Tamarac Crime Update Through August 26

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 August 26.  Names of those not arrested have been redacted.

Burglary Conveyance

5100 block of East Sabal Palm Blvd
On August 20, an unknown person(s) smashed out the victim’s front passenger window and took his laptop computer, which was sitting on the passenger seat.

4900 block of East Sabal Palm Blvd
On August 20, the victim reported an unknown suspect(s) committed a burglary conveyance overnight. The suspect damaged his front passenger window and stole property including a 1/2 Milwaukee Electrical Wrench ($600) and a 3/8 Milwaukee Electrical Wrench ($200). There were no surveillance cameras and no witnesses. The victim was unable to provide serial numbers to the listed property. DNA swabs were recovered and booked into evidence.

6094 Buckeye Court
On August 21, the victim reported an unknown person(s) opened her unlocked passenger front door and took items from her wallet which was left in the seat.

2800 block of NW 48th Street
On August 22, the victim’s laptop was stolen from her possibly unlocked car.

Theft – bicycle

6800 block of Southgate Blvd
On August 21, the deputy responded in reference to a theft. 
Upon arrival, he met with the female victim who advised her black/pink Kent Terra bicycle was stolen by an unknown suspect(s).

Theft – retail, shoplifting

3915 West Commercial Blvd – CVS Pharmacy
On August 20, a male subject entered the store and ran out with three 12-packs of Corona beer. The subject was the passenger in a gray Nissan.

3150 West Commercial Blvd – Family Dollar
On August 21, a male subject walked in and stole one box of Huggies diapers. GOA in a white older model 4-door vehicle.

4197 West Commercial Blvd – Marshall’s – Sunshine Plaza
On August 22, a retail theft was reported.

6401 West Commercial Blvd – Walgreens
On August 22, two unidentified females entered the store, grabbed four Pampers boxes and left the store without making an attempt to pay.

3915 West Commercial Blvd – CVS Pharmacy
On August 23, an unknown male and female walked out of the establishment without any attempt to pay for numerous DOVE body lotion products, totaling $320.69. The suspects left the area in an older model silver Mazda.

Auto Theft

8400 block of NW 61st Street
On August 21, the victim reported that his vehicle, which was parked in a handicap space in front of the residence, was stolen on August 19, by an unknown suspect(s). 
An auto theft affidavit form was signed, and the vehicle was entered into Records Teletype.

6400 block of North University Drive – Concord Village
On August 22, a Toyota Camry XLE was reported stolen to Teletype. The victim signed an auto theft affidavit.

Theft – All other

4200 block of Lakeside Drive – Lakeside Apartments
On August 22, the victim stated she attempted to sell a phone. While meeting with the buyer, he pretended to inspect the phone but then took off running, taking the phone with him. The suspect was identified and the phone was recovered, but he was not apprehended.

8400 block of West Commercial Blvd
On August 26, an unknown suspect cut a chain and stole a trailer.

4600 block of NW 31 Ave
On August 26, the victim advised an unknown suspect(s) stole his unattended box full of small drones, Apple Lighting USB cables, and wearable fans.

Arrestable Traffic Violation

5800 block of NW 94th Ave
On August 23, a traffic stop was conducted. Upon contact with the driver, it was discovered that he was currently carrying 12 suspensions and one revocation on his Florida Driver’s License. Additionally, the driver had two active warrants for an expired Driver’s License and driving with a suspended license. The driver was charged accordingly and booked into the Broward County Main Jail without incident.

Information

6600 block of NW 58 Street
On August 22, three unknown suspects entered a home and identified themselves as workers, tricking the couple and attempting to steal from their safe.

5803 NW 94th Ave – Millennium Collegiate Academy
On August 22, an information report was written for a disturbance in the cafeteria.

Battery

3873 West Commercial Blvd – Extended Stay
Dating Violence (Misdemeanor)
On August 23, deputies investigated allegations of a male subject striking another male with a closed fist multiple times near the chest and arms. He then lunged at the victim again and bit his left ear causing a laceration and substantial pain. The victim armed himself with a knife in an effort to stop the attack and his overpowering size and cut the subject near the leg. They both sought medical attention and upon arrival back to the room, the argument continued and the subject struck the victim in the face causing a laceration to his left eye. They have been dating for 10 months.

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Jill Fox
Jill Fox
Jill Fox is an Emmy Award-winning writer and producer. She is currently a Senior Account Director at Lon Haber & Co., a leading full-service public relations firm. 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.