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Date of Issue: May 18, 2006

Streetlife

Anna Maria

April 29, 10002 Gulf Drive, Bortell's Lounge, disturbance. According to the report, a man saw his former roommate at the bar and attempted to speak to her about retrieving some of the items still in her possession. A friend of the woman called 911 because he reportedly believed the man's tone was threatening.

May 4, 200 block of Oak Avenue, burglary. A laptop computer was reportedly stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

May 4, 100 block of Sycamore Avenue, burglary. Someone entered a vacant rental property and, according to the report, "squatted" in the home.

 

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April 14, 1900 block of Gulf Drive South, warrant arrest. While investigating a disturbance, a juvenile was arrested for a warrant on a previous robbery with a deadly weapon and armed burglary.

April 22, 2601 Gulf Drive N., Sandpiper Resort, theft. A bike was reportedly stolen from a resident's patio.

April 23, 2601 Gulf Drive N., Sandpiper Resort, theft. Three bikes were reportedly stolen from a carport area.

April 22, 100 block of Third Street South, drug arrest. During a surveillance operation of a residence, officers had reason to believe drug activity was taking place when, according to the report, an officer witnessed what appeared to be an illegal drug transaction take place inside a car in front of the home. Backup units stopped the driver, Bryan Stanford, 22, of Bradenton, as he left the scene. According to the report, the officer found a bag of marijuana on the floorboard of the car and a bag of rock cocaine in the center console area. A bag of powder cocaine was found under the dashboard and another bag each of cocaine and marijuana were found in the car. Stanford was reportedly carrying more than $1,000 in cash and is reportedly listed as a habitual traffic offender due to his license having been suspended 18 times. Meanwhile the occupant of the residence under surveillance, Christopher Cockrell, 33, of Bradenton Beach, was witnessed leaving the home in a vehicle with a female driver. When their vehicle was stopped, Cockrell reportedly had cocaine in his hand and was arrested.

April 26, 100 block of Seventh Street South, trespass warning. A resident asked that another occupant in the home be issued a trespass warning due to his disruptive behavior.

April 26, 5200 block of Gulf Drive, driver's license. A man was arrested for driving with a suspended license. According to the report, the officer found five rounds of ammunition, several cell phones, two two-way radios and a video recorder in the vehicle. One of the cell phones reportedly traced back to one reported stolen by a Holmes Beach resident.

April 24, 2500 block of Avenue B, traffic arrest. A man was arrested for driving with a suspended license.

 

Holmes Beach

April 28, 700 Manatee Ave., Kingfish Boat Ramp, information. A Dodge Caravan with an attached boat trailer became submerged in 8-feet of water when the owner reportedly noticed there was not enough ground clearance for his boat motor. He told police he stepped out of his vehicle to raise the motor and the van rolled backward into the water, indicating the vehicle was not in park.

May 2, 400 block of Manatee Avenue, drugs. James Buhle, 19, of Bradenton, was stopped for a traffic violation. Given consent to search the vehicle, the officer reportedly found two bags containing marijuana, a pipe, a bottle of prescription drugs and an open container of beer. According to the report, Buhle failed a field sobriety test but passed a breathalyzer test, and therefore was not charged with a DUI.

May 3, 100 block of 73rd Street, theft. A man reported his blue specialized Hard Rock bicycle valued at $500 stolen.

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