Tag Archives: Streetlife

Streetlife – 01-23-2019

Anna Maria

Jan. 7, North Shore Drive and Pine Avenue, alcohol violation. While on patrol, a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy observed a vehicle without taillights traveling west on Pine Avenue. Stopping the vehicle, the officer observed a 12-pack of Budweiser beer behind the driver’s seat and determined the male driver was under the legal drinking age. The deputy issued the 20-year-old a notice to appear in court for the misdemeanor and poured the beer on the ground. The man told the officer the beer belonged to his brother.

Jan. 8, 9800 block of Gulf Drive, marijuana. Two deputies on patrol observed a vehicle in a parking lot with a man slumped over the steering wheel. They approached the vehicle and noticed an odor of marijuana, searched the vehicle and found a vaping device and a spoon containing a brown sticky residue. The items tested positive for THC and were seized as evidence. Charges are pending lab results of the preliminary test.

Jan. 8, 100 block of Maple Avenue, suspicious incidents. A woman returned from out of town to find several leafless trees and two palm trees with palm fronds torn off. The woman told the MCSO she would check with an arborist to determine if the trees were either deliberately harmed or weather damaged.

Jan. 10, Bayfront Park, 309 N. Bay Blvd., information. A bag of a green leafy substance was turned into the MCSO. A deputy secured it for destruction.

Anna Maria is policed by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Bradenton Beach

No reports.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Jan. 5, The Seafood Shack Marina, Bar & Grill, 4110 127th St. W., battery/trespass. Manatee County sheriff’s deputies separated two people who were fighting. The aggressor was arrested for battery and issued a trespass warning.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Jan. 3, Martinque South condominiums, 5300 Gulf Drive, information. The building superintendent reported unknown persons left the pool shower running and threw patio chairs and a clay pot containing a plant, which broke into pieces, into the pool.

Jan. 3, 100 block of White Avenue, information. A visitor from Iceland flagged down a Holmes Beach police officer and reported his $1,000 iPhone had been stolen and the bag the phone had been inside appeared to have been cut with a knife. The officer attempted to locate the phone but was unsuccessful.

Jan. 4, 100 block of 34th Street, fleeing and eluding. A 15-year-old male was found in the 10000 block of Manatee Avenue after he ran from Holmes Beach police officers, who had pulled his vehicle over for speeding. Police searched the vehicle and reported finding a bong and a plastic bag with marijuana residue. He told police he fled because he was scared, having only a learner’s permit.

Jan. 5, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, marijuana ordinance. Observing a car in the parking lot after hours, an officer approached the vehicle and saw a marijuana-like substance on the lap of the driver. The driver and passenger were identified as under 18. The driver acknowledged having a bag of weed in the center console. He told police he and the passenger planned to “smoke a little” with friends. The driver was ticketed for possessing 4.5 grams of marijuana and paraphernalia. The contraband was confiscated and processed for destruction.

Jan. 6, 200 block of 65th St., construction ordinance. A commercial painter was cited for working on a Sunday.

Jan. 7, 700 block of Manatee Avenue, speeding, cocaine possession. A Toyota was clocked traveling 50 mph in a 35-mph zone. While checking the vehicle’s occupants for warrants, a passenger opened a bottle and a bag containing white powder fell to the ground. Police searched the vehicle and found 1.5 grams of a substance that tested positive for cocaine. The driver was cited for speeding and released. The passenger was arrested for drug possession and transported to the Manatee County jail.

Jan. 7, Kingfish Boat Ramp, 752 Manatee Ave., camping. Police observed a man asleep in a sleeping bag next to a picnic table. An officer issued a notice to appear in court for violating an anti-camping ordinance. The man left the area.

Jan. 9, Publix, 3900 E. Bay Drive, warrant. Police were dispatched to Publix Super Market regarding an employee wanted on a warrant. The manager identified the suspect. He was arrested on multiple warrants and transported to the Manatee County jail.

Holmes Beach is policed by the Holmes Beach Police Department.

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

Streetlife – 01-16-2019

Anna Maria

Jan. 7, 500 block of Villa Rosa Way, juvenile disturbance. A father went to the MCSO-Anna Maria substation to report his daughter ran away, while the daughter called 911 to report her father “went crazy.” At the house, a deputy reported the mother “began antagonizing” deputies and the daughter fled on foot. The daughter returned to the house and was taken by Florida Department of Children and Families to stay the night elsewhere.

