Jan. 2, 900 block of North Shore Drive, lost property. A person reported losing a wallet containing credit cards near the shoreline in Anna Maria Dec. 31. None of the credit card contents had been compromised.
Manatee County Sheriff’s Office polices Anna Maria.
Jan. 4, 2600 block of Gulf Drive North, vehicle burglary. A resident reported to Bradenton Beach Police that items were taken from her vehicle. The passenger door of a Kia Sportage was found open and the seat was moved. Reported missing: a phone charger, coins, a camera and a CD case.
Jan. 7, Bradenton Beach City Hall, 107 Gulf Drive N., trespassing. A 33-year-old homeless man was removed from Bradenton Beach City Hall property after officers found him rolled up in a bedsheet. Police said the man had been warned numerous times about sleeping outside city hall. He was arrested for trespassing.
Jan. 7, Moose Lodge, 110 Gulf Drive S., trespass warning. A Michigan man was given a trespass warning after he was asked to leave because of his dog. The man refused to leave and said his dog was a service animal. While being escorted from the lodge, his elbow struck an employee. According to the Bradenton Beach Police Department report, the lodge employee did not want to press charges and the man was formally trespassed from the lodge for a year.
BBPD polices Bradenton Beach.
No new reports.
MCSO polices Cortez.
Dec. 27, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, trespass warning. Holmes Beach police officers were dispatched for a disturbance between two men in the parking lot. Officers spoke to one man, who appeared intoxicated and distraught. He was issued a trespass warning and left. The second man left before HBPD arrived.
Dec. 29, 300 block of 63rd Street, prohibited construction activity. Officers were dispatched to a residence on a report of construction activity in violation of a Holmes Beach city code. Officers heard a saw being used and contacted a man who apologized and said he would quit working.
Dec. 29, 700 block of Manatee Avenue, no driver’s license. An officer observed a vehicle about 11 p.m. being driven recklessly — crossing over the yellow line and passing another vehicle in a no-passing zone. The 25-year-old driver said he did not have a license. He was arrested for driving without a license.
Jan. 1, 3200 block of East Bay Drive, suspicious circumstance. At around 12:30 a.m., an officer came upon a man who appeared intoxicated. He was wet and covered in mud, walking behind the Walgreens store. The man said he crashed a golf cart in a ditch. The golf cart was located and the owner was contacted. The owner said he did not want to press charges.
HBPD polices Holmes Beach.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.