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By Sharon Aron Baron

Through our joint effort with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to share updates to residents, this is a summary of crimes and other Parkland incidents through January 25, 2021.

Fraud

11900 block of NW 79th Ct – Heron Bay

On January 20, The victim attempted to purchase a puppy online. She sent $1,680 via Zelle; however, she did not receive the puppy.

Animal Bite

9245 Ranch Rd – Barkland

On January 23, the victim attempted to break up a dog fight at the Barkland dog park when a Dalmation male bit her left hand, causing a deep gash on her middle finger. Coral Springs-Parkland Fire-Rescue responded and treated the wound. The owner of the dog was contacted, and information on the dog was obtained.

Auto Theft

9300 block of Carrington Ave – Watercrest

On January 20, the owner of the 2018 gray Land Rover discovered his vehicle was missing from his driveway. The vehicle was last seen on the day before, and a GPS app on his phone showed the vehicle being driven away at 12:15 a.m. An auto theft affidavit was signed, and the vehicle entered into teletype.

Burglary Conveyance

5700 block of NW 62nd St – Sable Pass

On January 22, a victim reported that his neighbor informed him that an unknown male had just gone into the victim’s car and removed what looked like a jacket. The suspect left in a newer black Cadillac sedan with a possible partial tag of “PTU” as the first three characters. The victim advised a BMW towel was stolen along with his American Express card, a pair of Louis Vuitton sunglasses, and a Galaxy S10 Note.

11300 block of Watercrest Cir W – Watercrest

On January 20,  the victim stated at approximately 2:00 a.m., an unknown person entered her vehicle and stole a baby blanket from the center console. The vehicle was unlocked. The suspect then attempted to open the two other vehicles parked in her driveway, using the baby blanket to avoid leaving fingerprints.

Fire

10700 block of NW 83rd Ct – Heron Bay

On January 21, a residential fire was caused by an unknown source in the garage. The Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department responded to put the fire out. Fire Marshal advised the fire was accidental.

Information

5900 block of NW 74th St – Parkwood

On January 21, a juvenile who resides in Parkland did not get off at her designated bus stop inside the Parkwood development. The school resource officer established command and requested additional deputies, a North Regional TAP callout, and the Aviation Unit to assist with the search. During the search, a Broward County Public School bus driver returned to the scene with the juvenile who never got off the bus. The juvenile was unharmed, and she was released to her father.

8300 block of Canopy Ter – Parkland Golf & Country Club

On January 21, a verbal altercation between husband and wife. No threats were made, and the argument did not get physical.

Theft

6300 block of NW 72nd Pl – Ternbridge

Between December 15 – 24 and reported January 20, the victim advised that the daughter of a friend who stayed at her residence removed a pair of her diamond earrings, made two fraudulent charges on her credit card, and attempted to withdraw money from her bank account.

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Sharon Aron Baron
Sharon Aron Baron is a Parkland resident and editor of Talk Media. She has been covering Parkland news since 2012. Parkland Talk was created to provide News, Views, and Entertainment for the residents of Parkland.

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