Tamarac Crime Update: Gunshots and Car Burglaries

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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. 8, 2022.

Burglary Business

W. McNab Rd.

A business was the victim of Burglary Business on 08/05/2022. Upon arrival, deputies met with the reporting party, who advised that when she arrived for work, she noticed the cash register was on the ground. Tot. Est. Loss: $1.

Burglary Conveyance

Southgate Blvd.

A person was the victim of Burglary Conveyance on 08/02/2022. Unknown suspect(s) unlawfully entered a blue Infiniti by smashing the rear driver’s side window. Once inside, the suspect(s) removed the victim’s purse. Tot. Est. Loss: $100.

Southgate Blvd.

A person was the victim of Burglary Conveyance on 8/02/2022. Unknown suspect(s) unlawfully entered a black Toyota Yaris by smashing the front passenger window. Once inside, the suspect(s) removed the victim’s purse. Tot. Est. Loss: $200.

W. Prospect Rd.

On 08/04/2022,  two vehicles were burglarized by unknown suspects. Vehicle one was left unlocked, and vehicle two had a passenger side window broken. Tot. Est. Loss: $834.

Criminal Mischief

NW 57th Ct.

A person was the victim of Criminal Mischief on 08/06/2022. The unknown subject(s) used an unidentified sharp object to scratch the driver’s side of the vehicle (doors/front bumper) and punctured three of the four tires.

Property Damage

NW 74th Ct.

On 08/05/2022, a government employee damaged a government vehicle.

Suspicious Incident

W. Commercial Blvd.

On  08/06/2022, the reporting person stated he overheard some gunshots fired in the area.

Arrests

Clarke, Hosein Lavar, 39, was arrested on charges of Aggrav Assault-Weapon-w Deadly Weapon Without Intent To Kill on Nw 58th Way on 08/02/2022.

Steckler, Joseph John, 77, was arrested on charges of Warrant-Aggravated Assault W/Deadly Weapon on Nw 100th Ln on 08/02/2022.

Louissaint, Brenden Anthony, 28, was arrested on charges of Agg Assault W/Deadly Weapon- Domestic Viol on Mulberry Dr on 08/02/2022.

McCrea, Marcus Alexander, 28, was arrested on charges of Warrant-driving While Lic Susp on Treehouse Ln on 08/05/2022.

Vollen, Joanne Marie, 32, was arrested on charges of Warrant on Island Club Dr on 08/05/2022.

Sinea, Recky Chekillo, 26, was arrested on charges of Burgl-with Assault Or Battery on Nw 52nd Ct on 08/06/2022.

Darby, Jelesia Jody Ann, 25, was arrested on Touch Or Strike/battery/domestic Viol charges on Rock Island Rd on 08/07/2022.

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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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