Tamarac Crime Update: Homicide and Robbery

bicyclist killed in Tamarac

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 July 18, 2022.

Burglary Conveyance

8101 Southgate Blvd.


Several people were victims of Burglary Conveyance at Gary B. Jones Dog Park on 07/12/2022. The victims reported a burglary to their black Honda Civic. A purse was stolen. Tot. Est. Loss: $200.

NW 81st St.

A person was the victim of Burglary Conveyance on 07/12/2022. Three male suspects wearing dark hoodies burglarized two vehicles in the victim’s driveway. Tot. Est. Loss: $15.


Nutmeg Ct.

A person was the victim of Fraud – All Other on 07/12/2022. Tot. Est. Loss: $60,000.

W. Commercial Blvd

A person was the victim of Fraud on 07/12/2022. Tot. Est. Loss: $9,350.

Ashmont Cir.

A person was the victim of Fraud – All Other on 07/13/2022. Someone accessed the bank account of the victim and wire transferred $25,017 from her account to Evolve Bank located in Memphis Tn.


S. Belfort Cir.

On 07/12/2022, the reporting person advised of a neighbor she is having a dispute with over where their dog poops.


Hampton Hills Blvd.

A person was the victim of Homicide on 07/14/2022.

Robbery By Sudden Snatching

NW 61st St.

A person was the victim of Robbery by Sudden Snatching on 07/13/2022. The caller said she got out of an Uber to walk into her house and an unknown male grabbed her mini backpack off her shoulder and ran. Tot. Est. Loss: $540.


Watson, Mellerick Anthony, 18, was arrested on charges of Unlawful Possess Personal Id Of Anothr – 5 Or More at 5180 E Sabal Palm Blvd on 07/15/2022.

Araque Mendoza, Edegar Alexander, 49, was arrested on charges of Touch or Strike/battery/domestic Viol on Catalina Cir on 07/15/2022.

Kirk, Brian Neil, 40, was arrested on charges of Warrant-cnt: 1 Felony Petit Theft at 5001 N State Road 7 on 07/16/2022.

Got News in Tamarac, Lauderhill, or North Lauderdale? Send it to Tamarac Talk.

Author Profile

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.