Anna Maria City
No reports available, due to the relocation of government offices back to city hall.
June 1, 5300 Gulf Drive, S&S Plaza, hit and run. Officers noticed damage to a sign and post at the shopping center. Later, officers stopped a vehicle with extensive damage to its front end, and the driver admitted hitting the post at the shopping center and then leaving the scene. He was issued a citation for leaving the scene of a crash with property damage.
June 3, 300 block 58th Street, criminal mischief. The complainant said she saw three men kick her mailbox and then walk away from the property. The subjects were not located.
June 4, 5400 Holmes Blvd., theft. The complainant said someone took his bicycle from behind the Island shopping center, where he had left it overnight.
June 5, 3007 Gulf Drive, Anchor Inn, theft of vehicle. The complainant said he parked his pickup truck in the parking lot with the doors unlocked and the keys in it to visit a friend across the street and, when he returned, the truck was missing.
June 6, 5410 Marina Drive, D.Coy Ducks, trespass. Bartenders asked a man to leave the establishment, he refused and was escorted outside. Officers were called to issue him a trespass order, and then took him home.
June 7, 100 block 78th Street, theft. The complainant said someone took her childrens' pet turtle from a plastic bucket left outdoors by the carport overnight. The red-eared slider turtle was identified as being about 6 inches in diameter, green and brown in color.
June 7, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, theft. The complainant said someone broke the side window of his vehicle and stole his wife's purse, containing about $100 in cash, makeup and a cigarette case.