Police reports from the Longboat Key area. Among them this week a dog on a sea wall, a turtle on a doorstep and a snake that never left but could not be found.
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Just hang out
11:13 p.m., block 100 on Gulf of Mexico Drive
Suspicious incident: A police officer checked out a group of anglers after a driver stopped them for fear one of them would jump off the New Pass Bridge. After talking to a dozen or so people, the driver concluded that someone leaning over the railing while fishing was mistaken for someone who was about to jump into the water.
end of working day
5:12 p.m., 500 block Yardarm Lane
Noise pollution: A man standing on a high-lift machine while painting a building under construction was told after 5 p.m. that he was violating city regulations on construction noise.
Two types of sound
3:30 p.m., block 500 on Reclinata Drive
Noise pollution: A caller who refused to leave a name called the police to report loud music and the barking of a dog from a nearby house. The resident was informed of the complaint and immediately turned the music down. An oral warning was issued.
Still, they were in the way
11:58 am, 700 block on Halyard Lane
Traffic hazard: A caller informed the police about 15-20 construction vehicles that had caused a traffic hazard on a residential street. The police found that two vehicles were blocking a dead end street. The others were parked legally. A worker on the construction site had the two vehicles moved in the dead end.
28th of May
A case that solved itself
3:09 pm, 700 block on St. Judes Drive North
Property found: The police were sent to an apartment because of a find-up report. The person there said she found a cell phone in a nightclub out of town and was unable to find its owner. While the officer was out, the woman reported that she received a call from the owner of the phone and arrangements were made to reunite the phone and owner.
Ear of the beholder
8:50 pm, 700 Block Jungle Queen Way
Noise pollution: A visitor to the area over the holiday weekend told police he was unaware that his loud music would interfere and turned it down when an officer arrived after complaining. A routine review of the penalty orders revealed nothing unusual.
7:58 am, 500 block on Companion Way
Citizen Aid: A complaint about an odor that appeared to be coming from a nearby swamp was investigated by police and fire departments who were conducting a test for leaking natural gas. Nothing was noticed and the smell was gone when the first responders arrived.
10:46 a.m., Block 6500 on Bayou Hammock Road
Citizen Aid: A local woman called the police when an unmanned boat drifted near her dock and the seawall. The resident moored the boat and called the police, who followed its owner to a house not far away. The boat owner said a relative likely did not tether the ship properly, allowing it to drift away.
The wedding song?
10:29 am, 3000 block on Grand Bay Boulevard
Noise pollution: When a police officer approached the home of a person who was complaining about noise, he reported hearing weak music on the other side of the golf course. The officer answered the caller and said that a wedding was being held in a private club and that music was allowed.
Water all over the street
3:31 p.m., 6800 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive
Citizen Aid: Police found that a large amount of water on the pavement came from a sprinkler pipe that broke from a sprinkler head. An officer was able to close a valve and a police officer contacted the property owner to report the incident.
You need him on this wall
8:12 p.m., 7000 block on Gulf of Mexico Drive
Dog on the beach: Police are investigating a report of a dog on the beach who was seen jumping to and from the beach from a seawall on private property, an unleashed small pet. An official briefed the owner about the city’s rules for dogs and the beach and asked the dog to say on the private side of the levee.
The worst kind of high
2:44 a.m., 4700 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive
Noise: A man who was loud and drunk according to a resort security officer disrupted the pool area. Family members could bring him back inside.
2th of June
Could be anywhere
6:51 p.m., 3400 Block Bayou Sound
Animal complaints: A local resident worried about a black snake in the garage called the police. An officer could not find the reptile even if the resident’s vehicle was outside. A small opening was left for the snake to escape and the animal service was called. The resident was also told that a private animal transport company could be of use.
3rd of June
What bowl do we make?
2:06 p.m., 700 block on Dream Island Road
Animal complaints: One caller was concerned about a terrapin that had arrived on his doorstep. The head of operations carried the animal to a stand of trees and released it to relieve the resident.