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Cops Corner 05.05.17

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

April 21

AIRING IT OUT

1000 block of North Nancy Terrace.

Theft: Complainant stated unknown suspect(s) stole a green and gray Polair dual-tank air compressor from a truck bed. The compressor was reported to have been stolen between 2 p.m. Thursday, April 20, and 6 a.m. Friday, April 21.

NAILED IT

3900 block of West Baker Street.

Theft: Complainant stated unknown suspect(s) stole a Polair air compressor and a Max Pneumatic nail gun from a truck bed between 10:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20, and 6 a.m. Friday, April 21.

NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND

Tampa.

Assisting other agency: A Plant City Police officer was flagged down at a parking garage by complainant, who stated an infant had been left in a car near the courthouse. Tampa Police Department and Tampa Fire Rescue were also on the scene to remove the baby and take it to the hospital. The mother was arrested upon arrival.

CATCHING A BREAK

500 block of West Ball Street.

Criminal mischief: Officers met with complainant, who stated an unknown suspect had thrown a rock through an apartment’s rear window around 4:30 a.m., breaking it.

April 22

BACKPACK BANDIT

500 block of East Morrell Drive.

Vehicle burglary: Officer met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) had entered his unlocked Honda Civic and stolen a black JanSport backpack. The backpack had been stolen between 4 p.m. Friday, April 21, and 8 a.m. Saturday, April 22. It was valued at $50.

CALL ME MAYBE

2900 block of James L. Redman Parkway.

Theft: Officers met with complainant, who stated that two Samsung Galaxy S8 and one Samsung J7V cell phones had been stolen from a store display. The phones were valued together at $1,836.

April 24

HOT OUT HERE

900 block of North Gordon Street.

Grand theft: Officers met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) had stolen two portable air conditioning units from a residence’s back porch. The theft occurred between Friday, April 21, and Monday, April 24. The A/C units were valued together at $600.

April 25

LOST IN THE SAUCE

1000 block of North Palm Drive.

Bicycle theft: Officer met with complainant, who stated his bicycle had been stolen between 8:30 p.m. Monday, April 24, and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 25. The bicycle is green in color, with pegs on the back and “Red Sauce” written on the crossbar, and was valued at $50.

FINDERS KEEPERS

300 block of North Wilder Road.

Residential burglary: Officer met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) had found their hidden house key on Tuesday, April 25, and entered the home. Suspect(s) stole two cell phones, valued together at $400, and rummaged through other items without taking anything else.

FROM UNDER YOUR NOSE

200 block of South Frontage Road.

Theft of copper: Officer met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) had stolen copper wire from under several mobile homes on a lot at an unknown date and time. Complainant only requested to document the incident, and the lot was placed under special watch.

April 26

WHOOPS

1510 block of Plantation Grove Court.

Possible burglary attempt: Officer met with complainant, who stated she found three male subjects in her living room upon investigating a noise. Complainant stated that the men turned around and left the residence at the time, and that nothing had been stolen. It was unclear whether the incident was an attempted burglary or an accidental entry.

CAUGHT IN THE ACT

1700 block of North Park Road.

Vehicle burglary (waiver): Officers met with complainant, who stated she had seen an unknown male subject exit her vehicle and flee the scene. No damage was done to the vehicle and nothing was taken, so a waiver of prosecution was signed.

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