Oct. 4, Bayfront Park, 316 N. Bay Blvd., trespass warning. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy on patrol at 2:45 a.m. observed a person covered with a sheet, seated next to several bags of clothes. As the deputy approached, the woman lifted the sheet from her head. The deputy explained she was in the park after hours, issued her a trespass warning and asked her to leave. She complied.
Oct. 7, 200 block of Palmetto Avenue, burglary to unoccupied structure. A man called MCSO and reported two sheds on his property were ransacked while he was out of town for two weeks. Nothing was stolen.
Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.
Bradenton Beach is policed by the Bradenton Beach Police Department.
Cortez is policed by MCSO.
Oct. 3, 4900 block of Gulf Drive, battery. Holmes Beach police were flagged down by witnesses to a fight between a man and his girlfriend in a carport. Witnesses told police the man headbutted the woman, placed her into a headlock and threw her on the ground. Another man, who tried to intervene, was punched in the face. The argument apparently started when the girlfriend objected to how the boyfriend spoke to her children. The man denied the allegations. Officers arrested the man for domestic battery. Due to children being present, police notified an abuse hotline.
Oct. 8, Beach Bistro, 6600 Gulf Drive, forgery. A check issued by the restaurant’s accountant for $46.40 was altered, changing the check amount to $4,850 as well as the payee’s name. The bank was notified and HBPD is investigating.
Oct. 8, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, warrant. A woman was arrested on a warrant for a probation violation out of Sarasota County.
Holmes Beach is policed by the HBPD.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the Bradenton Beach and Holmes Beach police departments and the MCSO.