CRIME WATCH

Posted on 23 April 2015 by L.Moore

Remember, if you see anything suspicious, call 911 immediately.

DEERFIELD BEACH

April 6 A man stole a bottle of Gilbey’s from Walgreens at 1325 S. Military Trail.

April 6 A car parked at 2035 SW 15 St., a wallet with credit cards, and $180, were stolen.

April 6 A person entered Publix at 3740 W. Hillsboro Blvd. and stole $200 worth of meat.

LIGHTHOUSE POINT

April 3 The victim left for work and when she returned, she noticed that a bench in front of her apartment at 2421 NE 36 Street was missing. Witnesses said they saw it by the trash and the victim has no idea why it was there. Loss was $100.

April 3 The victim, who lives at 2250 NE 26 St., said someone attempted to use the victim’s identity to file 2014 taxes. There was no loss.

April 4 Police observed a male and female subject walking through a shopping center at 5000 N. Federal Hwy. He approached them and said they were looking for cigarette butts. Police conducted a search and found them in possession of narcotics and paraphernalia

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 16 April 2015 by L.Moore

Remember, if you see anything suspicious, call 911 immediately.

DEERFIELD BEACH

March 29 A man reported that he was attacked by five men at 510 NW 2 Ave. and $20 was stolen from him.

March 30 A man reported that a man approached him as he exited his car in the back of the Thrift Store at 270 Lock Rd. The man reported that he was attacked by the other man and $800 was stolen from him.

March 31 A home at 4201 NE 2 Ave. was burglarized and jewelry and a television were stolen.

LIGHTHOUSE POINT

March 23 Someone stole a bike that was leaning against the property at 1900 NE 28 Court. The loss was $200.

March 24 Someone entered an unlocked vehicle at 3850 N. Federal Hwy. and stole a wallet and a cell phone from inside. The loss was $171.

March 24 Police responded to a report of a stolen bicycle from a residence at 1901 NE 30 Street. An abandoned bike was found and police believe the thief wanted to upgrade. The loss was $250.

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 09 April 2015 by L.Moore

DEERFIELD BEACH

March 24 A perpetrator was arrested and charged with breaking into a residence at 317 SE 12 St.

March 25 A woman reported that her former boyfriend punched her in the face and stole her cell phone at 700 N. Deerfield Ave.

March 25 A suspect stole $103.41 worth of razors from Publix at 3740 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

March 26 A woman reported medication missing from her home at 640 NW 3 Ave. after having guests in her home.

DEERFIELD – District 4

March 15 Residential burglary was reported in Pine Tree Apartments at 750 Lock Rd. Unknown subject(s) smashed the sliding glass door and took two TVs and a Play Station 4.

March 15 Theft occurred in Deer Creek at 3206 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Victim reported that her pocketbook and wallet were stolen from All Shoes department store.

March 17 Auto theft took place in Pine Tree Apartments at 500 Lock Rd. An F350 Power Stroke was taken from the apartment complex.

March 19 Conveyance burglary was reported in Riverglen at 280 NW 45 Ave. Unknown subject(s) smashed the rear passenger side window to the victim’s vehicle. Subject removed the victim’s purse.

LIGHTHOUSE POINT

March 12 Witnesses reported seeing a group of juveniles breaking into vehicles at 4500 N. Federal Hwy. Police found several unlocked doors; however, nothing appeared to be taken.

March 19 Someone knocked over a 2011 scooter parked in front of McDonald’s at 4830 N. Federal Hwy. Damage was $150.

March 23 Someone stole a tag off a motorcycle while it was parked at 2330 NE 50 St.

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Woman killed when car hits pole

Posted on 03 April 2015 by JimLusk

A Jacksonville woman was killed early Friday morning when her car hit a pole in Deerfield Beach. The Broward Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating the circumstances that led to the crash.

A preliminary investigation showed that Carrie Ann Laird, 37, was westbound on Southwest 10 street at a high rate of speed. A witness told investigators Laird may have been racing another vehicle when she lost control of her 2005 Nissan 350Z and veered off the roadway. There was no evidence indicating that the other vehicle made contact with the Nissan.

Laird lost control of the car, and it struck a pole. She was not wearing a seatbelt. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue pronounced her dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about this crash can contact Detectives Carlos DeJesus at (954)321-4840 or call Broward Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at (954) 493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardcrimestoppers.org.

INVESTIGATORS: THI Dets. DeJesus, Morales; Sgt. Michael; Deerfield Beach, BSFR
THIS REPORT BY:  Dani Moschella/PIO4/3/15 1600


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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 02 April 2015 by L.Moore

Remember, if you see anything suspicious, call 911 immediately.

DEERFIELD BEACH

March 17 A vehicle was stolen from 500 Lock Rd.

March 17 A woman reported her home at 309 SE 3 St. broken into and a jewelry box containing jewelry and a laptop stolen.

March 17 Visitors from Canada reported that $700 was stolen from their room at Embassy Suites at 950 S. Ocean Dr.

March 19 A car parked at 280 NW 45 Ave. was broken into and a purse stolen.

DEERFIELD – District 4

March 23 Auto theft was reported in Deer Creek at 2345 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Victim parked his vehicle, unlocked, and with the driver’s window rolled down, in front of his office. He observed the vehicle leaving his parking space and departing the scene.

LIGHTHOUSE POINT

March 9 Victim, at 2050 NE 39 St., was told by her bank that her identity was used to create fraudulent transactions on E-Trades.

March 12 Victim said she received an email at her residence at 4103 NE 22 St. from a man identifying himself as a soldier and in need of her services as a pet sitter. The victim said she received a check from the man in the amount of $2,930 for pet supplies and was told to send two money grams for $1,030 each. The victim was told by the bank that the check was fake. She was not responsible for the monies sent.

