Holmes Beach Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Holmes Beach trades city property, allows bigger homeRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Holmes Beach commissioners voted 4-1 Feb. 23 to vacate a portion of Fourth Avenue to an adjacent private property owner. After much discussion, all but Titsworth agreed the land swap offered by the applicant, which gives the city two small beachfront lots, was in the community's interest.

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  2. Cortez man ordered to probation for DUI, damaging squad carRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A Cortez man was ordered to pay restitution to Manatee County and sentenced to 12 months probation for driving impaired and kicking out a patrol car window. Steven C. Scott, 33, pleaded guilty in 12th Judicial Circuit Court Dec. 22, 2015, to criminal damage to property and resisting arrest.

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  3. Commission has history of thwarting ShearonRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The city attorney and four Bradenton Beach commissioners met in Mayor Bill Shearon's absence Feb. 23 and decided to further limit his authority as executive head of the city. It marks their second such effort since Ralph Cole and Jake Spooner were elected in November.

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  4. Push resumes by owners to put tree house before votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    The tree house constructed in 2011 without permits at a six-unit vacation home in Holmes Beach turns heads on the beachfront Feb. 24. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell Stalwart like a tree, the owners of the Angelinos Sea Lodge tree house are back in court, asking the city of Holmes Beach to let voters decide the structure's fate. And to make it happen, the resort owners' attorney filed a motion Feb. 4 looking for the 12th Judicial Circuit Court to direct the city commissioners to carry out the quest.

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  5. Sarasota motorist arrested in HB for drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Running a red light and erratic driving led to the arrest of a 23-year-old Sarasota man for possessing drugs at about 6 a.m. Feb. 14. Holmes Beach Police Sgt. Mike Pilato observed the vehicle while on patrol between Manatee Avenue and the 7200 block of Gulf Drive.

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  6. Holmes Beach woman's car hits tree, flips overRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A black 1997 Honda sedan flipped onto its roof in the 5300 block of Gulf Drive in the business district in Holmes Beach. At about 6:27 p.m. Feb. 19 traveling north and turning west at the S-curve on Gulf Drive, a 57-year-old Holmes Beach woman failed to negotiate the curve, struck a palm tree and the vehicle overturned in the middle of the road, according to the Holmes Beach traffic crash report.

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  7. Cortez man arrested for DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A 25-year-old Cortez man was arrested for driving impaired after police stopped him at 49th Street and Gulf Drive in Holmes Beach. After midnight Feb. 20, while conducting radar in the 5200 block, Holmes Beach Officer Alan Bores observed a blue Ford with a Texas tag, traveling south without headlights or taillights, according to an HBPD report.

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  8. Island police blotter - 03-02-2016Read the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Feb. 19, 700 block of North Shore Drive, burglary. An owner reported a burglary and theft of a wall decoration.

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  9. Pelican finds freedom in Holmes BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Joanne Ferguson releases a pelican Feb. 16 after removing two fishing hooks and line wrapped around the wings. She is assisted by Jim Feehan, Jeannie Bystrom and husband David.

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  10. Holmes Beach considers land swap, reconsiders parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    If, after a final hearing, the land swap passes, the homeowner will receive a stretch of sand that is part of the right of way from the line of vegetation on the left across the beachfront, allowing for a larger home. The city of Holmes Beach will receive two small lots seaward of the erosion control line, where development is prohibited.

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  11. Probation ends bank drive-in crash caseRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A no-contest plea deal was entered in the 12th Judicial Circuit case of a Bradenton man who smashed his truck into a bank drive-through in Holmes Beach. John Spiwak, 46, pleaded no contest Dec. 28 to driving under the influence with property damage and possession of marijuana.

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  12. No tour boats allowed at Bridge Street pier day dockRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    'Pull up and pick up' A group vacationing in Holmes Beach for a family reunion on Anna Maria Island rented a boat Feb. 19 and motored to the day dock at the Historic Bridge Street Pier in Bradenton Beach. "We're just glad we can pull up and pick up the family," Matt Saiia said.

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  13. Federal judge hits AMI scammer with $200K forfeitureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    A page from TripAdvisor.com shows complaints against ex-Anna Maria Island real estate agent Michael Carleton. Islander Photo: Kathy Prucnell A U.S. District Court judge ordered a $200,000 forfeiture judgment Feb. 11 against a former Anna Maria Island real estate agent for swindling vacationers out of rental deposits.

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  14. 'Dateline' to air island mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Former Manatee County Sheriff's homicide investigator John Kenney, left, and MCSO Detective Jeffrey Bliss look over evidence in the case of Sabine Musil-Buehler on camera for the "Dateline" show that will air - barring unpredictable NBC network changes - at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19. Islander Photo: Courtesy Dateline Airing at 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, a "Dateline" episode with NBC correspondent Keith Morrison will unravel a seven-year Anna Maria Island mystery - and new insights - for a national audience.

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  15. Construction causes concerns for south Holmes Beach residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Holmes Beach code enforcement officer JT Thomas talks Feb. 11 with Avenue C resident George Reuss about construction work in the neighborhood and what the city is doing to minimize the impact on residents. Islander Photos: Kristin Swain Avenue C resident George Reuss indicates an area near his home and 30th Street where stormwater drains fail to remove water from the streets.

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  16. Birthday bummer for Sarasota man arrested for DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Stopped for speeding and arrested for driving impaired, a Sarasota man allegedly kicked and damaged a patrol vehicle door while being transported to Manatee County jail. Evan Daniel Barnett, of Sarasota, was stopped by the Holmes Beach Police Department at 11:34 p.m. Feb. 2- on his 29th birthday - traveling 57 mph in a 25-mph zone in the 5200 block of Gulf Drive.

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  17. Holmes Beach woman sentenced to probationRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Probation, public service and fines were part of a Holmes Beach woman's sentence on charges of felony cocaine possession, driving under the influence of alcohol with prior convictions and refusal to submit to a breath test. Daniella Mannino, now 37, pleaded no contest to the charges stemming from a Florida Highway Patrol arrest in Sarasota when Mannino failed field sobriety tests and troopers allegedly found a plastic bag containing cocaine in her coat pocket.

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  18. Holmes Beach considers relief for construction hoursRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Under the noise ordinance, construction and outdoor service work, such as commercial lawn care, are banned on Sundays and holidays when city offices are closed. The list of 12 days includes Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day, Memorial Day, Presidents Day and Veterans Day.

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  19. HBPD honorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Holmes Beach Police Officer Josh Fleischer, left, and Chief Bill Tokajer recognize the people who assisted when Fleischer, while taking an evasive maneuver in traffic Dec. 17, 2015, while driving the department's LSV, became trapped under the vehicle. Those recognized during a Feb. 11 commission workshop at Holmes Beach City Hall include Holmes Beach resident J. C. Martinez - first on the scene - Manatee County Sheriff Sgt.

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  20. DUI charge reduced for Bradenton manRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

    Alcohol-related reckless driving - also known as a wet-reckless - was the charge that stuck against a motorist in Holmes Beach whose breath samples measured over the legal limit. Jhon Faver Garcia Zamora, 26, of Bradenton, pleaded no contest to the first-degree misdemeanor in December after an assistant state attorney amended the original second-degree charge of driving under the influence.

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