Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.
Aug. 17, Bradenton Beach Marina, 402 Church Ave., property damage. A woman backed a pickup truck into a retaining wall/fence and left. The marina clerk was unsure if the driver was aware of the damage, which he estimated at $50. Bradenton Beach police searched for the vehicle to no avail.
Aug. 19, 2400 block of Avenue A and Anna Maria Sound, found gun. A vacationing Clermont man brought a loaded gun to the Bradenton Beach police station. He told police he was standing on the dock when he noticed the revolver in the shallow bay water. Police determined the gun, loaded with five rounds, had not been reported lost or stolen.
Aug. 19, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive S., trespass warning. A 41-year-old man and 30-year-old woman listing their residence as the Bradenton Beach anchorage were warned for trespassing. The manager asked an officer to assist with the warning, saying the man and woman had been told not to bring a dog into the store but continued to do so.
Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.
Aug. 15, 3800 block of 118th Street, runaway. A father reported his 16-year-old daughter left his residence. He told the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office she had texted him but would not say where she was.
Cortez is policed by the MCSO.
Aug. 16, 700 block of Manatee Avenue, sexual offender registration. A Holmes Beach police officer stopped a 27-year-old Palmetto man for failing to wear a seat belt and determined he had an outstanding warrant from Michigan that did not require extradition. The officer noted previous arrests for failing to register as a sex offender. The man told the officer another law enforcement officer told him he was not required to register in Florida. HBPD released the man after ticketing him for violating the seat belt law.
Aug. 18, 5600 block of Guava Street, suspicious incidents. A resident returned home to find a broken glass table in her side yard. The woman also reported other suspicious incidents, including nails in her vehicle’s tires and construction putty on her vehicle.
Aug. 23, 700 Manatee Ave., marijuana ordinance. A Holmes Beach police officer stopped an 18-year-old woman for speeding and noticed the odor of marijuana coming from her vehicle. Police searched the vehicle and found 6.8 grams of marijuana and a marijuana grinder.
Aug. 24, 4000 block of Fifth Avenue, open door. Two officers entered a residence after observing an open door and determining no one was home. They found no problems inside and secured the door.
Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.