July 2, 200 block of Gladiolus Street, noise. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint about loud music from a neighboring property, where construction work was ongoing. A deputy responded but found no loud music and construction noise “within acceptable limits.”
July 4, 300 block of Hammock Circle, fireworks. The MCSO took a complaint from a caller concerned about fireworks in the neighborhood.
July 5, 300 block of Magnolia Avenue, noise. The MCSO received a complaint about loud noise at a neighboring property. The deputy reported children “laughing and giggling” as they played in a pool. No violation was issued.
July 6, 200 block of Chilson Avenue, disturbance. The MCSO dispatched a deputy to an address where the complainant alleged people were “fighting and throwing each other into the poll.” The deputy reported people at the address were “not LEO friendly” but there was no disturbance.
July 7, 100 block of Oak Avenue, found child. The MCSO responded to a report of a missing child who was playing at a property and then went missing, after possibly wandering to the beach. The child soon was reported found and not injured.
Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.
July 1, Anna Maria Island Moose Lodge, 110 Gulf Drive S., property damage. Officers from the Bradenton Beach Police Department arrived at the lodge in response to reports that a man allegedly climbed onto the roof and fell through a canopy awning. The officers found the man, who smelled of alcohol, bleeding but conscious on the patio floor. The man was transported to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton for evaluation and was charged with property damage due to criminal mischief.
BBPD polices Bradenton Beach.
No new reports.
MCSO polices Cortez.
July 1, Waterline Resort Marina & Beach Club, 5325 Marina Drive, information. An officer was called to the resort to investigate a possible bullet hole in a window in a guest room. Photos were taken and it was determined that the prior guest in the room would be billed for the damage.
July 2, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 block of Gulf Drive, trespass. A Manatee County code enforcement officer called the police department to trespass a man and woman from the cafe. The man was causing a disturbance and the woman appeared intoxicated. Both were issued trespass warnings and left the premises.
July 3, 700 block of Manatee Avenue West, traffic. The police chief observed a motorcyclist traveling in a bike lane. An officer was called and determined the male driver did not have a motorcycle endorsement. The man was issued citations for both violations.
July 3, 4100 block of Gulf Drive, traffic. An officer received a license plate reader hit on a vehicle tag. Upon stopping the male motorist, the officer determined his license was suspended. The motorist’s license and tag were seized and the owner arranged to have the vehicle towed.
July 4, 100 block of 37th Street, alcohol. While on beach control, an officer observed a man and woman drinking alcohol on the beach. They were both issued citations.
July 5, 2900 block of Avenue E, domestic battery. A woman walked into the police station to report domestic battery against her by her boyfriend earlier that night. Police interviewed the woman, her boyfriend and witnesses to the argument. Capias requests were issued for both parties.
July 5, 100 block of 50th Street, parking. A vehicle was parked blocking the emergency vehicle beach access. A parking violation was issued and the vehicle was about to be towed when the owner arrived and paid a unhook fee to the towing company.
July 6, 5400 block of Marina Drive, camping. An officer on patrol observed a man sleeping on a bench in the plaza. He was issued a notice to appear.
July 6, 6800 block of Palm Drive, information. An officer responded to a call in reference to a missing RV license plate. The owner was issued a case number and a lost license plate form.
July 6, 500 block of 72nd Street, information. A person called to report a handgun had been left at a vacation rental. The property manager turned the gun over to the HBPD and arrangements were made for the gun to be returned to the owner.
July 6, 300 block of 58th Street, suspicious circumstances. A man reported that three men unknown to him entered his home several days prior and requested the use of his computer. Upon calling a technician to investigate the computer, a security breach was determined. The man was issued a case number.
July 7, Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce, 5313 Gulf Drive, information. An officer was dispatched to the chamber office on a report of possible fraudulent checks. The bank was contacted, the account closed and a police report was issued.
HBPD polices Holmes Beach.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.