Anna Maria City
Feb. 9, 300 block North Shore Drive, aggravated assault with a firearm and possession of cocaine. An argument ensued betweens friends and, according to reports, William J. Russell, 27, of Bradenton, produced a firearm and threatened to shoot. The landlord ordered Russell to leave, which he did. Deputies were called and eventually apprehended him in Bradenton, where they discovered the gun, drugs and drug paraphernalia.
Feb. 10, 6400 Flotilla Drive, theft. The complainant said someone took his kayak. A neighbor said two men picked up the boat, put it on their car and drove off.
Feb. 11, 600 block Dundee Lane, burglary. The complainant said while he had been gone for the summer someone removed his outboard motor and tools from his residence.
Feb. 11, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, vehicle burglary. The complainants said when they returned from a walk on the beach they found their purses were gone from their unlocked mini-van. Missing were credit cards, identification cards and about $250 in cash.
Feb. 13, 500 block 65th Street, information. The complainant said she had cashed three checks for a man for a total of $1,100, and the checks were not honored by her bank. She did not have any information on the man other than his first name.
Feb. 13, 6300 block Holmes Boulevard, DUI. Officers responded to a traffic crash involving a pedestrian. After the driver of the vehicle, Stanley J. Pawlikowski, 67, of Anna Maria, was deemed too intoxicated to take a field sobriety test by police, he submitted to breath tests and was charged with DUI with injury and taken to jail.