Jan. 11, 400 block of Magnolia Avenue, traffic issue. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy initiated a traffic stop on a group of juveniles riding bicycles and doing wheelies in the roadway. Three of the five subjects fled to a nearby house but ultimately returned to the scene. They were from Pennsylvania, here to participate in a basketball tournament at IMG Academy. Charges were not pursued. The juveniles were turned over to their coaches.
MCSO polices Anna Maria.
No new reports were provided.
BBPD polices Bradenton Beach.
Jan. 12, 4300 block of 127th Street West, found item. A resident reported to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office that he retrieved a safe from the waters under a bridge at 127th Street West crossing over a canal that leads to Sarasota Bay. Multiple lottery tickets were found attached to the safe, which was placed in evidence storage.
MCSO polices Cortez.
Jan. 8, 8400 block of Marina Drive, warrant. A Holmes Beach police officer on patrol was informed by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office about a warrant for a woman staying in Holmes Beach. The woman was taken into custody and transported to the Manatee County jail.
Jan. 9, 5424 Marina Drive, Jessie’s Island Store, warrant. While on patrol, an officer spotted a man he knew to have a warrant for violating probation in Manatee County. The warrant was confirmed and the individual was detained and turned over to the MCSO.
Jan. 11, 2900 block of Gulf Drive, disturbance. An officer responded to a man who said he had an argument with his girlfriend. He said that although she accidentally struck him, he wanted to make an incident report. No arrest was made.
Jan. 11, 3900 block of Gulf Drive, traffic stop. The city’s license plate reader system alerted an officer on patrol to a vehicle associated with a failure-to-pay seize order. The driver had no proof of insurance. She was given a notice to appear and released.
Jan. 11, 5000 block of Gulf Drive, stolen vehicle. An officer was dispatched to a report of a stolen vehicle and stopped the suspects without incident. The driver said the vehicle was an overdue rental. Upon searching the car, officers found 3.4 grams of marijuana and issued a city ordinance violation. Both the driver and passenger were questioned by the HBPD and released, pending review by the state attorney.
Jan. 13, 2800 block of Gulf Drive, traffic. An officer received a license plate reader alert. Upon stopping the female driver, the officer determined her registration was expired and she lacked insurance. She was cited for both offenses.
HBPD polices Holmes Beach.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.