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 from February 11 through February 18.
7500 Hillsboro Blvd – Terramar Park
On February 16 between 4:00 p.m. and 4:15 p.m., an unknown suspect(s) smashed the front passenger door on the victim’s vehicle and removed a Fendi purse from the floorboard. The suspect(s) attempted to use the victim’s credit card at Target, however the transaction was declined. One latent print was submitted into evidence.
9200 block of Ranch Road – Pioneer Park
On February 18, the victim parked her car at Pioneer Park around 1:00 p.m.. When she returned to her vehicle, at approximately 2:20 p.m., she noticed the front passenger window was broken. Upon further inspection, the victim discovered her wallet, containing $200 was missing from the vehicle, along with her driver’s license and her Bank of America debit card.
5901 Hillsboro Blvd
Occurred at BJ’s Wholesale on February 12 between 11:19 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
12000 Loxahatchee Road
Between February 13 at 11:00 a.m. and February 17 at 4:00 p.m., a Woodchuck rover lift was taken from the storage lot at this location.
Theft – Retail / Shoplifting
7705 North State Road 7 – Wawa
On February 13 at 9:14 a.m., a deputy was approached by a store employee advising that a subject walked into the Wawa and took items passing all points of sale and exiting the store. The subject was placed in handcuffs and in the back seat of the BSO marked unit. Surveillance footage was obtained, items were recovered and returned to the establishment. The subject was transported to BSO main jail.
10500 block of Mira Vista Drive – Cascata
Between February 7 at 6:00 p.m., and February 15 at 6:00 p.m., there was a delayed theft of a flat construction trailer from the construction site. There was no video in use.
5800 block of Holmberg Road
Between February 8 at 6:00 p.m. and February 9 at 10:00 a.m., an unknown suspect(s) removed the victim’s bicycles from a community bike rack. The bicycles were not secured at the time of the theft. There were no suspects, witnesses, or video surveillance available.
7400 block of NW 75th Drive – Wittier Oaks
On February 18 at 1:40 p.m., the complainant reported that her pool pump caught on fire. The fire department advised there was no structural or fire damage to the residence.
10400 block of West Miralago Drive
On February 13 at 3:51 a.m., the resident observed an abandoned black car in the parking lot on the north side of the road, on West Miralago Drive, just west of Nob Hill Road. The security officer observed the suspects flee from the vehicle and head northbound. The vehicle was confirmed stolen out of Boynton Beach.
Loxahatchee Road & Nob Hill Road
On February 15 10:38 a.m., an ankle monitor bracelet was located on the roadside and may be related to an incident that occurred on February 13 in the immediate area. The item was placed into found property and CI detectives were notified.
9200 block of Meridian Drive West – Watercrest
Between February 13 at 8:00 a.m. and, February 15 at 2:12 p.m., two faucets were taken from a residence under construction. There was no forced entry, and the faucets were likely used on another home under construction at the same site. The incident was documented.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
On February 8 at 2:30 p.m., police were notified because a student made a threatening statement. No victims were listed.
On February 13, Hristo Georgiev Grozdanov, 41, was arrested on charges of larceny-petit theft 2nd degree/1st offense at Wawa at 7705 North State Road 7.
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.