CRIME WATCH

Posted on 16 May 2019 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

April 30: It was reported that a man struck another man in the face with a handgun. The incident was reported at 920 NE 52 Ct.

April 30: A man reported that he was robbed at knife point by another man in front of a Marathon gas station at 4517 N. Dixie Hwy. The man said he was robbed of his bus pass.

April 30: A man reported that a man who was working for him stole about $10,000 of tools from him. The incident was reported at 272 SW 12 Ave.

April 30: A man reported that a man stole his vehicle from him while it was parked in front of a dry cleaner. The incident was reported at 1090 E. Hillsboro Blvd.

May 3: A man reported that some tools were stolen from his van at 225 NW 36 Ave.

Lighthouse Point

April 13: Police responded to a call about a snake in the backyard of a residence at 2150 NE 49 St. The resident said the snake was hissing and appeared aggressive. It was gone by the time police arrived and the resident was advised to contact a pest control service for a long term solution.

April 13: Police responded to a call of a fraudulent credit card purchase at 4210 N. Federal Hwy. Upon investigation, the $920 purchase was made online and not in the store, so no crime had been committed.

April 16: Police responded to a call for pit bulls at 2800 NE 35St. The owner was found prior to the police arrival.

(This is a partial list. For Deerfield Beach Crime Watch in full, visit www.DFB.City and click on “Sign Me Up” to receive the city wide report.)

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 09 May 2019 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

April 22: A man reported his vehicle parked at 1060 Crystal Lake Dr. was broken into and a wallet was stolen.

April 23: A woman reported that a man placed his hands around her neck and intentionally choked her at 860 SE 6 Ave.

April 23: It was reported that four vehicles parked at 4104 NW 9 Ave. were burglarized. Each car had a window smashed. There were no confirmed thefts.

April 23: A woman reported that her car parked at 1021 Crystal Lake Dr. was broken into and her sunglasses, backpack and purse were stolen.

April 23. A former employee of Superior Plumbing at 457 Goolsby Blvd. did not return plumbing tools after quitting his job with the company. Several efforts were made to contact him, and it is believed he pawned the tools.

Lighthouse Point

April 11: Police stopped a Toyota for failing to stop at a stop sign at 2600 NE 52St.

April 11: Police stopped a suspicious person on a bicycle at 2100 NE 36St.

April 17: Police responded to a home that has had numerous calls for loose animals at 2830 NE 21Terr. Animal control was also called out.

(This is a partial list. For Deerfield Beach Crime Watch in full, visit www.DFB.City and click on “Sign Me Up” to receive the city wide report.)

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 02 May 2019 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

April 16: A man reported that someone entered the trunk of his vehicle parked at 299 SW 3 Ave. and stole a Behringer PA mixer valued at $100.

April 17: A man reported that his Dodge Caravan was stolen from his driveway at 511 NW 38 Pl.

April 17: Two women were observed stealing $2,230 worth of fragrance from the Ulta Beauty Supply store at 3820 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

April 17: Loss prevention officers at Target at 1200 S. Federal Hwy. observed a woman conceal merchandise in her purse, leave the store and enter a car and flee.

April 17: A woman was arrested and charged with retail theft. She stole $145 worth of merchandise from Home Depot.

Lighthouse Point

April 9: Police initiated a traffic stop at 5400 N. Federal Hwy. Police confirmed that the tag on the vehicle belonged to the owner.

April 9: Police initiated a traffic stop at 4500 NE 22Ave. on a suspicious vehicle. The scene was cleared.

April 9: Police responded to a call of an audible alarm at 2700 NE 46St. Police responded and the home was found secure.

(This is a partial list. For Deerfield Beach Crime Watch in full, visit www.DFB.City and click on “Sign Me Up” to receive the city wide report.)

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 25 April 2019 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

April 9: A man reported his chainsaw valued at $300 stolen from 548 NW 2 Terr.

April 9: Two men, one armed with a semi-automatic handgun, snatched car keys from a man who was pumping air into his tires at the Shell gas station at 301 E. Sample Rd. The two men then stole the man’s Honda Accord.

April 10: A woman reported being pushed against a wall and then being thrown to the ground by her live-in boyfriend at 1368 SW 24 Terr.

April 10: A man reported his work phone stolen from his pickup truck at 5031 NE 6 Ave.

April 12: A woman reported her Honda Civic stolen from her home at 2852 SW 11 Pl.

