Parkland weekly Crime Update by Parkland Talk

By Jim Donnelly

Through our joint effort with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to share updates with residents, this is a summary of crimes and other Parkland incidents through September 18, 2023.


A victim of Fraud – All Other was reported on 09/12/2023. The total estimated loss was $600. The reporting person advised that she hired someone to install granite countertops in her residence, and she paid the subject, but he never showed up to begin the job.

A victim of Fraud – All Other was reported on 09/13/2023. The total estimated loss was $2,300. The reporting person said he was hired to do a landscaping job and was paid by check. When he went to withdraw the funds, he was notified that the account was empty.

Auto Theft

A victim of Auto Theft was reported on 09/14/2023. The vehicle was stolen from the driveway, left unlocked, with the key fob left inside.

Criminal Mischief

A victim of Criminal Mischief on Blue Isle Bay was reported on 09/14/2023. The victim advised that the rear driver-side tire of her 2022 Genesis GV70 SUV was slashed.


A victim of Theft – All Other on NW 62 Terrace was reported on 09/14/2023. The victim advised the suspect stole her driver’s license and refused to give it back after both parties were involved in a verbal altercation, and the victim fired the suspect from cleaning her residence.


Information on W Miralago Way was reported on 09/16/2023. The reporting person stated he had a verbal altercation and then was threatened by ten juveniles on bicycles and scooters. A juvenile arrived on the scene and gave a conflicting account of the incident.


Paul, Fritzson, 38, was arrested on a charge of Larceny Petit Theft Merch Farm Transit $100 Lt $750 on W Hillsboro Blvd on 09/14/2023.

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Jim Donnelly
Jim Donnelly
A Coral Springs resident for over 30 years, Jim Donnelly has had a 40-year career as a photographer, videographer, and editor for South Florida affiliate news stations, along with CNN, ESPN, ABC Sports and News, NBC Sports and News, Fox News, and CBS. Donnelly has won several awards, including EMMY’s, for his team coverage. Currently, he owns Image Masters Photography and works as a Realtor.