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Date of Issue: June 09, 2005

Streetlife

Anna Maria City

May 29, 100 block of Palm Avenue, battery. The complainant reported that a family member struck him/her in the face and body.

May 29, North Shore Drive, hit and run. A woman reported her vehicle was struck while parked at the Rod & Reel Pier.

June 1, 700 block of Holly Road, missing person. A man reported by his sister as missing and a danger to himself was found at his home and determined not to be in any danger.

June 1, 100 block of Sycamore Avenue, disturbance. A resident got into an argument with a man who parked in his driveway.

June 2, Willow Avenue beach, information. A woman reported witnessing three teens remove a beach bag from the beach that she believed did not belong to them.

June 4, 100 Spring Ave., Sandbar restaurant, battery. At least two guests at a wedding reportedly got into a fight over comments made about the complainant's friend. The complainant believes two or three other guests may have also hit him.

June 4, 200 block of Sycamore Avenue, residential fire. A fire erupted at a residence and several animals were trapped inside and died. Animal control was summoned to the scene to remove pets that were not affected. Heat damage was reported to the vinyl siding of an adjacent home costing approximately $1,500.

Bradenton Beach

May 25, 2500 block of Gulf Drive North, grand theft. A woman reported that a ring was stolen from her apartment.

May 29, 900 block of Gulf Drive, information. According to the report, a co-owner of the Gulf Drive Cafe suggested a police officer issuing parking tickets near the restaurant was attempting to run off his customers. After a discussion regarding parking laws, the owner reportedly allowed customers to park on the vacant lots adjacent to his restaurant. The officer filed a report to forward to the city building official.

May 30, 1800 Gulf Drive, Coquina Park, disorderly conduct. Two juveniles were arrested for disorderly conduct when a patrol officer witnessed the girls engaging in a fistfight.

May 30, 105 Bridge Street, Magnolia Resort, burglary. A couple reported a purse and wallet stolen from their motel room.

May 30, 200 Bridge Street, city pier parking lot, towed vehicle. A vehicle that appeared to be abandoned was towed from the city parking lot. According to the report, officers had issued several parking citations and the vehicle had not been moved. It appeared to be in use as a shelter for someone and the owner could not be located. After the vehicle was towed, the owner reportedly showed up at the police station demanding to know the whereabouts of her vehicle. According to the report, the woman has been known to loan her vehicle to transients and had reported it stolen in early May.

May 30, 200 Gulf Drive N., beach parking lot, theft. A man reported his wallet stolen.

May 31, 100 block of 12th Street North, battery. A woman reported that her sister entered her home, causing a scene by breaking her china and grabbing her by the arm.

June 4, 2601 Gulf Drive N., Sandpiper Resort mobile home park, theft. A woman reported that the hubcaps were stolen from her car.

June 4, 200 Gulf Drive N., BeachHouse Restaurant, trespass warning. A couple was issued a trespass warning after becoming intoxicated and causing a disturbance.

Holmes Beach

May 27, 4408 Gulf Drive, Church of the Annunciation, theft. Eleven large landscape rocks were stolen from the church parking lot.

May 28, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, drug arrest. William Monette, 24, of Orlando, was arrested for giving an officer a false name during a routine traffic stop. While searching the vehicle for Monette's identification, a large bag of marijuana and digital scale were found in the back of the vehicle. According to the report, Monette confessed to owning the marijuana but denied that it was packaged for resale. He also admitted that he was in violation of parole.

May 28, 5424 Marina Drive, Jessie's Island Store, battery. A juvenile reported that a man entered the store and struck him on the head, stating he "knew" what the juvenile has been doing and not to make him tell the juvenile's mother.

May 28, 49th Street beach, driving on the beach. A man was cited for driving his Jeep onto the beach in an attempt to load his boat and got the Jeep stuck in the sand. A Florida Department of Environmental Protection officer also reported to the scene to document damage done to the sea oats.

May 28, 3800 block of Fourth Avenue, trespass. A man was charged with trespassing after entering a vehicle and rummaging through a suitcase.

May 30, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, trespass. A man was arrested for trespassing. According to the report, a man was seen sitting in a car parked in front of the children's playground watching children at play through field glasses. According to the report, the man was intoxicated and refused to leave at the officer's request. He was then taken into custody and reportedly told the officer he was there people-watching for sexual gratification and the officer had spoiled his fun.

May 30, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, burglary. A woman reported her debit cards stolen from her vehicle.

May 31, 5900 block of Marina Drive, criminal mischief. A plank on the back of a wooden bus-stop bench was broken.

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