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 August 26.  Names of those not arrested have been redacted.

Theft-all other

6300 block of NW 110th Ave
On August 20, a male suspect was arrested for grand theft of lawn equipment, which was taken from Maximum Services Lawn services. The owner of Maximum Lawn Services positively identified several items which were returned to him.

Assist Other Agency

7600 Hillsboro Blvd – Terramar Park
On August 20, a 13-year-old male possibly injured his knee playing basketball. When he went to make a basket, he came down hard on his knee. Coral Springs Fire Department transported him to Northwest Medical Center and his mother was notified.

Burglary Conveyance

7271 North SR 7 – Crunch Fitness
On August 20, an unknown suspect broke the rear passenger window of a vehicle and removed a purse between 10:00 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.

Stolen Property

9350 block of Miralago Drive
On August 22, a deputy observed a suspicious vehicle at the East Miralago gate with its flashers on. Upon further investigation, a firearm was recovered from the vehicle. Teletype confirmed the firearm to be stolen from Coral Springs, which resulted in an arrest.

Information

6300 block of NW 71st Terrace
On August 23, a woman advised that her soon to be ex-husband had cleaned out her bank account.

11100 block of Meridian Drive North
On August 24, the female victim advised she and her daughter heard loud banging on the side of the house. They believe it was the father of the child. Both adults are going through custody issues.

6575 NW 76th Drive – Terramar Park
On August 25, a male subject was observed loitering near the refreshment pavilion by the baseball fields. The subject was trespass warned from the park during closed hours. The subject indicated that he understood the trespass warning and that a violation would result in his arrest.

10600 block of Waves Way Chateaux of Parkland
On August 25, the resident reported that Parkwood Pools and Pavers company did not completely install their backyard pool. The pool company representative advised the homeowner that the company would not be able to complete the work.

6600 block of NW 75 Place Whittier Oaks
On August 26, the female complainant had questions regarding a surveillance camera mounted to her neighbors’ residence that seemed to capture the walkway to her residence. The deputy advised her that there was no criminal law precluding a person from mounting a surveillance camera on their own property. Subsequently, the deputy responded to the neighbor’s residence to let the resident know that she felt the surveillance camera violated her privacy. Due to the fact that both parties admitted to poor relations with each other, and considering that there was an extensive history of calls for service at her residence, a written report was completed.

Property Damage

6200 block of NW 101 Ave – Meadow Run
On August 25, the reporting person’s red Jeep was damaged by the entry gate to the Meadow Run community. The driver side A-Pillar of the vehicle was dented when the gate arm lowered prematurely on top of the vehicle. No injury was reported.

Theft from Building

10700 block of Vista Terrace – Cascata
On August 26, the Lennar Building Supervisor reported a Moen faucet ($175) missing from the building under construction sometime over the weekend. Painting and flooring companies were working inside the building at this time.

Schools

11010 Nob Hill Road – Heron Heights Elementary School
On August 21, during an open house event at Heron Heights Elementary School, a white male entered the school believing he could tour the school for future enrollment for his child. Once it was determined that he did not have a child currently enrolled, he was asked to leave and he left the school without incident.

11000 Holmberg Road – Westglades Middle School
On August 22, a school-based threat assessment was reported for a student who was baker acted.

11000 Holmberg Road – Westglades Middle School
On August 22, a male student injured his wrist while involved in PE class on the field during school hours.

Author Profile

Jill Fox
Jill Fox is an Emmy Award-winning writer and producer. She is currently a Senior Account Director at Lon Haber & Co., a leading full-service public relations firm. Fox worked at NBC Miami for eight years after graduating from the University of Miami. She lives in Parkland with her husband, Brian and two children.