Caboose is in new home

Posted on 25 March 2017 by JLusk

The Little Red Caboose, which is now “safety orange” has been moved to its new home at the Old Schoolhouse in Deerfield Beach… Stay tuned here for pictures and more info!

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 23 March 2017 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

March 7: A man reported being attacked by a man and two women at 249 SW 1 St. He said that the people who attacked him stole $55 and two cell phones.

March 7: A man was arrested and charged with domestic battery on his girlfriend at the intersection of 1 W. Sample Rd. and the I-95 ramp.

March 7: A man reported that a man snatched his necklace off him in the parking lot of La Quinta Inn at 351 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

March 9: A man reported that his car parked at 4990 NW 9 Way was entered and his wallet and watch stolen.

March 12: A man reported his motorcycle stolen from 666 Lock Rd.

Lighthouse Point

March 1: Someone shattered the window of a business at 3890 N. Federal Hwy. Nothing was missing; however, a box cutter was found near the broken glass.

March 1: Someone stole two handicap placards from a vehicle parked at 2431 NE 33 St.

March 9: A female subject entered a store at 2450 N. Federal Hwy. and stole stone crabs valued at $19.34. She placed the items in a stroller and was apprehended outside the store.

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 16 March 2017 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

Feb. 28: Someone entered a work truck parked at 1040 E. Newport Center Dr. and tried to open the steering column. The attempt to steal the truck was unsuccessful.

Feb. 28: A woman woke up and discovered her rental vehicle, purse and keys stolen overnight. She believes she knows the person who stole the items. The incident was reported at 454 Lock Rd.

Feb. 28: A woman was stopped as she tried to exit Publix without paying for $113.49 worth of food. The food was returned. The incident was reported at 3740 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

March 3: A woman reported that patio furniture was removed from the front porch of her home at 1270 NW 49 Ct.

March 5: It was reported that a woman stole six pairs of shoes from Dollar General at 1377 S. Dixie Hwy.

March 5: A woman reported that her Toyota Corolla was stolen from N. Broward Medical Ctr. at 201 Sample Rd.

Lighthouse Point

Feb. 21: A victim was at a store at 3780 N. Federal Hwy. when a male bumped into her. Later, she realized that her wallet was missing. Five credit cards, an ID and $200 in currency were taken. The loss was $274.

Feb. 21: Police responded to a battery call at 4450 NE 26 Ave. where a woman and her caretaker became involved in a physical confrontation.

Feb. 22: A male subject fled the store at 3700 N. Federal Hwy. without paying for items. He was stopped outside with the merchandise but fled in a vehicle. The items were valued at $29.83.

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 09 March 2017 by LeslieM

Deerfield

Feb. 20: A man reported that someone stole his 2015 GMC Yukon, a vehicle valued at $40,000. The incident occurred at 2000 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Feb. 20: A woman reported her car was entered and a wallet with $20 and personal identification were stolen. The incident was reported at 449 NW 2 Wy.

Feb. 21: A man reported being attacked by three men who punched him at 501 E. Sample Rd.

Feb:21: A man reported that a man snatched his cell phone from his hands at 434 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Feb. 25: A man tried to break into a home at 1281 NW 46 Ct. The man displayed a gun to the homeowner. He was not let into the home and then fled.

Feb. 25: An unknown suspect removed a FL license plate from a scooter at 415 Lock Rd.

Feb. 25: A victim advised that her boyfriend struck her multiple times in the face at 421 NW 42 Ct. The suspect was unable to be contacted.

Feb. 25: A suspect entered Target and took two home security systems, three gaming figures and two wall electric shavers at 3599 W. Hillsboro Blvd. and exited the store via the fire exit.

Feb. 27: a victim stated that when she came out to her vehicle, she noticed the rear driver’s side window smashed. Her green purse was stolen from the back seat. It contained four credit cards and a driver’s license. The incident occurred at 642 Deer Creek Hollows Cir.

Feb. 28: An unknown suspect entered the victim’s vehicle via an unlocked door at 430 Lock Rd. A wallet with $80.00 was stolen.

Feb. 28: A suspect was caught exiting the west door without paying for $113.49 of groceries that she concealed in numerous bags she was carrying at 3740 W. Hillsboro Blvd. The loss prevention officer recovered all property.

Feb. 28: A victim woke up at 454 Lock Rd. and discovered her rental vehicle, purse and keys were missing, possibly taken by a known subject while she was sleeping overnight.

