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.
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.
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.
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.
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- 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.