Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.
Nov. 1, 2400 block of Avenue C, vehicle burglary. A laptop valued at $500 was stolen from a vehicle reportedly left open for 10-15 minutes.
Nov. 5, Coquina Park, 1900 Gulf Drive S., warrant arrest. Bradenton Beach police found a 22-year-old man sleeping in his car after 3 a.m. Checking the tag, they determined the man was wanted on a Sarasota County warrant for false imprisonment and domestic battery. Officers awakened and arrested him. He was transported to the Manatee County jail.
Nov. 5, 10th Street South on the beach, criminal mischief. A cement groin was defaced with red and black paint. An officer from the Bradenton Police Department brought a suspect to the scene to meet a Bradenton Beach police officer. The 20-year-old female allegedly told officers she had spray-painted the groin after having a bad day at work.
Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.
Cortez is policed by the MCSO.
Nov. 3, 200 block of Haverkos Court, noise violation. Holmes Beach police were dispatched to a complaint about a loud party at 10:14 p.m. and metered the noise, which averaged 63-64 decibels in violation of the 10 p.m.-8 a.m. 50-decibel limit. The homeowner apologized and said she was celebrating her 60th birthday. Police issued her a noise ordinance citation.
Nov. 4, Gulf Drive at 28th Street, cocaine. An officer observed a weaving vehicle, determined the driver’s license was revoked and, making a traffic stop on a 33-year-old Palmetto man at the wheel, noted an odor of intoxicants. Police searched the man and his vehicle and found 0.89 grams of cocaine. Post-Miranda, the man allegedly admitted to using cocaine. He was arrested for driving on a revoked license and cocaine possession and was transported to the Manatee County jail.
Nov. 4, 800 block of Manatee Avenue, marijuana ordinance. ., Holmes Beach police pulled over a vehicle traveling east at about 10 p.m. for an inoperable headlight. Police noted the odor of marijuana and found 2.8 grams of marijuana in the vehicle. The 21-year-old male driver was issued a citation for marijuana possession and a written warning for the equipment violation.
Nov. 5, 300 block of 64-65th Street, noise. Just after midnight, police were dispatched to a complaint of loud music at a vacation rental home. When officers went to the door, they noted the renter appeared intoxicated and had a large laceration on his head. Another partygoer told police the man had cut his head when he jumped into the pool. An officer recommended emergency care. EMS was summoned and the renter was transported to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton. The noise complaint 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.