Tamarac Crime Update: Aggravated Assault and Car Burglaries


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 April 11, 2022.

Aggravated Assault

N. Pine Island Rd.

A person was the victim of aggravated assault on 04/07/2022.

Burglary Building

Rock Island Rd.

On 04/05/2022, contact was made with the caller, who advised one of the forklifts he rented was stolen from a construction site. The forklift had a GPS which was pinged and tracked to another location in Tamarac. The forklift was recovered.

Burglary Conveyance

NW 90th Ave.

On 04/05/2022, a 22-year-old male reported a burglary in which suspect(s) entered his pickup truck, stole an Apple iPad, and cut the locks off of a trailer attached to his truck. Tot. Est. Loss: $1,900.

NW 45th Ter.

On 04/02/2022, a 57-year-old victim of Burglary Conveyance advised his loaded gun and magazines were stolen from his car.

W. Commercial Blvd.

A 56-year-old male was the victim of Burglary Conveyance on 04/06/2022. He met with caller about an unknown suspect(s) breaking the right rear passenger window of his 2016 Ford F-250 pickup truck. Once inside, they removed several tools from inside the vehicle. Tot. Est. Loss: $500.

Address Redacted

On 04/07/2022, the defendants were seen trying to break into the 17-year-old male victim’s vehicle. Defendants were apprehended a couple of blocks away by responding deputies.


NW 76th Ct.

On 04/04/2022, an older man fell on his back to the ground after a neighbor’s dog launched at him. The dog did not make contact with him.


Martinez, Marcelo Augusto, 58, was arrested on charges of Traffic Offense-DUI Alcohol Or Drugs 4th Or Subsq Off on Wedgewood Dr on 04/05/2022.

Pitts, Jonathan Erskin, 39, was arrested on charges of Robbery-no Firearm Or Weapon on Nw 83rd St on 04/05/2022.

Booker, Nyeisha, 24, was arrested on Touch Or Strike/battery/dating Viol charges on N Pine Island Rd on 04/06/2022.

Ortiz, Senon, 38, was arrested on charges of Larc-petit Theft 1st Degree 100 Less 750 Dols on W Commercial Blvd on 04/06/2022.

Paul, Raynard Daniel, 26, was arrested on Warrant Aggravated Battery No Bond charges on W McNab Rd on 04/07/2022.

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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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