June 21, 300 block of North Bay Drive, criminal mischief. A woman reported that the paint on her car was scratched while it was left in her driveway.
June 26, 800 block of North Shore Drive, anchoring on beach. A boat owner was cited for anchoring a boat on the shoreline behind the Rod & Reel Pier Motel.
June 27, 800 block of South Bay Drive, burglary. A city public works employee found the contents of a purse discarded at the city pier parking area. The owner was identified with the driver’s license found among the items, and the purse and contents were returned to her.
June 16, 100 block of Fourth Street South, domestic battery. A woman reported that her boyfriend hit her in the back of the head and face. The boyfriend was taken into custody.
June 16, 300 block of Gulf Drive South, DUI arrest. Donald Joyce, 44, of Bradenton Beach, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol when officers stopped him from driving away from the scene of an earlier dispute. According to the report, an open container of beer was found in the vehicle and Joyce was unable to complete a field sobriety test.
June 16, 2601 Gulf Drive N., Sandpiper Resort, theft. A man reported his identification and several checks missing from his home.
June 18, 2601 Gulf Drive N., Sandpiper Resort, Baker Act. A man was taken into custody under the Baker Act after he called 911 and threatened to harm himself.
June 19, 1400 Gulf Drive S., Coquina Park, warrant arrest. Two men were arrested in the park, one for possession of alcohol by a person under the legal age limit and the other for two warrants for violating parole.
June 21, 6800 block of Gulf Drive, theft. A man reported the theft of a fire extinguisher from the ground floor stairwell.
June 21, 6200 block of Marina Drive, theft. A man reported his license plate had been taken from his car.
June 23, 4000 Gulf Drive, Manatee Public Beach, drug arrest. Levi Hall, 23, of Bradenton, was arrested for possession of marijuana after being stopped for lingering in the park after hours.
June 23, 3248 E. Bay Drive, Walgreens, drug arrest. Holly Turner, 34, of Bradenton, was arrested for prescription fraud. According to the report, Turner used the doctor’s call-in answering service and, posing as an employee of a doctor’s office, placed a prescription order. She was arrested when she attempted to pick up the order.