Anna Maria is policed by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Bradenton Beach

Jan. 6, 700 block of Gulf Drive North, warrant/drugs. Bradenton Beach police, assisting Sarasota Police Department with an investigation, arrested a 54-year-old Pensacola man wanted on warrants for grand theft. The man initially lied, giving officers the name of his twin brother. Police determined the man’s identity and arrested him on the warrant and for giving a false name. On a pat-down, officers found he had unprescribed pills in his shirt pocket and added charges for possessing controlled substances. Police determined the 2009 BMW the man and his wife were using stolen, so it was transported to the BBPD station for safekeeping.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Jan. 4, 3700 block of 117th Street, battery police/domestic. A 44-year-old woman was arrested for pushing a sheriff’s deputy after officers responded to a domestic disturbance between the woman and her boyfriend. The woman became enraged when the officer said he would give her boyfriend a wallet he had left behind.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Dec. 20, 600 block of Manatee Avenue, marijuana. After pulling over a vehicle for nonfunctioning tag lights, Holmes Beach police ticketed a 29-year-old passenger for possessing 5.6 grams of marijuana in violation of the city ordinance.

Dec. 23, 2700 block of Avenue C, disturbance. A 911 call alerted Holmes Beach police to a woman screaming. When officers responded, they found a 13-year-old girl in a driveway, who told police she had refused to get in a car with her mother’s boyfriend and an altercation ensued. She also told police she hated the boyfriend due to his past abuse to her mother. The teen was visiting her grandmother, who struggled with the boyfriend as he tried to force the girl into the car. HBPD requested the state attorney review the case for charges against the boyfriend.

Dec. 26, Palm Harbor Drive, noise. Holmes Beach police were dispatched at 12:20 p.m. in response to noise complaints. From the street, officers reported hearing loud music and yelling. An officer observed eight vehicles at the residence and three people shouting on the deck of the house. The noisemakers went inside when they saw the officer attempting to take decibel meter readings. The officer spoke to the property owner and reported the owner seemed unaware and unconcerned about the noise. The report was flagged for follow-up.

Dec. 31, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, traffic. Numerous people approached a Holmes Beach police officer about a yellow pickup truck almost hitting people in the beach parking lot. The officer then observed a woman driver almost collide with vehicles in front and behind her. When the light turned green, she accelerated and nearly hit another vehicle and curb before the yellow truck came to rest in the grass. The officer requested Manatee County Sheriff’s Office backup for an investigation into a possibly impaired driver, but a deputy was unable to respond. The woman was ticketed for careless driving, failure to wear a seat belt and violating a vehicle registration law. An HBPD officer escorted her home and her vehicle was towed.

Jan. 1, 7300 block of Gulf Drive at the beach, alcohol. Two men and a woman in their 20s from St. Petersburg, Tampa and Atlantic Beach were drinking beer and running with a dog in the surf. They were cited for possessing alcohol on the beach.

Jan. 1, 100 block of 50th Street, criminal mischief. A 62-year-old person reported an unknown person threw a rock that shattered the vehicle sunroof.

Jan. 1, Sunbow Bay, 3800 block of East Bay Drive, burglary/theft. Unknown persons cut a bicycle lock and stole a woman’s bicycle valued at $500.

Holmes Beach is policed by the Holmes Beach Police Department.

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

Streetlife – 01-09-2019

Anna Maria

No reports.

Anna Maria is policed by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Bradenton Beach

Jan. 1, 135 Bridge St., disorderly conduct. Bradenton Beach police were flagged to a disturbance at the dinghy dock. People at the clock tower near the Historic Bridge Street Pier reported watching the man scream, yell obscenities and drink alcohol. One onlooker signed a complaint and police arrested the man and transported him to the Manatee County jail.

Dec. 29, 900 block of Gulf Drive North, criminal mischief. Windows were broken in two parked vehicles. Photography equipment valued at $3,000 was reported stolen from one vehicle. Nothing was reported missing from the second vehicle.

Dec. 26, Coquina Beach, 1700 Gulf Drive S., drug violation. Bradenton Beach police observed a man and woman in the front seat of a vehicle in the parking lot after-hours. When they approached the vehicle, the officers saw several needles, lighters and other drug paraphernalia among piles of belongings in the vehicle. The man was issued a citation for possessing paraphernalia.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

No reports.

Holmes Beach is policed by the Holmes Beach Police Department.

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

Streetlife – 01-02-2019

Anna Maria

No reports.

