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Streetlife – 06-19-2019

Anna Maria

June 7, 300 block of Magnolia Avenue, grand theft over $100,000. A woman reported the theft of gold coins valued at more than $100,000 from her residence. She said she noticed the coins missing April 22, but was gathering documents before filing a report.

        Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

June 7, 600 block of Gulf Drive North, property damage. A man reported a passenger window in his vehicle broken. Nothing was reported missing.

        June 7, 1700 Gulf Drive S., Coquina Beach, Baker Act. A man overdosed at the park and told law enforcement he wanted to harm himself. He was taken for treatment under the Baker Act.

        June 8, 121 Bridge St., Blue Marlin, domestic battery. A woman said she was listening to music with friends when her ex-husband approached, grabbed her wrist and whispered expletives. She said her wrist hurt for 30 minutes after she was grabbed. She was issued a domestic violence packet.

June 9, 100 block of Ninth Street North, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. A man threatened a bus driver who refused him service. The man ran away from the scene but was later found yelling outside a bar, where he exposed his buttocks to patrons. He failed to follow directions from officers and had to be restrained. He was transported to Manatee County jail.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

        No reports.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

June 6, 100 block of 42nd Street, larceny. A man reported two rented beach bikes disappeared from outside of a rental residence.

June 7, 500 block of 69th Street, larceny. A man reported his handyman took two checks from his checkbook and cashed them for $225 and $206.27. The victim closed the account.

June 11, 4000 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria Island Beach Cafe, petit theft. An employee reported a man had stole money from a counter-top tip jar the previous day and had returned to the cafe. Surveillance video showed a suspect taking $20 in tip money. He was located at the public beach and arrested for camping and petit theft.

June 11, 5346 Gulf Drive, Hurricane Hanks restaurant, trespass. The manager requested a man be trespassed after he became belligerent with staff and patrons and refused to leave.

       Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 06-12-2019

Anna Maria

May 28, Manatee County Sheriff’s substation, 207 Pine Ave., information. Three wallets — containing credit, debit and insurance cards — were turned into the MCSO.

June 1, Slim’s Place, 9701 Gulf Drive, confiscated property. Deputies observed a man in a parked vehicle with a vape device in a cup holder while responding to an alarm. Asked about the contents of the vape device, the man acknowledged the substance was THC oil. The deputies confiscated the vape device and drug, placing them in an MCSO property locker to be destroyed.

June 3, Cypress Avenue and Tuna Street, beach ordinance. Dispatched for a vehicle stuck in the sand, a deputy determined a man had driven the vehicle onto the beach to retrieve fishing gear. The man was cited for violating an ordinance that prohibits vehicles on the beach.

June 3, address redacted by MCSO, domestic. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a disturbance where a person was transported to a medical facility.

Anna Maria is policed by the MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

May 31, Bayview Terrace Condominiums, 117 Seventh St. N., vehicle burglary. More than a dozen tools valued at $2,000 — a generator, skill saw, drill set, chop saw, hammers, blowers and batteries — were stolen. Duncan Seawall of Sarasota reported the theft from a locked trailer.

June 2, Coquina Beach, 1600 Gulf Drive S., battery. Two men who were drinking vodka squabbled and one man struck the other man with a branch. Police arrived and observed a man bleeding. Lifeguards and emergency services treated the injured man and transported him to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton. A suspect was found under the Cortez Bridge, arrested and taken to jail.

Bradenton Beach is policed by BBPD.

Cortez

        May 30, 3700 block of 115th Street Court West, battery and resisting arrest. A 30-year-old man was arrested by deputies after an argument with his girlfriend turned physical. While being handcuffed, he pulled away and an officer restrained him. He was transported to jail.

June 1, 3700 block of 115th Street West, burglary/resisting arrest. A 59-year-old man went to a neighbor’s house appearing intoxicated and asking for beer. The woman refused and the man allegedly threw an empty beer container at her. Later, the woman found the man on her lanai, banging on her door and demanding beer. He continued banging and broke the glass. Deputies found the suspect, with cuts on his hands and blood on his shorts, at his residence. The man was transported to jail.

