Anna Maria City
May 12, 100 Spring Ave., Sandbar Restaurant, theft. The complainant said that she left her purse on the back of a chair and moved to another table and someone took the purse and fled. The victim’s loss was estimated at $250.
May 18, 300 block North Bay Boulevard, propane leak. Deputies were alerted to a possible propane leak at a home. West Manatee Fire Rescue was alerted, surrounding homes evacuated and the leaking tank was removed.
May 20, 600 block South Bay Boulevard, burglary. The complainant said someone entered her locked garage and took two kayaks and fishing gear.
May 10, 2100 Gulf Drive, Coquina Beach, fleeing to elude. During a routine traffic stop, the driver sped off. Officers pursued him southbound onto Longboat Key. Key officers eventually apprehended the man on foot on the beach. He was arrested.
May 18, 2400 block Avenue C, drugs. Officers stopped a man riding his bicycle past a stop sign without stopping and without a light after dark. After stopping Andrew Mika, 25, of Indiana, and a search, officers found a small bag of marijuana. He was arrested.
May 19, 500 Gulf Drive South, Cortez Beach, drugs. Officers observed a man with an open can of beer at the beach after sunset. While running a record check on the man, Martice Darmond Moore, 33, of Georgia, he pulled what appeared to be a marijuana cigarette from his pocket and attempted to light it, according to the report. There was a strong odor of marijuana from the car, officers noted, and the cigarette tested positive for cannabis. He was arrested.
May 15, 5800 block Gulf Drive, petty theft. The complainant said someone took the handlebars and seat from her bicycle while she was gone.
May 17, 6800 block Gulf Drive, criminal mischief. The complainant said someone threw a rock through a bathroom window of one of the units at the condo. Damage was estimated at $70.
May 20, 500 block 69th Street, violation of probation on DUI. Officers responded to a call of someone who may have had an outstanding warrant. Officers went to the house and confirmed he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest, and he was jailed.