Anna Maria is policed by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

Bradenton Beach

Dec. 22, 2300 block of Avenue C, battery. A 27-year-old man was arrested for battery following a neighbor’s report of an altercation. Bradenton Beach police arrived to find a naked man with scratch marks on his face. He acknowledged having an argument with his girlfriend. After the woman went outside to speak with the officers, the man became increasingly belligerent, threatening the officers and the woman. Police determined the scratches on the man were consistent with the woman defending herself and placed the man in handcuffs. He was transported to Manatee County jail.

Dec. 24, Coquina Beach, 2601 Gulf Drive South, burglary to vehicle. A 66-year-old Ellenton man went to the police station and reported a theft from his vehicle. He told police he left his car unlocked and walked on the beach for about 15 minutes. The man returned and discovered $200 in tools and a bag containing prescription medicine were stolen.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Dec. 23, 3600 block of 117th Street West. Domestic disturbance. A couple living together argued and the man left. When MCSO deputies arrived, the woman advised that at no point did the argument become physical and the man had gone away to cool off.

Dec. 24, 4400 block of 125st Street West, suspicious incident. Two women reported someone stole a car, car keys, a bracelet and $60. The investigation determined there was no forced entry to a vehicle and the vehicle was on the scene.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Dec. 15, 700 Manatee Avenue, marijuana ordinance. An officer stopped a motorist for a traffic violation, observed a bag of marijuana next to an 18-year-old passenger and noted the odor of marijuana in the vehicle. Another officer determined the marijuana weighed 8.7 grams. The passenger was cited.

Dec. 16, Manatee Avenue, Gulf and Marina drives, suspicious circumstances. At about 1:16 a.m., HBPD Officer Alan Desantis heard six to eight bangs that sounded like gunshots coming from the northwest as he stood at the west end of the Anna Maria Island Bridge. Desantis checked with another officer at Manatee Public Beach, who heard the same sounds, as well as people at Kingfish Boat Ramp, who said they’d seen tracer rounds being fired low to the water in an easterly direction. Later in the day, a Domino’s Pizza delivery driver reported seeing a man with a rifle walking near Gulf and Marina drives. It is unknown whether the man with the rifle is connected to the earlier gunshots.

Dec. 17, 5400 block of Marina Drive, marijuana ordinance. An officer observed a motorist texting while driving, smelled the odor of cannabis and pulled the man over. A vehicle search turned up 14 grams of cannabis, a scale, a marijuana grinder and a box with two joints. Police confiscated the contraband and cited the man with a violation of an ordinance.

Dec. 18, 4800 block of Second Avenue and the 100 block of 49th Street, suspicious circumstance. A woman came home at 8:43 p.m. to find a man in a white shirt prowling around her residence with a flashlight and reported the suspicious activity to the HBPD. Officers arrived and checked on a nearby residence on Second Avenue, where a homeowner in a white shirt was sitting in bed reading. The officers advised him of the woman’s report, and the man told them: “Yeah, it was me.” The man said he was outside smoking and noticed his landscaping was being poorly maintained. He decided to walk around his neighbor’s house to determine if her landscaping was in better condition. The officers recommended the man avoid trespassing in the future.

Dec. 29, Sunbow Bay condominiums, 3801 E. Bay Drive, camping ordinance. A 29-year-old man, who told police he was homeless and had walked there from Cortez, was found in a carport. Police cited the man with an ordinance violation and observed him leave and board a trolley.

Holmes Beach is policed by the Holmes Beach Police Department.

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

Streetlife – 12-26-2018

Anna Maria

No reports.

Anna Maria is policed by the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.

 

Bradenton Beach

Dec. 16, 600 block of Gulf Drive North, Marchman Act. Bradenton Beach police responded to a domestic disturbance and found a 62-year-old woman hiding in the bushes. A police report states she was apparently intoxicated and met the criteria to be taken into custody. A man reported the woman had followed him and a friend home from the beach and began banging on his condo door. The officer transported the woman to a medical facility.

      Dec. 17, Bradenton Beach police station, 403 Highland Ave., Baker Act. A 32-year-old naked man came into the station and threw a copier on the floor, breaking it to pieces. Police determined he was incapable of helping himself, took him into custody and to Blake Medical Center. BBPD also requested the state attorney charge the man with criminal mischief.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Dec. 7, H & H Marina, grand theft. A boat trailer valued at $10,000 was stolen. The case is being investigated by the MCSO, which asked that anyone with information about the theft call the sheriff’s office at 941-747-3011 or Crime Stoppers at 866-634-TIPS.

