Tamarac Crime Update: Woman Reports Theft of 52K After Move

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By Jim Donnelly

Through our joint effort with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to share updates with the residents, this is a summary of Tamarac crime events through January 2. 


A fire at 5751 Madison Av was reported on 12/27/2022 at Woodsprings Apartments located at 5751 Madison AV. The fire marshal determined the fire accidental, originating from a stove in one of the apartments.


A victim of Burglary Building/Structure was reported on 12/27/2022. Unknown suspect(s) unlawfully entered the storage container, removed multiple items, and left the scene. The estimated total loss was $1,950.


A victim of Theft From a Building was reported on Hibiscus Circle on 12/28/2022. The victim stated she had items missing during a move. The estimated total loss was $52,400.

Theft – Motor Vehicle Parts

A victim of Theft – Motor Vehicle Parts was reported on 12/30/2022. The estimated total loss was $3,500. Unknown suspects stole all four (4) tires and rims of the victim’s 2022 Honda Accord Special Edition and 2022 Toyota Corolla XSE.


A victim of Fraud – All Other on W 71st Circle was reported on 12/30/2022. The estimated total loss was $9,999. The victim advised that a known person stole banking information and personal information from her residence to commit fraud.


Sheppard, James Andrew, a 32-year-old male, was arrested on a charge of Warrant- DUI, Bond: $250, at 8191 W Commercial Blvd, on 12/27/2022.


Metayer, Erock, a 40-year-old male, was arrested on a charge of Cruelty To Animals on 62nd St on 12/27/2022.

Kelly, Ronald Trayvon, a 26-year-old male, was arrested on a charge of Burglary Occupied Structure, Burglary Occupied Unarmed – Across County Lines on Southgate Blvd on 12/27/2022.

Sheppard, Shaniqua Tanae, a 29-year-old female, was arrested on a Touch or Strike/Battery/Domestic Violence charge on NW 72nd Avenue on 12/31/2022.

Egger, Austin R, a 28-year-old male, was arrested on a charge of Battery – On a Person 65 Years of Age on NW 54th St, on 1/02/2023.

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Jim Donnelly
Jim Donnelly
A Coral Springs resident for over 30 years, Jim Donnelly has had a 40-year career as a photographer, videographer, and editor for South Florida affiliate news stations, along with CNN, ESPN, ABC Sports and News, NBC Sports and News, Fox News, and CBS. Donnelly has won several awards, including EMMY’s, for his team coverage. Currently, he owns Image Masters Photography and works as a Realtor.
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