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Plant City Observer Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 9 months ago

Cops Corner 2.16.18

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

Feb. 2

SHARP-DRESSED MAN

720 block of Coronet Street.
Vehicle burglary: Complainant stated unknown suspect(s) entered their Ford Mustang overnight and stole an orange suitcase containing men’s shoes, diamond earrings, gold teeth and other clothing items.

 

Feb. 5

HIDE AND SEEK

1900 block of South Frontage Road.
Burglary: Complainant stated an unknown suspect stole six golf carts from a business between 2 p.m. Feb. 3 and the time he arrived to work Feb. 5. The carts were found stuck in mud in the woods behind the business.

GUILTY IN CONSCIENCE ONLY

1 Police Place.
Fraud: Complainant stated he had been called by people identifying themselves as employees of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, who told him he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest that could be waived for a fee. Complainant lost $3,000 to the scammers.

 

Feb. 6

TARGET PRACTICE

2800 block of James L. Redman Parkway.
Criminal mischief: Complainant stated an unknown subject threw a small Wendy’s cup at her Ford F-250 truck while walking past it. The impact from the cup damaged a plastic window visor, but the complainant declined to press charges and signed a waiver of prosecution.

 

Feb. 8

WATER WEIRDOS

120 block of Orange Bud Way.
Information report: Complainant stated she was approached by two men who asked to test the quality of her water, but that they seemed suspicious. She stated the men used walkie-talkie radios and one questioned her repeatedly while the other was in the front yard. When the complainant tried to get a neighbor’s attention, the men left in a white pickup truck.

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