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Date of Issue: July 29, 2009

Streetlife

Anna Maria City

July 4, 100 N. Shore Drive, Bayfront Park, beverage violation. Deputies responded to a call of about 500 people on July 4. “There were several intoxicated parties,” according to the report. “They were being unrespectful, loud and boisterous. I found the sober ones and told the offending parties to leave. They complied.”

July 19, 8600 Gulf Drive, driver’s license. Deputies stopped a man driving without a seat belt secured and determined he did not have a driver’s license. He was arrested.

July 21, 500 block Loquat Drive, information. Deputies were called to a work site that did not have a permit for construction. The city’s building official had placed a stop-work order on the job, but the stop-work order had been removed. The contractor said he had been in the hospital and “did not have any idea what was going on,” according to the report. The building official said he would confer with the city attorney before commencing any enforcement action.

July 21, Gulf of Mexico, reckless boat operation. Deputies were contacted regarding a 20-foot boat operating in a reckless manner in the Gulf of Mexico near swimmers. The boat left before marine units responded.

 

Bradenton Beach

July 13, 122 Bridge St., Drift In, criminal mischief. The complainant said someone caused damage less than $999. No further information was provided.

July13, 2400 block Gulf Drive South, Coquina Park, bayside boat ramp, burglary. The complainant said someone took property from his vehicle. No further information was provided.

July 14, Cortez Beach, traffic arrest. Officers stopped a vehicle and discovered the tag was not assigned to the vehicle and the driver did not have a driver’s license. He was arrested. No further information was provided.

July 14, Cortez Beach, theft. The complainant said someone took items valued less than $5,000. No further information was provided.

July 18, 400 block Second Street North, criminal mischief. The complainant said someone caused less than $1,000 worth of damage to tires of her vehicle. No further information was provided.

July 18, 400 block Second Street North, criminal mischief. The complainant said someone caused less than $1,000 worth of damage to tires of her vehicle, too. No further information was provided.

July 18, 200 block Bay Drive North, criminal mischief. The complainant said someone caused less than $1,000 worth of damage to tires of his vehicle. No further information was provided.

July 18, 200 block Bay Drive North, criminal mischief. The complainant said someone caused less than $1,000 worth of damage to tires of her vehicle as well. No further information was provided.

 

Holmes Beach

July 18, 3500 block Fourth Avenue, theft. The complainant said someone took more than $2,400 worth of fishing equipment from his boat, which was on a trailer in his driveway,

July 18, 5353 Gulf Drive, Timesaver, theft. The storeowner chased two people who took four cases of beer, valued at $68. He lost sight of the two men. A surveillance tape was provided to police for evidence.

July 119, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, trespass. Lifeguards called officers regarding an argument over a man using a metal detector. Officers approached the man and observed two open containers of beer. He became verbally abusive to officers, and he was issued a trespass warning and left the beach.

July 19, 4500 block Gulf Drive, battery of spouse. The complainant said his wife hit him in the nose. He said her family and friends were staying in their small one-bedroom apartment and he became angry, yelled at her and then struck her. She said he then stumbled over a chair and fell, hitting his nose. He was arrested.

July 19, 3900 E. Bay Drive, Publix, theft. The manager of the store stopped an officer and said a man had just taken a 12-pack of beer, valued at $6.99, without paying for it. Officers identified the suspect from an earlier stop and located him on the beach with the beer. He was identified by the store manager and arrested.

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