Lighthouse Point

March 31: Did you lose a stuffed animal? A resident found a stuffed animal at 3400 NE 23 Ave. It was turned over to police.

April 1: A box of baseball uniforms was found on a bench at 4541 NE 22 Ave. The owner was notified and he said he would pick them up the next morning.

April 3: Did you lose your dog? While on routine patrol, an officer observed a small dog walking at 2820 NE 48 St. The officer retrieved the dog and placed it in the rear of the patrol car. The officer checked for open gates, garage doors or open doors and couldn’t find any so he took the dog back to the department.

(This is a partial list. For Deerfield Beach Crime Watch in full, visit www.DFB.City and click on “Sign Me Up” to receive the city wide report.)

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Boca Bacchanal

Posted on 22 April 2019 by LeslieM

By Rachel Galvin

The Boca Bacchanal Grand Tasting was the culmination of a weekend of events that foodies and wine lovers had looked forward to all year long. The fun began on Thursday, April 4 with Bubbles & Burgers, held at the beautiful ocean-side location of Boca Beach Club featuring different samples of burgers and wines. Everyone had the opportunity to mingle and enjoy the view. It was followed on Friday night with the vitner dinners at people’s private homes, in which a chef and vitner paired up to create something spectacular. But the Grand Tasting is where everyone came out, over 1000 were estimated to be in attendance. This year, it was held at Boca Raton Resort & Club. There was a dockside VIP party with hors d’ oeuvres, wine and a saxophone player for an hour before the party began. Media and certain VIP guests were able to tour the Kimberlee boat by Worth Avenue Yachts docked there. (The 127 ft. yacht is currently for sale, but they have charter boats as well.)

After the VIP party, everyone wandered back to the grand hall to experience the fun. The food this year was top notch and many commented that they preferred the layout as well to previous years. Saks Fifth Avenue had a quaint pop up area with a picket fence and street sign and Taittinger champagnes. Some of this reporter’s favorite bites included a shortrib and creamy polenta by Boca Raton Resort & Club, the Banging Shrimp from Bonefish Grill, the Kobe beef dumpling with maple glaze by Chops Lobster Bar and the chicken with Forbidden Black Rice, and tomatoes and cilantro, by Bolay. But there was not a disappointing dish in the selections! The wine was pouring freely, including international and domestic selections. Guests could also bid in the silent auction while listening to the DJ’s jams.

Proceeds benefited the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum (www.bocahistory.org).

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 18 April 2019 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

April 2: A woman reported her wallet, cash, driver’s license and personal papers stolen. The incident took place at 4026 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

April 2: A man reported his car parked at 615 Siesta Key Cir. was broken into and an airbag stolen.

April 2: A woman reported that her car parked at 410 SE 13 Ct. was entered and cash and coins totaling $143 were stolen.

April 3: A man reported that his vehicle parked at 500 NE 41 St. was broken into. The passenger window was broken and the damage was estimated at $300.

April 3: A man reported that his vehicle parked at 642 Siesta Key Cir. was entered. Stereo speakers valued at about $1,000 were stolen from the trunk.

April 4: A man reported his vehicle was stolen from 4233 NW 6 St. He saw the vehicle being stolen on video.

Lighthouse Point

March 27: Police responded to a hazmat call of natural gas at 2717 NE 26Ave. Police said the odor was coming from the house. A second hazmat unit was sent and no leak could be detected.

March 27: Police responded to an alarm call at 2660 NE 46 St. The property was found secure. 

March 28: A resident found keys at 2464 N. Federal Hwy. The keys were turned over to police.

(This is a partial list. For Deerfield Beach Crime Watch in full, visit www.DFB.City and click on “Sign Me Up” to receive the city wide report.)

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 11 April 2019 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

March 26: A man reported that someone stole his toolbox with his tools and an air compressor for a total loss of $14,200. The incident was reported at the Crystal Lake Commerce Center at 4250 N. Powerline Rd.

March 26: A man was arrested and charged with retail theft at Home Depot at 60 SW 12 Ave. He stole $472 worth of merchandise.

March 26: Two men were arrested and charged with stealing a drill and a hedge trimmer from Home Depot at 60 SW 12 Ave.

March 26: A woman reported that her sheets were stolen from a washing machine at 1181 SE 6 Ave.

March 27: A man was arrested and charged with burglary and battery at 400 SW 2 St. He battered four victims, and, in addition, he stole two porcelain items.

Lighthouse Point

March 27: The victim said she wanted a male subject trespassed from her home in the 4400 block of NE 26Ave. She befriended the male at her church and said because of his erratic behavior she wanted him to leave. 

