Tamarac Crime Update: Neighbor Thwarts Attempted Knifepoint Robbery

bicyclist killed in Tamarac

By Kevin Deutsch

Through our joint effort with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to share updates with residents, this is a summary of Tamarac crime and arrests through July 4, 2022.

Attempted Armed Robbery

NW 61st St.

A female was the victim of an Attempted Armed Robbery on 06/28/2022. The suspect pulled a pocket knife on the victim and demanded her purse. As the victim started to hand the suspect the purse, a neighbor came outside, causing the suspect to flee without the purse. 

Burglary Residence

Royal Palm Cir.

A person was the victim of a Burglary Residence on 06/28/2022. There were 12 metal shutters taken from the backside of a residence. Tot. Est. Loss: $10,000.

NW 96th Ter.

On 06/30/2022, cash was stolen from an apartment that was burglarized. Tot. Est. Loss: $1,600.

Criminal Mischief

Madison Ave.

A hotel was the victim of Criminal Mischief on 06/29/2022. A hotel room had many contents such as a television, desk, bed, mirror, and wall destroyed by unknown guests.


NW 57th St.

A report of Fraud – Worthless Check was made on 06/29/2022. Two suspects used fraudulent checks to withdraw funds from a Check Cashing Store in Tamarac. A similar incident occurred in a Check Cashing Store in Sunrise. The bank of the owner of the checks stopped funds from being withdrawn from the account, but the Check Cashing Stores are at a financial loss from the money withdrawn from them.

NW 77th St.

On 06/28/2022, the victim gave the offender a $10,000 deposit to install a patio enclosure in his backyard. The offender never started the work and has not given the victim his money back. Tot. Est. Loss: $10,000.


NW 62nd St.

A person was the victim of Theft – Motor Vehicle Parts on 07/01/2022. Unknown suspect(s) stole a catalytic converter from a male victim’s 2019 Toyota Tacoma.


Merritt, Jarvis Antwain, 33, was arrested on charges of Larc-grand Theft Of Firearm on Nw 31st Ave on 07/03/2022.

Got News in Tamarac, Lauderhill, or North Lauderdale? Send it to Tamarac Talk.

Author Profile

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.

Five Element in Coral Springs
Nationwide Title

You cannot copy content of this page