Sept. 4, Anna Maria city public works, 402 Pine Ave., theft. A generator belonging to contractor Frank Agnelli was reported stolen. After removing planks at the city pier in July, the Agnelli crew mistakenly moved the generator, valued at $1,000, to the city’s public works building. The city notified Agnelli, but before the contractor picked it up, it went missing.
Sept. 8, Gulf Drive and Magnolia Avenue, traffic/vehicle/marijuana. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy observed a vehicle run a stop sign and determined the vehicle’s registration was expired. After stopping the motorist, the deputy noted an odor of marijuana and resin on a vape cartridge, which was collected for testing. The motorist was ticketed for the traffic infractions.
Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.
Aug. 28, 107 Gulf Drive N., trespass warning. A homeless 52-year-old man was found sleeping at a bus stop. He was trespassed by a Manatee County Area Transit trolley driver. The man told police he had nowhere to go and needed help. Police transported him to a medical facility.
Sept. 1, 111 Bridge St., Marchman Act. A 51-year-old man was found sleeping under a tarp in a parking lot. Bradenton Beach police determined the man was intoxicated and unable to care for himself, and transported him to a medical facility.
Sept. 10, 2400 block of Gulf Drive North, property damage. Trimmed tree debris from the Via Roma condominiums fell over a fence onto a neighbor’s property, breaking pipes that connected rain water barrels and causing a water spill. A maintenance technician said Via Roma would repair the damages.
Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.
Cortez is policed by the MCSO.
Sept. 6, 3300 block of Gulf Drive, driver’s license/marijuana ordinance. Holmes Beach police stopped a motorist in a pickup truck for a suspended license, a third or subsequent offense, after the officer ran the tag. The female passenger gave an officer permission to search her purse and the officer found 1.7 grams of marijuana. The man was arrested and transported to Manatee County jail. The woman was issued an ordinance citation.
Sept. 8, 6000 block of Marina Drive, marijuana. Stopped for a defective headlight, an officer wrote a motorist a citation for possessing marijuana after viewing a marijuana cigarette on a soda can in the console.
Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.