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Plant City Observer Friday, May 26, 2017 1 year ago

Cops Corner 05.26.17

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

May 12

COUPLES’ THIEVERY

4710 block of Dawn Meadow Court.

Vehicle burglary: Officer met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) entered his and his wife’s unlocked vehicles between 10 p.m. May 11 and 7:30 a.m. May 12. Items reported stolen included two pairs of sunglasses, an iPad tablet, an iPod, various credit cards and $40 in cash. One of the credit cards was used at Boost Mobile’s online store.

May 13

JUST CHECKING

1000 block of Cason Street.

Vehicle burglary: Officer met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) entered her unlocked vehicle overnight and ransacked it. Nothing was reported stolen from the vehicle, which had been parked in the complainant's driveway.

BAD BORROWER

10 block of North Edwards Street.

Fraud: Officers met with complainant, who stated an unknown suspect opened student loans in Indiana with her name and banking account information.

IF AT FIRST YOU DON’T SUCCEED, PRY AGAIN

4110 block of Barrett Avenue.

Criminal mischief: Officer met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) broke her vehicle’s rear window between 2:15 p.m. May 12 and 9 a.m. May 13. Pry marks were found on the vehicle’s rear door frame and around the taillights.

NAILED IT

1600 block of Casonwood Court.

Vehicle burglary: Officer met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked vehicle between 7 p.m. May 12 and 1:45 a.m. May 13 and stole a yellow Bostitch coil nail gun and a red port cable air compressor. The items were valued at $455.

CASH ME OUTSIDE

910 block of North Roux Street.

Fraud: Officers met with complainant, who stated an unknown suspect cashed a check that belonged to him at a consumer financial services company.

May 15

SKIRTING THE ISSUE

1500 block of Turkey Creek Road.

Criminal mischief: Complainant stated unknown suspect(s) removed $200 worth of mobile home skirting between May 12 and 15.

CLEANED OUT

1500 block of South Alexander Street.

Grand theft: Complainants stated an unknown suspect had stolen $2,870 in cash from a business.

NO LEG TO STAND ON

600 block of East Alexander Street.

Criminal mischief: Complainant stated unknown suspect(s) broke off the legs of multiple deck chairs at an apartment complex. The damage was estimated at $200.

JOCK JAMS

2300 block of North Park Road.

Theft: Officers met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) stole several pieces of athletic equipment while he was inside a business to get a drink.

May 16

SCRATCH AND DENT SALE

2000 block of East Baker Street.

Criminal mischief: Complainant stated that unknown suspect(s) had used a BB gun to damage two vehicles at a car dealership.

MOVIE MISCREANTS

220 block of West Alexander Street.

Trespassing: Officers saw multiple juvenile subjects running in and out of a movie theater, using its back door, while it was closed. Three juveniles were arrested.

May 17

MORE THAN YOU BARGAINED FOR

210 block of West Alexander Street.

Grand theft auto: Officers met with complainant, who stated a known male subject took her vehicle without permission. The subject had asked to get something from the complainant’s vehicle while she was at work, and he instead took the vehicle to Tampa, picked up his brother, damaged the driver’s side door and brought the vehicle back to Plant City, at the 1400 block of East Alabama Street. Complainant refused to press charges and signed a waiver of prosecution.

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