By Kevin Deutsch
Through our joint effort with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to share updates to residents, this is a summary of Tamarac crime and arrests through July 12, 2021.
On July 6, a person was the victim of Auto Theft. Their white 2014 Acura RDX was stolen from a parking lot.
NW 48th Ln.
On July 10, a woman was the victim of Auto Theft. She left her key fob in her Gray Mercedes parked in her driveway. The vehicle was gone when she checked in the morning.
On July 9, a person was the victim of Burglary Conveyance. A storage trailer was burglarized and a Shindaiwa Hedge Trimmer and weedeater stolen. An Echo Pole Trimmer was damaged. Tot. Est. Loss: $1,000.
On July 8, a victim advised that while taking out the trash from his apartment, someone entered his apartment and stole his wallet off the dresser. The suspect remains unknown at this time.
On July 9, a person was the victim of Burglary Residence. Tot. Est. Loss: $320.
N. University Dr.
On July 6, a person was the victim of criminal mischief. An unknown suspect keyed the victim’s vehicle while it was parked unattended at work.
On July 7, a fire occurred at a residence. All parties were evacuated, and no one was injured.
On July 6, a person was the victim of fraud. Tot. Est. Loss: $22,966.
On July 7, a person was the victim of Fraud-Impersonation. Unknown person(s) fraudulently deposited money in the victim’s checking account and withdrew the money from different locations.
On July 9, a person was the victim of Property Damage. A male was selling his vehicle, and his friend fired his bb gun in the parking lot while waiting. A bb accidentally hit one of the windows on the front of the victim’s building and cracked it. The victim wanted to file a report for the record. A window repairman, sent by the bb shooter, arrived to fix the window.
On July 6, while preaching the bible to an unknown subject, a person was the victim of strong-arm robbery and robbed of their cellphone.
NW 44th St.
On July 8, a person was the victim of Theft. Tot. Est. Loss: $900
Castronova, Joseph Dino, 35, was arrested on charges of Warrant-burglary Of A Conveyance on Buttonwood Cir on 07/06/2021.
Garcia, Pedro, 40, was arrested on Trespassing-occupied Structure Or Conveyance charges on N University Dr on 07/06/2021.
Ramirez Ruiz, Elfego Mariano, 36, was arrested on charges of Dui Alcohol Or Drugs 1st Offense on W Commercial Blvd on 07/07/2021.
Clayton, Cashious Agustus, 36, was arrested on charges of Possession Of Cocaine on NW 46th Ter on 07/08/2021.
Pennant, Andrew Phillip, 31, was arrested on charges of Veh Theft-grand Theft Of Motor Vehicle on N State Road 7 on 07/10/2021.
Ali, Ameer Ben, 32, was arrested on charges of Trespassing-structure Or Conveyance on W Commercial Blvd on 07/10/2021.
Neuner, George Gerard, 53, was arrested on charges of Battery-on Person 65 Years Of Age Or Older on Nob Hill Cir on 07/10/2021.
O`Dell, Richard Dylan, 22, was arrested on charges of Touch Or Strike/battery/domestic Viol at The Commons on 07/11/2021.
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- Kevin Deutsch is an award-winning crime journalist and author. A graduate of Florida International University, Kevin has worked on staff at The Miami Herald, New York Daily News, and The Palm Beach Post.