By Jill Fox
Through our joint effort with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to share updates to residents, this is a summary of crimes that occurred in Tamarac through February 9.
8300 block of Sands Point Blvd – Sands Point Condominiums
On February 6, a green Lexus was stolen from the apartment complex parking lot.
5100 block of NW 48 Lane – Manor Parc
On February 8, deputies met with the caller referencing an unknown suspect(s) who stole his black Infinity Q-60 from his driveway during the night.
8200 block of NW 74 Terrace –
On February 5, a man’s girlfriend called, stating that her boyfriend had a kitchen knife to his wrists and that he wanted to kill himself. He was transported to University Hospital under the Baker Act for his safety.
4971 N SR 7 – Boost Mobile
On February 4, an unknown subject entered a secured Boost Mobile business by smashing the glass front door with a piece of brick and stole a cash register box.
4900 block of NW 57 Court – Central Parc
On February 4, the victim reported her unlocked Mercedes was broken into overnight, but nothing was taken.
11000 block of West Mcnab Road – Sunset Point Park
On February 4, an unknown person smashed the victim’s rear passenger window and took a black bag which contained an airport badge.
7000 block of NW 73 Ave – Mainlands of Tamarac Lakes
On February 6, two unidentified individuals were seen going through a vehicle. The inventory of contents taken is still pending.
7000 block of NW 99 Ave – Westwood Community
On February 6, unknown suspects made forced entry into the victim’s residence and stole one Playstation 4, 60 pairs of Nike Air sneakers, one Apple Macbook Pro, one stainless steel necklace, and one gold charm. The suspects left in a getaway vehicle.
6900 block of NW 83 Street – Sunflower
On February 6, a report was made about 9mm ammunition stolen from the glove box of the victim’s vehicle by an unknown suspect. No signs of forced entry were seen.
80 block of Pleasant Hill Lane – Shaker Village
On February 8, two unknown males gained entry into three vehicles at the residence due to the vehicles being unlocked. The suspects were gone on arrival after the deputies arrived at the address.
6000 block of Laurel Lane – Banyan Lakes
On February 8, an unknown suspect(s) gained entry into a vehicle via an unlocked door. The interior compartments were ransacked, and $10 in mixed US currency was taken.
5900 block of NW 55 Lane – Village at Woodland Lakes
On February 8, deputies met with the caller referencing an unknown subject entering her unlocked vehicle overnight. Nothing of value was missing or removed from her car.
7825 Southgate Blvd – Veterans’ Park
On February 8, the victim parked her car in the parking lot at Veterans’ Park and sat on the picnic bench with her grandchildren. When she returned to her car, she discovered that an unknown suspect broke her passenger window and removed her purse.
5300 block of NW 50 Terrace – Manor Parc
On February 8, four subjects pulled vehicle door handles in the neighborhood overnight and removed a wallet.
6997 West Commercial Blvd – Chow Time Grill & Buffet
On February 8, the victim’s vehicle had its front passenger side mirror shattered. The victim had a purse that contained miscellaneous paperwork and approximately $12,000 in jewelry that was stolen.
9800 block of NW 76 Street – West Lake
On February 8, unknown suspects made entry into the victim’s vehicle and stole one backpack containing miscellaneous items and a speaker. The vehicle was unlocked. The suspects were captured on video surveillance.
7901 West Commercial Blvd- 7-Eleven
On February 9, while the victim was putting gas in her vehicle, an unknown subject(s) reached in her open door window and took her purse and cellphone. The total value of the loss was $240.
4600 block of Bayberry Lane – The Woodlands
On February 7, the caller advised, while staying in her vacation home, an unknown subject entered the house via a possible unlocked door and removed several items.
8000 block of NW 96 Terrace
On February 5, a mother reported that her son was struck multiple times in the chest by his father between January 29 and 31. She advised there were no physical marks on her son’s chest. The Florida Abuse Hotline documented the incident.
9500 block of Weldon Circle – Weldon Condominiums
Between February 2 and February 5, a 98-year-old victim was scammed into writing three checks totaling $17,000.
5500 block of NW 59 Place – Villas At Woodland Lakes
On February 8, the victim noticed his Glock 40 was missing from his glove compartment in his vehicle.
8701 West Commercial Blvd – Tamarac Library
On February 7, deputies made contact with a 13-year-old male who was in the system as missing. He was recovered and released to his father on the scene.
4100 block of Lakeside Drive – Lakeside at Tamarac Condominiums
On February 8, the victim stated he was robbed by an unknown male who punched him two times in the stomach with his right hand and left hand; then, he was hugged from the front and thrown onto the floor. An iPhone 8 and his keys were stolen.
5700 block of NW 66 Ave – Mainlands of Tamarac
On February 7, two unknown subjects posing as home pressure cleaners were canvassing the neighborhood and attempted to distract a homeowner.
Theft – bicycle
4900 block of NW 57 Street – Mainlands of Tamarac Lakes
On February 4, the complainant advised two bicycles were stolen from her front porch.
Theft – all other
8233 North Pine Island Road – The Dollar Tree
On February 6, the victim advised of her wallet being stolen while inside of the Dollar Tree.
- Jill Fox is an Emmy Award-winning writer and producer. She is currently a Senior Account Director at Lon Haber & Co. Fox worked at NBC Miami for eight years after graduating from the University of Miami. She lives in Parkland with her husband, Brian and two children.