Island police blotter
No new reports.
July 10, 100 Bridge St., reckless driving. A Bradenton Beach police officer observed a man driving 70 mph in a 35-mph zone, northbound on Gulf Drive. As the officer attempted to catch up with the vehicle, the driver passed numerous other vehicles and continued at high speed. The officer pulled the vehicle over and found the driver allegedly had been drinking alcohol. The subject was transported to the Manatee County jail.
July 4, 100 block of 47th Street, burglary of a residence. A Holmes Beach police officer was dispatched in reference to a burglary. The victim said someone entered the residence and took a leather purse containing five credit cards, checks, reading glasses and a Louis Vuitton check holder and wallet containing $300.
July 4, 100 block of 51st Street, petit theft. An officer responded to a reported theft. A woman said her family was renting a beach house for the weekend and she left a float behind at the residence. She later noticed the float missing. However, the woman called the HBPD to report her children found the float in some sea oats.
July 5, 200 block of 56th Street, theft. An officer was dispatched to a residence in reference to the theft of a bicycle that had been left in a front yard. The officer could not locate the bicycle.
July 7, 300 block of 58th Street, burglary of a residence. A man reported the theft of his stored gasoline container from under his carport. The man said while he was on his boat, someone emptied five gasoline containers. The cost of the gas was estimated at $74.25.