Tamarac Crime Update: Battery on a Nurse and Auto Theft

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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 Aug. 1, 2022.

Auto Theft

W.85th Ave.

The victim last saw his vehicle parked and locked in his front driveway on 07/31/22. The victim discovered on the same day that his vehicle had been stolen by unknown suspect(s) by unknown means.


NW 76th St.

On 07/26/2022, the defendant violently pushed the victim against the wall. Defendant has an active aggravated battery case with the victim (similar events). The defendant was remanded to the Juvenile Assessment Center.

N. University Dr.

A registered nurse was battered on 07/31/2022.

Lagos De Campo Blvd.

On 07/26/2022, an ex-boyfriend physically prevented the female victim from leaving her residence.


Black Olive Way

On 07/29/2022, the reporting person advised that her banking information and address were used on a website for fraudulent purchases. The reporting person advised her bank of the matter and completed a report. Tot. Est. Loss: $450.

W. 70th St.

A 71-year-old female was the victim of Fraud Identity Theft on 07/29/2022. The victim’s personal information was fraudulently used to open a Square account without her knowledge.

Lost Property

W. 73rd Ct.

On 07/28/2022, a caller said he sometimes hides his gun so his kids can’t find it, and he has been going in and out of the state to visit New York, and he now cannot find his gun anywhere and has no idea where it is.


Padmore, Malcolm Alfred, 35, was arrested on Touch or Strike/battery/domestic Viol charges on W Commercial Blvd on 07/29/2022.

Villa, Alexandra, 27, was arrested on Touch or Strike/battery/domestic Viol charges on N State Road 7 on 07/29/2022.

Olmedo, Ryan Adam, 32, was arrested on charges of Touch or Strike/battery/domestic Viol on N Pine Island Rd on 07/30/2022.

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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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