Crime Watch

Posted on 23 February 2012 by LeslieM

DEERFIELD BEACH

Feb. 17 A man was arrested and charged with two counts of grand theft auto and one count of petty theft. The man stole two motorcycles and one leather jacket from RIVA Motorsports at 3671 N. Dixie Hwy.

Feb. 18 A man reported that his home at 580 NE 41 St. was broken into through an open window. He said that speakers and a Sony PlayStation were stolen.

Feb. 18 A man stole a can of Pringles from a Shell gas station at 301 W. Hillsboro Blvd. The man was issued a trespass warning and a notice to appear in court.

Feb. 19 A man reported his car parked at 763 NW 42 Pl. broken into and a Red Mag light stolen from the vehicle.

Feb. 19 A woman reported her car stolen from 265 SE 10 St.

Feb. 19 It was reported that a man stole a phone valued at $700 from Verizon Wireless at 199 N. Federal Hwy..

Feb. 19 A woman reported that someone smashed the driver’s side of her car window at 900 SE 21 Ave. and stole her purse.

 

DEERFIELD — District 4

Feb. 16 Traffic arrest took place at 200 S. Powerline Rd. at 2:42 a.m. Deputy observed a white pick-up truck traveling north on Powerline Road with one headlight inoperative. Deputy explained it looked as if the vehicle was canvassing the warehouse area. Truck also contained rebar and concrete support beams. A traffic stop was initiated and the subject initially did not stop. The subject failed to maneuver a turn and struck an FPL pole at the 200 block of S. Powerline Road.

Subject/driver fled on foot and was apprehended through a K-9 track. Detective responded to location and debriefed one of three subjects who showed them where the grand theft or burglary occurred 1 mile south of Atlantic on Lyons Road., a construction site for the turnpike. Pompano deputies and detectives responded to follow up on incident.

Feb. 14 Firefighters kept townhome fire in check. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue crews kept a fire from spreading. At 4:01 p.m., a neighbor called 9-1-1 to report a fire at 2046 Woodlands Way in Deer Creek. Caller advised there was smoke spewing from the roof of the two-story villa and nobody was answering the door. Firefighters quickly located the fire in the attic and pulled part of the ceiling down to reach the seat of the fire and extinguish it. Firefighters also used thermal imaging cameras to check for fire extension. Several adjacent units were evacuated as a precaution. Fire damage was contained to the front part of the home. Cause of the fire was an electrical malfunction in the attic and was determined accidental. No injuries were reported.

 

LIGHTHOUSE POINT

Feb.13 The manager of Publix Supermarket at 2450 N. Federal Hwy. reported that two fraudulent payroll checks from a business in Miami were cashed at the store. One check was for $491.12 and another was for $492.52.

Feb.14 Two men were arrested and charged with stealing two cardboard bails from Publix Supermarket at 3700 N. Federal Hwy.

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