Streetlife – 09-12-2018

Anna Maria

Aug. 23, 100 block of Gull Drive, found property. A property manager found a .40 caliber Glock left in a rental unit and turned it into the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. MCSO checked for warrants and injunctions before returning the handgun to the owner.

Aug. 26, Bayfront Park, 316 N. Bay Blvd., lost person. While on patrol, a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy encountered a man who said he was lost. The deputy helped the man recall his residence by driving around the city and he was reunited with his family.

Aug.28, 500 block of Kumquat Drive, domestic. A couple argued about one person not having a job and not paying attention to the other. Police determined the argument did not turn physical.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Aug. 13, Via Roma condominiums, 2408 Gulf Drive N., theft. Rings in a heart-shaped tin were reported stolen. The owner of the jewelry told Bradenton Beach police she forgot them in a unit during her stay in July. She took the rings on vacation, fearing they might be stolen from her Tampa home.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.


Sept. 1, 3600 block of 117th Street West, domestic. A deputy responded to a disturbance involving a couple who had been drinking. The officer spoke to both parties and determined the argument was verbal.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Sept. 1, Jessie’s Island Store, trespass. A 28-year-old woman from New York went into the store asking to use the clerk’s cellphone. When the clerk told her no, the woman yelled and refused to leave. The woman was warned for trespass and a Holmes Beach police officer transported her off the island.

Sept. 1, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, suspicious circumstances. Holmes Beach police were called to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton after a 21-year-old woman, who was found collapsed on the Palma Sola Causeway, reported she’d been at a beach cafe. Police later learned from her father she may have taken prescription drugs while drinking a Long Island ice tea.

Sept. 1, Freckled Fin, 5337 Gulf Drive, public urination. On patrol, an officer observed a man urinating on a sculpture at the entrance of the bar/restaurant. The man told police he was relieving himself in public because he didn’t want to leave his girlfriend to use the restroom.

Sept. 3, 5300 block of Gulf Drive, warrants. Holmes Beach police arrested a 25-year-old motorist on three warrants out of Hillsborough County after pulling him over for speeding. He was transported to the Manatee County jail.

Sept. 3, 100 block of 51st Street, fight. Holmes Beach police responded to a backyard fight. A 51-year-old man reported a 25-year-old woman hit him in the face. The man said he’d thrown a pair of pants at a roommate, who was “making out” with the woman, to complain about the clothing left on a bathroom floor. The woman fled. Police found her in the bushes in the 5300 block of Holmes Boulevard. She told police she fought with someone, but had no idea why. The woman had a swollen lip. The man sustained cuts. All parties refused medical treatment. The man declined to press charges.

Sept. 3, 200 block of 72nd Street, construction on holiday. Police responded to an anonymous report of a construction ordinance violation. An officer advised an Eason Builders Group employee about the ordinance and the work stopped. The report was referred to code enforcement.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

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