April 20, 600 block of Alameda Road, possession of less than 20 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia. An officer observed two people in a truck and detected the odor of marijuana. A search recovered less than 20 grams of cannabis and drug paraphernalia. The officer issued citations.
April 26, 503 Pine Ave., Anna Maria General Store, trespass. The owner of the Anna Maria General Store reported a woman sitting on the store patio and harassing patrons. She was trespassed for 12 months from the property. She boarded a trolley and left.
Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.
April 22, 103 Gulf Drive, Circle K, trespass warning. A man left his backpack outside the store and as he left, the backpack was gone. He demanded the clerk look at the video surveillance. When the clerk refused, the man threatened him. Police were called and issued a trespass warning to the man.
April 25, 200 block of Bay Drive North, vehicle burglary. A man told BBPD a checkbook with no more than 25 blank checks was stolen from his vehicle. Two checks had been cashed at an Amscot in Bradenton for a total of $475.
April 25, 115 Bridge St., Fish Hole Miniature Golf, stolen property. A man reported his cellphone was stolen while he was playing miniature golf. The GPS tracking located the phone on Longboat Key, and a Longboat Key officer searched the area, but did not find the phone.
April 26, 2506 block of Avenue B, property damage. A man reported damage to his vehicle parked in the alley behind a residence. An estimated $2,000 in damage was done to the front bumper, hood and front grill.
Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.
Cortez is policed by MCSO.
April 25, 5626 Gulf Drive, Harrington House Beachfront Bed and Breakfast Inn, theft. The owner of Harrington House reported a black bicycle valued at $250 was stolen from a tenant at the property.
April 27, 5416 Marina Drive, Restless Natives, criminal mischief. An employee of another business in the Island Shopping Center reported two men wrestling in front of Restless Natives, breaking the storefront glass window, then leaving. The damage was estimated by officers at about $800. The management for the center responded and secured the business.
April 27, 3900 block East Bay Drive, outstanding warrant. A man was observed by officers yelling at people at the trolley stop. When officers checked his information, it was determined he had an outstanding Manatee County warrant. He was taken into custody and transported to the Manatee County jail.
Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.
Street life is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.