By: Jill Fox
Through our joint effort with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to share updates to residents, this is a summary of crimes which occurred in Tamarac from January 8 through January 15.
Canterbury Lane – Shaker Village
On January 8 at 11:05 a.m., an unknown suspect punched the victim in the mouth and took her wallet, while walking southbound at The Commons. The suspect fled towards the southeast direction of the community. A wallet containing an ID and social security card was stolen.
5600 block of Coco Palm Drive The Woodlands
On January 8, between 8:30 p.m. and 11:59 pm, a white 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe was stolen from the driveway of the owner.
7700 block of Banyan Terrace Woodmont
On January 7, between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., the victim reported her silver 2003 4D Jaguar stolen.
2500 block of NW 53rd Street,
On January 1,4 between 6:31 a.m. and 1:52 p.m., an unknown person stole the victim’s car from his driveway. There were no signs of forced entry.
2900 block of NW 48th Street
On January 14, between 6:10 p.m. and 7:27 p.m., an unknown suspect stole the victim’s vehicle from her residence in Tamarac. This incident is related to a burglary residence on December 28.
5900 block of North Plum Bay Pkwy
On January 11 at 8:52 a.m., a man discovered a .380 Ruger Semi-Automatic Handgun lying in the middle of the roadway while walking. The weapon was not registered or reported stolen.
Fraud – Impersonation
6701 Hiatus Rd – City Furniture
Between December 20 at 2:07 p.m. and December 27 at 12:00 a.m., an unknown person(s) impersonated an employee of City Furniture to defraud the company of $1,600.
7900 block of North Colony Circle
Between January 10 at 9:00 p.m. and January 11 at 10:00 a.m., the victim’s 2012 BMW was vandalized overnight while parked outside his residence.
Shooting / Unlawful Discharge
8191 W. Commercial Blvd – Intown Suites
There was a verbal dispute between two men that escalated into a shooting. One of them sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his left thigh.
7501 NW 57th Street – The Shoppes on University Plaza
On January 14 between 10:30 a.m. and 12:19 p.m., an unknown subject(s) used an object to smash a vehicle window to make entry. No witnesses or video surveillance was available. The unknown subject(s) stole a wallet with five credit cards and a driver’s license.
7050 North University Drive – Aldi’s Supermarket
On January 14 at 4:00 p.m., the victim reported that her wallet was stolen from her shopping cart.
Driving Under The Influence
8800 block of West McNab Road
On January 13, between 6:11 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., the subject was arrested for driving under the influence. After further investigation, it was discovered that the subject was in possession of an open alcoholic container, a firearm with several types of ammunition and prescription medication.
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 as the Digital Marketing Manager for NBC Miami, and represented NBC Universal by acting as the Operations Manager for the South Florida Region of GE Women’s Network. A true Floridian, Fox grew up in Ormond Beach, Florida and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Advertising from the University of Miami. She lives in Parkland with her husband, Brian and two children.