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Streetlife – 11-14-2018

Anna Maria

No reports.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Nov. 1, 2400 block of Avenue C, vehicle burglary. A laptop valued at $500 was stolen from a vehicle reportedly left open for 10-15 minutes.

Nov. 5, Coquina Park, 1900 Gulf Drive S., warrant arrest. Bradenton Beach police found a 22-year-old man sleeping in his car after 3 a.m. Checking the tag, they determined the man was wanted on a Sarasota County warrant for false imprisonment and domestic battery. Officers awakened and arrested him. He was transported to the Manatee County jail.

Nov. 5, 10th Street South on the beach, criminal mischief. A cement groin was defaced with red and black paint. An officer from the Bradenton Police Department brought a suspect to the scene to meet a Bradenton Beach police officer. The 20-year-old female allegedly told officers she had spray-painted the groin after having a bad day at work.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Nov. 3, 200 block of Haverkos Court, noise violation. Holmes Beach police were dispatched to a complaint about a loud party at 10:14 p.m. and metered the noise, which averaged 63-64 decibels in violation of the 10 p.m.-8 a.m. 50-decibel limit. The homeowner apologized and said she was celebrating her 60th birthday. Police issued her a noise ordinance citation.

Nov. 4, Gulf Drive at 28th Street, cocaine. An officer observed a weaving vehicle, determined the driver’s license was revoked and, making a traffic stop on a 33-year-old Palmetto man at the wheel, noted an odor of intoxicants. Police searched the man and his vehicle and found 0.89 grams of cocaine. Post-Miranda, the man allegedly admitted to using cocaine. He was arrested for driving on a revoked license and cocaine possession and was transported to the Manatee County jail.

Nov. 4, 800 block of Manatee Avenue, marijuana ordinance. ., Holmes Beach police pulled over a vehicle traveling east at about 10 p.m. for an inoperable headlight. Police noted the odor of marijuana and found 2.8 grams of marijuana in the vehicle. The 21-year-old male driver was issued a citation for marijuana possession and a written warning for the equipment violation.

Nov. 5, 300 block of 64-65th Street, noise. Just after midnight, police were dispatched to a complaint of loud music at a vacation rental home. When officers went to the door, they noted the renter appeared intoxicated and had a large laceration on his head. Another partygoer told police the man had cut his head when he jumped into the pool. An officer recommended emergency care. EMS was summoned and the renter was transported to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton. The noise complaint was referred to code enforcement.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

 

Streetlife – 11-07-2018

Anna Maria

        No reports.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Oct. 26, Island Time Bar and Grill, 111 Gulf Drive S., disturbance. A couple argued while they dined. The woman refused to give the man his wallet and said she wanted him to stop drinking. The man grabbed her wrist and left a mark.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

        Oct. 28, 3500 block of 115th Street West, criminal mischief. An owner of a 23-foot Carolina skiff reported damage to the boat’s Suzuki motor. An unknown person broke a piece off the motor.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Oct. 24, 200 block of Haverkos Court, break-in. A family came home to a ransacked bedroom. Other rooms were not touched. Nothing appeared to be stolen. Holmes Beach police responded, took fingerprints and photographs.

Oct. 25, Sun and Surf Beach Shop, shoplifting. A 36-year-old Bradenton man was arrested in the 4100 block of Sixth Avenue after employees reported him leaving the store with swim shorts without paying. The item was valued at $64.

Oct. 26, 200 block of 77th Street, burglary. An employer reported an unknown person entered a trailer and took a $627.98 payroll check made out to a former employee. The employer told police the check was printed by mistake and subsequently cashed.

Oct. 28, 500 block of 58th Street, noise. Holmes Beach police responded to a noise complaint, observed two chainsaws on the ground, but heard no noise that would constitute an ordinance violation. The officers advised a worker at the scene and the property owner of the ordinance. Both apologized and the worker left.

