Streetlife – 09-05-2018

Anna Maria

        Aug. 24, 400 block of Spring Avenue, lost vehicle. Manatee County sheriff’s deputies helped a man find a vehicle he lost saw the night before. It was found in a parking lot at 204 Spring Ave.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Aug. 20, Runaway Bay condominiums, 1802 Gulf Drive N., theft. A woman went to the Bradenton Beach police station and reported her motorized bicycle stolen. It was valued at $1,850.

Aug. 27, 26th Street and Avenue A, criminal mischief. Damage to the window of a front-end loader was reported.

Aug. 28, 900 Gulf Drive, property damage. A construction company employee dropped a flag on a 2015 Toyota Camry traveling north, denting and scratching the vehicle.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.


Aug. 21-22, 3700 block of 116th St. Court W., domestic. A 55-year-old homeless man was arrested for battery, criminal mischief and trespass after he entered a family’s home, where he lived 11 months ago in an outdoor shed. The man retrieved his belongings and left without incident Aug. 21. The next day he returned, threw objects in a carport and scared the residents. He told Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputies another family member had been the aggressor.

Aug. 25, 3600 block of 117th St. W., domestic. MCSO responded to a woman who had fallen and cut her head during an argument with her boyfriend. Deputies determined the woman had been drinking and the argument was verbal.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

        Aug. 25, 3100 block of Gulf Drive, drugs. A Holmes Beach police officer stopped a 36-year-old Bradenton Beach motorist for equipment violations. When the man exited the vehicle, a container with five pills fell to the pavement. Police arrested the man for possessing controlled substances and driving with a suspended license.

Aug. 25, 400 block of 42nd St., noise. An officer heard loud music coming from a residence while on patrol at 2:39 a.m. The noise meter registered an average of 55 decibels, with spikes up to 64 decibels. The property renter was cited for violating the noise ordinance.

Aug. 26, 4900 block of Gulf Drive, construction. At a neighbor’s request, police officers stopped at a residence to ask about work being performed on the home and the possible need for a building permit. The code enforcement department was notified.

Aug. 28, 5801 Marina Drive, damaged HBPD truck. As an officer was preparing to report for duty Aug. 26, he noticed his patrol truck window was broken.

Aug. 28, 500 block of 71st St., vehicle burglary. Landscapers reported a backpack, cellphone, wallet, $400 and two sets of car keys stolen from their unlocked truck.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

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