Nov. 11, Gulf of Mexico, found watercraft. The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a disabled personal watercraft in the water off Anna Maria. No people were on the craft or in the water. The MCSO reported the lost/abandoned vessel to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Nov. 23, 700 block of Holly Road, noise. The MCSO responded to a complaint about noise. The deputy who answered the call issued a citation.
Nov. 23, 100 block of Park Avenue, noise. The MCSO responded to a complaint about a party with loud music. A citation was issued.
The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office polices Anna Maria.
Nov. 23, Coquina Beach, 2650 Gulf Drive, found person. A person called the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office to report they found an unattended 4-year-old boy walking on the beach. The caller said she stopped the boy and waited for law enforcement to arrive, but the child’s mother returned before officers arrived.
BBPD polices Bradenton Beach.
No new reports.
MCSO polices Cortez.
Nov. 18, 4000 block of Sixth Avenue, violation of probation, failure to wear seat belt. A Holmes Beach police officer observed a vehicle with the driver and front-seat passenger not wearing seat belts. Upon contact, the officer determined the driver was not carrying a driver’s license and, therefore, in violation of a probation order. The driver was arrested and transported to the Manatee County jail.
Nov. 21, 3900 block of East Bay Drive, marijuana, motor vehicle violations. An officer observed a motorist driving erratically. Upon contact with the driver, the officer smelled marijuana. The driver handed the officer a marijuana cigarette wrapped in what was described as a hemp cone. The driver was issued a notice to appear for possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana and the illegal drug was seized. The driver was cited for three motor vehicle infractions and released.
Nov. 22, 3100 block of Gulf Drive, marijuana, motor vehicle violations. An officer observed a motorist fail to stop at a flashing red signal. Upon making contact with the driver, the officer observed an odor of marijuana. In addition to admitting to having about a gram of marijuana, the driver acknowledged having neither a driver’s license nor registration in the vehicle. The driver was issued an ordinance violation for possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis and a citation for failing to stop at a flashing red signal.
HBPD polices Holmes Beach.
Streetlife is based on incident reports and narratives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.