Tamarac Crime Update: Disturbance on School Grounds After Expulsions


By Kevin Deutsch

Our joint effort with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to share updates to residents is a summary of Tamarac crime and arrests through November 22, 2021.

Aggravated Battery

A person was the victim of an Aggravated Battery by an unknown suspect on University Dr on 11/20/2021.


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Multiple people were the victims of Battery on Nw 96th Ter on 11/18/2021. Victims advised they were walking through the parking lot when the passenger of a dark-colored sedan pulled up to them and sprayed them with a chemical agent, causing their eyes and skin to burn. The vehicle fled eastbound.

Burglary Conveyance

A female was the victim of Burglary Conveyance on NW 57th St on 11/18/2021. The victim reported two unknown suspects broke into her 2021 Kia Sorento via unlocked doors and removed numerous watches and an iPhone for an approximate loss of $3,600.

A female was the victim of Burglary Conveyance on W McNab Rd on 11/16/2021. The unknown person went into the victim’s vehicle and stole her driver’s license, social security card, and food stamp card. Tot. Est. Loss: $27.

Burglary Residence

On 11/19/2021, unknown subject(s) entered the residence on NW 48th Street through the front door and stole a 50″ VIZIO SmartCast V-Series television. No witnesses or camera surveillance. Tot. Est. Loss: $750.

Disturbance on School Grounds

Students caused a disturbance at a school on W Prospect Rd on 11/18/2021 after being notified that they were expelled.


A female was the victim of  Theft – All Other on Commercial Blvd on 11/21/2021. The victim and suspect stayed in a hotel room together, and when the suspect left in the morning, the victim discovered her laptop and cell phone were missing. Tot. Est. Loss: $1,000.


A 17-year-old male was arrested on charges of Aggrav Assault – Weapon-w Deadly Weapon Without Intent To Kill on Nw 75th St on 11/17/2021.

Mclaren, Leonard A., 55, was arrested on charges of Touch Or Strike/battery/domestic Violin the 5900 block of Nw 46th Ter on 11/20/2021.

Gardner, Demarcus Shariff, 33, was arrested on Veh Theft-grand Theft Of Motor Vehicle charges on W Prospect Rd on 11/21/2021.

Henry, Diandra Monique, 25, was arrested on charges of Warrant in Fort Lauderdale on 11/21/2021.

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Kevin Deutsch
Kevin Deutsch
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.
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