Sept. 27-Nov. 2, (street redacted from report), sexting. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy issued a citation to a minor who sent nude photos to another minor via Snapchat.
Nov. 20, 500 block of Villa Rosa Way, Baker Act. MCSO responded to a report of a runaway female juvenile on her bicycle. A deputy located the juvenile near the Center of Anna Maria Island, where she repeatedly threatened to kill herself. The deputy took her into custody and to a medical facility.
Nov. 21, 100 block of Hammock Road, found property. What a landscaper thought might be human remains were not. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy collected the artifact and placed it for safekeeping before a medical examiner’s office ruled out the possibility of it being from a human.
Nov. 26, 200 block of Second Street North, theft. A resident reported a missing package containing prescription psoriasis medication. Federal Express confirmed the package was delivered to the residence. Neighbors told the resident they hadn’t seen it.
Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.
Nov. 14, 4500 block of 123rd Street, found property. On patrol, a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy was approached by a man who said he found a license plate at the Manatee County landfill on Lena Road. The man told the deputy he thought it was a valid tag that fell off a vehicle. Checking law enforcement databases, the tag came back stolen from Lake County. The tag was confiscated.
Cortez is policed by the MCSO.
Nov. 26, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, suspicious person. Holmes Beach police officers on patrol found a 29-year-old man passed out on a picnic table. The man woke up, began shaking uncontrollably and told police he had a problem with seizures. EMS transported the man to a medical facility.
Nov. 25, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, trespass. A 64-year-old man causing a disturbance at the south end of the parking lot was trespassed at the recommendation of a lifeguard.
Nov. 24, Smoothie King and Subway, 3232 and 3248 E. Bay Drive, suspicious circumstances. Three minors told police that a man followed them into the stores, staring at them in both locations and then walked outside and touched his genitals in a suggestive manner over his clothes. The minors left with parents who came to pick them up.
Nov. 24, 300 block of 68th Street, motor vehicle theft. A 59-year-old man was arrested for taking his mother’s car three days earlier. The mother reported the 2009 Hyundai Azera stolen after the son took her keys, saying he was going to the store to purchase beer. He did not return. The man told Holmes Beach police he had a crack cocaine problem.
Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.