Tamarac Crime Update: $2K Stolen from False Imprisonment Victim

Crime Update

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 August 21.

Arson

A victim of Arson on W Commercial Blvd was reported on 08/15/2023. The subject was found committing arson and criminal mischief.

Theft – All Other

A victim of Theft – All Other on NW 78 Street was reported on 08/16/2023. The total estimated loss was $1,500. The caller wanted to report a stolen catalytic converter.

A victim of Theft – All Other on Island Club Drive was reported on 08/17/2023. The total estimated loss was $1,200. The victim advised his package was stolen.

Threats / Intimidation

A victim of Threats / Intimidation was reported on 08/15/2023.

Fraud – Credit Card / Atm

A victim of Fraud – Credit Card / ATM on NW 25 Terrace was reported on 08/15/2023.

Burglary Conveyance

A victim of Burglary Conveyance on Pine Island Road was reported on 08/16/2023. The total estimated loss was $2,400.

A victim of Burglary Conveyance on W Commercial Blvd was reported on 08/16/2023. The total estimated loss was $2,000. A sewer pump was taken from the back of the victim’s vehicle.

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A victim of Burglary Conveyance on NW 49 Street was reported on 08/18/2023. The total estimated loss was $1,900.

A victim of Burglary Conveyance on NW 78 Street was reported on 08/20/2023. The total estimated loss was $700. The victim’s vehicle was burglarized, where his firearm and cash were taken.

Kidnapping / False Imprisonment

A victim of Kidnapping / False Imprisonment on Weldon Circle was reported on 08/17/2023. The total estimated loss was $2,030. The items included a Michael Kors pouch, house keys, and an iPhone 14 worth $1200.00.

Auto Theft

A victim of Auto Theft on NW 61 Street was reported on 08/17/2023. The total estimated loss was $1,750. A white Honda Accord was stolen with additional items inside, including a 9MM handgun.

Theft – Retail / Shoplifting

A victim of Theft – Retail / Shoplifting on W Commercial Blvd was reported on 08/19/2023. The total estimated loss was 1,011.95. Two adult males and an adult female selected and concealed $1,011.95 worth of merchandise, and then they passed all points of sale with no intent to pay and fled the scene in a silver, four-door Honda.

A victim of Burglary Residence on NW 48 Avenue was reported on 08/21/2023. The total estimated loss was $30.

Arrests

Lewis, Ladarius, Lanard, 21, was arrested on a Burglary-Dwelling Structure Or Conveyance Armed charge at Corkwood Terrace on 08/15/2023.

Sarnel, Barry, 80, was arrested on a Battery-Commit Domestic Battery By Strangulation charge at N Sabal Palm Blvd on 08/15/2023.

Romero, Gustavo, Adrian, 38, was arrested on a Warrant Resist Officer W/Violence charge at NW 88 Circle on 08/16/2023.

Lewis, Ladarius, Lanard, 21, was arrested on a Larceny – Other Theft charge at Banyan Place on 08/16/2023.

Beretta, Eustace, Kyle, 58, was arrested on a Touch Or Strike/Battery/Domestic Violence charge at W Commercial Blvd on 08/19/2023.

Oliphant, Theron, Lakeith, 48, was arrested on a Robbery-By Sudden Snatching W/O Firearm Or Weapon charge at Southgate Blvd on 08/20/2023.

Francois Chantale, 39, was arrested on a Battery-Cause Bodily Harm – Domestic Violence charge at Bayberry Lane on 08/20/2023.

Biggs, Patrick, Sean, 45, was arrested on a Violation Injunction Protection Domestic Violence charge at NW 58 Place on 08/21/2023.

Mejia Garcia, Bryan, 31, was arrested on a charge of Warrant at NW 75 Street on 08/21/2023.

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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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