March 22, Bean Point, 800 block of North Shore Drive, water rescue. Manatee County Sheriff’s deputies and the agency’s marine unit responded to five people who required rescue after their boat took on water.
March 22, 300 block of Pine Avenue, suspicious person. Deputies responded to a report of a suspicious person on Pine Avenue at about 9:35 p.m. No further information was available.
March 25, 700 block of North Shore Drive, noise. Deputies were dispatched in response to a complaint about loud noise. No further information was available.
Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.
March 17, Coquina Beach, domestic battery. An officer was dispatched to a call from the Holmes Beach Police Department in reference to a domestic battery that began in Bradenton Beach. A couple had argued at Coquina Beach. Driving north, the man hit the woman and shook her by her hair. The woman, who was driving, pulled over and called 911. The victim did not press charges.
BBPD polices Bradenton Beach.
March 19, 400 block of 63rd Street, suspicious incident. Holmes Beach police officers were dispatched to the 63rd Street boat ramp due to people there after hours. When police arrived, a male fled in a truck, which he parked on a street several blocks away. He then took off on foot. Officers determined the vehicle was stolen and contacted the owner, who retrieved it. The suspect was not found.
March 22, AMI Carwash, 5804 Marina Drive, counterfeit money. A counterfeit $100 bill was found in the parking lot of the carwash and turned over to an HBPD officer.
March 24, 5300 block of Gulf Drive, Baker Act. An officer was dispatched to attend a person veering into traffic on Gulf Drive. A Baker Act form was completed, the man was taken into custody and transported to a health care facility.
March 24, 300 block of 55th Street, marijuana. HBPD officers were called to a possible residential break-in. Upon approaching the residence, the officers smelled burning marijuana. Five juvenile males were cited for possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana. Their parents were contacted to retrieve them.
March 24, 700 block of Manatee Avenue, traffic. An HBPD officer on patrol observed a golf cart with no license plate traveling on Manatee Avenue. Upon stopping the driver, the officer determined his license was suspended for habitual offenses. The man was arrested and transported to the Manatee County jail. The golf cart was towed.
HBPD polices Holmes Beach.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.