Cortez is policed by the MCSO.

Holmes Beach

May 30, 200 block of Haverkos Lane, theft. An unknown person took an unlocked bicycle from a resident’s front yard between midnight and 7 a.m.

May 30, 100 block of 47th Street, beach ordinance. An 18-year-old Bradenton man drove his vehicle onto the beach to listen to music and was ticketed for a first offense of driving on the beach.

June 1, 100 block of 55th Street, fraud. A vacation homeowner reported an unauthorized advertisement after she found people trying to open her door. The agent at Vacasa who handles her property told her the agency had no information pertaining to the renter. The renter told police Florida Vacation Rentals was paid $1,470 for the rental based on an ad on Craigslist.

June 2, 3200 E. Bay Drive, assault. Juveniles reported a man in a Toyota Tundra flashed a 6-inch knife while they were waiting for a trolley. License plate recognition cameras and footage from Walgreens assisted police in locating a suspect vehicle, although no arrest was made at that time.

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

Streetlife – 06-05-2019

Anna Maria

May 22, 700 block of N. Shore Drive, fraud. A man went to the MCSO to submit a sworn statement about a scheme to defraud of more than $50,000.

May 22, 300 block of North Bay Boulevard, found property. A bike was found by an officer at Bayfront Park. The owner later identified the bike and it was returned.

      May 24, 100 block of Crescent Drive, mischief. A woman reported someone drove into the yard and knocked over potted plants.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

May 20, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive S., trespass warning. An assistant store manager called Bradenton Beach police and reported a man loitering on the benches next to the entrance for several hours. BBPD assisted the manager issue the warning and advised the 52-year-old man that if he returned to the store, he would be arrested.

May 22, Historic Bridge Street Pier, 200 Bridge St., trespass warning. Between 7:30-8:30 p.m., people on the pier began calling police appalled about a 29-year-old man horsing around, using foul language and throwing fish. The man was issued a trespass warning.

May 24, Circle K, 103 Gulf Drive S., trespass warning. Responding to a report from the convenience store, Bradenton Beach police assisted with a trespass warning to a 33-year-old man who had remained at the store after being told to leave by a store employee. Police were told the man’s ex-girlfriend worked at the store, however, she was not working at the time.

May 25, 1600 block of Gulf Drive South, domestic battery. Bradenton Beach police responded to a report of a man beating a woman near the Coquina Beach Park bathrooms. The man left before officers arrived. The woman told police her boyfriend had dragged her through the sand, pushed her to the ground and kicked her in her stomach. BBPD, with other area law enforcement, searched for the man to no avail. BBPD submitted a request for the state attorney to pursue possible charges.

May 25, 300 block of Gulf Drive South, erratic driver. A 72-year-old man in a pickup was pulled over by police after an officer observed him swerving on Bridge Street, failing to yield the right of way in the roundabout, cutting off another vehicle, and driving into the bike lane. The man admitted he’d been drinking, exited the vehicle and fell on the sidewalk. The officer called for emergency medical services, which transported the man to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton. He was ticketed for failing to maintain a single lane and failure to yield the right of way at the roundabout.

Cortez

      No reports.

      Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

      May 24, 6800 block of Palm Drive, theft. A woman unloading luggage at a rental house reported a carry-on bag with content valued at $475 was not in the driveway after it was left at the rear of the vehicle.

May 25, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, seat belts, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana. A woman was stopped after making an illegal turn into the parking lot from Gulf Drive. She was cited for no seat belt, a child not properly belted in a carrier seat and possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana.

May 25, 100 block of 42nd Street, warrant arrest. A vehicle was stopped after a hit on a license plate reader and the driver was found to not have a license. A passenger was identified as having an outstanding warrant for domestic battery, was arrested and transported to Manatee County jail.

