Island police blotter – 01-31-2018

Anna Maria Jan. 10, 200 block of Magnolia Avenue, abandoned property. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy found a vehicle in the roadway with no tag and a flat tire. The keys were in the ignition. Attempts to contact the vehicle owner were to no avail. The last registered owner told police he’d sold it to […]

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Island police blotter – 01-24-2018

Anna Maria         Dec. 29, Island Charms, 501 Pine Ave., theft. Store personnel reported an unidentified person caught on video stealing a cigar cutter valued at $135 from a display counter. Jan. 4, 9700 Gulf Drive, confiscated property. A Manatee County sheriff’s deputy stopped a driver for a traffic violation, leading to contraband confiscation. Eight […]

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Island police blotter – 01-10-2018

Anna Maria Dec. 21, Sandbar Restaurant, 100 Spring Ave., property damage. A man valeted his car and the valet reported it was damaged. The owner later claimed it was damaged while in the care of the valet. Anna Maria is policed by Manatee County Sheriff’s Office. Bradenton Beach Dec. 21, Sandpiper Resort Co-op, 2601 Gulf […]

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Island police blotter – 01-03-2018

Anna Maria Dec. 16-18, 100 block of White Avenue, suspicious incidents. Used linens led a keyholder and owner to suspect unauthorized use of a rental unit. The vacation rental home was initially found secured but, after two days, was found unsecured. The owner told Manatee County sheriff’s deputies a former renter possibly had a key […]

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Island police blotter – 12-27-2017

Anna Maria Dec. 7, Anna Maria City Pier, 100 S. Bay Blvd. A man and woman were hanging out in the pier parking lot at 1:14 a.m., when a Manatee County sheriff’s deputy approached their vehicle. The officer requested their driver’s licenses and determined the male driver had a California license and an expired Florida […]

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Island police blotter – 12-13-2017

Anna Maria Nov. 18, 300 block of Hardin Avenue, missing/found person. A man returned home after calling his wife, saying he was lost at sea at 7:30 p.m. and then not answering his cellphone. The man was returning to Anna Maria from Cannons Marina on Longboat Key. At 8:10 p.m., his wife reported him missing. […]

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