Cops Corner 8.23.18

This week on Cops Corner Plant City Police investigated highjacked plants, railway robbers and stolen motorcycle helmets.
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Aug. 23, 2018

Aug. 11

 

Show me the money

4300 block of E. Hwy. 92

Vehicle Burglary: The complainant reported to police that someone broke into his truck and stole an envelope containing $5,000. 

 

Railway robbery

300 block of S. Collins St.

Interference with railroad track or equipment felony charge: Around 10:20 p.m. four men attempted to remove railroad ties that belonged to CSX. They were arrested. 

 

Aug. 12

 

No one was home

3800 block of Creekway Ct.

Burglary: While this family was out of town someone broke into their residence and stole two Galaxy tablets, one iPad, a safe, a gold bracelet and $750 of currency. 

 

 Aug. 13

 

Safety first

800 block of W. Dr. MLK Blvd.

Business Burglary: A complainant at a towing company told officers someone had entered the tow yard during the night of Aug. 12 and stole a motorcycle helmet and a backpack from one of the vehicles. Several other vehicles were also entered, but nothing was taken.

 

Lying Lion

2700 block of Walden Woods Dr.

Fraud: The complainant told officers that someone had contacted them saying they received a grant from the Lions Club. They asked the complainant to purchase multiple iTunes gift cards in order to send the complainant a grant. The complainant complied and purchased 11 $50 cards and texted the numbers to the subject before realizing it was, in fact, a con. 

 

Aug. 14

 

Artistic thievery

1200 block of N. Barnes St.

Theft: The complainant told officers that during the night of Aug. 13 someone entered his porch and stole a paint sprayer.

 

Grim greenery 

600 block of Bethune Dr.

Theft: A woman had placed her artificial plant outside at approximately 1 p.m. When she came home at 6 p.m. the plant was gone.