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 7. Names of those not arrested have been redacted.
10555 Trails End – Pine Trails Park
On October 5, the park ranger at Pine Trails Park advised there was a disturbance on the North football field (#9). The football coaches from both teams began to argue over a play during the football game. One unidentified male from the Parkland Rangers and one unidentified male from the Boca Chiefs were involved in the argument.
9300 block of Carrington Avenue – Watercrest
On October 5, three juveniles may have done something to a pair of shorts that they tied to the victim’s mailbox. There was no damage to the mailbox. The incident was recorded on the neighbor’s video camera.
7271 North State Road 7 – Crunch Fitness
On October 3, the deputy made contact with the victim in reference to her vehicle being burglarized at the Crunch Fitness Gym. An unknown suspect shattered the front passenger window and removed two purses containing credit cards and European currency. The credit cards were used at Game Stop in Parkland for a total of $267.
7617 North State Road 7 – Parkland Nails
On September 30, deputies responded to Parkland Nails in reference to check fraud. While speaking to the victim, he advised through a bill collection notice he received, he observed there were fraudulent checks made out and cashed using his business account. The checks were cashed between January 18 and January 22, totaling $51,934.17.
8400 block of Lakeview Trail – Town Parc
On October 1, the reporting person advised of a found bicycle in front of the listed residence. The bicycle had been there for several days. An online post and neighborhood canvass could not locate the owner. The bicycle was placed in BSO Property.
9200 block of Solstice Circle – Watercrest
On October 2, deputies responded to Watercrest in reference to a delayed report of domestic battery. The female victim suffered minor visible injuries to her left ear and non-in police custody was completed for the male, who was not on scene.
Theft – all other
6000 block of NW 83rd Terrace – Tall Pines
On October 7, the victim reported her Rolex watch was stolen from her residence after an air conditioning company came and replaced her air conditioning system.
7400 Parkside Drive – Riverglades Elementary School
On October 1, it was alleged that a kindergarten student made a threat on the bus. The male student allegedly stated that “he was going to kill another student with a knife”. The victim was a five-year-old female. The school would be completing a Behavioral Threat Assessment.
11000 Holmberg Road – Westglades Middle School
On October 3, a report was taken of a work-related injury involving a Broward School District Employee, who was assisting a maintenance worker with installing an 8-foot grounding rod at the east gate security booth.
10700 Trails End – Park Trails Elementary School
On October 3, during an emotional behavioral episode, a five-year-old kindergarten student said “I’m going to kill you” to the school principal. The school completed a Behavioral Threat Assessment, which was classified as a low threat. The parents were notified of the incident.
- 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.