June 7, 300 block of Pine Avenue, domestic disturbance. Manatee County sheriff’s deputies responded after three 911 calls were abandoned and found a married couple arguing about their child. Officers determined it had been a verbal dispute.
June 8, 800 block of South Bay Boulevard, suspicious incident. A woman alerted authorities to a possible human bone she found near the shore. Deputies collected the bone for further examination.
Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.
June 9, Coquina Park, 1600 Gulf Drive S., vehicle burglary. A Pennsylvania man reported his Jeep had been burglarized earlier in the day while at the beach. His credit card and $92 were stolen from the locked vehicle. When the man noticed the items were missing, he checked with his credit card issuer and determined someone made $1,283.99 and $748.99 in fraudulent purchases. Checking the vehicle, a BBPD officer found pry marks on a door handle.
Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.
Cortez is policed by the MCSO.
June 7, 300 block of 62nd Street, noise/party. Holmes Beach police responded to a noise complaint about a loud party just after midnight and observed vehicles lining the street and parked in the yard. More than 20 people were inside the residence, including underage drinkers. Other partygoers were in the street. A woman at the house told the officers the guests would stay overnight, but they advised that would violate the maximum occupancy for the property. “She did not take the situation seriously,” a police report stated. Vacasa Rentals was notified and an agent responded and served an eviction notice. The partygoers left the house, mostly calling Uber for rides, although five vehicles were allowed to remain. The officer cited the woman for an open house party and contributing to the delinquency of minors.
June 7, 300 block of 61st Street, battery. An argument turned physical when a female renter allegedly kicked a bedroom door and attempted to hit her male landlord. The renter denied the report, and said the landlord shoved her out of his room. A police officer issued a request to the state attorney to consider a battery charge against the renter. The landlord advised police he’d be starting the eviction process.
June 8, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Baker Act. Holmes Beach police were summoned by lifeguards about a woman on the beach with her dog. An officer determined she was under the influence of drugs and alcohol and needed medical assistance. EMS was called and the woman was transported to a medical facility. Police contacted a relative of the woman to pick up the dog.
June 9, 700 block of Manatee Avenue, drug/license/vehicle. A 34-year-old Bradenton man was arrested on an outstanding warrant and for possessing meth and driving with a suspended license as a habitual traffic offender. An officer observed the man operating a Dodge van with a cracked windshield, ran the tag and pulled him over when he determined the vehicle tag was registered to a Ford pickup and the man was wanted on a Sarasota County warrant in a grand theft case. The man told police he was a meth user but didn’t know about three bags of meth found by police in a hidden compartment near the center console. The vehicle was towed. The tag was seized. A passenger in the vehicle was arrested for possessing crack cocaine pipes.
June 11, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, alcohol. A Tampa man sitting at picnic table was cited for possessing alcohol in a prohibited area.
June 13, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, vehicle burglary/criminal mischief. A rear window in a vehicle was smashed and a woman’s purse, containing $150, glasses and her driver’s license, was stolen.
Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, 7600 HBPD and MCSO.