A Rash of Car Thefts and Other Crime in Tamarac Through December 7

Crime update Tamarac burglaries

By Jill Fox

Through our joint effort with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to share updates to residents, this is a summary of Tamarac crimes through December 7.

Animal Bite

7000 block of Golf Pointe Cir – Golf Pointe

On December 4, deputies responded to the residence about an animal bite that occurred to a 59-year-old female neighbor.

Aggravated Battery

5301 N State Rd. 7 – Commercial Plaza

On December 3, a 69-year-old male was the victim of aggravated battery when three unknown male suspects battered him using their hands/feet and a stick. The suspects fled the scene on foot.

Auto Theft

5900 block of N Pine Island Road

On December 4, an unknown suspect stole the victim’s vehicle overnight.

4800 block of NW 48 Terrace – Hidden Trails

On December 5, the victim advised unknown subjects stole her black Honda Civic, parked in her driveway. This case is related to another, in which there were multiple burglary reports and most likely the same subjects for all the cases.

8200 block of NW 74 Terrace – Sunflower

On December 5, a Mercedes Sprinter van was stolen sometime before 11 a.m. There were no signs of forced entry, and the owner/victim had the key in his possession.

Battery

4400 block of Treehouse Lane – Arbor Keys

On December 2, the victim reported the male subject shoved her in the chest, picked her up to body slam her, and attempted to wrap his arms around her neck. The victim advised she found out she was pregnant earlier in the morning, and the subject was aware of it.

7400 W McNab Road

On December 3, the offender followed the 39-year-old male victim to the bus stop located east of W McNab and N University Dr and punched the victim on the right side of his face. The offender was taken to BSO Main Jail without incident.

Burglary Conveyance

4800 block of NW 48 Terrace – Hidden Trails

On December 5, the female victim reported multiple unknown subjects entered two unlocked vehicles and removed the contents of one of them.

4400 block of NW 48 Terrace – Hidden Trails

On December 5, there were multiple vehicle burglaries of unsecured vehicles. Multiple subjects were driving a light-colored Dodge Charger.

Criminal Mischief

3101 West Commercial Blvd – 7-Eleven

On December 3, two unknown male suspects threw two beer bottles at the victim’s Toyota Rav4, causing a dent to the rear door. The suspects left the scene.

4400 block of Treehouse Lane – Arbor Keys

A 52-year-old male was a victim of criminal mischief on December 3 when his vehicle was vandalized by an unknown suspect slashing one tire and pouring paint on it.

Robbery

2401 W Commercial Blvd – Speedway Gas Station

On December 5, two unknown males entered the gas station store; one stole two cases of beer, and the other walked behind the checkout counter and verbally stated to the clerk, “This is a stick-up, don’t move, or you will get f-cked up.” He then stole 22 assorted cartons of cigarettes by placing them inside a bag. Both men exited the store and fled the gas station south on Prospect Road in a Silver/Grey 4-door vehicle.

Robbery by Sudden Snatching

5600 block of NW 47 Ave – entrance to Arbor Keys

On December 2, the victim reported three unknown male subjects walked up behind him. One subject removed the victim’s wallet from his rear left pants pocket. All three subjects fled the area on foot in a NE direction back into the development of Arbor Keys.

Suspicious Incident

7600 block of West Mcnab Rd/N University Dr

On December 2, the caller advised she witnessed an unknown male attempt to grab and force an unknown female into his vehicle.

Theft/Retail/Shoplifting

3915 W Commercial Blvd – CVS

On December 3, two unidentified males entered the store, filled a hallmark bag, and carried out approximately $680 of toys without making any attempt to pay. The suspects fled in a newer model Black Honda Accord.

999 N State Rd. 7 –  7-Eleven

On December 3, a male suspect entered the 7-Eleven, grabbed three cases of beer, and then proceeded to exit the store, passing all points of sale.

5881 North University Drive – Publix

On December 5, an unknown male suspect selected items, concealed them in his pants, and then left without paying for them. The manager was able to get the items back, but the male left.

3914 West Commercial Blvd – Walgreens

On December 6, a male subject entered the store and loaded several bar soaps into a backpack and then left without paying.

Arrests

Evans, Eric Christopher (W M, 32) was arrested on charges of Aggravated Battery Offender Knew Or Should Victim Pregnant Dv, at 4409 Treehouse Ln, Tamarac 12/02/2020.

Waddraji, Veerapen (O M, 62) was arrested on charges of DUI Ubal>.15 Or Accompanied By Person <l8 years of age at 10007 Nw 81st Ct, Tamarac, on 12/03/2020.

Tolbert, Cedric D. (B M, 33) was arrested on charges of Battery-touch Or Strike, at 7400 Mcnab Rd, Tamarac, on 12/03/2020.

Leslie, Kevin Alonzo (B M, 47) was arrested on charges of Aggravated Battery Offender Knew Or Should Victim Pregnant Dv, at 4455 Treehouse Ln, Tamarac, on 12/05/2020.

Williams, Charles Damon (B M, 32) was arrested on charges of Larc-petit theft 2nd Degree 1st Offens at 3914 W Commercial Blvd, Tamarac, on 12/07/2020.

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Jill Fox
Jill Fox
Jill Fox is an Emmy Award-winning writer and producer. She has worked in public relations and television for over 20 years. Fox lives in Parkland with her husband and their two children.

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