Streetlife – 10-28-2020

Anna Maria

Oct. 18, 200 block of Gladiolus Street, noise. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office dispatched a deputy in response to a complaint about “kids out back having a good time playing loud music.” The deputy reported that the good times were not occurring upon arrival.

Oct. 22, 100 block of South Bay Boulevard, domestic disturbance. Two people were involved in a verbal argument while walking along Pine Avenue. A deputy gave them information about domestic rights and remedies. One person then went fishing on the Anna Maria City Pier and the other went to City Pier Park.

The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office polices Anna Maria.

Bradenton Beach

Oct. 17, 2500 block of Avenue B, Baker Act. Bradenton Beach police officers responded to a possible domestic disturbance and found a woman who said her son was drinking and had begun behaving violently with a knife. She said she was in fear for his life and her life. The officers placed the son in protective custody and he was transported to a treatment facility.

Oct. 17, Gulf Drive Cafe, 900 Gulf Drive N., larceny. A person called the BBPD to report a bicycle stolen from a bike rack outside the restaurant. The incident was under investigation.

Oct. 19, 1800 block of Gulf Drive N., larceny. A person called the BBPD to report a vehicle tag stolen from his rental car. An officer issued the caller a stolen vehicle tag report and a victim’s rights packet.

Oct. 20, Cortez Beach, 600 Gulf Drive S., Baker Act. BBPD officers were dispatched in response to reports of a woman on the beach firing a gun. Upon arrival, they found the woman, who said she wanted to commit suicide but instead fired into the water. Officers placed her in protective custody under the Baker Act and transported her to Bradenton for treatment.

Oct. 21, Drift Inn, 120 Bridge St., Marchman Act. An officer was dispatched to the bar in response to reports of an unresponsive man. The officer found the man intoxicated and unable to communicate, and placed the man in protective custody under the Marchman Act. He was transported for treatment.

BBPD polices Bradenton Beach.


No new reports.

MCSO polices Cortez.

Holmes Beach

Oct. 14, Skinny’s Place, 3901 Gulf Drive, information. Two people reported another person appeared to be watching and secretly photographing them while at the restaurant.

Oct. 15, 5300 block of Gulf Drive, warrant. A Holmes Beach police officer observed two people running across the road with backpacks and was concerned they had committed a crime. Upon apprehending them, the officer determined one person had an outstanding warrant in Manatee County. The person was arrested and transported to the county jail. The other individual was cleared and left the area.

Oct. 16, 100 block of 49th Street, noise. An officer was dispatched to a rental for a noise complaint. The officer took a decibel reading from the  property line, which registered excessive noise. The tenant at the house where the noise originated was cited.

Oct. 16, 3300 block of East Bay Drive, marijuana. An HBPD officer conducted a traffic stop on a golf cart driver. While speaking with the driver, the officer noticed three small bags of marijuana edibles and a bag of marijuana in the vehicle. The driver was cited for possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana.

Oct. 16, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, theft. Two people reported property stolen from their beach bag while they went for a swim.

Oct. 17, Peach’s Restaurant, 3240 E. Bay Drive, theft. A restaurant manager reported money missing from the tip container. After watching video surveillance, an HBPD officer and restaurant employees identified the person who took the money. The person was notified and gave the stolen money to the officer, who returned it to the restaurant. Affidavits were taken and results of an investigation were pending.

Oct. 18, 6700 block of Gulf Drive, beach fire, alcohol. An officer was dispatched to the beach on a report of a bonfire. Upon arrival, the officer saw people gathered on the beach around a bonfire, drinking alcoholic beverages. One person was cited for burning a fire on the beach and another was cited for possession of alcohol.

Oct. 20, 5400 block of Gulf Drive, criminal traffic. An officer observed a motorist in a truck with a trailer driving off the right side of the road. The officer stopped the driver and determined his/her license was suspended. The motorist was issued a citation for overtaking on the right and a notice to appear for driving with a suspended license. The vehicle was towed.

HBPD polices Holmes Beach.

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

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