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Plant City Observer Friday, Mar. 24, 2017 1 year ago

Cops Corner 03.24.17

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See what Plant City's finest have been up to lately.

The following information was gathered from incident and arrest reports obtained from the Plant City Police Department.

March 10

IT GIVES YOU WINGS

1510 block of South Alexander Street.

Shoplifting: Officer met with complainant who stated that two 24-packs of Red Bull energy drinks had been stolen from a store.

SHED SACKER

710 block of West Hillsboro Street.

Residential burglary: Officer met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) forced entry into his shed and stole several metal shelves and Black and Decker tools, all valued together at $800.

SCRAPPY DOO

610 block of East Langford Street.

Theft: Officers met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) stole scrap metal parts from the backyard of a home undergoing renovation.

KING OF THE ROAD

Thonotosassa Road/Interstate 4.

Battery: Officers responded to an area regarding a fight that had broken out between two males. The subjects stated that a case of road rage had driven them to fight each other.

JUST GO AROUND BACK

2300 block of North Johnson Road.

Residential Burglary: Officers met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) had entered their home through the back door and stolen a flat screen television.

March 11

FEELING DRAINED

1500 block of YMCA Place.

Information report: Officer met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) had opened a valve and drained 100,000 gallons of water from a pool overnight. The water was valued at $1,700.

WELL, THAT SUCKS

2600 block of James L. Redman Parkway.

Shoplifting: Officer met with complainant who stated a store’s loss prevention unit discovered a Dyson Slim vacuum cleaner, valued at $279, had been stolen.

FEELING THE BREEZE

1100 block of Johnson Loop.

Criminal mischief: Officer met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) had smashed out his vehicle’s front windshield overnight.

March 13

TV THIEF

500 block of South Morgan Street.

Residential burglary: Officer met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) had entered their home and stolen several electronics between Friday, March 10, and Monday, March 13. The suspect(s), who appeared to have entered the home through an unlocked bathroom window, stole a 65-inch Samsung Smart TV, a 45-inch and a 35-inch RCA TV, a PlayStation 4 video game console and several video games. The stolen goods were valued together at $2,900.

PURSE POACHER

800 block of East Tomlin Street.

Theft: Officer met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) had stolen her purse while she was unloading items from her vehicle into her home. Complainant stated she left her purse and several items on the driveway during one trip into the house and, when she returned outside, the purse was missing.

BRIEFCASE BANDIT

720 block of West Ball Street.

Vehicle burglary: Officer met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) had entered his unlocked BMW vehicle between 7 and 9 p.m. Monday, March 13, and stolen a briefcase containing $600 in cash and a Samsung cell phone.

March 14

GIMME SHELTER

300 block of North Evers Street.

Information report: Officers responded to a church in reference to a report of a suspicious person on the property. They found a male subject inside one of the church’s buses, and the subject claimed he just wanted to get out of the cold weather. No one from the church was available to speak to the officers, so an information report was completed.

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