March 12 A witness observed eight male juvenile subjects breaking into a rental vehicle at 4500 N. Federal Hwy. Nothing appeared to be taken.

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The Highwaymen

Posted on 28 March 2015 by JimLusk

Story about the Highwaymen coming soon! Look in this week’s printed paper for now.

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Putting on the Ritz

Posted on 26 March 2015 by JimLusk

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La Mystique dancers showed their moves.

Photos by Rachel Galvin

The Deerfield Chamber of Commerce transformed the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel for their Gatsby-themed gala March 21 — the biggest fundraiser of the year.

 Guests dressed to the nines. La Mystique dancers shimmied and shook on the dance floor, posing for pics. A cigarette girl strolled with candy. A long line of auction items were up for silent bid and a live auction was commandeered by Pompano Mayor Lamar Fisher ($25,000 worth of auction items in all).

Honey Bunch Florist, which created the feathered centerpieces, was one of the Big Shots honored, along with Seawood Builders, Bartell Chiropractic, Broward Health, Oceans 234, Bicycle Generation, Awards by Academy and JP Miller & Sons. Key Club students assisted.                  

Guests dined on three-course meal and danced the night away.

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Kiwanis Club enjoyed the evening.

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Jim “Chiefy” Mathie, author, columnist, host and lover of nautical views, and Danielle Williams, of Oceans 234.

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Commissioner Joe Miller and his wife Carolyn.

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Broward Health was among the honorees.

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Guests were all smiles as they enjoyed the evening, which included a three-course meal.

 

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 26 March 2015 by L.Moore

Remember, if you see anything suspicious, call 911 immediately.

DEERFIELD BEACH

March 10 It was reported that headphones were stolen from Target at 3599 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

March 11 A man reported a rock thrown through his window at 1431 SW 4 Terr.

March 12 It was reported that a man stole two bottles of wine from ALDI Food Market at 747 S. Federal Hwy.

March 12 A car was stolen from 5353 N. Dixie Hwy.

DEERFIELD – District 4

March 13 Theft – Retail/ Shoplifting occurred at the Sports Authority in Deerfield Mall, located at 3810 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Arrestees were observed by the manager putting several items into a dark plastic bag and then concealing the bag.

March 13 Residential burglary took place in Waterford Homes at 2789 SW 12 Ct. Unknown subject(s) smashed the rear bedroom sliding glass door of the residence. They unplugged the fl at screen; however, they did not remove it from the residence. It was left on the bed.

March 14 Residential burglary was reported in Pine Tree Apartments, at 700 Lock Rd. Unknown subject(s) smashed the rear sliding glass door of the apartment. The victim awoke to the noise and screamed. The subject(s) fl ed the apartment. Nothing was taken.

LIGHTHOUSE POINT

March 3 A female subject was observed taking condoms from a shelf and fleeing the store at 3580 N. Federal Hwy. without paying for them. She entered a vehicle and fl ed. Loss was $29.78.

March 4 A condo storage unit at 4500 N. Federal Hwy. was broken into and a power washer, wheelchair, luggage, walker, tools and paint valued at $1,880 were stolen.

March 5 The victim left a boat behind a home at 2331 NE 47 St. that was being foreclosed on. Someone broke a latch to a cabin and stole four rods and reels, spring rods and reels, and three gaff hooks. The loss and property damage were valued at $2,850.

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 19 March 2015 by L.Moore

DEERFIELD BEACH

March 3 A digital camera was reported stolen from the pool area at Century Village at Century Village Boulevard.

March 3 A women reported her daughter’s bicycle stolen from 317 NW 2 Court.

March 4 A woman reported that someone pointed a gun at her at 431 SE 3 Place.

March 4 Two tires were stolen from a car parked at 1761 NW 2 Street.

DEERFIELD – District 4

March 6 Theft of motor vehicle parts occurred at the Gates of Hillsboro, 201 NE 40 St. Subject(s) stole a license tag from the vehicle parked at this address.

March 8 Theft of motor vehicle parts took place in Riverglen, 4717 NW 5 St. Four custom ATV tires were delivered by mistake to the above address. When the owner of the tires arrived to claim them, the residents denied any information on the tires. The owner then found an advertisement in Craigslist selling the same tires from the address.

March 10 Theft or motor vehicle parts was reported in Riverglen at 3801 NW 47 Ave. Subject(s) stole a license tag from the vehicle parked at this address.

LIGHTHOUSE POINT

Feb. 11 Victim said they left on a boat and returned to find the home at 2210 NE 48 Court in disarray. It is unknown what may have been taken.

Feb. 13 Someone broke two concrete slabs of a business wall at 3310 N. Federal Hwy. Damage was $500.

Feb. 16 Witnesses saw a subject on a bike taking political signs from a lawn at 2481 NE 21 Ave. The six lawn signs were valued at $36.

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BREAKING: Gas Leak- The Cove Shopping Center evacuated

Posted on 15 March 2015 by JimLusk

IMG_1883By Rachel Galvin

As of 10:41 p.m (3/15/15)., SE 15th is filled with fire trucks and BSO. According to a source, there is a gas leak currently being investigated. Gas is coming from the roadway in the 300 block. Businesses in The Cove Shopping Center and some apartments have been evacuated at the time of this writing. Stay tuned for more details.

11:18 p.m: A source with BSO states that it is not a propane line, but a propane tank under the roadway that seems to feed the surrounding buildings. The leak was detected via smell and also sensors. They are still assessing the situation. Meanwhile, the apartment buildings in that block have been evacuated and the residents are standing around waiting to see when they can return.

12:42 p.m. According to BSO FR PIO, ” Hazmat techs have secured the leak. Tank will likely have to be dug up and replaced.”

 

 

 

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