May 27, 400 block of Clark Drive, disorderly intoxication. A man was reported standing in the street with a bottle of tequila and yelling. A neighbor said he was an acquaintance of her son and she tried to take the tequila. An altercation ensued. Police found the man lying in the street. The man was taken into custody and transported to Manatee County jail, after receiving medical clearance for a bump on his head and alcohol toxicity.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 05-29-2019

Anna Maria

May 17, 100 Spring Ave., Sandbar Restaurant, lost property. A woman reported losing a key fob valued at $400.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

May 18, 1600 block of Gulf Drive South, driving on a suspended license. A Bradenton Beach police officer observed a car traveling northbound on Gulf Drive enter the center turn lane and pass about 20 cars that slowed for traffic. When stopped, the driver said his license was suspended for a DUI. The driver had three suspensions, was taken into custody and transported to Manatee County jail.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

May 17 10300 block of Cortez Road West, grand theft. A man reported the theft of a bicycle valued at $1,000.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

May 16, 5100 block of Gulf Drive, expired tag. While on patrol, a Holmes Beach police officer received a license plate recognition hit for an expired tag. The driver said she was trying to get her mother to register the tag, which had been expired for more than a year. The vehicle was towed and the driver was cited for driving on an expired tag.

May 17, 3200 block of Gulf Drive, driving on suspended license. An officer stopped a vehicle and found the motorist was driving on a suspended license. She was arrested and transported to the Manatee County jail. While inventorying the vehicle contents for towing, about 50 plastic bags with a white powdery residue were found, along with 1 gram of heroin.

May 19, 7310 Gulf Drive, La Casa Costiera condominiums, trespass. A deputy was dispatched to a call about unauthorized people on the property. Three juveniles were swimming and using the hot tub. They were given trespass warnings and picked up by their parents.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 05-22-2019

Anna Maria

May 3, 10100 block of Gulf Drive, paraphernalia, a controlled substance without prescription, less than 20 grams cannabis. THC oil, marijuana and paraphernalia were found when deputies searched a vehicle. The items were seized. No arrests were made.

May 5, South Bay Boulevard at Magnolia Avenue, confiscated property. Three juveniles were found smoking marijuana and drinking beer on the beach. The beer and marijuana were confiscated, and the juveniles’ parents were called to pick them up.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

May 11, 611 Gulf Drive N., Imperial House condominiums, domestic battery. Bradenton Beach officers responded to a 911 call and found a man with injuries to his face, hand, chest and foot. The man said his girlfriend became angry when he tried to record an argument between them. She had left the area and a be-on-the-lookout was issued, with an arrest warrant for domestic battery.

May 12, 1900 Gulf Drive S., Coquina Beach Park, stolen and recovered property, towed vehicle. A Bradenton Beach police officer came upon a parked vehicle at 4 a.m. at Coquina Beach. Three people appearing to be juveniles approached, but said they did not arrive in the vehicle. They refused to give identification and Holmes Beach officers were called for backup. The owner of the car was not located, and a tow was requested. The BBPD officer found a loaded handgun in the glove box that was determined to be stolen. The juveniles were released to family members.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

May 8, 127th Street at Cortez Road West, theft of property. A man reported a wallet stolen from a tackle box while he was fishing. The wallet contained two debit cards, a driver’s license and $80.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

May 11, 200 block of 66th Street, burglary. A man said his 40-caliber gun and a magazine clip were stolen from his truck. He was not sure if the theft occurred from his rental house or the Manatee Public Beach parking lot.

May 13, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, theft. A woman reported her wallet and cellphone stolen after she accidently left them in a restroom stall. She reported her credit cards had been used.

May 14, 500 block of 70th Street, warrant arrest. Officers were told a man with warrant for a probation violation was doing carpentry work at a residence. He was taken into custody and turned over to the MSCO.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 05-15-2019

Anna Maria

May 2, 875 N. Shore Drive, Rod & Reel Pier, theft. A taxi driver took a passenger from Walmart on Cortez Road in Bradenton to the Rod & Reel Pier. The passenger said he lost his debit card and had no way to pay the $80 tab.

