Sept. 15, 7200 block of Gulf Drive, unlicensed firearm. On a traffic detail, a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy stopped a speeding vehicle. After questioning the occupants about an odor of marijuana, the deputy arrested a 28-year-old passenger who raised his arms in the air and told an assisting Holmes Beach officer he was sitting on a gun.
Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.
Sept. 12, Island Time Bar and Grill, 111 Gulf Drive S., burglary arrest. Bradenton Beach police arrested a 48-year-old homeless man for breaking in and stealing eight bottles of liquor. A police investigation led the bar management to check the surveillance tape, which showed the man with matching tattoos taking the bottles.
Sept. 14, 100 block of Eighth Street South, criminal mischief. A pool maintenance worker found 2 gallons of paint in a swimming pool and reported the damage to the property owner.
Sept. 14, 200 Bridge St. and the Intracoastal Waterway, suspicious boat. A 32-foot cabin cruiser was found dismantled and with no means of propulsion. Verbal warnings were issued to the owner. The BBPD asked the state attorney to issue a warrant arrest.
Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.
Cortez is policed by the MCSO.
Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.