Tamarac Crime Update: Crypto Fraud and Glock Thefts


By Kevin Deutsch

Through our joint effort with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to share updates to residents, this is a summary of Tamarac crime and arrests through October 4, 2021.

Burglary Conveyance

Rock Island Rd.

On 10/01/2021, deputies met with a caller who advised an unknown suspect(s) entered her black Toyota Camry and stole her 9mm Glock 22 semi-automatic handgun. Tot. Est. Loss: $800.

Hampton Hills Blvd.

On 09/29/2021, the victim’s vehicle was burglarized in a parking lot. There were no signs of forced entry to the vehicle. An unknown suspect stole the victim’s firearm, a Glock 17. Tot. Est. Loss: $450.


NW 49th Rd.


On 09/29/2021, a man was defrauded out of $8,000 that he had in his crypto coin base account. Tot. Est. Loss: $8,000.

Fraud/Identity Theft

NW 59th Ct.

On 09/30/2021, a resident wished to report her social media account and email address were hacked and her personal information compromised.


NW 58th Way

On 09/28/2021, a woman said she received a pay by plate toll invoice for toll roads that she did not travel.

NW 66th Ter.

On 09/29/2021, a noise ordinance violation was reported. Music heard four plots of land away.


NW 79th Ave.

On 09/30/2021, a caller reported stolen items. Tot. Est. Loss: $1,735.

NW 48th Ter.

On 09/30/2021, an unknown person stole the victim’s cellphone that was delivered to her front door. Tot. Est. Loss: $800.


Garcia, Pedro, 40, was arrested on charges of Trespassing-after Warning-structure Or Conveyance on N University Dr on 09/29/2021.

Cardona, Juan Estevan, 20, was arrested on charges of Touch Or Strike/battery/dating Viol on N University Dr on 09/29/2021.

Thompson, Nickel Joseph, 35, was arrested on charges of Warrant- Violation of Parole on NW 61st St on 10/01/2021.

Johnson, Charles Jaqauvius, 21, was arrested on charges of Trespassing-occupied Structure Or Conveyance on W Commercial Blvd on 10/01/2021.

Irrizarry, Michael Harris, 30, was arrested on charges of Possession Of Weapon-or Ammo By Convicted Fla Felon on NW 77th St on 10/04/2021.

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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.
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