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Plant City Observer Friday, Mar. 31, 2017 1 year ago

Cops Corner 03.31.17

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

March 17

RENEGADE RENTER

210 block of Citrus Landing Drive.

Fraud: Officer met with complainant  who stated a rental home listed with his agency was being fraudulently rented out. Complainant stated that the home was supposed to be vacant and available.

March 18

TAKING LIBERTIES

110 block of West Strickland Street.

Grand theft: Officer met with complainant who stated he had evicted a male subject from a residence he had been renting out. The subject had then taken several items belonging to the complainant, including cable equipment. A police report was initiated and a waiver of prosecution was signed.

MAJOR KEY

1420 block of Plantation Court.

Criminal mischief: Officer met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) had keyed the hood and doors of his 2006 Saturn Vue SUV between 11 p.m. Thursday, March 16, and 5 a.m. Friday, March 17. The damage was totaled at $1,000.

March 19

CASHING OUT

4100 block of Highway 574.

Burglary: Officers responded to a report of a burglarized store. Complainant stated unknown suspect(s) had stolen $400 in cash from the cash registers, as well as a credit card reader tablet that was valued at $350.

WINDOW SHOPPING

1800 block of East Alabama Street.

Vehicle burglary: Officer met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) entered her vehicle through its passenger side window, which was open, and stole a purse, $88 in cash, an Apple iPad tablet with an Otter case and a Samsung Mini 4 smartphone with an Otter case. The gadgets were valued together at $950.

March 20

12-VOLT THIEF

1600 block of Industrial Park Drive.

Vehicle burglary: Officer met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) cut a gate lock and entered industrial property between 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 17, and 5:50 a.m. Monday, March 20. Complainant reported that two 12-volt fuel container pumps and two 12-volt batteries from bulldozers were stolen.

BEHIND THE TIMES

1800 block of North Lime Street.

Criminal mischief: Officers met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) had spray painted racial slurs onto a nearby cement wall at an unknown date and time.

March 21

FACEBOOK AND FISTiCUFFS

1900 block of East Alsobrook Street.

Simple battery: Officer met with complainant who stated a known female subject had come to her home and started a fight with her. Complainant stated that the fight was caused by a Facebook post involving a baby, and she requested
prosecution.

SNEAKERHEAD

3000 block of Forest Club Drive.

Residential burglary: Officer met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) entered his garage overnight and stole five pairs of Nike Free tennis shoes, two pairs of Costa Del mar sunglasses and a Margaritaville beach cruiser bicycle.

March 23

BAD BLOOD

1400 block of Louisiana Street.

Criminal mischief: Officer met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) had slashed all four of her vehicle’s tires and placed dirt in her fuel tank overnight.

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