Lighthouse Point

Feb. 18: The store manager received a counterfeit $10 bill from a customer still in the store at 4830 N. Federal Hwy. The customer said he purchased lottery tickets and other items at a neighboring store and was given the bill as part of his change. The bill was later determined to be genuine.

Feb. 18: Police initiated a traffic stop at 3150 N. Federal Hwy. and the driver walked into a restaurant at a brisk pace in a corner of the building stating he had to meet a friend. Employees said they did not know the individual who was later found, along with his passenger, to be in possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia.

Feb. 20: The victim said he picked up a fare and drove the subject to a destination at 3700 N. Federal Hwy. and he failed to provide money for the ride. The loss was $157.

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 02 March 2017 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

Feb.14: Two women stole about $200 worth of miscellaneous shoes from Marshalls at 3852 W. Hillsboro Blvd. and fled in a car.

Feb. 14: A woman reported that someone stole a laptop computer valued at $200 and a gold ring valued at $500 from her home at 1100 SW 8 Ave. The home was being tented for a bug problem.

Feb. 14: A man was arrested and charged with domestic assault with domestic violence and assault with a deadly weapon. He threw a missile into an occupied vehicle.

Feb. 17: Someone broke into a truck at Restoration Xperts parked at 1130 S. Powerline Rd. and stole $3,400 worth of construction equipment.

Feb. 17: A woman employed at Target was arrested and charged with petit theft from Target at 3599 W. Hillsboro Blvd. She stole $75 worth of merchandise.

Lighthouse Point

Feb. 6: The victim was doing work at a job site at 2931 NE 36 St. and placed two pieces of bronze 4×4 aluminum fencing at a new home. The victim believes a male subject who was inquiring about the fencing a short time earlier may have removed it. The loss was $200.

Feb. 7: Police responded to a call of a theft in progress at 3700 N. Federal Hwy. and a subject was taken into custody.

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 23 February 2017 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

Feb. 7: A woman said another woman stole her wallet from her purse while she was shopping in a store at 4008 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Feb. 8: A suspect was arrested at Sun Trust Bank for grand theft and passing a forged bank bill at 1761 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Feb. 10: A man was arrested and charged with theft of a license plate and two active warrants at 600 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

Feb. 10: Someone removed a screen and forced a front door open in an attempt to break into a house at 723 SW 2 Ave.

Feb. 10: A person was arrested and charged with stealing $317 worth of merchandise from Target at 3599 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Feb. 12: Someone broke into a Citgo and stole an ATM machine with $3,000.

Lighthouse Point

Feb. 2: The victim discovered two 50-gallon drums of car wash soap/tire shine at 5190 N. Federal Hwy. pushed over with the tops intentionally unscrewed. A check of security video showed two juvenile subjects throwing rocks at the rear window breaking both the top and bottom windows. There are no cameras where the drums are stored. The loss was $1,363.

Feb. 4: The victim ordered a patio table and six chairs and it was delivered at her residence at 2630 NE 18 Terr. She was not home at the time of delivery and someone stole the property, valued at $700.

Feb. 5: A victim said a Samsung Galaxy tablet was stolen from a store at 3742 N. Federal Hwy. The loss was $189.99.

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New Grand Marshals for Pioneer Day parade

Posted on 18 February 2017 by JLusk

The Deerfield Beach Parks and Recreation Department would like to notify the public that unfortunately due to a family emergency, Jay Ajayi, will not be in attendance at the Pioneer Days parade this Saturday, February 18 at 10 a.m. The city is excited to announce that current Miami Heat players, James Johnson and Willie Reed, will be taking Jay Ajayi’s place as this year’s co-grand marshals!

Make sure to come out on Saturday, February 18th for the Pioneer Days Parade to give James Johnson and Willie Reed a warm Deerfield Beach welcome!

 For more information on the Pioneer Days event weekend or to sign up to participate in this year’s parade please visit: www.dfb.city/pioneerdays.

 For additional information, please contact the Community Events & Outreach Division at 954- 429-1847.

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 16 February 2017 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

Jan. 31: A man stole a lottery ticket stand and lottery tickets from the counter of Stop N Go at 3774 NE 3 Ave.

Jan. 31: A man reported that someone tried to steal his truck and, in the process, damaged the exterior door lock and the ignition lock. The incident was reported at 1050 E. Newport Center Dr.

