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 from March 5 through March 10.
7700 block of West McNab Road
On March 5 at 1:17 a.m., the vehicle driver side tires were stolen off the rim of the vehicle. There are no suspects at this time.
7425 North University Drive – University Pavilion
Between March 4 at 10:00 p.m. and March 5 at 5:04 p.m., the patient/client (offender) battered the victim (mental health tech) while the offender was being treated for his mental illness at University Pavilion.
7300 block of North Devon Drive
On March 6, the victim reported that she had received a phone call stating she was getting a refund from Microsoft for $300. She was later scammed out of $5,200.
5600 block of Hiatus Road
Between March 1 at 5:00 p.m. and March 4 at 2:00 p.m., a semi-tractor was stolen from the site.
4800 block of Banyan Lane – The Woodlands
Between March 6 at 9:30 p.m. and March 7 at 2:35 a.m., an unknown suspect(s) stole the victim’s vehicle, which was recovered in Fort Lauderdale and towed to Mac’s towing service.
3800 West Commercial Blvd – La Quinta Inns and Suites
Between March 6 at 7:00 p.m. and March 7 at 7:35 a.m., a vehicle was discovered missing. It was last seen in the hotel parking lot. There was no video available.
4700 block of NW 29th Terrace
On March 4 between 10:15 p.m. and 11:56 p.m., a vehicle was stolen while parked in the street. The vehicle was unlocked and the keys were inside.
9804 West McNab Road
Between March 3 at 9:45 p.m. and March 4 at 6:10 a.m., the victim had all four wheels taken from his vehicle.
On March 5, Nikki Alexandra Cullen, 21, Joseph Darnell Davis, 47, and Victor Morales, 34, were arrested on charges of touch or strike/battery at the 7100 block of Woodmont Ave.
On March 5, Rodney Gerard Robillard, 41, was arrested on charges of warrant-probation violation-counterfeiting at the 5000 block of West Prospect Road.
On March 7, Jesus Emmanuelle Fernandez Astacio, 26, was arrested on charges of damage to property/criminal mischief over $200 but under $1000 at the 9100 block of NW 81st Court, and again on March 10 at the 7800 block of Catalina Circle.
On March 9, Michael R. Del Valle, 35, was arrested on charges of violation of an injunction-protection against domestic violence at the 6700 block of NW 70th Ave.
On March 9, Ulyses Torres, 44, was arrested on charges of touch or strike/battery/dating violence at the 8800 block of NW 78th Court.
On March 10, Staci-ann Aris, 24, was arrested on charges of battery-causing bodily harm at the 5400 block of White Oak Lane.
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.