The final day of jury selection in the case of Florida vs Patricia Atkins-Grad was delayed by more than 30 minutes today as the morning court schedule ran late. The remaining 25 jurors were not brought into the courtroom until after 2:00 PM.
Defendant Atkins-Grad had more support today. In addition to her husband David, her brother in-law and sister-in-law, Norman and Sharon Grad, also attended. Once again, I was the only member of the public in attendance. Substituting for Sun Sentinel reporter Paula McMahon was another Sun Sentinel reporter, Lisa Huriash. Huriash regularly covers the City of Tamarac.
This begins the first in a series of reports from Patti Lynn who is covering the trial of Patte Atkins Grad, the suspended Tamarac City Commissioner who is charged with eight felony charges for allegedly taking cash or gifts from father and son developers Bruce and Shawn Chait.
Atkins-Grad was arrested as a Commissioner back in 2010 because she failed to disclose payments for a $2,300 BMW lease and $4,000 for her victory party back in 2006 for her election as state law requires.
VIDEO: After a bus driver confronted a disruptive passenger, the passenger punched him in the face and ran.
During bond hearing it was discovered that besides allegedly strangling his wife, Lewis also has an extensive criminal background including an 11 year prison sentence.
William E Lewis host of “The Credit Report with Bill Lewis”on AM 740 WSBR in South Florida was arrested for domestic violence on Tuesday.
An official with the Broward County Democratic Party has been arrested and charged with stealing from the party organization.
Looking for a better body, Tamarac Resident Shatarka Nuby would pay a transvestite she knew as Dutchess up to hundreds of dollars to come to her house and inject her buttocks, hips, thighs and breasts with an unknown substance.
Typically found secluded farms or single family homes, a Tamarac couple tries to get away with creating their own meth lab. Problem is, the chemicals used to create it are extremely foul-smelling and they lived in an apartment complex.
Back in 1972, the Woodlands Country Club here in Tamarac made national news when a man killed a reported mobster on the golf course.
The race to unseat Debbie Wasserman Schultz in Congress is a fight between five Republican hopefuls, however, one of them may raise doubts as to his qualifications judging not only by his lack of integrity by putting a dog collar around the neck of Wasserman Schultz in his ads, but by the details of his violent past has been brought to light recently by a conservative reporter.
An alert resident in Tamarac’s Mainlands 8 community foiled a team of burglars by remembering what a BSO Commander had taught him weeks prior.
Yesterday, a group of five men burglarized a home in nearby Mainlands 6 community, then came over to the 8 community and tried an old trick: knocking on the door first to see if someone was home before robbing them. ….
Tamarac Resident James Hallas was getting ready for bed on March 30th, when he had a feeling that he left his wallet in his van. He stepped outside of his Westwood 21 home just to make sure and found a stranger looking into his daughter’s bedroom window…….
This morning (Monday, February 27th), an alert Tamarac resident of The Heathgate – Sunflower community observed a suspect smash a window of their neighbor’s home.
The resident immediately called 911 & BSO Tamarac deputies quickly responded with K-9 & aviation. The suspect was located & arrested moments later.
Jeffery London, 48, was arrested Wednesday night at his home in Lauderdale Lakes after returning from conducting bible study at the Bible Church of God in Fort Lauderdale. Earlier this month, the victim, who is now 18 years old, confided in a friend from church that he was abused repeatedly over the decade he lived with London. The victim’s mother had left him in London’s care when he was 8 years old after facing hard financial times.
Place of Occurrence: 5903 N.W. 57th Court, Tamarac As detectives investigated a woman’s complaint that her first date with an attractive, 35-year-old security guard turned nightmarish when he raped her at his apartment, a second woman came forward with a similar story of her own first date with Andre Beadle. The first woman told […]