Oct. 28, La Casa Costiera, 7306 Gulf Drive, alcohol. Holmes Beach police were dispatched to minors possibly drinking alcohol on private property. Officers found 10 juveniles in a swimming pool with Bud Light cans strewn around them. Two males were cited for possessing alcohol. Police notified their parents, who picked up the juveniles.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 10-31-2018

Island police blotter

Anna Maria

        Oct. 11, City Pier, 100 S. Bay Blvd., assault/disorderly intoxication/resisting. On patrol, two Manatee County sheriff’s deputies observed a man sleeping under a bench. After they announced their presence, the man was awakened, balled up his fist and attempted to strike an officer. He then refused to take his hands out of his waistband, where the deputies later found a bottle of vodka, and pulled away from a deputy. MCSO arrested the man for assault on a law enforcement officer, disorderly intoxication and resisting arrest. He was transported to Manatee County jail.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Oct. 20, Coquina Park, 2650 Gulf Drive S., criminal mischief. Bradenton Beach police officers were dispatched for a burglary in progress and found an 18-year-old Bradenton man with bloody knuckles. The man was arrested for vandalizing a bathroom after a witness told police she observed the man walk into the bathroom, scream and walk out. Police found blood on the bathroom mirror. The sink was torn out of the wall and the paper towel and toilet paper dispensers were broken. The man told police he’d hurt his hand in a fight on Beer Can Island, saw the damage when he walked in the bathroom and washed his hands. A request to charge the man with criminal mischief was sent to the state attorney.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Oct. 15, 3600 block of 117th Street West, domestic disturbance. Deputies responded to a disturbance, spoke to both parties, observed no signs of violence and determined the argument was verbal.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Oct. 19, 3200 block of Gulf Drive, burglary. A man came home to find someone had kicked open his locked door and stolen a 32-inch television and a Ninja sword and throwing knives in a sheath. Each were valued at $150.

Oct. 20, Manatee Public Beach, vehicle burglary. A woman left her 2008 Chevy Impala locked while she and her friends went to the beach. Returning to the vehicle, the woman discovered her wallet, $100 and two credit cards were stolen. Holmes Beach police determined the vehicle’s door had been pried open.

Oct. 21, D.Coy Ducks Bar & Grill, theft. Holmes Beach police were dispatched to take a report of a stolen bike helmet. A patron reported he’d left his bike and helmet unsecured outside the bar. Other witnesses told police there was no helmet on the man’s bike when he arrived.

Oct. 24, Island Library, 5701 Marina Drive, alcohol. Holmes Beach police were dispatched to the report of a man found sleeping on some computers by library employees. When police arrived, a 51-year-old intoxicated man was found sleeping on the west side of the building with vodka in his backpack. EMS transported him to the hospital, where his blood alcohol level registered 0.44 and he was required to stay overnight for observation. He was issued a notice to appear in court for the alcohol violations.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 10-24-2018

Anna Maria

      Oct. 8, 700 block of North Shore Drive, trespass on construction site/marijuana. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy arrested a man for trespassing and, after searching him, found he possessed less than 21 grams of marijuana and paraphernalia. He was transported to Manatee County jail.

      Oct. 10, Rod & Reel Pier, 873 N. Shore Drive, suspicious incident. On patrol, a deputy observed an unoccupied vehicle in the parking lot after the restaurant closed. MCSO deputies searched a nearby vacant building and found evidence of squatters, but did not determine whether a burglary occurred because they were unable to find the building owner.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Oct. 5, Bridge Tender Inn & Dockside Bar, 135 Bridge St., fight. Two employees, chasing a man who had punched another man in the face, flagged down a Bradenton Beach police officer. The man who had been struck at the bar declined medical attention. Holmes Beach police caught the suspect, but the victim refused to press charges.

Oct. 10, BridgeWalk Resort, 100 Bridge St., trespass warning. A 40-year-old man was trespassed by the owner after taking a rental bike that did not belong to him. The bicycle was returned to the rental company.

Oct. 16, Coquina Beach, 1500 Gulf Drive S., trespass warning. A lifeguard trespassed a man after two women told police the man exposed his sexual organs as they walked past him at a beach access. The man denied exposing himself and told police the women were out to get him.

Oct. 16, Cortez Beach at Sixth Street South, suspicious circumstances. Bradenton Beach officers responded to a disturbance at 10:23 p.m. and met the reporting party. The complainant said a couple had been arguing in a car when the woman tried to exit the vehicle and the man forced her back in and drove north. Police searched the area and sent alerts to Holmes Beach and MCSO. No results were reported.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Oct. 8, Manatee Fruit Greenhouse, 11703 40th Ave. W., trespass warnings. Two men were warned by the property manager for trespassing in a sheriff deputy’s presence.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

      Oct. 7, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, trespass warning. A 61-year-old man was trespassed after a Holmes Beach police officer observed him watching women near the women’s bathroom.

