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Date of Issue: August 04, 2005

Streetlife

Anna Maria

July 26, 400 block of Magnolia Avenue, information. A driver was stopped for multiple traffic violations and the vehicle was towed due to lack of insurance.

Bradenton Beach

July 18, 1300 block of Bay Drive North, burglary. A man reported some fishing poles, a GPS computer and tools stolen from his docked boat.

July 23, 200 Bridge St., city pier, warrant arrest. Officers assisted a man found in the water next to a sinking canoe. According to the report, the man refused medical assistance despite having been in the water more than an hour with an injured leg. While running the subject's identification, the officer discovered a Sarasota County warrant for the man.

Holmes Beach

July 22, 3236 E. Bay Drive, China One, dog bite. According to the report, a mother was walking with her 2-year-old daughter and saw a couple of kids petting a German shepherd that was chained to a bike. Thinking the dog was friendly, the woman allowed her daughter to approach, but the dog turned and bit the toddler on the cheek. According to the report, a man picking up a pizza at Solo's Pizza claimed responsibility for the dog, which he said belongs to his roommate. The dog was taken by animal control for a 10-day observation period because the owner was unable to provide vaccination documentation.

July 23, 300 block of 58th Street, theft. A woman reported that she saw a man enter her storage unit and remove her bike. According to the report, she confronted the man, although he left before the police arrived. Officers found the suspect sitting behind the Anna Maria Island Art League and arrested him. According to the report, the suspect also had in his possession several stolen items, including a digital camera, pearl bracelet and Social Security cards.

July 23, 3200 block of Gulf Drive, burglary. A man reported that his second-floor residence was broken into and several items, including cash, vehicle titles, insurance papers and a deed to a burial plot, were stolen from his freezer. The man told police he stored these belongings in the freezer believing it would be unlikely to burn in a fire.

July 24, 5410 Marina Drive, D. Coy Ducks, theft. A woman reported her car stolen from the parking lot at D. Coy Ducks. She told police she didn't remember how she got home, but thought she left her car at the parking lot at the bar. The bar owner stated that the vehicle was not towed, so the woman told police she rode her bike around the city to see if she had attempted to drive home and had abandoned the car along the way. Officers found her car the following day in the 100 block of Palm Avenue parked along the side of the road. According to the report, nothing appeared to be out of place.

July 25, 8300 block of Marina Drive, domestic. Officers responded to a 911 call where there had been a domestic dispute between two adults. According to the report, a man hit his girlfriend in the face. He told officers that not only were they dating, but she also worked for him at his company. The man offered to move out and officers stood by as he retrieved his belongings. According to the report, he told police he was ending the relationship and notified the woman she was fired from her job. She agreed and signed a waiver of prosecution.

July 25, 7700 block of Gulf Drive, burglary. A man reported his wallet stolen from his car.

July 27, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, theft. A woman reported her digital camera, bag and keys stolen from the picnic area.

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