Tamarac Crime Update: Robbery and Car Burglaries


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 May 9, 2022.

Animal Bite

Fairview Dr.

On 05/07/2022, a caller said a stray dog bit his son.


W. Commercial Blvd.

On 05/08/2022, deputies responded to a domestic disturbance involving a husband and wife. The husband was taken into custody and charged with Misdemeanor Domestic Battery. 

Burglary Conveyance

Canterbury Ln.

On 05/07/2022, the victim had a large carry-all bag taken from her unlocked vehicle during the night. Tot. Est. Loss: $440.

NW 79th Ave.

On 05/05/2022, the victim believed her rental vehicle was burglarized in the early morning. No forced entry. Tot. Est. Loss: $50.

Criminal Mischief

NW 62nd St.

On 05/08/2022, an unknown object impacted the victim’s windshield on her vehicle while it was parked and caused damage.


N. University Dr.

On 05/04/2022, deputies met with a store owner who advised that a man approximately in his late 40s to 50s wearing a black Adidas jacket with white stripes and black pants came into the store and asked to see a few of the CBD BUD products (takes the appearance of Cannabis buds).

Upon reviewing the CBD BUD products, the offender decided to take the items worth approximately $400, according to the business owner. The offender ran out of the store into a black 4-door sedan parked by the plaza exit. Tot. Est. Loss: $400.

Robbery By Sudden Snatching

NW 28th Ave.

On 05/06/2022, a homeless female victim got into an altercation inside a vehicle with a male known as “Willie Brown.” Brown punched the victim in the mouth, yanked off her wig, physically removed from the victim three cellphones she was carrying in her pant pocket, and kicked her out of the vehicle. The victim was uncooperative and refused to prosecute. Tot. Est. Loss: $49.


Cruz, Angel Antonio, 31, was arrested on Touch Or Strike/battery/domestic Viol charges on Lagos De Campo Blvd on 05/03/2022.

Miller, Demetrius, 18, was arrested on charges of Burgl-dwelling Unoccupied/unarmed on Nw 70th Ct on 05/04/2022.

Murphy, Willie, 45, was arrested on Touch Or Strike/battery/domestic Viol charges on W Commercial Blvd on 05/08/2022.

Oliviera, Marcus, 36, was arrested on charges of Warrant – Agg Battery on Madison Ave on 05/05/2022.

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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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