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 July 1. Names of those not arrested have been redacted.
7705 North State Road 7 – WAWA
On June 26, the victim reported that a male suspect had removed twenty packs of Newport cigarettes valued at $125 from the store without paying for the items. The subject left in a light-colored Volkswagen hatchback, and the tag was secured.
8100 block of Holmberg Road
On June 25, a female victim walked into the Parkland District to report a domestic battery (dating violence) that occurred in a vehicle on the roadway at 1:00 a.m. on June 24. The whereabouts of the suspect were unknown, and therefore a not-in-custody probable cause affidavit was completed.
8000 block of NW 128 Lane – Heron Bay
On June 26 at 10:21 p.m., a simple battery was reported in the Cypress Point development of Heron Bay. The juvenile victim advised that he was battered by four or five juveniles (one female, others male) while present at the mailboxes of the community. The juvenile female was contacted and denied involvement in the incident.
6300 block of NW 80th Terrace
On June 26, a suspect broke into the home via either an unlocked rear slider or garage door and stole numerous handbags and jewelry from the victim.
8500 block of Miralago Way – Miralago
Police met with the resident at the district’s office in reference to a delayed report of a lost Colt .45 caliber handgun. The resident believed that he last saw the handgun at his residence on 06/03/2019, but was not sure where. He advised that he looked everywhere and even called the gun range looking for it, but was not located. No victims were listed.
10555 Trails End – Pine Trails Park
On June 28, Police responded in reference to a vending machine on the west side of the park, which had a crack in the plastic around the debit card reader. The park ranger wanted this documented. No victims were listed.
14250 Loxahatchee Road
On June 29, while conducting a check of the premises, several windows were observed broken at the vacant building behind the recently constructed Broward County Commissioners, Public Safety radio tower. It is undetermined at this time if the damage was related to the construction or the timeframe on when the damage occurred. No victims were listed.
5900 block of NW 81st Terrace
On July 1, the homeowner reported that he returned home from vacation and found a front window of his home with a circular crack in his window. After further investigation, it appears that a rock could have possibly caused the damage. No victims were listed.
7400 block of NW 115 Terrace – Heron Bay
On July 1, a domestic disturbance took place in The Reserves development of Heron Bay involving three juvenile boys in a physical altercation. The mother of the juveniles was present during the altercation. An interview with the parties revealed a conflict regarding the initial aggressor. The mother could not advise the primary aggressor. EMS checked one juvenile on the scene for dizziness, but he was not transported. All juveniles remained on scene. No arrests were made.
- 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.