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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

Streetlife

Anna Maria

Feb. 22, 700 block of North Shore Drive, trespass warning. The owner of a rental unit requested a trespass warning against a woman.

Bradenton Beach

Feb. 14, 2400 block Gulf Drive North, theft. A man reported that he forgot his bag on the beach and it was gone when he returned to retrieve it.

Feb. 14, 1800 Gulf Drive, Coquina Park, domestic battery. Officers were contacted by marine rescue regarding a disturbance on the beach. A woman was issued a domestic violence packet after reporting that she was involved in a heated argument with her boyfriend.

Feb. 18, 2100 block of Avenue B, burglary. A man reported that some bank checks, watches, travelers checks, and cash were stolen from his residence. The man's passport and checks were recovered by Holmes Beach Police Department Feb. 19.

Feb. 19, 100 block of Bridge Street, criminal mischief. A man flagged down an officer to report that the passenger window of his parked vehicle had been damaged. While investigating this incident, the officer noted that another vehicle parked nearby also had a broken window. The owner of the second vehicle was notified of the damage.

Feb. 21, 100 block of Bridge Street, traffic arrest. A driver stopped for speeding was arrested for driving without a license. A passenger in the vehicle was also arrested on a Manatee County warrant for worthless checks.

Holmes Beach

Feb. 18, 2700 block of Avenue C, burglary. A man reported his bicycle stolen.

Feb. 18, 611 Manatee Ave., CVS store, theft. A contractor working on the store's outside lighting reported his cell phone stolen.

Feb. 20, 5424 Marina Drive, Jessie's Island Store, probation violation. Officers responded to a report of an intoxicated man leaving the store and trying to walk across Marina Drive. Officers located the man and arrested him after verifying a warrant for violation of his supervised (ankle-bracelet program) release.

Feb. 21, Anna Maria Island Bridge, Manatee Avenue, bench warrant. A man riding a bicycle was stopped for a traffic violation and arrested on an active bench warrant.

Feb. 21, 4000 block of Gulf Drive, criminal mischief. According to the report, a woman claimed that a male driver behind her vehicle became angry when she let another car merge in front of her. She told police she pulled off to the side to let the angry driver pass and then went to park at the public beach. When she was walking to the beach, she told police, she saw the man pull up next to her vehicle and pour a liquid onto her car, which has now begun to eat away at the paint. According to the report, the woman noted the man's vehicle tag number and police issued a capias request for the driver's arrest.

Feb. 21, 5323 Marina Drive, Anna Maria Boat Club, theft. Employees reported a Jet-Ski stolen from the boat club. An employee from Catchers Marina called to notify police that he saw the missing watercraft grounded near the Flotilla Drive Condominiums. The Jet-Ski was retrieved from that location by boat club employees.

Feb. 22, 100 block of 50th Street, theft. A man reported that he saw his ex-wife steal mail from his mailbox.

Feb. 23, 200 block of 58th Street, warrant arrest. Officers received a report of a suspicious vehicle parked in front of a home. Officers located the vehicle and the driver inside advised that he was trying to get some sleep because he'd had too much to drink. After a routine check, the driver was arrested on a Polk County warrant.

Feb. 24, 6300 block of Gulf Drive, harassment. A woman reported receiving harassing phone calls from a man she does not know.

Feb. 24, 2900 block of Avenue E, suspicious incident. A woman reported that her ex-boyfriend has continued to pursue her despite a court-ordered injunction against him to stay 500 feet away from her residence.

Feb. 24, 3000 block of Avenue C, information. A couple reported hearing their car alarm go off, but did not find any items missing from the vehicle.

Feb. 28, 3800 block of East Bay Drive, information. A man reported that a delivery truck damaged some landscaping on a traffic island in front of the property.

Feb. 24, 68th Street and Holmes Boulevard, traffic arrest. A man called police after witnessing a woman hit a stop sign with her truck and attempt to drive away. According to the report, the woman exited her vehicle and left the scene in another vehicle that had apparently been following her. Officers found the woman's purse still inside the damaged vehicle and the woman's identification inside the purse. According to the report, officers went to the woman's home and issued a traffic ticket for careless driving and a criminal summons for leaving the scene of an accident.

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