Anna Maria is policed by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
Bradenton Beach is policed by the Bradenton Beach Police Department.
Cortez is policed by the MCSO.
Aug. 28, 100 block of 34th Street, burglary. Holmes Beach police responded to a burglary in progress and found the property owners with an unknown 15-year-old male and a stolen car parked in front of their house. The couple had returned from dinner to find their door open and initially reported nothing missing. Police took the teen into custody after connecting him with reports that a juvenile from Bradenton was missing and thought to be in a stolen car. The teen told police he had gone to the beach to clear his head, saw the house for sale and decided to go inside. HBPD transported the teen to a Manatee County juvenile facility.
Aug. 31, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, alcohol. Police found a man and woman with beer sitting on a beach at 1:34 a.m. Officers ticketed them for violating the ordinance against possessing alcohol on the beach and they left the park.
Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.