Two arrested in Club Bamboo vandalism
Bradenton Beach Police arrested two men Nov. 2 for acts of criminal mischief/felony vandalism conducted at the Club Bamboo Resort.
Michael Toole, 20, and Jason Yoder, 23, both of Bradenton, allegedly threw several items into the pool of the resort the evening of Oct. 10. One of the items, a 300-pound concrete planter with the plant, was dumped into the water and cracked the bottom of the pool, causing approximately $3,000 in damage.
Toole reportedly told police he was intoxicated and angry that night, so he began throwing items in the pool and his friend Yoder assisted him.
The men were apprehended in the 800 block of 38th Street West in Bradenton.
Oct. 31, 500 block of Bayview Place, information. A man reported that a gun was taken from the center console of his vehicle, apparently while it was parked at a gas station in southern Georgia. According to the report, the man did not report the missing gun to authorities in Georgia.
Oct. 28, 600 Gulf Drive S., Cortez Beach, drug arrest. Richard Withriw, 25, of Bradenton, was arrested for possession of prescription drugs without a proper prescription, possession of marijuana and a pipe used to smoke marijuana.
Oct. 28, 100 block of 24th street, domestic battery. A woman was given a domestic violence information packet after her boyfriend allegedly punched her in the face. A witness filed a report with police, although the woman did not wish to file a statement. According to the report, the couple has a history of similar incidents.
Nov. 2, 100 block of Gulf Drive N., warrant arrest. According to the report, officers stopped a man walking a dog because the dog did not appear to have a rabies vaccination tag, which is required by city and county ordinances. According to the report, based on the identification the man provided, officers arrested him on a Kentucky warrant. After his arrest, the man claimed to have given police a fake identification card with his brother’s name and information.
Oct. 27, 300 block of 56th Street, criminal mischief. According to the report, officers removed a beer bottle that became embedded in the rear window of a woman’s vehicle, which had been parked in front of her residence.
Oct. 28, 5424 Marina Drive, Jessie’s Island Store, assault. A man was arrested for domestic assault after he followed a woman into the store and acted in a threatening manner toward her in front of witnesses. According to the report, the woman told police that she had previous encounters in which the man had brandished a gun and, fearing he might do it again, stopped her car and ran into the store to call police when she saw him following her in his car. Upon his arrest, officers reportedly did find that the man was carrying a concealed small firearm.
Oct. 30, 300 block of 64th Street, civil dispute. A woman reported that a subcontractor working on a construction site adjacent to her residence was utilizing her electricity to power the site. According to the report, the contractor mistook the residence he believed he was permitted to draw power from and he attempted to work out a resolution with the homeowner.
Nov. 1, 8300 Marina Court, theft. A man reported the theft of his boat cushion.
Nov. 2, 5700 block of Carissa Street, theft. A man reported his cell phone stolen from his unlocked vehicle.
Nov. 2, 5346 Gulf Drive, Hurricane Hanks, theft. Two five-gallon kegs of beer were reportedly stolen by two men. An employee witnessed the suspects drive up to the back door and load the kegs in to their car. According to the report, the men drove off when the employee attempted to confront them.