By Sharon Aron Baron

Through our joint effort with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to share updates to residents, this is a summary of crimes and other Parkland incidents through May 17, 2021.

Animal Bite

NW 66th Ave

On May 14, a driver was bit by an Australian Cattle Dog at NW 66th Ave. The victim suffered bites on his upper left leg and scratches on both legs. The driver reported the incident, and the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Rescue responded to the scene. They advised that since the bite did not break the skin, the victim should wash the bite area and keep an eye on it. The owner took custody of the dog and was advised on quarantine procedures. 

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NW 76th St

On May 13, the victim alleged physical contact and injury from the suspect, who is the father of her child. At the time of the incident, she stated she is pregnant.

Burglary to a Business


On May 14, an unknown juvenile was recorded on a security video entering a business’s unsecured door. Juvenile searched interior and eventually removed approximately $25 in candy before leaving.

Burglary Conveyance

Lemongrass Drive

On May 14, a delayed burglary conveyance of three vehicles was reported. All were left unlocked during the evening hours by the victims.  After discovering the burglaries, the homeowners checked the interiors, but no loss of property was found.  The third vehicle, found elsewhere, had a wallet containing credit cards stolen. The video was at two of the locations which captured two males committing the burglaries.  Criminal investigation responded and met with one of the victims, who made arrangements to acquire the footage. Tot. Est. Loss: $1,206.

Criminal Mischief


On May 12, the victim was leaving her job and entered her vehicle to drive home. The victim attempted to move her vehicle, but it was sluggish. The victim discovered all four tires to her vehicle were flat, and scratches were on the passenger side doors and rear bumper. A surveillance video depicted three females exiting a dark color vehicle. The suspects walked to the victim’s vehicle and intentionally vandalized her property.


NW 61st Ter

On May 12, the above address was a second home of the victims, which was for rent. Their Realtor found out there was a fraudulent listing for sale of the home and it was under contract set to close on May 13. The suspect seller was using the victim’s name and put a second lockbox on the home, and established a contract with a down payment. The title company and buyer were notified.


NW 76th Dr

On May 11, contact was made with a resident at West Boca Medical Center who said he fell at Terramar Park, which caused an injury to his right wrist. 

Trails End/University Dr 

On May 16, a 22-year-old drove his car into the open field south of University Dr and Trails End. The vehicle sustained damage to the grill, had one flat tire and one tire missing. Rhino Towing Services removed the vehicle. 

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Sharon Aron Baron
Sharon Aron Baron is a Parkland resident and editor of Talk Media. She has been covering Parkland news since 2012. Parkland Talk was created to provide News, Views, and Entertainment for the residents of Parkland.

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