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Vol. 15 No. 8 - December 17, 2014

BEACH BEAT

Bradenton Beach

12/10, 10:57 a.m., disorderly conduct, 135 Bridge Street, Bridge Street Pier. The female defendant got mad at the male victim because he did not have any drugs aboard his boat. She caused a disturbance and threw items belonging to the victim overboard. The victim came to shore while the defendant stayed on board. She came to shore later and was acting erratically. The officer arrested her after seeing a video of her behavior taken by the Bridge Tender staff.

Holmes Beach

11/30, 3:45 p.m., fraud, 4500 block of Gulf Drive. The officer stopped the driver for an expired registration and when she gave him her driver’s license, he noticed the area where her birth date was located had been scratched out and made to look like she was 21. She was 16. He confiscated her driver’s license to use as evidence and released her to her mother.

12/3, 4:59 p.m., driving an unregistered vehicle, 4800 block of Gulf Drive. The officer stopped the driver when a computer check showed the registration had been cancelled. He also smelled marijuana inside the car. A passenger said he had just smoked some, and there was a small amount left. The driver turned over a small bag with a minute amount of marijuana in it. The officer inspected the car and found no further traces of the drug and ticketed the driver.

12/4, 8:05 a.m., driving with a suspended license, 7600 Palm Drive. A computer check showed the driver of the vehicle had a suspended license so the officer pulled him over. He said he did not know his license was suspended, but it might have been due to an insurance coverage lapse. The officer gave the driver a ticket and seized his license.

12/4, 12:44 p.m., driving with an expired plate, driving with a Wisconsin license after establishing residency in Florida, 6400 block of Holmes Boulevard. A random check of the defendant’s vehicle showed the registration was expired. The driver produced her Wisconsin license but could not produce a registration or proof of insurance. She was ticketed.

12/5, 11:53 p.m., warrant arrest, 200 block of 48th Street. The officer responded to a report of a reckless driver and observed the defendant’s driving and pulled him over. A computer check showed he was wanted out of Ft. Pierce, Fla. He was arrested,


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