May 4, 600 block of South Bay Boulevard, felony criminal mischief, $1,000 or more. A man reported the back window of his vehicle was intentionally broken. The estimated repair cost was $2,500.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

April 28, 200 Bridge St., anchorage, grand theft less than $5,000. A man went to the police station to report his anchoring system stolen from his sailboat. He said he knew the name of the man who stole the system, reported it and said the man had gone to Key West.

May 1, 100 block of Fourth Street South, burglary to a vehicle. A woman reported two backpacks taken from a vehicle at her home contained $700 cash, a passport, immigration documents, clothes and two pairs of sunglasses, all worth $950. Both backpacks with all contents were later found nearby in the water.

May 1, 100 block of Seventh Street South, burglary to a vehicle. A woman reported a vehicle in her carport was burglarized after she left for work. She reported cash envelopes with $62 and shift reports for work were missing.

May 1, 2513 Gulf Drive N., Circle K, trespass warning. A man attempted to get one employee to send a second employee to the parking lot to talk to him. Due to a prior domestic dispute, the employee requested the man be trespassed from the store and parking lot. A BBPD officer trespassed the man.

May 2, 117 Bridge St., the Fish Hole, suspicious circumstances. An officer was dispatched to the Fish Hole for a possible robbery in progress after an employee who was emptying the trash outdoors said a man told him to empty the cash register and leave the money in the trash can. The employee went inside and called 911. The man left the area. Police searched but did not locate the man.

May 2, 118 Bridge St., Sports Lounge, assault. A man who appeared intoxicated made derogatory comments toward customers and threw ice at a person. He was asked to leave by the bartender/manager and called her derogatory names as he went out. He returned, saying he should get a gun and shoot up the bar, and was sent outside, where he tried to put his foot through a window to gain entry. He eventually passed out. The bartender filed a criminal complaint against the man and also requested a trespass warning be filed against him if he returned.

May 8, 100 block of Second Street North, domestic battery. A woman went to a man’s residence to retrieve some personal items and a verbal argument ensued. The woman said the man opened her car door and struck her in the face with his right hand. The man’s father was present and said he stepped between the car and his son. The woman filed a criminal complaint.

May 3, 2200 block of Gulf Drive North, arrest. A car was idling with keys in the ignition on Gulf Drive North. The tag returned a capias from an earlier assault and alerted that the suspect was considered a safety threat. A man, who approached carrying a can of gasoline and saying he was out of gas, was identified as the suspect and turned over to the MCSO. He was transported to the Manatee County jail.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

April 28, 5400 Marina Drive, Seaside Laundromat and More, theft. A man said that while he was doing laundry, a woman took his key ring and keys.

April 30, 3400 block of Sixth Avenue, theft. A man reported a black bicycle and a red Igloo cooler stolen from his carport. He valued the property at $200.

April 30, 3900 E. Bay Drive, Publix Super Market, theft. A woman reported her unlocked bicycle stolen from the bike rack while she shopped. The bicycle was valued at $200.

May 4, 200 block of 72nd Street, noise ordinance. A man complained of a loud party at another residence behind his home. Officers took decibel readings, notified the renters of the noise ordinance and issued a citation.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 05-08-2019

Anna Maria

April 20, 600 block of Alameda Road, possession of less than 20 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia. An officer observed two people in a truck and detected the odor of marijuana. A search recovered less than 20 grams of cannabis and drug paraphernalia. The officer issued citations.

April 26, 503 Pine Ave., Anna Maria General Store, trespass. The owner of the Anna Maria General Store reported a woman sitting on the store patio and harassing patrons. She was trespassed for 12 months from the property. She boarded a trolley and left.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

April 22, 103 Gulf Drive, Circle K, trespass warning. A man left his backpack outside the store and as he left, the backpack was gone. He demanded the clerk look at the video surveillance. When the clerk refused, the man threatened him. Police were called and issued a trespass warning to the man.

