May 30, alcohol violation, 900 block Gulf Drive North. Officers were checking several cars parked near a closed business when open containers of alcohol were observed in one of the vehicles. When the car's occupants appeared, they were determined to be under 21 years of age. The driver of the vehicle was issued a summons.
May 31, traffic, 1600 block Gulf Drive South. Officers stopped a vehicle that was emitting a large cloud of black smoke and, after checking the driver's license and registration, determined the license was suspended and the tag was seized and the driver issued a citation.
May 28, theft of vehicle, 2900 block Avenue C. The complainant said that he had moved his motor home so the grass growing under it could be mowed, left the keys in the vehicle, and when he returned the next day the vehicle was gone. Bradenton police later recovered the missing mobile home.
May 28, theft, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach. The complainant said someone stole a backpack left on the beach. Credit cards within a wallet in the pack were used a several locations in the city.
June 2, domestic, 200 block Haverkos Lane. Police were called to intervene in an argument between a girlfriend-boyfriend that escalated into the woman being struck in the face by her friend, according to the report. She decided to spend the night elsewhere.
June 2, suspicious vehicle, 30th Street. Officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. The registered owner was contacted, explained to police that she had sold the car and did not know it was still listed in her name, and code enforcement was contacted to deal with the matter.