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 March 13.
Fraud – All Other
A victim of Fraud – All Other on W McNab Road was reported on 03/07/2023. The total loss was $23,750. Reporting person sent a deposit to a contractor to work on his condo and never was contacted by the contractor to do the job.
Fraud – Credit Card / Atm
A Fraud – Credit Card / Atm victim on N Colony Circle was reported on 03/08/2023. The total loss was $926. Victim advised that an unknown person(s) stole his Chase Bank debit card and used it to withdraw approximately $926.00 from his checking account.
A victim of Auto Theft on W McNab Road was reported on 03/10/2023. Unknown suspects stole the victim`s 2021 Honda Accord Sport from the parking lot.
A victim of Auto Theft on N State Road 7 was reported on 03/07/2023. Reporting person left the keys in the vehicle, and an unknown suspect fled in the vehicle.
A victim of Burglary Conveyance on N State Road 7 was reported on 03/08/2023. The total loss was $840. The victim said an unknown suspect unlawfully entered her unlocked 2021 White Volkswagen Tiguan and removed a black backpack containing an iPhone cellphone and several prescription medications. The total amount taken was approximately $840.
A victim of Burglary Conveyance on N Pine Island Road was reported on 03/08/2023. The total loss was $2,230. An unknown suspect burglarized the victim`s vehicle and stole a purse that contained an iPhone and $700.
Theft – All Other
A victim of Theft – All Other on Weldon Circle was reported on 03/08/2023. The total loss was $3,500.
A victim of Burglary Residence on Trent Drive was reported on 03/08/2023. The victim came home and noticed an estimated $40,000 of jewelry stolen.
A fire on W Westwood Blvd was reported on 03/08/2023. A vehicle fire occurred in the parking lot. The fire was extinguished by fire rescue.
Theft – Motor Vehicle Parts
A victim of Theft – Motor Vehicle Parts NW 59 Court was reported on 03/09/2023. The total loss was $1,900. The victim reported that her 2021 red Toyota Corolla SE rims and tires had been stolen and that the vehicle was left on two blocks.
A victim of Lost Property on W McNab Road was reported on 03/13/2023. A firearm was placed on top of the vehicle while loading a trailer. The firearm was forgotten and subsequently lost when driving away.
Tavarez, Tatiana A., 25, was arrested on a charge of Warrant- Homicide W/Firearm 1st Degree at NW 75th Court on 03/07/2023.
Gonzalez, Carolina, 25 Arrested on a Touch Or Strike/Battery/Domestic Violence charge on W Commercial Blvd on 03/09/2023.
Mackey, Danny, 22, was arrested on a charge of Aggravated Battery-Cause Bodily Harm Or Disability on NW 48 Terrace on 03/09/2023.
Gayle, Jennifer I., 65, was arrested on a charge of Warrant-Capias Defraud Financial Instituti0n on NW 76 Drive on 03/10/2023.
Etienne, Steven F., 39, was arrested on a charge of Touch Or Strike/Battery/Domestic Violence at NW 75 Steet/N Pine Island Road on 03/12/2023.
- 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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