Anna Maria is policed by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
Jan. 1, 135 Bridge St., disorderly conduct. Bradenton Beach police were flagged to a disturbance at the dinghy dock. People at the clock tower near the Historic Bridge Street Pier reported watching the man scream, yell obscenities and drink alcohol. One onlooker signed a complaint and police arrested the man and transported him to the Manatee County jail.
Dec. 29, 900 block of Gulf Drive North, criminal mischief. Windows were broken in two parked vehicles. Photography equipment valued at $3,000 was reported stolen from one vehicle. Nothing was reported missing from the second vehicle.
Dec. 26, Coquina Beach, 1700 Gulf Drive S., drug violation. Bradenton Beach police observed a man and woman in the front seat of a vehicle in the parking lot after-hours. When they approached the vehicle, the officers saw several needles, lighters and other drug paraphernalia among piles of belongings in the vehicle. The man was issued a citation for possessing paraphernalia.
Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.
Cortez is policed by the MCSO.
Holmes Beach is policed by the Holmes Beach Police Department.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.