May 25, address redacted by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, domestic battery. Deputies arrested a 44-year-old man after they were dispatched to an argument in which the man pushed a woman into a wall, causing her nose to bleed.
The MCSO polices Anna Maria.
June 11, Bradenton Beach Club, 1702 Gulf Drive S., theft. A rented pop-up tent left outside on a back porch was stolen. The renters paid $80 for the tent rental.
June 11, 100 block of Second Street North, domestic. Bradenton Beach police responded to an argument between a woman and her boyfriend over text messages between the woman and another man. The couple agreed the woman and their son should leave.
June 18, Green Turtle Shell & Gift Shop, 701 Gulf Drive N., domestic battery. Witnesses called police after seeing a woman repeatedly strike a man. When officers arrived, they searched the area for the couple and later found them walking to their vehicle. The man told officers it was a playful exchange. The woman was arrested.
June 19, Coquina Beach South Boat Ramp, 2653 Gulf Drive S., stolen dog. A 10-week-old German shepherd was reported stolen by a cement worker who left the puppy in a cage near other workers while he went to Home Depot. When the owner returned after an hour and half, the puppy and the cage were gone and the other workers said they had not seen the puppy.
The BBPD polices Bradenton Beach.
June 7, Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St., sexual battery. An inappropriate touching of an intern was reported. MCSO is investigating.
The MCSO polices Cortez.
June 12, 3200 block of 42nd Street, warrant. Holmes Beach police picked up a 47-year-old man on a warrant related to a derelict vessel in the Bradenton Beach anchorage.
June 14, Holmes Beach police station, 5801 Marina Drive, fraud. A man came to the HBPD and reported a scam after he applied for a fishing license online and gave the company his Social Security number. He told police he paid $67 with a bank card and was sent another email for more money.
June 14, 4800 block of Gulf Drive, Baker Act. Officers were dispatched to a group of people who were following messages from a woman who was texting suicide threats. Relatives told police she was on medication and diagnosed with depression. Police took the subject to a medical facility.
June 14, 500 block of Key Royale Drive, noise. A citation was issued to renters after a noise complaint was called in at 4:51 a.m. Police measured the noise at 35-67 decibels from a neighbor’s backyard. An ordinance limits noise between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. to 50 decibels.
June 16, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive. A fight broke out in a crowd gathered for the World’s Strongest Man competition. One witness said a man and woman were pushing to gain a better view, starting the fight. An officer separated one man from the others and calmed him down. Police advised the parties to leave the beach and they complied.
June 17, Island Bazaar, theft. Three pairs of Costa sunglasses valued at $605 were stolen. The merchant told police a surveillance video showed an unknown male taking the glasses from a case.
The HBPD polices Holmes Beach.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.