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 23.  Names of those not arrested have been redacted.

Auto theft

5300 block of NW 80 Terrace
On December 21, the victim advised her golf cart was stolen from her driveway sometime between Wednesday night and Saturday morning. An area canvas had negative results. The estimated value was $5000.

Burglary Conveyance

6200 block of NW 69th Way
On December 17, the victim left her Buick unlocked in her driveway. The subject entered her driveway overnight, made entry into her vehicle and stole numerous credit cards, a driver’s license, $500 cash, and the vehicle’s car keys. The subject then returned and attempted to steal the vehicle unsuccessfully.

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5700 block of NW 71st Terrace – Pinetree Estates
On December 17, the unknown suspect entered the victim’s vehicle through the front passenger side door, which was unlocked. The suspect went through the victim’s belongings but did not remove any property.

7827 University Drive – Parkland Commons
On December 18, deputies responded in reference to a delayed burglary of a conveyance. The victim said an unknown person(s) entered her Cadillac SUV and took her Louis Vuitton purse ($1500) and wallet ($1000), $600 cash, various credit cards, and her Florida Driver’s License.

6300 block of NW 79 Way
On December 19, BSO units were dispatched to the residence in reference to a burglary in progress. The person reporting contacted the Broward Sheriff’s Office and stated that he was out of town, watching a live feed video on CCTV of two unknown males attempting to enter his vehicles. A perimeter was established, and K9/Aviation responded.

Burglary Residence

8600 block of Pacifica Lane – Cascata
On December 18, the defendant, who is a subcontractor drywall finisher, was observed by Lennar Homes property manager stealing a glass shower door valued at $1,000. The defendant was arrested and transported to the main jail without incident.

Criminal Mischief

10555 Trails End – Pine Trails Park
On December 21, deputies responded to Pine Trails Park in reference to vandalism that occurred in the Building one bathroom on 12/20. It appeared that the premise was open at the time to the public. The deputy met with the Parkland Park Ranger, who advised three bathroom sinks were taken off the wall and smashed on the floor.

8800 block of Parkland Bay Drive – Parkland Bay
On December 22, the victim reported that on 12/20, a known suspect threw a piece of wood at a staircase, resulting in several scratched stairs. He then slashed one tire on the victim’s car.

Elderly Abuse/Neglect

9600 block of Waterview Way –Miralago/Town Parc
On December 21, deputies met with Coral Springs Fire Rescue Paramedics on a medical assist call to pick up an elderly male from his bedroom floor and put him back into his bed. Due to the observed living conditions, a report was made to the Florida Abuse hotline to have Adult Protective Services assist with getting skilled care for the elderly male.


Heron Bay Blvd North/Heron Bay Blvd
On December 18, the reporting person advised as she was driving a county school bus through the resident entrance, the security gate lowered before the bus cleared, causing no damage to either the gate or bus.

12700 block of NW 75th Street – Heron Bay
On December 21, the victim reported that someone threw raw eggs at her residence overnight. She suspected her boyfriend’s children of throwing the eggs.

Lost Vehicle

5943 Hillsboro Blvd – The Dollar Tree
On December 17, deputies responded in reference to a lost property report. The victim advised that on December 13, she lost her wallet at The Dollar Tree.


11000 Holmberg Road – Westglades Middle School
On December 18, the School Resource Officers took a delayed report from school administrators of a student who chanted “Better run, better run faster than my bullets,” which were later learned to be lyrics to a song, and also uttered “Allawakbar” in class. A peer said that the student had named three people he would kill, which the student denied by saying he was only giving names of three people “who annoyed him.” The YES team responded to assess the student, and the BSO Threat Management unit was advised.

11000 Holmberg Road – Westglades Middle School
On December 18, deputies responded to Westglades in reference to a possible threat towards students. Based upon an investigation, no credible threat was found, and this incident was related to a previous incident, which resulted in rumors being spread among students.

11000 Holmberg Road – Westglades Middle School
On December 20, two students were reportedly involved in a back and forth verbal spar in a group chat utilizing a social media app. No threats were identified in the chat.

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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