April 25, 200 block of Bay Drive North, vehicle burglary. A man told BBPD a checkbook with no more than 25 blank checks was stolen from his vehicle. Two checks had been cashed at an Amscot in Bradenton for a total of $475.

April 25, 115 Bridge St., Fish Hole Miniature Golf, stolen property. A man reported his cellphone was stolen while he was playing miniature golf. The GPS tracking located the phone on Longboat Key, and a Longboat Key officer searched the area, but did not find the phone.

April 26, 2506 block of Avenue B, property damage. A man reported damage to his vehicle parked in the alley behind a residence. An estimated $2,000 in damage was done to the front bumper, hood and front grill.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

April 25, 5626 Gulf Drive, Harrington House Beachfront Bed and Breakfast Inn, theft. The owner of Harrington House reported a black bicycle valued at $250 was stolen from a tenant at the property.

April 27, 5416 Marina Drive, Restless Natives, criminal mischief. An employee of another business in the Island Shopping Center reported two men wrestling in front of Restless Natives, breaking the storefront glass window, then leaving. The damage was estimated by officers at about $800. The management for the center responded and secured the business.

April 27, 3900 block East Bay Drive, outstanding warrant. A man was observed by officers yelling at people at the trolley stop. When officers checked his information, it was determined he had an outstanding Manatee County warrant. He was taken into custody and transported to the Manatee County jail.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 05-01-2019

Anna Maria

April 16, 300 block of Pine Avenue, possible marijuana found. An officer investigating a crash came upon a leafy green substance. The substance was seized and destroyed.

April 21, 100 block of Spring Avenue at the beach access, felon in possession of a firearm, possession less than 20 grams, possession of drug paraphernalia. A sheriff’s deputy observed a truck with a female passenger blocking the beach access. There was an odor of marijuana. A male returned, and the deputy searched the truck. Officers located a loaded firearm, less than 20 grams of marijuana, two crack pipes and two partially burnt marijuana cigarettes. The male was charged with firearm possession by a convicted felon and the female was charged with possession of less than 20 grams of cannabis and paraphernalia.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

April 10, 1800 Gulf Drive N., La Costa Condominiums, grand theft second-degree. An owner at La Costa said he parked his Toyota Rav4 in guest parking and went to the beach, leaving the car unlocked and the keys on the front floorboard. When he returned, the vehicle was gone. Witnesses and surveillance footage showed a man driving the vehicle. Later, the vehicle was located in east Manatee County, where it was damaged during a police pursuit. The driver was arrested.

April 14, 700 block of Gulf Drive North, property damage. A man called the BBPD to report a pickup truck knocked over a fire hydrant near the Wicked Cantina and Imperial House condominiums. Utility workers were dispatched.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

April 20, 3900 E. Bay Drive, Publix Super Market, theft. Officers responded to a report that two men took beer without paying. Officers took a description of the men and checked surveillance video. The beer was valued at $41.50.

April 22, 3200 block of East Bay Drive, camping citation. A man was found asleep in his car in the parking lot of the Anna Maria Island Center shopping plaza. When officers told him to leave, his car battery had died and the vehicle was out of gas. An officer took him to buy gas and jumped the car and then the man left the area.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 04-24-2019

Anna Maria

April 12, 400 block of North Bay Boulevard, Bayfront Park, lost or stolen item. A man reported he forgot his camera, placed on a picnic table. When he returned, the camera was gone.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

No reports.

Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Cortez

No reports.

Cortez is policed by MCSO.

Holmes Beach

April 16, 5300 block of Gulf Drive, Hancock Bank, marijuana possession less than 20 grams. An officer observed a parked car with heavily tinted windows after midnight in the parking lot and learned the occupants were sleeping inside. When they exited the vehicle, they admitted they had been smoking marijuana. Officers seized paraphernalia and several small bags of marijuana totaling 12 grams. A possession citation was issued and the two subjects were advised they were violating camping regulations. They were released.

April 16, 600 block of Dundee Lane, accidental shooting. Officers responded to a 911 call and found a man who accidently shot himself in the thigh while cleaning his gun. He was transported by EMS with a non-life-threatening injury to Blake Medical Center in Bradenton.

