Tamarac Crime Update: Assault and Auto Theft


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 15, 2021.


N. University Drive

A 50-year-old male was the victim of Assault on 11/12/2021. Two subjects got into a fight in a parking lot.

Auto Theft

Nutmeg Way

A 37-year-old male was the victim of Auto Theft on 11/14/2021. Unknown suspect(s) stole a 2018 blue Ford Expedition parked in a residential driveway. Auto Theft Affidavit was completed, and Records Teletype Operator entered the vehicle into NCIC/FCIC.

Burglary Conveyance

NW 74th Place

A 64-year-old female was the victim of Burglary Conveyance on 11/10/2021. Her Mercedes GLC300 was ransacked by an unknown male.

Cassia Terrace

On 11/14/2021, a 60-year-old male was the victim of Burglary Conveyance. Two unknown subjects entered an unlocked 2021 gray Lexus RX350 at 4:23 a.m. The vehicle doors were left ajar, and the glove box was open, but no property was taken.

NW 71st Street

On 11/13/2021 and 11/14/2021, a 50-year-old male was the victim of Burglary Conveyance. Vehicle burglary with no forced entry. Glove box handle broken. Tot. Est. Loss: $50.


N. University Drive

A 39-year-old male was the victim of Fraud on 11/10/2021 after a bank account was opened under his name. A report was requested by the victim for bank documentation.


NW 78th Ct.

On 11/10/2021, a woman had a civil issue with a maintenance man in her apartment complex after attempting to enter her home to fix a light.


Robertson, John Jay, 38, was arrested on charges of Battery-Cause Bodily Harm- Dating Violence on N University Dr on 11/09/2021.

Jennings, Shaquille Martin, 28, was arrested on charges of Larc-petit Theft on NW 50th St on 11/10/2021.

A 24-year-old male was arrested on Viol Injunction Protection Domestic Violence charges on NW 61st St on 11/10/2021.

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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.