Nov. 15, 600 block of Rose St., noise. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint about “neighbors playing loud music.” No other information was available.
Nov. 18, 700 block of Holly Road, noise. The MCSO responded to a complaint about loud noise. A deputy didn’t hear excessive noise but informed renters gathered around a pool at a vacation house of the noise regulations.
The MCSO polices Anna Maria.
Nov. 15, Bridge Street Bazaar, 107A Bridge St., trespass. A Bradenton Beach police officer was dispatched to reports of a theft. Upon arrival, the owner requested the officer trespass an employee who allegedly took merchandise. The officer carried out the trespass.
Nov. 15, Coquina Beach, 2650 Gulf Drive S., trespass. A BBPD officer was dispatched to the beach, where a couple of beachgoers claimed another pair of beachgoers stole their flip-flops and a silver necklace. The other couple returned the flip-flops but claimed they did not have the necklace. The officer searched the pair and didn’t find a necklace, and he issued the couple a trespass warning.
Nov. 16, 400 block of Bay Drive South, property damage. An unregistered sailboat broke away from the anchorage south of the Historic Bridge Street Pier and crashed into a private dock and vessel. The dock’s owner reported the damage to the BBPD, but no action was taken.
BBPD polices Bradenton Beach.
No new reports.
MCSO polices Cortez.
Nov. 10, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, warrant. While on patrol, a Holmes Beach police officer observed a person who appeared to be unconscious. Upon waking the individual, the officer determined the person had an arrest warrant in another county. The subject was arrested and transported to the Manatee County jail.
Nov. 13, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, marijuana, camping. HBPD officers patrolling the beach by ATV spotted a person who had been trespassed for camping on the beach. The officers smelled marijuana and, upon searching the individual, found a 4.5-gram bag of the substance. The person was trespassed from the beach, issued a notice to appear for camping and the officers seized the marijuana.
Nov. 14, 200 block of 64th Street, noise. An officer was dispatched to a rental house for a noise complaint. The officer took a decibel reading from the road in front of the property, which registered at a level of excessive noise. The officer observed more people than the allowed overnight occupancy at the rental and notified the rental company. The tenant at the house where the noise originated was cited.
Nov. 14, 100 block of Aqua Lane, vandalism, trespass. A person reported an unknown man entered his truck and several men tried to enter another one of his vehicles, but the doors were locked. The victim shared surveillance footage of the break in with the HBPD.
Nov. 14, 100 block of White Avenue, burglary. A car had been entered overnight and the contents of the glove compartment were scattered and an iPod was stolen. A cellphone not belonging to the victim was recovered from the vehicle and placed in evidence.
Nov. 14, 6700 block of Holmes Boulevard, burglary. A couple reported their vehicle had been entered the night before. A watch and ring were stolen.
Nov. 14, 3200 block of East Bay Drive, trespass. An officer was dispatched to a report of an apparently intoxicated person sleeping on a bus stop bench. A Manatee Area County Transit representative met the officer at the bus stop and requested the person be trespassed from MCAT buses and stops. The person was trespassed and transported to Bradenton.
Nov. 16, Publix, 3909 E. Bay Drive, marijuana. An officer received a license plate reader alert for a motorist with a suspended license and expired registration and stopped the vehicle. The officer smelled marijuana. The passenger admitted to having a half-burnt marijuana cigarette. The driver was issued citations for expired registration and driving with a suspended license, and the passenger was cited for less than 20 grams of marijuana.
HBPD polices Holmes Beach.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.