Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Detectives are investigating this morning's robbery.
A man got away with an undisclosed amount of money during a bank robbery this morning at First Bank, 415 53rd Ave West. At about 9:20 a.m. a man walked into First Bank and gave the teller a note demanding money. The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect is described as a white man in his late 40’s, around 6-feet tall, with a thin build and short hair, was wearing dark blue shorts and a dark colored polo shirt. He walked out of the bank and drove away in a pick-up truck. His vehicle is believed to be a late model black or brown Ford pick-up truck with an extended tail gate and tinted windows. No one was injured in the robbery. Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact the Manatee County Sheriff…
Sunday, June 12, 2011
Dennis R. Perry, 60, lives in a mobile home park across the street from the Cortez Road West bank, according to the sheriff's office.
A Bradenton man has confessed to Friday's robbery at First Bank after several calls from residents led investigators to him, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office reported. Dennis R. Perry, 60, a resident of the Orange Grove Mobile Park across the street from the bank at 2412 Cortez Road West, was arrested Sunday after several residents saw his picture in surveillance footage and contacted the sheriff's office. When Perry gave investigators permission to look inside his trailer, according to a news release, they found money, sunglasses, a black hat and black shoes with white stripes that matched the description of the suspect during Friday's robbery, in which a man made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. Perry initially denied …
Monday, May 23, 2011
This first-time Realize Bradenton event featured live music, a fashion show, a skateboarding demonstration and food and drinks.
Monday, May 23, 2011
In the heart of downtown Bradenton last Saturday night, what was billed as the hippest party in town — Party on the Plaza — lived up to the hype. Sponsored by the Manatee Young Professionals of the Manatee Chamber of Commerce and presented by Realize Bradenton, this event transformed the multi-level downtown First Bank, 1301 6th Ave. W., into the town's hottest party spot on Saturday, May 21. The outdoor living room offered a variety of adult beverages and several wicker couches and tables for revelers to take a break and relax with friends. The event featured a skateboarding demonstration on the lower-level parking area, live music from a few bands including headliner Have Gun Will Travel and a fashion show. Food was available for …
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Each day, Bradenton Patch offers five quick things to keep in mind.
1. In case you missed it yesterday, the rowing club at Palmetto High got a gift from "Glee" star Jane Lynch, who along with her wife donated $15,000 for new equipment. Read our story to hear what the actress who plays Sue Sylvester had to say about the sport and what it can mean to Manatee County's youth. 2. Mixon Fruit Farm hosts another free Concert in the Grove with guests Shotgun Justice from 6-9 p.m. Thursday. Head there for music, dancing, food, drinks and fun. 3. The 27th annual Greek Glendi four-day festival kicks off Thursday under the tents at St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church, 7671 N. Lockwood Ridge Rd. in Sarasota on the Manatee County side. 4. Check out today's Patch Picks for a rundown of some of the best places to buy BBQ …
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
First Bank, 4601 Manatee Ave. W., was robbed Tuesday by a man with a note, the sheriff's office said.
A Manatee Avenue West bank was robbed Tuesday morning, and the suspect is still on the loose, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office. Authorities said First Bank, 4601 Manatee Ave. W., was robbed at about 10:45 a.m. Tuesday and that the suspect fled the scene with an undetermined amount of money. A witness told officers he saw the suspect run south on 46th Street West and go between two houses in the 600 block, according to Road Patrol Lt. William Vitaioli of the sheriff's office. Sheriff's deputies and K9 units searched the home and found a white shirt in the front yard that matched the description of what the suspect was wearing, Vitaioli said. Authorities were not sure if the suspect -- described as a 30- to 50-year-old white …