Dec. 18, 4500 block of 123rd Street, vehicle burglary. Unknown suspects pried open the door on a vehicle. No missing items or damage were reported.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Dec. 12, 700 block of Manatee Avenue West, license/ICE. While running tags at the Manatee Public Beach, an HBPD officer determined a Bradenton man driving a two-door Toyota was not licensed to drive. Also checking law enforcement databases, the officer found previous arrests and a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement final removal warrant. The identity of the 25-year-old was confirmed with a Honduran ID card and a photograph sent from ICE. HPBD arrested the man for failing to possess a valid driver’s license, transported him to the Manatee County jail. He was released to ICE Dec. 14, according to MCSO booking personnel.

Holmes Beach is policed by the Holmes Beach Police Department.

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

Streetlife – 12-19-2018

Anna Maria

Dec. 6, 100 block of Palm Avenue. A woman reported a suitcase and its contents, valued at $300-$5,000, were stolen while she was at the property. Manatee County sheriff’s detectives were investigating.

Dec. 7, Bayfront Park, drugs. Deputies on bike patrol found a male and female sleeping in a vehicle parked at the Rod & Reel Pier. When a 24-year-old man opened the vehicle door, an odor of marijuana came from inside. The man was arrested after police found 15 grams of marijuana and a methamphetamine pipe in the vehicle.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

 

Bradenton Beach

        Dec. 9, 2400 block of Avenue B, burglary. A woman moving out of a residence left the home unlocked and a flat-screen TV went missing.

        Dec. 10, Shell Land, 301 Gulf Drive S., fraud. A counterfeit $100 was tendered to a store clerk by a man in his mid-40s. The man purchased a T-shirt and sunglasses and the clerk gave him $59 in change. As the clerk put the bill in the register, she realized it was fake and attempted to stop the man, but he’d already left in a vehicle.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Dec. 6, 3700 block of 115th Street West, domestic disturbance. A couple argued over their relationship. No violence occurred.

Dec. 8, 4500 block of 124th Street Court West, domestic disturbance. Three family members argued. Deputies interviewed those involved and determined no violence took place.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Dec. 7, 3700 block of Gulf Drive, Baker Act. Holmes Beach police were called to a man lying under a seagrape tree, crying. He told police he needed help. Officers transported him to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton.

Dec. 8, 3900 block of Gulf Drive, battery. Two men argued after one man became impatient, drove around the vehicle of the other man and nearly hit children crossing the street. The man who had stopped his vehicle for the children exited his vehicle and spoke to the impatient motorist, who then spat in the man’s face. After being spat on, he tossed a can of Red Bull at the impatient driver. The responding police officer issued requests to the state attorney to charge both men with battery.

Dec. 8, 7400 Marina Drive, vessel fire at the dock. An electrical short in a bilge pump was blamed for a fire on a 1997 23-foot Carolina Skiff. HBPD and West Manatee Fire Rescue responded. WMFR determined there was no foul play involved.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 12-12-2018

Anna Maria

Nov. 30, Bayfront Park, confiscated property. Manatee County sheriff’s deputies on bike patrol observed a woman ducking in the back seat of an SUV. The officers approached the vehicle and, noting the odor of marijuana, searched the vehicle. The deputies found and seized two marijuana cigars.

Dec. 1, 100 block of Crescent Drive, drug/firearm. Mad at her boyfriend, a woman fired a gun toward the sky. Deputies responded and found her with controlled substances without prescriptions and paraphernalia. She was arrested on charges of illegal drug possession and discharging a firearm in public.

Dec. 2, 800 block of South Bay Boulevard, near drowning. A 4-year-old boy vacationing with relatives at a home was found unresponsive in the swimming pool. An uncle found the child and performed CPR. Sheriff’s deputies arrived to find the boy conscious and crying. EMS transported him to a medical facility.

Dec. 4, Sign of the Mermaid restaurant, 9707 Gulf Drive, probation violation. Manatee County sheriff’s deputies found two people asleep in a parked vehicle at the restaurant at 12:30 p.m. A man behind the wheel said he had consumed a mixed drink but wasn’t driving. He agreed to a breath test, which measured 0.93. Both the man and the passenger said they had permission from the landlord to park and sleep in the parking lot. The deputy determined the man was on probation that prohibits alcohol consumption, documented the incident and forwarded the report to the man’s probation officer.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

        Nov. 27, 300 Bay Drive, Marchman Act. On patrol, Bradenton Beach police officers observed a 60-year-old man camping on a bench. After determining the man was intoxicated and unable to take care of himself, they took him to a medical facility under the Marchman Act.

