By: Jill Fox

Through our joint effort with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to share updates to residents, this is a summary of crimes which occurred in Parkland from January 4 through 12.

Criminal Mischief

12100 block of NW 73rd Street
On January 10 at 9:08 a.m., an officer responded in reference to criminal mischief. Upon arrival, the officer contacted the victim who advised an unknown suspect(s) smashed the rear window of a black 2017 Cadillac Escalade with an unknown object(s). The damage was approximately $300.

9600 block of Town Parc Circle
On January 10 at 7:33 p.m., an officer responded to a residence in reference to a delayed criminal mischief report. Juveniles had vandalized the inside of the residence during a party.

12100 block of NW 68th Court
On January 10, between 10:26 p.m. and 10:29 p.m., the victim found his white Cadillac Escalade with the back window broken. The victim has a black four door car on video which stopped in front of his home when the back window of his SUV broke.

11700 block of NW 69th Place – Heron Bay
Between January 10 at 10:00 p.m., and January 11 at 6:45 a.m., the victim advised that sometime during the night an unknown subject broke out the rear window glass on a 2018 Chevy Tahoe, possibly with a BB gun.

7300 block of NW 122nd Ave – Edgewood at Heron Bay
On January 11 at 9:23 a.m., the officer responded in reference to two vehicles, which were damaged by an unknown subject who shot out the vehicle windows with a BB gun. Contact was made with the victims who advised that one incident occurred on January 8 and the other on January 11.

12100 block of NW 71st Street – Heron Bay
Between January 11 at 10:00 p.m. and January 12 at 10:00 a.m., there were criminal mischief incidents involving two vehicles, which had their rear window glass shattered by what appears to be a BB gun. This incident appears to be related to several prior vandalism incidents in the immediate area over the past week.

House Fire

9600 block of NW 61st Drive
On January 11, between 8:35 a.m. and 11:37 a.m., the homeowner smelled smoke throughout home. After evacuating his family, Coral Springs Parkland Fire Rescue responded. The home suffered moderate smoke and water damage
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Theft – bicycle
10555 Trails End – Pine Trails Park
On January 11, a bicycle was taken from Pine Trails Park between 6:45 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. while the victim was enjoying the Parkland carnival. The bicycle was 20 inches tall with a black and red frame, and the words “giant” in white lettering.

Information

6400 block of NW 63rd Way
On January 5 at 6:19 p.m., an officer was dispatched in reference to an information report. The complainant advised that an unknown number called him four times. The fourth time the phone number called, he finally answered to see who it was. He advised a later identified male was on the other line and the caller began to threaten him stating, “I’m going to kick your ass and put a bullet in your head. I want to see you die and so your wife and kid can see you die.” 

Schools

Suspicious incident – Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
On January 11 at 7:11 p.m., deputies responded to MSD High School, in reference to two suspicious vehicles, backed in at the gate on Holmberg Road, between MSD and Westglades Middle School. Two juveniles were possibly trying to open the locked gate.

Arrests

On January 5, Shayna Marie Erwin, 31, was arrested on charges of DUI alcohol or drugs second offense.

On January 11, Michael Winston Brochu, 49, was arrested on charges of Touch Or Strike/battery/domestic violence.

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.