The following information was gathered from incident and arrest reports obtained from the Plant City Police Department.
1200 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Burglary Business/Larceny from Motor Vehicle. Unknown suspect(s) cut the fence to gain entry into the compound. Then the suspect(s) stole four AutoZone 8D batteries ($400 value) out of the company trucks parked inside the fenced lot.
COULDN’T WAIT FOR SCHOOL TO START
2800 block of Turkey Creek Road. Burglary. A witness observed two suspects tampering with doors on the east side of the school. Officers saw the two suspects entering one of the rooms. When officers approached, the subjects fled from the officers into an adjoining room. One suspect was apprehended by police canine, and the other was found by officers hiding under a desk. Both white male juveniles were arrested for burglary, possession of a burglary tool and resisting arrest without violence.
CAN’T MAKE UP HIS MIND
1100 block of McDavid Avenue. Trespassing. Residents called 911 because an unknown white male was pounding on their door and yelling for them to call 911. However, the male ran toward the back of the residence when he saw the police vehicle approaching.
HE STARTED IT
3300 block of Kilmer Drive. Battery. Two adult male subjects were involved in a fight, after which each combatant claimed to be the victim.
4310 block of Country Hills Boulevard. Vehicle Burglary. Unknown person entered his unlocked 2013 Chevy Malibu and stole a wallet and keys.
DON’T MIND IF I DO
1310 block of East Alabama Street. Residential Burglary. Unknown suspect(s) broke into the residence and stole a 100-foot extension cord, 25-foot extension cord, a Campbell air compressor and a dehumidifier.
WASTE OF TIME
1 block of Raider Place. Criminal Mischief. Unknown suspect(s) spray-painted three portables, three buildings, one trailer and a white van.
CAUGHT IN THE ACT
300 block of West Cherry Street. Bike Theft. A witness saw three young black males steal his neighbor’s bike off the porch. A detective in the area located two of the suspects still in possession of the stolen bike.
CALLING FOR HELP
Intersection of East Alabama and South Morgan streets. Shooting with Injuries. The victim called 911 and advised he had been shot. Upon officer arrival, the victim was located on the ground next to his bicycle with a single gunshot wound.
THAT’S HOW HE ROLLS
305 block of East Tomlin Street. Aggravated Battery. The suspect struck the victim with a Ford Taurus. According to the victim, she had an argument with the suspect while she was leaning against the back of his car. The suspect got upset, put the car in reverse, yelled at her and backed the car up, knocking her to the ground and causing her to end up under the car. The suspect fled the scene. A search was conducted, but the suspect was not found.
JUST HELP YOURSELF
1600 block of West Timberlane Drive. According to the victim, while his crew was cutting grass in the area, an unknown person(s) stole two weed eaters, a backpack blower and a lawn sprayer from his utility trailer.
400 block of West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Criminal Mischief. Four unknown white males, who were walking along the railroad tracks, threw rocks and damaged the windshield of her silver 2013 Honda Accord.
HE SAID, SHE SAID
810 block of West Washington Street. Aggravated Domestic Battery/Criminal Mischief. An adult black male and an adult black female, who is pregnant with the male’s child, were arguing. The female advised the male punched her in the mouth. The male advised the female broke the windshield of his car. The male signed a waiver of prosecution indicating he did not want to press charges on the female for criminal mischief. The male was arrested for aggravated domestic battery and transported to Orient Road Jail.
THE GOOD SON
3100 block of West Reynolds Street. Aggravated Domestic Battery. The victim and his son got into a verbal altercation that turned physical when the son pushed the victim to the ground several times and then struck him about the face with the butt of a gun. The son fled the scene in the victim’s red 1995 Chevrolet 1500 pickup.
1500 block of YMCA Place. Burglary/Criminal Mischief. Overnight, unknown person(s) jumped the fence to the pool area and entered the building through an unlocked side door. A large penis was spray-painted on the wall near the pool. The words “Hi YMCA” and an expletive also were painted inside the business near the gym area.
2100 block of West Baker Street. Theft from Vehicle. The suspect, nicknamed “Wild Bill,” was arrested for stealing fishing rods and reels, valued at more than $500, from a truck bed.
1100 block of South Collins Street. Theft. Unknown suspect(s) stole about $100 worth of clothing from a dryer at the laundromat, when the victim left to go to the store while her clothes were drying.
LOCKED IN TIGHT
1400 block of Plantation Circle. Criminal Mischief Overnight, unknown suspect(s) tied the victim’s door knob to the stairwell handle so the door could not be opened. The suspect(s) also used spray expansion foam to seal the door shut and cover the peephole. The resident had to cut the porch screen to exit the apartment.
1900 block of James L. Redman Parkway. Petit Theft. The store clerk called and reported that, while reviewing store security cameras, she saw an unknown black male — about 5-foot-11 and 260 pounds and wearing a blue T-shirt with the words, “Property of Jesus,” on the front — take the American Red Cross donation jar that contained about $30.
WHAT A GUY
1300 block of West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Criminal Mischief. The victim reported her ex-boyfriend pulled the passenger door handle off her 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe and then threw it at the vehicle. Damage was estimated at $100.
2600 block of James L. Redman Parkway. Retail Theft. The suspct was arrested for retail theft and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The suspect concealed miscellaneous items in a bag. She then gave the bag to her 10-year-old sister to hold, while they attempted to walk out of the store without paying. The store did not want to pursue prosecution on the 10-year-old. Davidson was transported to Orient Road Jail.
2510 block of Thonotosassa Road. Grand Theft. The suspect stole an iPhone, valued at $500, from the store. The suspect was arrested and transported to Orient Road Jail.
OLD HABITS DIE HARD
2600 block of James L. Redman Parkway. Retail Theft/Trespass After Warning. The suspect was arrested for for the theft of $11.57 worth of property. The suspect was previously trespassed from the store and was also charged with trespass after warning.
3200 block of Magnolia Meadow Drive. Felon in Possession of Ammunition. The suspect was involved in a verbal argument with one of his neighbors. The neighbor walked away from the situation. Witnesses observed the suspect walk into his garage and grab what appeared to be a handgun. The suspect then started yelling at the front of the neighbor’s house. Officers made contact with the suspect but did not locate a handgun. He did have a shotgun shell, six bullets for a handgun and one rifle bullet in one of his pockets. The suspect was arrested for being a felon in possession of ammunition.
ONE BAD DAY
700 block of Tillman Place. Petit Theft. The victim left his car at the dead end of Tillman Place, because of damage to the car that occurred in Lakeland. When he returned to pick up his car, he found that someone had stolen the battery.
700 block of North Wheeler Street. Theft. The victim let someone hold his phone yesterday while at Courier Field. The male didn’t return the phone.
1000 block of West Baker Street. Residential Burglary. The victim left the apartment, because of a bed bug infestation. When the victim returned, it was discovered that someone had broken a window, entered the residence, and stole a TV, Xbox and computer.
810 block of West Madison Street. Theft. The victim reported that the known suspect stole his Whirlpool dryer and Maytag washer. A request for prosecution was issued to the victim.