Dec. 2, Cortez Beach at 12th Street South, animal complaint. A dog ran up and bit a 68-year-old man, who was walking on the beach at about 3:30 p.m. The man then punched the woman who owned the dog and her daughter, who were attempting to retrieve the dog. Police officers arrived and saw two puncture marks on the man’s leg. The woman was ticketed for having a dog on the beach. The officers referred the matter to Manatee County Animal Control officers, who arrived at the scene.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Nov. 24, 4500 block of 121st Street West, Baker Act. Parents called MCSO after their 17-year-old son locked himself in a public bathroom at the marina where they live. The teen apparently indicated he wanted to hurt himself and the deputy took him to a medical facility under the Baker Act.

Nov. 24, Manatee Fruit Co., 11703 40th Ave. W., theft. Coins valued at about $75 were stolen from jars inside desks in the office. MCSO requested a video surveillance tape from the company.

Nov. 30, Seafood Shack Marina, Bar & Grill, 4110 127th St. W., battery. Two men who live on a boat at the marina argued at the bar. When one man came back from the restroom, he paid their bill and met the other man outside. The other man accused his roommate of leaving him with the bill, pushed him into the water and left. The aggressor later called MCSO alleging wrongful eviction by the dockmaster. MCSO asked the caller to return to the dock, but he refused.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Nov. 29, 700 block of Key Royale, disturbance. Holmes Beach police were called to a residence about two men arguing and fighting, and a potential threat with a gun. When police arrived, one of the two men was present. He told police he and his brother argued after becoming intoxicated and that their father had died earlier that day. The dispute became physical when one brother knocked the phone out of the other brother’s hand. No firearm was involved. Later, an officer spoke to the other brother who recounted the same story and agreed not to contact his brother for the remainder of the night.

Nov. 30, 5000 block on the beach, fireworks/alcohol. Holmes Beach police officers heard the sound of fireworks and located two men and two women on the beach, and observed one of the men in the process of igniting some fireworks. One of the women was in possession of an alcoholic drink. An officer ticketed the woman for alcohol on the beach and cited the man for using fireworks. The group left.

Dec. 1, 500 block of 72nd Street, animal complaint. Police were dispatched for a complaint of a constantly barking dog. No one was at the residence when police arrived. The complainants told police the dog had been barking for more than four hours. An hour later, officers found and ticketed a 32-year-old man at the residence for an ordinance violation for the barking.

Dec. 3, Publix Super Market, 3900 E. Bay Drive, warrant. Police officers stopped a vehicle and were investigating a possible reckless driver when a passenger announced that another passenger may have a warrant. An officer determined the passenger was wanted by Manatee County for aggravated assault and arrested him. The driver was cleared of abnormal driving.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 12-05-2018

Anna Maria

Sept. 27-Nov. 2, (street redacted from report), sexting. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy issued a citation to a minor who sent nude photos to another minor via Snapchat.

Nov. 20, 500 block of Villa Rosa Way, Baker Act. MCSO responded to a report of a runaway female juvenile on her bicycle. A deputy located the juvenile near the Center of Anna Maria Island, where she repeatedly threatened to kill herself. The deputy took her into custody and to a medical facility.

Nov. 21, 100 block of Hammock Road, found property. What a landscaper thought might be human remains were not. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy collected the artifact and placed it for safekeeping before a medical examiner’s office ruled out the possibility of it being from a human.

 

Bradenton Beach

        Nov. 26, 200 block of Second Street North, theft. A resident reported a missing package containing prescription psoriasis medication. Federal Express confirmed the package was delivered to the residence. Neighbors told the resident they hadn’t seen it.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Nov. 14, 4500 block of 123rd Street, found property. On patrol, a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy was approached by a man who said he found a license plate at the Manatee County landfill on Lena Road. The man told the deputy he thought it was a valid tag that fell off a vehicle. Checking law enforcement databases, the tag came back stolen from Lake County. The tag was confiscated.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Nov. 26, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, suspicious person. Holmes Beach police officers on patrol found a 29-year-old man passed out on a picnic table. The man woke up, began shaking uncontrollably and told police he had a problem with seizures. EMS transported the man to a medical facility.