April 17, 600 block of Emerald Lane, fraud. A man went to the HBPD at city hall and reported credit card transactions made in Bradenton on a Discover Card he did not open. Officers collected receipts from stores and surveillance videos of the suspects.

April 17, 3200 E. Bay Drive, Subway, Anna Maria Island Centre shopping plaza, trespass. Officers responded to a theft in progress after employees saw a man take money from a tip jar. The suspect was sitting outside the business and admitted he took the money. He returned the cash and no charges were filed. He was issued a trespassed warning and left the shopping plaza.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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

Streetlife – 04-17-2019

Anna Maria

        April 6, 100 block of South Bay Boulevard, warning. A man was reported standing on a construction barge about 50 yards off the beach at the Anna Maria City Pier. He returned to shore and met his mother, who was in the construction parking lot. Both were warned that they were trespassing. They said they were visiting from England and staying in Clermont.

Anna Maria is policed by MCSO.

Bradenton Beach

        April 6, 2000 Gulf Drive S., Coquina Beach parking lot, criminal mischief. A woman reported someone scratched her car and wrote derogatory words on it between 1 p.m. and 7:45 p.m., while she was with her family at the beach. A mirror also was cracked.

April 7, 2000 Gulf Drive S., Coquina Beach parking lot, operating a vehicle with a suspended license. A man approached a Bradenton Beach police officer to report being followed and harassed by a man over several days. The man he accused of harassment was pointed out as he passed by in a vehicle, and the officer followed and ran the vehicle tag, which came back as stolen. The driver was stopped and did not have a valid driver’s license and said the truck was from Indiana and not registered. The Florida tag on the truck was stolen. The man was given a summons for driving on a suspended license and driving an unregistered vehicle. The officer determined the harassment had taken place within the jurisdiction of Longboat Key and referred the complainant to the Longboat Key Police Department.

April 7, 2200 Gulf Drive S., Coquina Beach, trespass warning. A woman parked her car on the sand on the beach near the south bathhouse. She told officers she lives in her car and parks there overnight. Manatee County Marine Rescue trespassed the woman from the park.

April 8, 500 block of Gulf Drive North, Bridgeport condominiums, property damage. A man reported someone scratched his newly painted front door, placing the damage at $800.

        Bradenton Beach is policed by the BBPD.

Holmes Beach

        March 28, 3900 E. Bay Drive, Publix Super Market, trespassing, possession. Officers were called to a fight in progress and found the store manager had been assaulted. Two white males, one a juvenile, were stopped near the store exit and appeared to be intoxicated. While checking IDs, the juvenile failed to listen to commands and was handcuffed and placed in a patrol car, where he spat on the computer screen and the window cage. He was given a breath test and transported to Manatee County Juvenile Assessment Center. The other male was given a notice for possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana found during a search of his backpack, and taken to Kingfish Boat Ramp. Both were trespassed from Publix.

April 5, 700 block of Manatee Avenue, Kingfish Boat Ramp, burglary. A man returned to his locked car after three hours to find his wallet missing. It contained $80 cash, a Florida driver’s license and a debit card. Fingerprints were taken.

April 8, 100 block of 73rd Street, Coconuts, fraud. The manager of Coconuts reported a customer left without paying for a three-month stay. She said he was a repeat customer. He promised to mail a check, but no check had arrived.

April 8, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, burglary. A woman reported her purse stolen from under the front passenger seat of a parked vehicle.

April 9, 600 block of Baronet Lane, fraud. A man reported someone opened a Discover card in his name and completed a transaction for $2,856.87 at Best Buy in Sarasota. Another purchase attempt in Hialeah was declined.

April 10, 4500 block of Third Avenue, petit theft. A man and a woman riding bicycles stopped at a house and parked the bikes under the carport. When they left the house 45 minutes later, the man’s Shogun Safari bike was missing.

Holmes Beach is policed by HBPD.

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