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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

Streetlife

Anna Maria

Aug. 7, 700 block of North Shore Drive, alarm. A power dip reportedly caused a resident's alarm to signal.

Aug. 7, 100 N. Bay Blvd., City Pier Restaurant, grand theft. According to the report, a restaurant employee went to the restaurant on his day off, was seen taking a bank bag containing approximately $988, hide it under his clothing and leave through the kitchen.

Aug. 10, 200 block of Willow Avenue, battery. A capias request was issued for a woman who reportedly slapped a juvenile in the face and pushed her into a wall during an argument.

Aug. 15, Bayfront Park, vehicle on beach. Two men were cited for driving their vehicles on the beach.

Aug. 15, 500 block of Heron Drive, near drowning. According to the report, a man was holding his breath underwater in his swimming pool when he passed out. He received immediate attention by the responding sheriff's deputy and was transported to Blake Medical Center by Emergency Medical Services.

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Aug. 1, 1900 Gulf Drive N., Marabella condominiums, burglary. A juvenile was arrested after attempting to burglarize a vehicle. According to the report, the owner of the vehicle and several neighbors heard the car alarm and witnessed the juvenile fleeing from the car. Neighbors were able to provide officers with the license plate of the vehicle the suspect drove away in and officers stopped the suspect shortly after leaving the scene.

Aug. 4, 115 Third St. S., Old Bridge Village, theft. A woman reported four "no trespassing" signs stolen from the private dock belonging to the Old Bridge Village condominium association.

Aug. 4, 2000 block of Gulf Drive North, traffic arrest. Tiffany Tyrell, 27, of Bradenton Beach, was arrested for driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of an accident and assaulting an officer. According to the report, Tyrell hit another vehicle while passing in the no-passing zone in the 2000 block of Gulf Drive North and left the scene of the crash without providing assistance. She hit another vehicle in the parking lot of 2519 Gulf Drive, again leaving the scene of a crash. Officers stopped Tyrell on Manatee Avenue where she was also charged with assault for resisting the arresting officer.

Aug. 8, 2400 block of Avenue B, burglary. A woman reported that she had an argument with her brother and when he left her home he took several items without permission.

Aug. 8, 2200 Gulf Drive N., Seaside Inn, defrauding an innkeeper. A woman departed without paying her bill. According to the report, the credit card the woman left with the manager could not be processed and although the guest promised to pay with cash, she left without notification.

Aug. 10, 2000 Gulf Drive, Coquina Park, drug arrest. Walter Flemming, 42, of Ellenton, was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, including a homemade pipe that field-tested positive for marijuana residue and prescription pills, when officers found him passed out in his truck after the park had closed. According to the report, Flemming's driver's license was already suspended for failure to complete a substance-abuse course.

Holmes Beach

Aug. 6, 100 block of 79th Street, theft. A woman reported that a gold necklace was stolen from her dresser and that she suspected the furniture delivery men who had just left her home. According to the report, the woman contacted the delivery supervisor, who agreed to stall his workers until a police officer could search the delivery truck. An officer responded to the location of the truck, found the woman's necklace, and returned it to her.

Aug. 6, 3000 Gulf Drive, suspicious vehicle. Officers posted a 72-hour notice of intent to tow a vehicle that appeared to be abandoned.

Aug. 7, 3007 Gulf Drive, Anchor Inn, theft. A man reported his bicycle stolen.

Aug. 9, 4700 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria Elementary School, domestic problem. A woman notified the officer guarding the school crosswalk that she believed her husband was on school property and informed him that she has an injunction against the husband. The officer was unable to locate the husband and asked the woman to file an affidavit.

Aug. 10, 5608 Gulf Drive, Sun Plaza west, suspicious incident. A resident reported finding a hand-written poem on a memo pad in the ladies' rest room near the pool that included references to death, police, blood and "leaving a mark in the world."

Aug. 10, 100 block of 48th Street, criminal mischief. A resident reported damage to his porch screen and plastic patio table.

Aug. 10, 2900 block of Gulf Drive, theft. A property owner reported that a renter took two cabinets and a garden hose when he moved from the property.

Aug. 13, 2700 block of Gulf Drive, disturbance. Officers advised a group of people hanging around a parking lot to head home because they were causing a disturbance late at night.

Aug. 14, 500 block of Bayview Drive, criminal mischief. A vehicle's tires were reportedly vandalized.

Aug. 14, 100 block of 47th street, burglary. A caretaker of an unoccupied property reported finding evidence that someone attempted to gain entry into the home.

Aug. 15, 6306 Gulf Drive, Blue Water Resort, theft. Two concrete sea horse statues were reportedly stolen from the rear parking lot.

Aug. 15, 3400 block of Sixth Avenue North, criminal mischief. A resident of a second-floor apartment reported that the window to his bedroom nearest the balcony, was broken. According to the report, a PVC pipe was found near the window as well as other evidence suggesting the apartment had been entered.

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