        Nov. 25, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, trespass. A 64-year-old man causing a disturbance at the south end of the parking lot was trespassed at the recommendation of a lifeguard.

        Nov. 24, Smoothie King and Subway, 3232 and 3248 E. Bay Drive, suspicious circumstances. Three minors told police that a man followed them into the stores, staring at them in both locations and then walked outside and touched his genitals in a suggestive manner over his clothes. The minors left with parents who came to pick them up.

Nov. 24, 300 block of 68th Street, motor vehicle theft. A 59-year-old man was arrested for taking his mother’s car three days earlier. The mother reported the 2009 Hyundai Azera stolen after the son took her keys, saying he was going to the store to purchase beer. He did not return. The man told Holmes Beach police he had a crack cocaine problem.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 11-28-2018

Anna Maria

No reports available from Anna Maria.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Nov. 18, 100 block of Gulf Drive S., Circle K, disorderly conduct. Two Bradenton Beach police officers were in the convenience store getting drinks when a man began cursing and yelling at the officers. The officers convinced the man to go outside, where he continued to curse and yell, saying he was a victim of police harassment. After several warnings, the man refused to leave the parking lot, yelling even louder, and was arrested for disorderly conduct (breach of peace).

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Holmes Beach

Nov. 15, 5800 block of Marina Drive, domestic disturbance. Officers responded to a 911 call. A verbal altercation was occurring between three family members. The parties agreed to end the dispute. No action was taken.

Nov. 17, 700 block of Manatee Avenue, arrest warrant. An officer pulled over a motorist traveling on Manatee Avenue near East Bay Drive in a vehicle with no headlight on the passenger side. One of the five occupants showed five outstanding felony warrants in Hillsborough County. He was arrested and transported to the Manatee County jail. The other occupants were released.

Nov. 19, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach parking lot, possession of marijuana less than 20 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia, DUI, speeding. An officer pulled over a vehicle traveling 50 mph in a 35-mph zone. The driver smelled of alcohol and failed field sobriety tests. A search of the vehicle found marijuana and other drug paraphernalia. The suspect was transported to the Manatee County jail.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

Streetlife is based on incident reports and narra- tives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.

Streetlife – 11-21-2018

Anna Maria

Oct. 27, Rod & Reel Pier, 875 N. Shore, aggra- vated battery. Four men approached a man who was fishing with friends. After a verbal exchange, the men left, then returned and an altercation took place with the angler. The victim was struck with brass knuckles and suffered a laceration to the right ear. The suspects fled in a red SUV. Affidavits were taken at the scene.

Nov. 11, Two Scoops Ice Cream Parlor and Coffee Cafe, 100 S. Bay Blvd., theft. A visitor from Czecho- slovakia left her bag at the ice cream shop. When she returned several hours later to retrieve it, the bag was gone.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Nov. 6, 100 block of Sixth Street South, vehicle burglary. A contractor reported six nail guns and two saws stolen from a work trailer, which he had left padlocked at a job site. When he returned three weeks later, he found the lock removed and tools gone.

Nov. 10, 400 block of Gulf Drive North, trespassing. A woman reported someone removed and destroyed window screens in three units, and that a person gained entry to one unit and spent a night inside.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Holmes Beach

Nov. 8, 6800 block of Palm Drive, battery. A woman reported being slapped three times by a man she had been dating. The man left the area before police arrived. He later returned and was arrested at the woman’s house for battery and transported to Manatee County jail.

Nov. 11, 600 block of Manatee Avenue, alcohol. An officer advised two men who were drinking beer while waiting at the trolley stop that they were breaking the law. The men emptied the beers and were issued citations.

Nov. 12, 3200 block of Sixth Avenue, death investigation. Police were called to a residence where it appeared a man was sleeping in the side yard. Officers determined the man was dead and the medical examiner was called. It was later determined the man was homeless.

Nov. 12, Publix Super Market, 3900 E. Bay Blvd., found property. A manager at the store reported two wheelchairs marked “Epcot” were found in the parking lot. Officers took custody with the intent to contact Walt Disney World in Orlando.

Nov. 14, 6800 block of Palm Drive, domestic disturbance. A man called 911 after his two relatives got into a verbal altercation about a medical situation. The parties agreed to calm down and police left.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

Streetlife is based on incident reports and narra- tives from the BBPD, HBPD and MCSO.