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Date of Issue: April 22, 2009

Streetlife

Anna Maria City

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Bradenton Beach

April 12, 1500 Gulf Drive S., controlled substance. Officers from Hillsborough County, on duty on Coquina Beach on Easter Sunday, stopped a vehicle with a cracked windshield. After questioning the driver and on searching the vehicle, officers found powder cocaine. The driver and passenger were both arrested. No further information was provided.

April 12, 100 block Gulf Drive, driving with suspended license. A man was stopped after leaving the beach. A record check revealed his driver’s license was suspended, and he was arrested. No further information was provided.

 

Holmes Beach

April 11, 5500 Gulf Drive, drugs. Officers noticed a man and woman apparently having an argument in a truck when the woman left the vehicle and started to walk away. Officers pulled up and noted a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and, after a search, discovered a marijuana cigarette in the ashtray and a bag of the drug in the vehicle. Steven A. Hollibaugh, 31, and Sarah A. Hollibaugh, 27, both of Gainesville, were issued notices to appear in court for drug possession.

April 12, 5400 Gulf Drive, Suds and Sand, spouse abuse. Officers were called to the coin laundry regarding an argument between a man and woman. The man struck the woman, she said, then left. Bradenton Beach officers stopped the man, and he was arrested.

April 12, 300 block 64th Street, theft. The complainant said someone took electronic games and a cell phone from his unlocked vehicle. Total value of the missing equipment was $900.

April 13, 6600 Gulf Drive, Beach Bistro, burglary. Officers responded to a report of a burglary. Entry to the restaurant was through a side door, and cash was taken from a secured area near the cash register. Fingerprints were taken at the scene and the investigation continues.

April 13, 248 S. Harbor Drive, St. Bernard Catholic Church, burglary. Officers noticed a duffle bag of clothes and other material near a Dumpster, as well as signs that a recreational vehicle had been broken into. The vehicle, which had been parked there by its owner, could not be located, and the bag and its belongings were left with staff at the church.

April 14, 500 block 68th Street, theft. The complainant said someone took his garbage can.

April 15, 3700 block East Bay Drive, theft. The complainant said someone took the speedometer from his bicycle.

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