Tamarac Crime Update: Burglary Conveyances and Battery

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By Jim Donnelly

Through our joint effort with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to share updates with the residents, this is a summary of Tamarac crime events through December 26. 

Theft of Motor Vehicle Marts

NW 57th St. 

Victim of Theft – Motor Vehicle Parts reported on 12/20/22. Reported loss of $8,000.

W Commercial Blvd

Two victims of Theft-Motor Vehicle Parts reported their vehicles’ rims and tires were removed overnight. The male victim had a blue Honda Accord; the female had a red Honda Accord.

Fraud – Impersonation

NW 47th St.

Victim of Fraud-Impersonation was reported on NW 47 St on 12/19/22. Total estimated loss $5,329.

Victim of Fraud by false pretense was reported who was defrauded out of $5,329.70

W Commercial Blvd

On 12/24/22, a victim called BSO from Palm Beach County, reporting she had been the victim of a vehicle burglary and had her wallet stolen. Now someone was using the stolen items to purchase items on W Commercial Blvd. Total loss estimated at $2,250.  


NW 73rd Terrace

A Victim of Battery at NW 73 Terrace on 12/20/22 was reported.

S Colony Circle

A victim of Battery at S Colony Circle. The suspect was charged with one count of battery/domestic violence and transported to Broward County Main Jail for processing. 

Burglary Conveyance

Madison Ave. 

A victim of Burglary Conveyance reported on 12/20/22 his gray Ford F250 was broken into, and two items were removed. The total value of the items was $26,000.  

W Commercial Blvd.

Victim of Burglary Conveyance on 12/24/22. The unknown suspect(s) removed items from the glove compartment and center console valued at $370. 

Madison Ave.

Victim of Burglary Conveyance on Madison Avenue on 12/24/22. The victim reported unknown suspect(s) broke into his 2017 Dodge Ram 1500 via the front passenger window. 

Lost Property

NW 59th St.

The victim lost her African Gray parrot NW 59 St on 12/21/22, reporting the parrot got away from her and is valued at $6,000. 

Aggravated Assault

69th Ave.

Victim of Aggravated Assault on 69 Avenue on 12/23/22. Deputies responded to reports of a stabbing. The victim was transported for two lacerations he sustained. The suspect was transported to Woodmont Hospital for medical clearance and then transported to Broward County Main Jail.

Auto Theft

Rock Island Road

Victim of Auto Theft on Rock Island Road on 12/23/22. The vehicle was reported stolen overnight. Auto theft affidavit was signed. 

NW 96th Terrace

Victim of Auto Theft on NW 96 Terrace on 12/24/22. A stolen vehicle report was taken. The total estimated loss is $15,000. 


A male, 34, was arrested on a charge of Violation of Injunction Protection against Domestic Violence on NW 72 Avenue on 12/20/22. Name Redacted.

A male, 35, was arrested on a charge of Property-Criminal Mischief-$1000 or more on Fairview Drive on 12/21/22. Name Redacted. 

Brown, Vanessa Victoria, F, 25, was arrested on a charge of Touch or Strike/Battery/ Domestic violence on Colony Circle on 12/21/22. 

Saugrich, Amanda Lynn, F, 28, was arrested on a charge of Aggravated Battery w/Deadly Weapon on 69th Avenue on 12/23/22. 

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Jim Donnelly
Jim Donnelly
A Coral Springs resident for over 30 years, Jim Donnelly has had a 40-year career as a photographer, videographer, and editor for South Florida affiliate news stations, along with CNN, ESPN, ABC Sports and News, NBC Sports and News, Fox News, and CBS. Donnelly has won several awards, including EMMY’s, for his team coverage. Currently, he owns Image Masters Photography and works as a Realtor.
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