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Cops Corner 06.16.17

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

June 2

NO STONE UNTURNED

600 block of Walter Drive.

Vehicle burglary: Officers responded to a vehicle burglary report and found that unknown suspect(s) had burglarized five vehicles at an apartment complex. The burglaries happened in the same time frame and in one general area. Miscellaneous items were reported stolen.

HAVE YOU SEEN ABRAHAM?

3600 block of West Baker Street.

Vehicle burglary: Complainant stated a suspect burglarized a vehicle and stole a ring bearing the name “Abraham.” A juvenile was located and arrested in connection with the crime.

GREEN THUMB

20 block of C Street.

Drug investigation: Complainant stated unknown suspect(s) placed two marijuana plants at her doorstep. She did not know why anyone would do that. Officers took the plants to PCPD for evidence.

THOSE DARNED KIDS

1000 block of Woodlawn Avenue.

Criminal mischief: Complainant stated unknown suspect(s) damaged her mail box, rear glass door, rear window and stove while she was away on vacation. She believed a “neighborhood kid” had caused the damage by striking a window air conditioning unit. Officers contacted other residents of the neighborhood and found no witnesses to the crime. Complainant signed a waiver of prosecution.

PIPE DOWN

400 block of Damon Street.

Criminal mischief: Complainant stated unknown suspect(s) caused $1,459.33 in damages to PVC fencing and a gate at a housing community. The damage was believed to have been caused by a BB gun.

NICE TRY

1860 block of James L. Redman Parkway.

Criminal mischief: While conducting a foot patrol, officers found a male subject spray painting graffiti on a wall connected to a gym. Subject was arrested.

June 3

TEST RUN

Robin Drive/North Johnson Loop.

Vehicle burglary: Complainant reported two male subjects checking door handles of cars and homes around his neighborhood.

June 4

MISTAKEN IDENTITY

Franklin Street/Tever Street.

Drug investigation: A female subject was stopped when it was determined the tag on her Ford Mustang was both expired and registered to a Volkswagen. Subject was arrested and taken to jail without incident.

June 5

PLANNING AHEAD

910 block of South Woodrow Wilson Street.

Criminal mischief: Officers responded to a business on a report of criminal mischief and found that unknown suspect(s) had cut the lock to the business’s electrical panel overnight. It was determined that no attempt to enter the business was made.

June 7

DRIVE-BY BB

Turkey Creek Road/Ethan Way.

Criminal mischief: Complainant stated his car had been shot at while driving on Turkey Creek Road. He stated a vehicle had passed him and then shot at his car with a BB gun, which broke his windshield.

OKEYDOKE GONE WRONG

2600 block of James L. Redman Parkway.

Felony retail theft: Complainant stated a female subject stole an item on June 6 and, the following day, attempted to return it to the store for $40.54. Subject was arrested.

DON’T FORGET TO BRING A TOWEL

2700 block of Thonotosassa Road.

Petit theft: Complainant stated two unknown suspects stole over $100 in towels and other items from a hotel’s pool deck. Complainant stated the suspects drove a white station wagon and he believed them to be homeless. A waiver of prosecution was signed.

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