Streetlife – 07-24-2019

Anna Maria

July 11, 400 block of Spring Avenue, theft. A roofing company reported several sheets of metal stolen from a construction site during the previous two weeks.

The MCSO polices Anna Maria.

Bradenton Beach

July 16, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive S., trespass warning. A 28-year-old man ignored a store clerk and kept drinking alcohol after the clerk told him not to drink on the premises. Bradenton Beach police witnessed the clerk issue a warning and advise the man not to return to the property.

July 15-16, Bridgewalk Resort, 100 Bridge St., trespass. Police gave two men warnings not to trespass after observing them drinking alcohol and loitering at the motel. The men were told not to return to the property for a year, but they returned the next day and BBPD issued notices to appear in court for trespassing.

The BBPD polices Bradenton Beach.


July 10, Cortez Park, 12507 Cortez Road W., motor vehicle theft. A vehicle with the keys left inside was stolen from a driveway.

July 15, 3800 block of 118th Street, domestic disturbance. A couple who live together argued over who would turn off the oven. The woman asked a man to turn the oven off since he’d left it on. The man said he was too tired. When Manatee County sheriff’s deputies arrived, the man had locked himself in his truck to cool down. No physical injuries occurred. The parties agreed to separate for the night.

The MCSO polices Cortez.

Holmes Beach

July 10, 500 block of 74th Street, theft. A man reported a green grill valued at $1,100 stolen from his patio after 10 a.m. the day before.

July 13, 200 block of 85th Street, battery. A man driving a low-speed vehicle was on his way to meet a female friend at CrossPointe Fellowship when he was attacked by three males. Witnesses stopped to assist. One witness said she saw three juveniles run from behind the church and also saw one of the suspects punch the victim as he was driving, causing his vehicle to flip. There was no report on injuries.

July 14, 4000 block of Fourth Avenue, recovered vehicle. On patrol, a Holmes Beach police officer found a parked 2014 Ford truck and determined it was stolen after checking a law enforcement database. HBPD contacted MCSO and, based on the owner’s request, a tow was arranged.

The HBPD polices Holmes Beach.

Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.

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