- December 21, 2017
3 p.m. — 1751 block of Bahia Vista Street
Dispute: A woman said her neighbor has had a work truck parked in front of her driveway for 40 minutes. The woman said she wanted the truck moved. An officer spoke to the truck driver, who said he was already done and that he was just about to leave. The driver said he had only been there for 10 minutes while he was delivering a washing machine. The neighbor also said the truck had only been there for 10 or 15 minutes. The officer told the neighbor that, for future deliveries, he needs to tell the truck driver not to block anyone’s driveway.
9:29 p.m. — 1300 block of Main St.
Battery: A shop owner said two customers entered her store with a dog. She asked the customers if the dog was a service dog, and the two got very loud and unruly. As they were leaving the store, the shop owner said they pushed her husband and knocked over a plastic decoration. Officers were unable to locate suspects matching the description the shop owner gave in the area.
ONE MORE ROUND
12:05 a.m. — 2500 block of South Tamiami Trail
Disorderly conduct: A bouncer at a bar reported a customer was causing a disturbance. The bouncer said the customer came in and was already intoxicated. The customer bothered several customers in the bar, so the bouncer asked her to leave. Other patrons at the bar told the bouncer the woman was asking people to buy her drinks. The bouncer later found the customer in the back parking lot, where a man was yelling at her to get out of his car. The bouncer issued the customer a verbal warning not to return. The customer took a cab home without further incident.
1:24 a.m. — 5400 block of Old Bradenton Road
Suspicion: An employee at a business reported that a customer attempted to bring alcohol off of the property and into a car. The employee told the customer he can’t take alcohol off the premises, and the customer started yelling before leaving. The customer got into an SUV and headed southbound without any physical altercation.