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Cops Corner 04.14.17

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

 

March 31

COLORFUL LANGUAGE

1610 block of Teakwood Drive.

Criminal mischief: Officer met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) wrote several obscenities on the side of his 2006 Toyota Tundra truck while it was parked in his driveway. Complainant was able to wash the painted words from the truck’s windows, but was unable to wash the paint from the body, as it was already damaged upon application.

April 1

BAGGAGE CLAIM

1100 block of East Baker Street.

Found property: Officer met with complainant who stated luggage had been found in a bathroom at 7 p.m. Friday, March 31. The suitcase belonged to a woman from Oklahoma, and it was believed that it was left behind by a Greyhound bus. The suitcase contained clothes and paperwork, and police were unable to make contact with the listed owner. The suitcase was impounded for safekeeping.

CUT IT OUT

3810 block of Sugar Creek Court.

Attempted burglary: Officer met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) had entered her back patio by cutting through a screen, then tried unsuccessfully to enter her home through a sliding glass door. Complainant stated that the incident had happened on Friday, March 31, between 3 and 7:30 a.m.

FORGETTING SOMETHING

2700 block of Thonotosassa Road.

Theft: Officer met with complainant who stated he had accidentally left his work cell phone on top of an ATM machine inside a gas station and, when he returned to get it, it was missing.

FASHIONISTA

2910 block of West Reynolds Street.

Vehicle burglary: Officers met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) entered his unlocked 2007 Mercury car and stole a suitcase containing $400 worth of clothes.

IN AND OUT

1100 block of West Ball Street.

Vehicle burglary: Officer met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) entered a vehicle and stole two Samsung tablets, $125 in cash and some credit cards between 7:20 and 7:50 p.m.

NOT TAKING CHANCES

1420 block of South Collins Street.

Criminal mischief: Officer responded to a business following a report of an alarm going off and found the front glass door to have been shattered, causing $250 in damage. Upon further inspection, it appeared that no one had entered the building after breaking the door.

April 2

SLEEPING IT OFF

2850 block of Thonotosassa Road.

DUI: Officer made contact with a male subject found sleeping in his car while it was in gear and running, and determined that he was under the influence. The subject was arrested.

April 3

TIRE FIRE

200 block of Alexander Woods Drive.

Information report: Officers responded to a neighborhood following a report of suspicious juveniles and found three, though one fled the scene on foot. Near the juveniles was a burning tire, placed on top of a shopping cart, which one of the officers extinguished.

X MARKS THE SPOT

1200 block of East Renfro Street.

Felony criminal mischief: Officers met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) had damaged a gray 2013 Hyundai car overnight. All four tires had been slashed, and the letter “X” was scratched on the doors. The damage was estimated at over $1,000.

CAN’T SKATE AWAY

2600 block of James L. Redman Parkway.

Felony petit theft: Officers met with complainant who stated a male subject had been caught attempting to steal a skateboard and cologne from a store. Due to previous convictions, the subject was arrested for felony petit theft.

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