Parkland Crime Updates

By Jill Fox

Through our joint effort with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to share updates to residents, this is a summary of crimes that occurred in Parkland through December 16.  Names of those not arrested have been redacted.

Auto theft

6700 block of NW 65th Terrace
On December 12, the victim reported his vehicle was stolen overnight with the keys. It was recovered.

Burglary Business

7151 N. State Road 7
On December 14, the deputy responded to a T-Mobile store about a commercial burglary/intrusion alarm with a front motion call. Upon his arrival, he observed the front glass door shattered on the ground.

Burglary Conveyance

6200 block of NW 65 Terrace – Pine Tree Estates
On December 14, the male victim reported two of his vehicles in his driveway were entered overnight, via unlocked doors. The items were thrown about, but nothing was taken. One latent print was obtained. An area canvas had negative results.

6400 block of NW 66 Way – Pinetree Estates
On December 15, the victim reported an unknown suspect entered her vehicle through the front passenger door, which was unlocked. The suspect removed loose change from the victim’s vehicle without the permission or authority of the owner.

Criminal Mischief

9000 block of Watercrest Circle East – Watercrest
On December 13, the victim reported an unknown person(s) cut the wires on a set of Christmas lights he had wrapped around a tree near his front door. No surveillance video was available.


8400 Nob Hill Road
On December 10, a grass fire was reported in an open field on the northeast corner of Nob Hill Rd and Hillsboro Blvd. Coral Springs Parkland Fire Department contained the fire. No injuries were reported.

Theft – All other

7500 block of NW 70 Ave – Cypress Cay
On December 16, a deputy responded to the address in reference to a theft of $1,150.


10700 block of Moore Drive – Cascata
On December 12, the primary sales representative for Lennar advised that an unknown person took three USB outlets and one toilet tank from different addresses under construction within the community between 12/05/19 and 12/12/19.

10900 block of Oceano Way
On December 13, a male construction worker fell from the one-story roof he was working on and possibly fractured his right leg. He was transported to Coral Springs Medical Center for treatment.

8000 block of NW 128 Lane – Heron Bay
On December 14, the female victim advised that she started getting text messages from spoof phone numbers. The messages were asking her for nude pictures of herself, and the person sending the text messages seemed to know her last two addresses or at least areas where she lived. She reported no threats of harm or violence, just that it was creepy.

Missing Person

7700 Parkside Drive
On December 12, a suspicious person was reported as walking barefoot in the area. Upon contact and further investigation, it was discovered that the person was missing. He was reunited with his family on the scene.


5901 Pine Island Road – Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
On December 11, school administrators notified Broward Sheriff`s Deputies that a student made threats to shoot several classmates and made mention that he had a hit list. School administrators spoke with several witnesses and received written statements to what they heard and witnessed. The Threat Management Unit was contacted, and they responded to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to interview the student personally.

11000 Holmberg Road – Westglades Middle School
On December 10, two students were involved in a mutual physical altercation on campus.

Author Profile

Jill Fox
Jill Fox
Jill Fox is an Emmy Award-winning writer and producer. She has worked in public relations and television for over 20 years. Fox lives in Parkland with her husband and their two children.

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