Streetlife – 03-25-2020

Anna Maria

No new reports.

      Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

March 14, BridgeWalk Resort, 100 Bridge St., trespassing. A man was walking suspiciously around the motel and, when approaching him, an officer recognized the man as someone trespassed from the property within the past year. The officer arrested the man, who was given a notice to appear in court.

March 15, Coquina Beach, 2650 Gulf Drive S., resisting an officer without violence. An officer responded to a vehicular crash at Coquina Beach. The officer approached the suspect and asked for her license and registration, but she refused to comply. She was arrested and transported to the Manatee County jail.

March 15, 200 block of Gulf Drive South, recovered stolen vehicle. An officer was dispatched to find a stolen vehicle. The officer conducted a traffic stop and instructed the occupants to exit. The driver presented his license and was identified as the vehicle’s renter. The driver’s information were taken and the vehicle impounded. Tampa Police Department was investigating the issue as of March 15.

March 15, 1400 block of Gulf Drive South, burglary. An officer responded to a theft at the Coquina North Boat Ramp, where the victim left the vehicle locked and went out on his boat. The vehicle window was broken. Kids clothing, a computer case and laptop were taken.

BBPD polices Bradenton Beach.


No new reports.

MCSO polices Cortez.

Holmes Beach

March 11, 400 block of 62nd Street, information. A Holmes Beach patrol officer responded to a call regarding possible criminal mischief due to a damaged gate. Upon investigation, the gate had deteriorated and there were no signs of criminal activity.

March 11, Minnie’s Cafe, 5360 Gulf Drive, found property. A man found cash in the restaurant parking lot and turned it over to the HBPD.

March 11, 700 block of Manatee Avenue, traffic stop, marijuana. An officer on patrol was alerted by the license plate reader system. The officer stopped the vehicle and determined the male driver had a suspended license. He also smelled marijuana emanating from the vehicle and saw a lit marijuana cigarette. The motorist handed over more cannabis that was in the console. The driver was given a notice to appear, issued a violation for less than 20 grams of marijuana and released.

March 12, 200 block of Harbor Drive, identity theft. A female contacted the HBPD after checking her credit report and discovering a loan she did not initiate had been taken out in her name. An investigation is pending.

March 12, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, Marchman Act. A police officer was dispatched to the public beach parking lot in reference to an unconscious male. He responded to the officer, but appeared heavily intoxicated and was transported to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton.

March 12, 700 block of Manatee Avenue, traffic stop. A patrol officer observed a motorist fail to stop at a flashing red light. The officer determined the male motorist’s license was suspended with revocation status. The driver was arrested and transported to the Manatee County jail.

March 13, 3200 block of Gulf Drive, traffic, DUI fourth or subsequent. An officer was called to a moped crash involving no other vehicles. The male driver was semiconscious and smelled of alcohol. His head was bleeding and he was transported to Blake Medical Center. He refused a field sobriety test and blood draw. Upon review of his criminal history, a judge signed a warrant for a blood sample, which was to be sent to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement as part of a DUI investigation.

March 14, 100 block of 39th Street, public urination. An HBPD officer on patrol observed a man urinating on the beach. The man was given a violation.

March 14, 4200 block of Gulf Drive, burglary. A man said a neighbor saw someone suspicious enter his vehicle. About $5 in cash was stolen. A case number was issued.

March 15, 100 block of 48th Street, alcohol. While patrolling the beach access, an officer heard a man vomiting. A female companion was carrying open cans of alcoholic beverages and other open containers were in sight. Both people were issued violations for consumption of alcohol on a public beach.

March 15, 5800 block of Marina Drive, traffic stop. An officer was alerted to a license plate reader hit and stopped the vehicle. The female motorist was driving with a learner’s permit and had a suspended license. She was issued citations for violation of learner’s permit and driving with a suspended license. The tag was removed from the vehicle, which was left in a parking lot, and the female was released.

March 16, Anchor Inn, 3007 Gulf Drive, trespass. An officer was called to the bar to remove an intoxicated male patron who had created a disturbance.

March 16, Publix, 3900 E. Bay Drive, theft. The store manager reported a male suspect stole food. The suspect was detained at a bus stop, arrested and transported to the county jail. The food was returned to the store.

March 16, 300 block of Avenue C, traffic. A juvenile female motorist was stopped by an officer on patrol for driving a vehicle without a tag and no headlamps. The officer determined she did not have a license. She was issued a warning and released.

      HBPD polices Holmes Beach.

            Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.