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 January 28 through February 4.

Suspicious Incident
6600 block of North University Drive
On January 29 at approximately 12:36 p.m., an officer responded in reference to a burglary conveyance. Upon arrival, he met with the victim who advised that on September 24, her vehicle was possibly broken into and her driver’s license, social security card, three debit cards, and multiple checks were taken.

Barking Dogs Complaint
7500 block of West Upper Ridge Drive
On January 30 at 6:28 a.m., the complainant advised of an ongoing early morning barking dog issue.

8200 block of NW 127th Lane
On January 30 at 9:53 a.m., there was a complaint of a barking dog. Upon arrival, dog was heard barking non-stop inside the residence. The incident report was forwarded to  code compliance.

Theft
7000 block of NW 67th Terrace
On January 30, the victim reported that he had over $30,000 worth of watches, computers and jewelry stolen from his home this month. He had hired contractors to remodel his home in Ternbridge.

10800 block of Pacifica Way – Cascata
On January 30, an officer responded in reference to a delayed theft of two electrical outlets from a home under construction. There was no forced entry. 

Auto Theft
8100 block of NW 106th Lane
On January 30 at 7:19 p.m., the victim advised that he had been on vacation since January 10. When he came back on January 30, he noticed his car was missing.

10200 block of Sweet Bay Court
Between 5:30 p.m. on February 1 and 8:59 a.m. on February 2, a vehicle was stolen from the resident’s driveway.

10700 Trails End – Park Trails Elementary School
On February 2, a vehicle was stolen from the City of Hollywood and recovered at Park Trails Elementary School. The vehicle was unoccupied. Exterior and interior prints were submitted into evidence.

Theft-Retail/Shoplifting
7705 North State Road 7 – WAWA
On February 1 at 3:30 p.m., the subject entered through the north entrance of the WAWA, removed three cans of 4 LOCO beer, and exited the store through the same north entrance without attempting to pay. The total loss was $8.97. The subject was seen on surveillance. The manager chased the subject, who ran north into Palm Beach County, west along the canal and into a trailer park.

Information
7619 North State Road 7 – Bahama Grill
On February 1 between 6:50 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., deputies responded to a call for service regarding a battery that occurred at Bahama Grill. The complainant advised that the manager used his right finger and poked him in the collar. No marks were found on the complainant.

Animal Bite
7400 block of Hillsboro Blvd
On February 2 at 8:30 a.m., a small Yorkie was attacked by a Great Dane. The owner of the Yorkie suffered a small laceration to her hand when she attempted to protect her dog. Animal control responded to the scene and issued a citation to the owner of the Great Dane. Photos of the injuries were taken by the deputy. The Yorkie was in surgery when the report was taken, so it is unknown if it survived the attack.

Schools
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
On January 29 at 9:30 a.m., a student suffered a medical episode, which resulted in her falling to the floor. The school nurse rendered aid. The student was released to the care of their parent.

Westglades Middle School
On January 25, a behavior issue with a student was reported. At that time, no criminal activity occurred.

Westglades Middle School
Between January 27 at 6:00 p.m. and January 28 at 2:54 p.m., a parent at Westglades Middle School received third-hand information about her child still being contacted by another schoolmate when they were told to stop any further communications. No threats of harm were determined in the investigation. Both children were advised to stop further contact with each other per the parent.

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.
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