No new reports.
MCSO polices Anna Maria.
Jan. 23, 100 block of Second Street North, abandoned vehicle. Bradenton Beach police officers learned a golf cart had been sitting in the parking lot of the Tingley Memorial Library for more than five days. The golf cart had no tags and lacked paperwork and registration linking it to an owner. The vehicle was towed.
Jan. 26, 100 block of Fourth Street North, eviction. A Bradenton Beach police officer responded to reports of gunfire at a vacation rental property and, upon arriving, waited for backup from the Holmes Beach Police Department and the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. The officers contacted an individual inside, who said an altercation began at a family party when people he didn’t know arrived. Officers contacted the rental management company, which evicted the tenants from the property. Officers found a plastic bag containing cannabis on the driveway, which was placed into property for disposal.
Feb. 6, 2400 block of Avenue C, stolen vehicle. A resident reported her vehicle, a yellow 2015 Jeep Wrangler, was missing from her carport in the morning. She said she left her vehicle unlocked and the key in the cup holder, but no one had permission to use the vehicle. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office entered the vehicle’s information into the National Crime Information Center and the Florida Crime Information Center databases.
BBPD polices Bradenton Beach.
Feb. 3, 4600 block of 124th Street West, overdose. A Cortez resident called 911 to report a man who admitted to using heroin and was sleeping on the docks. Emergency medical services arrived and transported the man to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton by ambulance for treatment.
MCSO polices Cortez.
Feb. 1, 4900 block of Gulf Drive, battery. An HBPD officer was dispatched by a concerned relative to a domestic altercation. Upon arrival, the officer determined that a female had been pushed by her boyfriend. She said he also held her down and tried to choke her. The male said the female punched him. The male was brought into custody for questioning and released. Statements and photos were taken for a case file.
Feb. 3, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, assist. An HBPD officer was dispatched to help West Manatee Fire Rescue release a woman trapped in a bathroom stall for more than an hour.
Feb. 4, LaPensee Plumbing, 400 block of Manatee Avenue, theft. An officer responded to a call that an employee saw someone who did not work at LaPensee rummaging through a company truck. Upon speaking with the employee who drives the truck, the officer determined three business credit cards were stolen. Photos were taken and placed in a case file.
HBPD polices Holmes Beach.
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