Oct. 7, Freckled Fin, 5337 Gulf Drive, disturbance. HBPD responded to a fight and found two intoxicated persons in a verbal altercation. There were no signs of physical harm and the subjects left the area.

Oct. 10, 700 block of Manatee Avenue, warrant. A front seat passenger not wearing a seat belt was observed in a vehicle by a police officer in the 4000 block of Gulf Drive. The officer stopped the vehicle and determined the 43-year-old man had outstanding warrants from Manatee County for reckless driving and violating probation. He was transported to the Manatee County jail.

Oct. 10, Anchor Inn, 3007 Gulf Drive, trespass. Police responded to a manager’s call about an intoxicated woman. When an officer arrived, he found the subject walking away in the parking lot. The 33-year-old woman was issued a trespass warning.

Oct. 13, Freckled Fin, 5337 Gulf Drive, noise. On patrol, an officer heard loud music from outside speakers at 11:13 p.m. and took meter readings, which averaged 71 decibels. The legal limit after 10 p.m. is 50 decibels. The officer warned the bar owner about the ordinance violation, told him the speakers must be turned off and the doors closed.

Oct. 14, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, theft. A Bradenton man reported a wallet with $200 and credit cards, keys, two cellphones and several hats and shirts were stolen. He discovered them missing when he and his wife returned from swimming in the Gulf.

Oct. 16, Jessie’s Island Store, 5424 Marina Drive, theft. Police are investigating reports of more than $4,400 stolen from the cash register. HBPD issued requests for the warrant arrests of two suspects.

Oct. 17, 100 block of 43rd Street, child support/paraphernalia/false name. A police officer observed a vehicle traveling south with the trunk popped open and followed the vehicle to a parking lot. Police questioned the male driver and female passenger. The woman gave several false names to law enforcement before giving her true name. HBPD determined she was wanted for failure to pay child support in Manatee County. After her arrest, police found a crack pipe, unknown pills, straws, toothpicks and a steel wool scouring pad in her possession. She was transported to the Manatee County jail.

Oct. 17, Kingfish Boat Ramp, warrant. Running a tag, a Holmes Beach officer determined the registered owner of a Kia sedan was a habitual traffic offender and pulled over the vehicle. The officer observed a syringe in plain view. The driver told police his license was suspended and there was “stuff” stashed under the passenger seat. Police found a green case containing paraphernalia, white powder and morphine pills. The powder tested faint for heroin, which the passenger said was creatine. Both men denied knowledge of who owned the green case. The tag was seized. The driver was arrested and transported to jail. The drugs and paraphernalia were secured for evidence and destruction.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 10-17-2018

Anna Maria

      Oct. 2, 500 block of Magnolia Avenue, suspicious incident. A man contacted the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office about damage to the canvas top of his 1964 Mercedes-Benz.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

      Sept. 30, 200 Bridge St. anchorage, abandoned/derelict vessel. A Bradenton Beach police officer reported a yellow 40-foot vessel without registration numbers or other identifiers, with no rigging, no helm and no steering, in poor condition.

Sept. 30, 200 Bridge St. anchorage, abandoned/derelict vessel. Without an engine or controls, a boat anchored east of the Historic Bridge Street Pier was found by BBPD with unsecured containers and nets on the deck. Attempts to contact the owner were unsuccessful.

Oct. 4, Circle K, 2500 Gulf Drive N., theft. About $100 in quarters was stolen from a coin-operated vacuum. The complaint said the lock to the vacuum was punctured by a blow torch.

Oct. 4, Moose Lodge, 110 Gulf Drive S., Marchman Act. An intoxicated homeless man was taken into custody and transported to a medical facility.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

      Sept. 27, Gulf Drive and 52nd Street, seatbelt/warrant. A Holmes Beach police officer observed a passenger in a vehicle not wearing a seatbelt. The officer arrested the man after determining he had outstanding warrants.

Sept. 28, 2900 block of Gulf Drive, warrants. A 39-year-old motorist stopped for an expired driver’s license, was taken into custody for a warrant from Lee County and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Sept. 29, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, trespass. A lifeguard trespassed a 48-year-old man who was staggering near beachgoers and the Anna Maria Island Cafe. The man left the area.

