May 22, 700 block of N. Shore Drive, fraud. A man went to the MCSO to submit a sworn statement about a scheme to defraud of more than $50,000.
May 22, 300 block of North Bay Boulevard, found property. A bike was found by an officer at Bayfront Park. The owner later identified the bike and it was returned.
May 24, 100 block of Crescent Drive, mischief. A woman reported someone drove into the yard and knocked over potted plants.
Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.
May 20, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive S., trespass warning. An assistant store manager called Bradenton Beach police and reported a man loitering on the benches next to the entrance for several hours. BBPD assisted the manager issue the warning and advised the 52-year-old man that if he returned to the store, he would be arrested.
May 22, Historic Bridge Street Pier, 200 Bridge St., trespass warning. Between 7:30-8:30 p.m., people on the pier began calling police appalled about a 29-year-old man horsing around, using foul language and throwing fish. The man was issued a trespass warning.
May 24, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive S., trespass warning. Responding to a report from the convenience store, Bradenton Beach police assisted with a trespass warning to a 33-year-old man who had remained at the store after being told to leave by a store employee. Police were told the man’s ex-girlfriend worked at the store, however, she was not working at the time.
May 25, 1600 block of Gulf Drive South, domestic battery. Bradenton Beach police responded to a report of a man beating a woman near the Coquina Beach Park bathrooms. The man left before officers arrived. The woman told police her boyfriend had dragged her through the sand, pushed her to the ground and kicked her in her stomach. BBPD, with other area law enforcement, searched for the man to no avail. BBPD submitted a request for the state attorney to pursue possible charges.
May 25, 300 block of Gulf Drive South, erratic driver. A 72-year-old man in a pickup was pulled over by police after an officer observed him swerving on Bridge Street, failing to yield the right of way in the roundabout, cutting off another vehicle, and driving into the bike lane. The man admitted he’d been drinking, exited the vehicle and fell on the sidewalk. The officer called for emergency medical services, which transported the man to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton. He was ticketed for failing to maintain a single lane and failure to yield the right of way at the roundabout.
Cortez is policed by MCSO.
May 24, 6800 block of Palm Drive, theft. A woman unloading luggage at a rental house reported a carry-on bag with content valued at $475 was not in the driveway after it was left at the rear of the vehicle.
May 25, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, seat belts, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana. A woman was stopped after making an illegal turn into the parking lot from Gulf Drive. She was cited for no seat belt, a child not properly belted in a carrier seat and possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana.
May 25, 100 block of 42nd Street, warrant arrest. A vehicle was stopped after a hit on a license plate reader and the driver was found to not have a license. A passenger was identified as having an outstanding warrant for domestic battery, was arrested and transported to Manatee County jail.
May 27, 400 block of Clark Drive, disorderly intoxication. A man was reported standing in the street with a bottle of tequila and yelling. A neighbor said he was an acquaintance of her son and she tried to take the tequila. An altercation ensued. Police found the man lying in the street. The man was taken into custody and transported to Manatee County jail, after receiving medical clearance for a bump on his head and alcohol toxicity.
Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.