Jan. 31: A man reported that his residence at 1434 SE 2 Terr. was broken into and $1,500 in cash stolen.

Feb. 4: Someone broke into three cars parked at 4311 Crystal Lake Dr. From one of the cars, a laptop computer and a Florida driver’s license were stolen.

Feb. 4: A man reported that his 2002 Jaguar vehicle was stolen from in front of a business at 1444 SE 3 Ct.

Lighthouse Point

Jan. 28: The victim said he rented his home at 3719 NE 29 Ave. to a female through a credit card for $7,755.11. The credit card was later determined to be fraudulent and the amount was cancelled. The victim provided police with her contact information and contact was made with another female who said she was not aware of the incident and lived in West Palm Beach. Police said she also appears to be a victim in the incident.

Jan. 28: The victim said she lost her cardholder containing a driver’s license and debit card. She said the last place she remembered seeing it was while she was shopping at Publix at 3700 N. Federal Hwy.

Jan. 31: A 9-year-old golden retriever was found in a backyard of a residence at 2761 NE 48 Ct. The owner of the dog responded and told police that someone had done work at his residence and left the gate open where the dog got loose.

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 09 February 2017 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

Jan. 23: A man reported a burglary to his business at 185 SW 14 Ct. He said that his 2015 Chevrolet Camaro valued at $20,000 was stolen.

Jan. 23: A man reported that his work van parked at 5127 N. Dixie Hwy. was broken into and an industrial vacuum valued at $1,000 was stolen.

Jan. 24: A woman reported her car parked at 300 W. Hillsboro Blvd. was entered and her purse containing personal papers and information was stolen.

Jan. 24: A man reported that his car parked at 1149 S. Military Tr. was broken into and $3,000 in cash, a Florida Driver’s License and eight credit cards were stolen.

Jan. 27: A woman reported that a man and woman came to her home at 2489 SW 10 Dr. and claimed they were going to check her pipes. The woman was distracted and her bedroom was entered. She reported that $1,300 worth of jewelry was stolen.

Jan. 27: A complainant reported a loss of his debit and credit cards at 3440 SW 4 St. There was no evidence of fraudulent activity reported, but his accounts were closed.

Jan. 28: A man reported his tag from a 2015 Infiniti was stolen from his car parked in his driveway at 605 Deer Creek Jefferson Dr.

Jan. 30: A woman reported that someone stole her wallet out of her purse without her noticing at 4008 W. Hillsboro Blvd. She reported the stolen tan wallet contained $200, two Bank of America credit cards, a Florida driver’s license and a social security card.

Lighthouse Point

Jan. 15: Someone cashed a fraudulent check and purchased $100 in debit cards at 2450 N. Federal Hwy. The loss was $100.

Jan. 14: During a traffic stop of a BMW at 2300 NE 36 St., police found marijuana and crack cocaine in the vehicle.

Jan. 14: A subject said she lost her wallet at 3700 N. Federal Hwy. and it contained $700 in cash, a driver’s license, gift cards, a social security card and $500 in cash. The loss was $1,227.

 

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 02 February 2017 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

Jan. 17: An unknown person entered a vehicle parked at 1463 SW 25 Way and stole $350 from a man’s wallet. The wallet was left on the scene.

Jan. 17: Someone stole laundry detergent and eight packs of Hanes white tees from Family Dollar at 4811 N. Dixie Hwy.

Jan. 17: A man said that a man staying in his home at 206 SW 5 St. stole a television from his home.

Jan. 18: A man reported that a car he rented was stolen from the parking lot at the Publix shopping center at 3740 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Jan. 21: A man was observed stealing an Acer Monitor and Xbox 1 from Target at 3599 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Jan. 25: Two commercial vehicles at 4100 N. Powerline Rd. were burglarized. The rear driver side window was broken to gain entry on one vehicle. The passenger side cargo padlock was broken on the other vehicle. A small air compressor (total value $50) was stolen.

Jan. 25: A woman said her wallet was stolen at 3555 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Lighthouse Point

Jan. 9: A female subject concealed items in a bag and left the store at 3700 N. Federal Hwy. without paying. The loss was $93.04.

Jan. 11: A female subject left the store at 2450 N. Federal Hwy. with a cart full of diapers and entered a vehicle. The loss was $48.99.

Jan. 12: A store employee observed a female subject take $140 in groceries and leave the store at 3700 N. Federal Hwy. without paying for them.

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