Sept. 29, 5600 Gulf Drive and the beach, fireworks. Dispatched for possible shots fired, a police officer arrived, heard fireworks and noticed a group of people on the beach. A 43-year-old man was cited for violating an ordinance.

Sept. 30, 700 Manatee Ave., warrant. At the intersection of Manatee Avenue and Gulf Drive, a police officer pulled over a motorist who failed to stop at a flashing red light. The officer determined the man had an outstanding warrant from Pennsylvania for driving under the influence. He was arrested and transported him to the Manatee County jail.

Oct. 2, Manatee Public Beach, 4000 Gulf Drive, marijuana. After observing a vehicle run a flashing red light, a Holmes Beach police officer stopped and cited the 24-year-old Ellenton driver for violating the marijuana ordinance. An officer told the driver he could smell marijuana. The driver acknowledged the drug in his pocket. Police confiscated 2.8 grams of a green leafy substance, which field tested as marijuana.

Oct. 2, Kingfish Boat Ramp, 752 Manatee Ave., marijuana. A Holmes Beach police officer approached two men sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot, noticed the odor of marijuana and observed a green leafy substance in the passenger’s lap. The 18- and 19-year-old men were cited with an ordinance violation. The marijuana, weighing 4.3 grams, and grinder were confiscated.

Oct. 2, 4900 block of Gulf Drive, noise. Loud noise between 49th and 50th streets was reported at 11:02 p.m. On arrival, an officer heard kids yelling “Marco, Polo,” screaming and splashing in a pool. The officers went to the backyard and encountered loud music and a male adult watching the children. The man turned down the music, was apologetic and said he was renting from AMI Vacations. The officer referred the report to code enforcement.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 10-10-2018

Anna Maria

      Sept. 24, 216 Pine Ave., Unit C, attempted theft. Efforts to shoplift from a store were blocked when a store owner twice stopped a woman as she tried to walk out with clothes without paying for them. The woman fled in a silver convertible.

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

Bradenton Beach

      Sept. 29, 100 block of Seventh Street North, disorderly intoxication. A 48-year-old man was arrested after he was reported pounding on his vehicle and urinating in the parking lot. The man told police he was drinking all day after learning his wife wanted a divorce. He was transported to Manatee County jail. His vehicle was towed.

      Oct. 1, 200 Bridge St., boat anchorage, disorderly conduct/obstruction. A 53-year-old man was arrested after challenging a Bradenton Beach officer and others to fight, threatening to kill others and disobeying police commands. After he was pepper-sprayed, he jumped into a boat. The U.S. Coast Guard assisted in locating the man, who was taken into custody and transported to jail.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Sept. 20, Seafood Shack, 4110 127th St. W., found property. An Uber driver gave a man a ride to the restaurant and later found the passenger’s passport in his vehicle. The driver dropped off the passport to the MCSO, which placed it in safekeeping and attempted to contact the man.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Sept. 19, 5300 block of Marina Drive, marijuana ordinance. A 35-year-old Bradenton woman was cited for violating the marijuana ordinance after 3.9 grams of cannabis was found in a search. The woman was pulled over in an SUV pulling a trailer without a tag, for which she also was issued a citation. The cannabis, a grinder and diazepam pill were confiscated.

Sept. 22, 5501 Marina Drive, endangered/missing person. Dispatchers notified police of a vehicle with a disability tag driving erratically. Police stopped the 83-year-old male driver, who told police he was taking heart medication and wasn’t able to remember the past couple of days. He also said he’d traveled from Port St. Lucie to Marathon to Holmes Beach. Police transported the man to Blake Medical Center and called his wife. His car was left at Keyes Marina.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 10-03-2018

Anna Maria

No reports.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Sept. 19, 100 block of Second Street North, tag seized. A Bradenton Beach officer determined a tag attached to a 2004 Acura belonged to another vehicle. When stopped, the motorist told the officer he put the tag from his brother’s SUV on his vehicle so he could look for work. The officer seized the tag.

Sept. 21, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive S., trespass. Police arrested a 53-year-old man for trespassing after prior warning. He was taken to Manatee County jail.

