Feb. 3, 100 Spring Ave., Sandbar restaurant, drug arrest. According to the report, Andrew Kerznar was charged with uttering a forged instrument, dealing in stolen property and possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia. According to the report, Kerznar used four stolen gift certificates from the Chiles group at the Mar Vista, Beach House and Sandbar restaurants. While at Mar Vista, Kerznar reportedly sold one of the gift certificates to a patron at another table. When he used the last one at the Sandbar, management called the sheriff's office. Subsequent to his arrest, he was found in possession of cocaine and paraphernalia.
Feb. 7, 100 block of Palmetto Avenue, information. An anonymous person called to report people trimming seagrape plants on city land. The landscaper and homeowner were told they need city approval in order to trim plants on city property.
Feb. 9, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria Island Community Center, battery. According to the report, an argument ensued at a basketball game.
Feb. 2, 100 block of Fourth Street North, information. A resident reported that the tenant renting a room in a neighbor's home has been urinating along the side yard between the two properties. Officers were advised that the space being rented by the tenant does not have bathroom facilities and the case was forwarded to the city code enforcement officer.
Feb. 5, 5400 block of Marina Drive, information. While on patrol, an officer assisted an elderly woman after he witnessed her trip on the uneven sidewalk and hit her head.
Feb. 6, 100 block of 39th Street, burglary. A man reported his wallet stolen from his dresser.
Feb. 6 100 block of 39th Street, burglary. A woman reported her purse stolen from her bedroom.
Feb. 7, 500 block of Bayview Drive, recovered boat. A catamaran reportedly washed up against the seawall and was stuck in the mangroves. According to the report, the boat was reported stolen in Bradenton Beach and the owner was notified of its location.
Feb. 8, 600 block of Key Royale, theft. According to the report, a man allowed two of his son's friends to stay at his home because they claimed to be homeless. The man reported that the two houseguests stole a checkbook and jewelry.
Feb. 8, 3200 E. Bay Drive, Shells restaurant, theft. A woman reported her purse stolen. According to the report, she said she hung the purse on the back of her chair and left the restaurant without it. When she went back to pick it up, it was gone.
Feb. 9, 300 block of 72nd Street, harassment. A woman reported receiving harassing phone calls from her brother.
Feb. 9, 100 block of 36th Street, domestic disturbance. A man was arrested for domestic violence because he made a threatening statement toward his roommate in front of officers responding to an emergency call.
Feb. 11, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, theft. According to the report, the shelves in the public rest rooms were stolen.
Feb. 12, 3500 block of Fourth Avenue, burglary. A woman reported her makeup case and waist pack stolen from her kitchen table.