bicycle parked outside the bar for about five minutes was stolen.

May 6, 5300 block on the beach, alcohol. A 21-year-old man was observed drinking a can of beer. The police report states he’d seen the no-alcohol signs but continued to drink because “you know.” He was issued a citation.

May 9, Manatee Public Beach, lost property. A woman reported two diamond rings lost after placing them in her bikini top to put on sunscreen. She valued the rings at $151,000.

May 10, 200 block of 72nd Street, noise. At 1:12 a.m., police were dispatched for loud music. An officer measured 58 decibels. The renter was ticketed because the noise was greater than 50 decibels after 10 p.m. The officer also gave the renter a pamphlet about the noise ordinance. The renter apologized.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

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