Sept. 21, 2500 block of Avenue C, warrant arrest. A 59-year-old man was arrested on a warrant for violating probation.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Sept. 21, 4300 block of 115th St. W., trespass. A homeless man living on the northwest corner of the property was trespassed by a manager for Manatee Fruit Co.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Sept. 13, LaPensee Plumbing, 401 Manatee Ave., burglary. A surveillance camera captured images of two men removing wood pallets and recyclable copper scrap valued at $500. They left in a pickup.

Sept. 14, Jessie’s Island Store, 5424 Marina Drive, theft. An employee working the closing shift Sept. 12 was observed on a store camera taking three cigars valued at $3.18.

Sept. 15, 4000 block of Sixth Avenue, warrant. Holmes Beach police officers assisted MCSO with a warrant arrest after observing the male suspect in a vehicle and later running on Fifth Avenue. A man walking his dog helped police locate the suspect.

Sept. 16, DCoy Ducks Bar & Grill, trespass. Officers were dispatched to a fight inside the bar. A bouncer identified a 41-year-old man as the person who started a fight with a man in a wheelchair. Another person shoved the aggressor, causing him to hit his head. The aggressor was trespassed and transported to Blake Medical Center.

Sept. 17, 750 Manatee Ave., drugs. During a traffic stop, Police noticed open containers of beer, liquor and a container of green leafy substance and mushrooms, as well as a marijuana pipe, scale, grinder and a bong. The driver told an officer the drugs and other items were hers. The officer issued her citations for failing to stop at a flashing red light and open container. The woman received a notice to appear for possessing under 20 grams of marijuana and the paraphernalia.

Sept. 18, D.Coy Ducks Bar & Grill, trespass. Dispatched to a disturbance, an officer found the man standing outside the bar. The man was warned for trespassing and transported home by the Monkey Bus. The man was in possession of another man’s wallet. Police returned it to the owner.

Sept. 18, Key Royale Club, 700 Key Royale Drive, trespass. Police officers observed an unoccupied vehicle in the 600 block of Ivanhoe Lane and found two men who said they were fishing in the pond because they were told about its large fish. A third man, who had been trespassed for fishing in the pond several months earlier, later came to the scene and apologized. The men were warned for trespassing.

Sept. 20, 100 block of 49th Street, theft. A bicycle rented from Beach Bums of Anna Maria was reported stolen. It was valued at $200.

Sept. 22, Kingfish Boat Ramp, warrant. A woman driver and a 29-year-old man passenger sitting in a vehicle identified themselves. After police ran their names through a law enforcement database, it was determined the man was wanted on a child support warrant from Marion County. He was arrested and taken into custody. The woman had no warrants and was released.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 09-26-2018

Anna Maria

Sept. 15, 7200 block of Gulf Drive, unlicensed firearm. On a traffic detail, a Manatee County Sheriff’s Office deputy stopped a speeding vehicle. After questioning the occupants about an odor of marijuana, the deputy arrested a 28-year-old passenger who raised his arms in the air and told an assisting Holmes Beach officer he was sitting on a gun.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Sept. 12, Island Time Bar and Grill, 111 Gulf Drive S., burglary arrest. Bradenton Beach police arrested a 48-year-old homeless man for breaking in and stealing eight bottles of liquor. A police investigation led the bar management to check the surveillance tape, which showed the man with matching tattoos taking the bottles.

Sept. 14, 100 block of Eighth Street South, criminal mischief. A pool maintenance worker found 2 gallons of paint in a swimming pool and reported the damage to the property owner.

Sept. 14, 200 Bridge St. and the Intracoastal Waterway, suspicious boat. A 32-foot cabin cruiser was found dismantled and with no means of propulsion. Verbal warnings were issued to the owner. The BBPD asked the state attorney to issue a warrant arrest.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

No reports.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 09-19-2018

Anna Maria

Sept. 4, Anna Maria city public works, 402 Pine Ave., theft. A generator belonging to contractor Frank Agnelli was reported stolen. After removing planks at the city pier in July, the Agnelli crew mistakenly moved the generator, valued at $1,000, to the city’s public works building. The city notified Agnelli, but before the contractor picked it up, it went missing.

