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Plant City Observer Friday, May 19, 2017 1 year ago

Cops Corner 05.19.17

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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.

 

May 5

PRY BEFORE YOU BUY

900 block of West Baker Street.

Burglary: Officers met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) pried open his home’s back door and stole a PlayStation 3 video game console, several video games and DVDs.

May 6

HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT

900 block of South Evers Street.

Trespassing on school property: Officers responded to a report of a subject walking on the roof of an elementary school and arrested a juvenile.

CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT

1510 block of South Alexander Street.

Battery: Officers responded to a convenience store and met with complainant who stated a female customer had struck her during an argument. The subject was identified and contacted, and she stated that the complainant threw a soda on her. Neither party wished to press charges, and waivers of prosecution were signed. The store’s manager requested that the subject be trespassed from the property. 

May 7

LOCK YOUR CARS

800 block of North Tever Street.

Vehicle burglary: Complainant stated unknown suspect(s) entered her unlocked vehicle overnight and stole her Social Security card, as well as various credit cards. The credit cards were then used at a Wal-Mart.

CAUGHT RED-HANDED

700 block of East Calhoun Street.

Attempted burglary: Officers met with complainant who stated a juvenile subject attempted to break into his home by breaking a window lock and a door. The subject was located and admitted guilt in the incident. Complainant declined to press charges and signed a waiver of prosecution, but wanted the incident documented.

May 8

DUDE, YOU GOT A DELL

4310 block of Kipling Avenue.

Vehicle burglary: Officer met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) entered her unlocked Dodge Journey overnight and stole a Dell laptop computer and $10 in cash.

May 9

MYSTERY SHOPPER

2910 block of Spring Hammock Drive.

Fraud: Officer met with complainant who stated she had found that an unknown suspect used her credit card information to open a J.C. Penney credit card in her name in Virginia.

MYSTERY SUBSTANCE

300 block of South Frontage Road.

Criminal mischief: Officer met with complainant who stated unknown suspect(s) damaged the front windshield of his Jeep Cherokee SUV by throwing an unknown substance onto it. The incident occurred between 9 a.m. and 12:40 p.m. Tuesday, May 9.

May 10

WORST STEREO THIEF EVER

3320 block of Silverpond Drive.

Vehicle burglary: Officer met with complainant who stated an unknown suspect entered his unlocked Ford F-150 pickup truck between 12:30 and 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, May 10, and attempted to steal the vehicle’s stereo system. Suspect was unable to remove the unit from the dashboard, but did cause damage to the dash. No other damage was found, and nothing was stolen.

May 11

MOTHER-DAUGHTER BONDING

2800 block of James L. Redman Parkway.

Retail theft: Complainant stated that two female subjects, a mother and a daughter, were stopped by a store’s Loss Prevention team under suspicions of shoplifting. Complainant stated the mother struck a Loss Prevention officer in the face in the process. Stolen items were found on the daughter’s person. The daughter was arrested and taken to jail for a felony offense, and the mother was released with a court date for simple battery.

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