June 3, 200 block of Pine Avenue on the beach, found property. Sunglasses and a cellphone with a cracked screen were turned into the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.
June 2, Coquina Park South Boat Ramp, 2000 Gulf Drive S., stolen tag. An owner reported a boat trailer tag missing. A Bradenton Beach police officer entered the missing tag into a law enforcement database.June 2, Coquina Beach 2200 Gulf Drive, S., juvenile. An intoxicated female juvenile was reported stumbling on the beach and in the water. Police took her into custody and to a medical facility, where workers contacted her father.
June 3, 700 block of Gulf Drive South, criminal mischief. The owner of a 2007 Kia reported the vehicle’s side mirrors had been broken at their mounts between 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Damages of $400 were estimated.
Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.
May 31, Cortez Market, 12203 Cortez Road W., trespass. A woman who told a cashier she’d lost her wallet was trespassed for rude behavior. Her boyfriend returned to the store and said the woman found her wallet.June 1, 11500 block of Cortez Road West, lost/stolen property. Belongings left by a homeless man in January were reported missing when he returned to the location May 24.
June 2, 12000 block of Cortez Road, road rage. A 48-year-old Bradenton motorist encountered road rage and pulled into a parking lot. As the man exited his vehicle, the aggressor put him in a headlock and punched him twice in the face. The man and aggressor were co-workers. An investigation is ongoing.
Cortez is policed by the MCSO.
June 1, 4000 block of Fifth Avenue, disturbance. A couple argued about a wife taking her husband’s keys after he’d been drinking. Police found the man on Manatee Avenue. He told police he’d been walking in the city but wanted to leave in a family vehicle. The man also told police he didn’t believe he was intoxicated and took a breath test, which measured 0.91 blood-alcohol content, more than the 0.8 BAC legal limit to drive. The man told police he wouldn’t be driving and went to another home to sleep.
June 2, 4800 block of Gulf Drive, burglary. Four fishing rods and reels valued at $780 were stolen. Holmes Beach police are investigating.
June 2, 200 block of 71st Street, noise/underage drinking/occupancy. Holmes Beach police responded to a noise complaint and observed 18 people enter a residence. Officers determined a father had rented the home for his daughter as a graduation gift and drinking had been going on throughout the day. Police contacted the rental agent, Vacasa Rentals, and the occupants were required to leave for the night. Police referred the report to code enforcement.
June 3, 500 block of Key Royale Drive, construction. Police responded to a report of contractors working on Sunday. The supervisor was contacted and a ticket was issued.
June 5, 699 Manatee Ave., camping. A passerby alerted police about a man sleeping at a vacant building. An officer woke the man and issued a citation.
June 5, 600 block of Manatee Avenue, warrant arrest. An officer stopped a 67-year-old Palmetto motorist on a suspended driver’s license and seize tag order for the vehicle. The officer also determined the woman driver was wanted for an outstanding warrant from Okaloosa County. She was arrested and transported to the Manatee County jail. The tag was seized and the vehicle towed.
June 5, 3000 block of Avenue C, domestic battery. A man flagged down police after an argument with his 20-year-old girlfriend. The man believed she was driving recklessly, so he turned off the car. The girlfriend struck him in the face, stomach and on his head with what he thought was her cellphone. Police found the woman at her 62nd Street residence, where she told officers the couple had argued about the time she left work and he took the keys to a vehicle and wouldn’t give them back. The girlfriend was arrested.
June 6, Hurricane Hanks Bar & Grill, 5346 Gulf Drive, theft. The owner reported a manager was paying himself more than his salary. An investigation as to the alleged fraudulent activity was initiated. The manager was fired that day, according to the owner.
Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.