March 27: Police responded to an alarm call at 3772 N. Federal Hwy. The perimeter was found secure. 

March 27: Police responded to an alarm call at 2500 N. Federal Hwy. It was deemed a false alarm.

(This is a partial list. For Deerfield Beach Crime Watch in full, visit www.DFB.City and click on “Sign Me Up” to receive the city wide report.)

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 04 April 2019 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

March 19: A man reported that a man he knows stole his bicycle. The incident was reported at 575 Deer Creek Jefferson Dr.

March 19: A man reported that his vehicle, an Elantra, was stolen by a man in front of Ali Market at 5361 N. Dixie Hwy. The car had been left running while the man who owns it went into the store.

March 19: The Store Manager of Urbieta Oil reported that an employee using a register scanner loaded $650 on to four prepaid cards. The incident was reported at 1900 N. Powerline Rd.

March 19: A woman reported her bicycle stolen from her home at 123 NE 9 Ave.

March 20: It was reported that the wheels and tires of a vehicle parked at 959 SE 2 Ave. were stolen. The loss was estimated at $2,000. 

Lighthouse Point

March 13: Police responded to an alarm at 3170 N. Federal Hwy. There was no answer. Everything was secure.

March 16: Police received a hit on a tag attached to a white Lincoln at 2200 NE 45 St. A canvas of the area revealed nothing. It was a possible misread. 

March 16: A white iPhone was found at a business at 3500 NE 27 Ave. The owner called the phone and was told to retrieve the property at the police department.

(This is a partial list. For Deerfield Beach Crime Watch in full, visit www.DFB.City and click on “Sign Me Up” to receive the city wide report.)

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 28 March 2019 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

March 12: Two men broke into the Metro PCS store at 845 S. Federal Hwy. They broke the glass on the front door. The men stole a safe with nothing of value inside.

March 12: It was reported that a Toyota Corolla was stolen from 1231 SW 11 Ave.

March 12: A man was observed stealing three Dewalt impact kits valued at $399 each from Home Depot.

March 12: A man reported that someone opened his credit card and placed $8,285 in chargers on it at 4100 Crystal Lake Dr.

March 13: A woman was arrested and charged with shoplifting at Target at 3599 W. Hillsboro Blvd. She stole $147.87 worth of merchandise.

Lighthouse Point

March 7: Police responded to a call of a possible social media scam at 3910 NE 30 Ave. Police said there was no loss of money or property and there was no victim information taken.

March 9: The victim told police that a backpack and car keys were lost while at the business at 3550 NE 27 Ave. The property was later found and returned to the victim. 

March 12: Police responded to an audible hold-up alarm at a residence in the 3800 block of NE 26 Ave. The homeowner was inside upstairs and had advised that she heard a noise in the kitchen while she was upstairs. Police responded and everything was secure.

(This is a partial list. For Deerfield Beach Crime Watch in full, visit www.DFB.City and click on “Sign Me Up” to receive the city wide report.)

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CRIME WATCH

Posted on 20 March 2019 by LeslieM

Deerfield Beach

March 5: A man reported that his Honda Accord was stolen from 400 SW 2 St.

March 5: A woman reported that someone stole her wallet from her purse while she shopped at Dollar Tree at 4008 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

March 9: A woman reported her bicycle stolen from 1991 SE 10 St.

March 9: A man reported that the decal on his Florida license plate was stolen from 1180 SE 3 St.

March 10: A man reported his motorcycle stolen from 1100 Crystal Lake Dr.

March 11: It was reported that a trailer was stolen from 1919 NW 40 Ct.

Lighthouse Point

March 7: Police responded to a verbal argument at a daycare center at 3850 N. Federal Hwy. According to reports, the daughter was moved to a different classroom and the mother was not aware of it. When she arrived, she was concerned that her daughter was missing before daycare workers brought her to her. The mother then threatened to burn the center down despite attempts to calm her. She was given a trespass warning but refused to sign it. 

March 7: Police responded to an alarm call at 2320 NE 47 St. The perimeter was found secure and the reason for activation was unclear. 

March 7: Police responded to a call of a loose dog at 2100 NE 49 St. The witness said the dog was wearing a blue collar and headed towards Federal Highway. The dog was not located.

(This is a partial list. For Deerfield Beach Crime Watch in full, visit www.DFB.City and click on “Sign Me Up” to receive the city wide report.)

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