The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office reported the number of bookings in the jail declined 25.6% in September compared with September 2019.
The number declined from 995 to 740.
The MCSO report, presented to county commissioners Oct. 27, included new bookings into the jail by agency.
The Holmes Beach Police Department had five in September compared to three in September 2019.
The Bradenton Beach Police Department had four in September compared with one in September 2019.
Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO, which had 570 in September compared with 781 in the same month a year ago. The MCSO did not provide information about how many bookings were from Anna Maria.
Other bookings in September: 98, Bradenton Police Department; 30, Florida Highway Patrol; two, Longboat Key PD; and 29; Palmetto Police Department.