Anna Maria City
No new reports.
March 15, 2400 Ave. B, violation of parole. A bicycle rider was stopped for riding at night without lights. A record check revealed he was wanted for an outstanding parole violation, and he was arrested.
March 18, 1800 Gulf Drive N., unregistered vehicle. Officers stopped a vehicle towing a trailer which did not have operating brake lights. It was determined the trailer was not registered, and the driver was arrested.
March 13, 5701 Marina Drive, Island Branch Library, theft. The complainant said someone took garbage bins from the library.
March 13, 5418 Marina Drive, Sun & Surf, theft. The complainant said someone took Wizard, an African grey parrot, from a cage in front of the store. Wizard was very friendly, according to the report, and valued at $1,200.
March 15, 200 block 29th Street, trespass. The complainant requested and had a trespass warning issued against a man.
March 18, 6800 block Palm Drive, burglary. The complainant said his laptop computer, valued at $630, was missing, and he suspected his brother-in-law.
March 19, 6200 block Holmes Boulevard, domestic battery. Officers responded to a call of a fight between a couple. The witness said the man chased his girlfriend out of their house, pushed her to the ground and “got on top of her, pinned her arms down and placed his right hand around the victim’s throat,” according to the report. She fled to the witness’s house. Officers noted bruises on her throat, and the suspect was arrested.