Sept. 4, 100 block of Tern Drive, noise. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office dispatched a deputy to a report of a loud party. The deputy did not hear any loud noise, but still informed a renter of the noise ordinance.
Sept. 6, 700 block of Holly Road, noise. The MCSO dispatched a deputy after receiving a 2:30 a.m. complaint about noise. From the driveway, the deputy heard people conversing by the pool and minimal noise. Still, the deputy said, the renters were apologetic and went indoors.
Sept. 6, 101 Bay Blvd., Anna Maria City Pier, missing person. The MCSO received a report at about 3:25 p.m. that a 50-year-old man was missing and possibly had jumped in the water. The man was found at about 5 p.m. sitting near the base of the pier.
The MCSO polices Anna Maria.
Sept. 9, Coquina Beach, 1800 Gulf Drive S., larceny. A man called the Bradenton Beach Police Department to report his wallet and shorts were stolen while he was at the beach. A BBPD officer issued a case number.
BBPD polices Bradenton Beach.
No new reports.
MCSO polices Cortez.
Sept. 3, Ace Hardware, 3352 E. Bay Drive, trespass. A person appeared unconscious in a chair outside the store. A Holmes Beach police officer roused the person, who appeared intoxicated, and notified emergency medical services. The officer issued a trespass warning and EMS took custody of the individual.
Sept. 3, Island Trader, 5336 Gulf Drive, information. The bank notified the store of a modified $5 bill in the store deposit. Apparently, a person paid for a purchase with a $5 bill changed to look like a $50 bill.
Sept. 5, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, marijuana. An officer observed a motorist pull into a handicapped parking space with children not wearing seat belts. Upon checking if the vehicle had a handicap placard, the officer noticed the smell of burning marijuana. The driver claimed to have borrowed the placard and handed over a bag containing marijuana. The officer cited the motorist for parking in a handicap spot and possession of marijuana.
Sept. 6, 200 block of 65th Street, noise. An officer was called to a vacation rental on a noise complaint. A decibel reading determined excess noise. Also, the officer determined 15 people were staying at the house. HBPD cited the renter for noise and occupancy violations and the property manager evicted the occupants.
Sept. 6, 2800 block of Avenue E, firing weapon. A person complained that someone fired a weapon outside a residence. HBPD officers, assisted by the MCSO, determined a person shot five rounds from a rifle out of the rear of a vacation rental property. The individual was arrested and taken to the Manatee County jail.
HBPD polices Holmes Beach.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.