June 22, 400 block of Magnolia Avenue, theft. A man reported the theft of an unsecured bike valued at $100-$300.
The MCSO polices Anna Maria.
June 23, 700 block of Gulf Drive South, robbery. A woman reported being robbed at 11:40 p.m., after meeting a male and two females on the beach. The woman reported she tried to help the man find an item he said he dropped, when he stole her wallet, containing her driver’s license, credit card and $182. The man, who was in his 20s, punched the woman in the chest and head and ran away. The woman chased the man, but tripped, fell and cut her leg. EMS transported the woman to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton for treatment. Police searched the area to no avail.
June 24, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive S., trespass warning. On patrol, a Bradenton Beach officer observed a male yelling obscenities. The store manager told the officer customers feared the man and she wanted him trespassed. The officer assisted in the trespass. The man was warned to leave and not return.
The BBPD polices Bradenton Beach.
The MCSO polices Cortez.
June 20, 200 block of 65th Street, noise. Holmes Beach police responded to a noise complaint at 12:25 p.m. Officers measured yelling and music between 52 and 67 decibels from a back-yard pool and attempted to contact the occupants at the front door. Getting no response, the officers went to the pool area and asked to speak to the person who signed the rental agreement. The partiers woke up a 40-year-old man from Kansas and police issued him a noise violation. An ordinance restricts noise to 50 decibels 10 p.m.-7 a.m.
June 20, 100 block of 48th Street, noise. Dispatched for a noisy pool party, an officer measured the noise between 53 and 67 decibels and then attempted to contact the occupants. An officer issued a renter from Georgia a noise violation.
June 24, CVS, 611 Manatee Ave., theft. An Apopka woman reported the theft of a $1,000 Samsung cellphone after leaving it in the store bathroom. She told HBPD she observed a woman leaving the store with what she believes was her phone “wrapped up” and confronted the woman, who then fled.
June 24, 100 block of 48th Street, disturbance. An argument broke out about a man trying to drive with his child in the vehicle while he was intoxicated. Family members intervened, blocked his car, calmed the man and transported him to a hotel.
The HBPD polices Holmes Beach.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.