Crime Watch

Posted on 24 August 2011 by LeslieM


Aug.19 A man reported that his home at 1310 SW 8 Ave. was broken into and a gun was stolen.

Aug.20 A woman reported that her car was broken into and a stethoscope and papers were stolen. Incident happened at 2841 W. Hillsboro Blvd.

Aug. 20 A man reported he was attacked by a number of people. The man suffered a laceration. Incident happened at 300 SW 3 Ave.

Aug.20 A man’s vehicle was broken into at Surfside Snacks, Inc. at 158 NW 1 Terr. The man reported that a computer, adapter, router, charger and pricing gun were stolen. Value of the stolen items was $3,000.

Aug. 21 After eating lunch at a Wendy’s at 335 W. Hillsboro Blvd., a woman left the restaurant. She soon realized she had left her purse there. She returned and found that her wallet, with her driver’s license, Social Security card, green card and $200 were stolen.

Aug.21 A man reported that someone broke into a parking lot where he stored his boatand that his marine radio and throttle control unit were stolen. Stolen items were valued at $1,450.


DEERFIELD — District 4

July 28 – Aug. 11 Residential burglary, Highland Meadows, 5391 NW 2nd Ave. Deputy responded to the trailer park home and made contact. Sometime during listed dates, unknown suspect(s) broke into the victim’s trailer. Entry was made by cutting the screen and entering through an unlocked rear window. Along with the victim’s checkbook, two televisions, one surround sound system, and one digital camera were taken. Scene was processed and latent prints were collected. Matter ws forwarded to CI for further investigation.

Aug. 11 Conveyance burglary arrest in the Hammocks, 4286 NW 1 Place. On Aug. 7, defendant was observed attempting entry into the victim’s vehicle via the driver side door handle. A witness who lives across the street from the victim observed this and confronted the defendant, at which time he ran off to a gold-colored Toyota parked about a block away at the community pool. A double blind photo lineup was presented to the witness. He positively identified the defendant as the person he saw attempting to gain entry into the victim’s vehicle, as well as the person who ran from him when confronted. Defendant was brought in to the District Office by his mother on Aug 11.

Aug. 12 Grand theft arrest at Petland, 3964 W. Hillsboro Blvd. Two individuals were arrested for grand theft after they were identified from surveillance video stealing a Maltese dog, valued at $1,200 from Petland on Aug.11. Stolen dog was recovered and returned to business.

Aug. 15 Auto theft at Home Depot, 60 SW 12 Ave., between 2:10-2:30 p.m. Unknown person stole victim’s vehicle from Home Depot parking lot. Vehicle entered into TTY as stolen.

Aug. 16 Residential burglary in the Hammocks, 4319 NW 1Place, between 9:20 and 9:30 a.m. Unknown suspect/s used an unknown tool to smash out rear glass door, and enter the house. Once inside, alarm was activated, scaring off suspect/s, who exited through the front door without taking any items. No witnesses.

Aug. 16 Conveyance burglary at Chevron gas station, 1790 W. Hillsboro Blvd., at approximately 3:10 p.m.Victim was trying to pump gas, had problem with pump and went inside gas station. She saw two black males taking her purse from inside her vehicle and driving away in a black SUV. BOLO was issued.

Please remember, if you see suspicious activity, call 911 immediately.



Aug.11 A man was detained after being observed stealing a package of Lamisil at the Publix Supermarket at 2450 N. Federal Hwy. The man was issued a trespass warning and told never to return to the store.

Aug.14 A man reported that his Waverunner was stolen from a dock at 3130 NE 48 St.

 Aug.16 A car parked at Sheehan Buick GMC at 2800 N. Federal Hwy. was broken into. A car stereo system was removed.

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