May 3, 10100 block of Gulf Drive, paraphernalia, a controlled substance without prescription, less than 20 grams cannabis. THC oil, marijuana and paraphernalia were found when deputies searched a vehicle. The items were seized. No arrests were made.
May 5, South Bay Boulevard at Magnolia Avenue, confiscated property. Three juveniles were found smoking marijuana and drinking beer on the beach. The beer and marijuana were confiscated, and the juveniles’ parents were called to pick them up.
Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.
May 11, 611 Gulf Drive N., Imperial House condominiums, domestic battery. Bradenton Beach officers responded to a 911 call and found a man with injuries to his face, hand, chest and foot. The man said his girlfriend became angry when he tried to record an argument between them. She had left the area and a be-on-the-lookout was issued, with an arrest warrant for domestic battery.
May 12, 1900 Gulf Drive S., Coquina Beach Park, stolen and recovered property, towed vehicle. A Bradenton Beach police officer came upon a parked vehicle at 4 a.m. at Coquina Beach. Three people appearing to be juveniles approached, but said they did not arrive in the vehicle. They refused to give identification and Holmes Beach officers were called for backup. The owner of the car was not located, and a tow was requested. The BBPD officer found a loaded handgun in the glove box that was determined to be stolen. The juveniles were released to family members.
Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.
May 8, 127th Street at Cortez Road West, theft of property. A man reported a wallet stolen from a tackle box while he was fishing. The wallet contained two debit cards, a driver’s license and $80.
Cortez is policed by MCSO.
May 11, 200 block of 66th Street, burglary. A man said his 40-caliber gun and a magazine clip were stolen from his truck. He was not sure if the theft occurred from his rental house or the Manatee Public Beach parking lot.
May 13, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, theft. A woman reported her wallet and cellphone stolen after she accidently left them in a restroom stall. She reported her credit cards had been used.
May 14, 500 block of 70th Street, warrant arrest. Officers were told a man with warrant for a probation violation was doing carpentry work at a residence. He was taken into custody and turned over to the MSCO.
Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.
Street life is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.