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Plant City Observer Friday, Jul. 28, 2017 1 year ago

Cops Corner 07.28.17

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

 

July 10

CHILL OUT

600 block of North Knight Street.

Theft: Complainant stated unknown suspect(s) had stolen a five-ton air conditioning unit, valued at $6,859.

 

July 12

TOOL TIME

1900 block of North Shannon Avenue.

Vehicle burglary: Complainant stated unknown suspect(s) stole five nail guns, a Stihl blower and three saws from unlocked tool boxes at his unlocked truck around 8 p.m. July 11. The items were valued together at $3,625.

WHEN NATURE CALLS

2800 block of Thonotosassa Road.

Beverage violation: A male subject was reported to have urinated under the Interstate 4 overpass at Thonotosassa Road. An officer made contact with the subject, who was drinking an alcoholic beverage within 500 feet of a gas station. The subject was arrested for drinking within 500 feet of a business.

 

July 13

ANTIQUE COLLECTOR

1100 block of Goldfinch Drive.

Burglary: Complainant reported a non-working antique gun and the lower part of an AR-15 assault rifle were stolen from a gun store. The items were valued together at $20,000.

 

July 14

ROCK ON

810 block of North Franklin Street.

Criminal mischief: Complainant stated an unknown suspect had thrown a rock through her vehicle’s rear window the night of July 13. Complainant signed a waiver of prosecution.

CHILD’S PLAY

1000 block of Monroe Street.

Criminal mischief: Complainant stated windows of a home he was renovating had been damaged by unknown suspect(s) shooting a BB gun. Juveniles seen on the property were interviewed but no evidence was found. Complainant signed a waiver of prosecution and requested the juveniles be told he had called the police.

CLEANED OUT

1910 block of James L. Redman Parkway.

Grand theft: Complainants stated unknown suspect(s) stole $55,000 in cash from their vehicle.

PUNCHES FOR KICKS

2700 block of James L. Redman Parkway.

Battery: Officers met with complainant, who claimed to have been punched in the face by an acquaintance who came to a restaurant to retrieve a pair of sneakers. Complainant refused to press charges and signed a waiver of prosecution.

INSTA-SCAM

1500 block of Plantation Grove Court.

Fraud: Officers met with complainant, who stated she wired $800 to a contact from an Instagram advertisement with the belief that she would receive $1,300 in exchange. The ad turned out to be a scam.

 

July 16

GRAB AND GO

2600 block of James L. Redman Parkway.

Theft: Officers met with complainant, who stated an unknown subject stole $20 worth of items from her shopping cart.

 

July 20

NOT INTERESTED

1300 block of Oak Pointe Place.

Vehicle burglary: Complainant stated an unknown subject entered her vehicle overnight but did not steal anything from it.

JUST FOR KICKS

2700 block of Moody Avenue.

Residential burglary: Complainant stated an unknown subject kicked in the rear door to her home and stole two televisions. Complainant said the incident had happened sometime during the day.

HAVING A BALL

1800 block of North Lime Street.

Burglary: Complainant stated unknown suspect(s) entered his screened back porch and stole 20 ball python snakes, valued together at $5,000, between 10 and 11 p.m.

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