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 October 18. Names of those not arrested have been redacted.
5900 block of Hillsboro Blvd
On October 11, the victim reported she had parked her vehicle behind BJ’s, between 3:30 and 4:00 p.m. The front driver side window was smashed, and a black Lululemon backpack containing a black Tory Burch wallet was removed. The wallet did not contain credit cards or currency. There was no video in the rear of BJ’s, and the vehicle was unable to be processed due to heavy rain.
6000 block of NW 77th Terrace
On October 16, the victim alleged that two suspects entered his open landscaping trailer and removed landscaping equipment, valued at $2,700. The suspects fled the scene in a black Hyundai.
6100 block of NW 66th Way – Pine Tree Estates
On October 19, a male subject wearing a red shirt with white stripes and shorts, in a Honda, removed lawn equipment from a lawn trailer. A gas-powered backpack blower and an edger ($1,300) were removed. A witness took pictures of the suspect’s vehicle.
8200 block of Emerald Ave Parkland Golf & Country Club
On October 11, two suspects unlawfully entered the victims’ backyard and used patio furniture to attempt to climb onto the second-floor balcony. The victims responded and chased the suspects away. A surveillance video was available.
7200 block of NW 60th Lane
On October 11, deputies responded to a burglary of a residence and made contact with the victim. An unknown suspect(s) shattered the back sliding door and removed $71,400 worth of jewelry.
5900 block of NW 74th Street – Parkwood
Between October 13 and October 19, a subject forced entry through a rear slider. It is unknown if any items were missing, due to the residents being out of town. The reporting person, their son, could not provide information on any items being missing. Several items of value were observed still inside of the residence undisturbed, and several areas of the residence were not rummaged through. A jewelry box appeared to be gone through. The alarm was not in service, and there were no video surveillance cameras.
6000 University Drive
On October 11, a semi-tractor and trailer that was attempting to make a U-turn from the northbound 6000 block of University Drive to go southbound onto University Drive, got stuck in the grass. The semi`s attached 53-foot trailer completely blocked both southbound lanes of University Drive. Traffic was controlled around the obstruction until the truck could be removed. At least one other traffic collision may have occurred while the road was obstructed. Part of the west grass swale was destroyed as the truck attempted to extricate itself from the area prior to being removed.
6200 NW 101st Ave – Meadow Run
On October 14, a resident of Meadow Run entered the resident side of the security gate at 6200 NW 101 Ave, with his BMW, and made contact with the gate arm prior to it lifting. There was no damage to the resident’s vehicle or the gate arm.
9900 NW 65th Manor/NW 99th Ave – Meadow Run
On October 16, deputies responded to a delayed property damage report. A female delivery driver from “POSTMATES” drove around barricades and left tire marks on the freshly sealed asphalt road. The subject also drove on the front lawn of a house in the neighborhood.
7300 block of NW 116th Lane – Heron Bay North Entrance
On October 18, deputies responded to a road rage incident (all verbal) involving two residents who had a dispute over each other’s driving habits.
10700 Trails End – Park Trails Elementary School
On October 16, an information report was made in reference to a 9-year-old having a medical seizure. Coral Springs Fire Rescue responded and transported the child to Coral Springs Hospital. The mother was notified and advised she was responding to the hospital.
5901 Pine Island Road – Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
On October 17, a 15-year-old male student had an allergic reaction. Fire Rescue responded and transported him to Coral Springs Medical Center.
- Jill Fox is an Emmy Award-winning writer and producer. She has worked on the public relations side as well as the television side of marketing for NBC Universal. A true Floridian, Fox grew up in Ormond Beach and now resides in Parkland with her husband, Brian and their two children, Madden, 10 and Randi, 7.
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