Sept. 8, Gulf Drive and Magnolia Avenue, traffic/vehicle/marijuana. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy observed a vehicle run a stop sign and determined the vehicle’s registration was expired. After stopping the motorist, the deputy noted an odor of marijuana and resin on a vape cartridge, which was collected for testing. The motorist was ticketed for the traffic infractions.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Aug. 28, 107 Gulf Drive N., trespass warning. A homeless 52-year-old man was found sleeping at a bus stop. He was trespassed by a Manatee County Area Transit trolley driver. The man told police he had nowhere to go and needed help. Police transported him to a medical facility.

Sept. 1, 111 Bridge St., Marchman Act. A 51-year-old man was found sleeping under a tarp in a parking lot. Bradenton Beach police determined the man was intoxicated and unable to care for himself, and transported him to a medical facility.

Sept. 10, 2400 block of Gulf Drive North, property damage. Trimmed tree debris from the Via Roma condominiums fell over a fence onto a neighbor’s property, breaking pipes that connected rain water barrels and causing a water spill. A maintenance technician said Via Roma would repair the damages.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Sept. 6, 3300 block of Gulf Drive, driver’s license/marijuana ordinance. Holmes Beach police stopped a motorist in a pickup truck for a suspended license, a third or subsequent offense, after the officer ran the tag. The female passenger gave an officer permission to search her purse and the officer found 1.7 grams of marijuana. The man was arrested and transported to Manatee County jail. The woman was issued an ordinance citation.

Sept. 8, 6000 block of Marina Drive, marijuana. Stopped for a defective headlight, an officer wrote a motorist a citation for possessing marijuana after viewing a marijuana cigarette on a soda can in the console.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 09-12-2018

Anna Maria

Aug. 23, 100 block of Gull Drive, found property. A property manager found a .40 caliber Glock left in a rental unit and turned it into the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. MCSO checked for warrants and injunctions before returning the handgun to the owner.

Aug. 26, Bayfront Park, 316 N. Bay Blvd., lost person. While on patrol, a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy encountered a man who said he was lost. The deputy helped the man recall his residence by driving around the city and he was reunited with his family.

Aug.28, 500 block of Kumquat Drive, domestic. A couple argued about one person not having a job and not paying attention to the other. Police determined the argument did not turn physical.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

Aug. 13, Via Roma condominiums, 2408 Gulf Drive N., theft. Rings in a heart-shaped tin were reported stolen. The owner of the jewelry told Bradenton Beach police she forgot them in a unit during her stay in July. She took the rings on vacation, fearing they might be stolen from her Tampa home.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

Sept. 1, 3600 block of 117th Street West, domestic. A deputy responded to a disturbance involving a couple who had been drinking. The officer spoke to both parties and determined the argument was verbal.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

Sept. 1, Jessie’s Island Store, trespass. A 28-year-old woman from New York went into the store asking to use the clerk’s cellphone. When the clerk told her no, the woman yelled and refused to leave. The woman was warned for trespass and a Holmes Beach police officer transported her off the island.

Sept. 1, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, 4000 Gulf Drive, suspicious circumstances. Holmes Beach police were called to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton after a 21-year-old woman, who was found collapsed on the Palma Sola Causeway, reported she’d been at a beach cafe. Police later learned from her father she may have taken prescription drugs while drinking a Long Island ice tea.

Sept. 1, Freckled Fin, 5337 Gulf Drive, public urination. On patrol, an officer observed a man urinating on a sculpture at the entrance of the bar/restaurant. The man told police he was relieving himself in public because he didn’t want to leave his girlfriend to use the restroom.

Sept. 3, 5300 block of Gulf Drive, warrants. Holmes Beach police arrested a 25-year-old motorist on three warrants out of Hillsborough County after pulling him over for speeding. He was transported to the Manatee County jail.

Sept. 3, 100 block of 51st Street, fight. Holmes Beach police responded to a backyard fight. A 51-year-old man reported a 25-year-old woman hit him in the face. The man said he’d thrown a pair of pants at a roommate, who was “making out” with the woman, to complain about the clothing left on a bathroom floor. The woman fled. Police found her in the bushes in the 5300 block of Holmes Boulevard. She told police she fought with someone, but had no idea why. The woman had a swollen lip. The man sustained cuts. All parties refused medical treatment. The man declined to press charges.

Sept. 3, 200 block of 72nd Street, construction on holiday. Police responded to an anonymous report of a construction ordinance violation. An officer advised an Eason Builders Group employee about the ordinance and the work stopped. The report was referred to code enforcement.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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