See what Plant City's finest have been up to lately.
The following information was gathered from incident and arrest reports obtained from the Plant City Police Department.
AIRING IT OUT
1400 block of Strawberry Place.
Criminal mischief: Officer met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) broke out the passenger window of his 1987 Chevrolet pickup truck.
A HOLE IN THE STORY
100 block of Magnolia Street.
Criminal mischief: Officer responded to a report of a broken window and found a 4-inch break near the front door of an apartment. It was unclear if the break was caused by an attempt to enter the apartment.
SHOW ME THE MONEY
1810 block of North Barnes Street.
Found property: Officer met with complainant, who had found a Sharp XE-A401 cash register in an alley outside of a wooden fence. The register was broken, and the drawer had been removed. It was placed into PCPD property.
THAT SINKING FEELING
East Cherry Street/North Pennsylvania Avenue.
Information report: Officers responded to an abandoned vehicle report and found a car in a drainage canal. Contact was made with the owner. She had accidentally driven the vehicle into flood waters around 10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10., but she had not removed it. Officers were unable to find out if she had plans to do so. City Operations was informed of the vehicle’s location, referencing EPA concerns.
HOW MANY ROBBERS DOES IT TAKE?
East Laura Street/South Maryland Avenue.
Attempted strong-arm robbery: Officers met with complainant, who stated four unknown suspects tried to take her cell phone from her as she was walking to her house.
East Baker Street/North Gordon Street.
Battery/grand theft motorcycle: Officers met with complainant, who stated several known subjects had jumped him and stolen his motorcycle. Complainant did not wish to press charges and signed a waiver of prosecution, but the officers noticed his story had changed several times, and he appeared to be under the influence of narcotics.
510 block of East Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard.
Business burglary: Officer met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) stole two air conditioner window units overnight.
4730 block of Dawn Meadow Court.
Fraud: Officers met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) had been receiving money from her Social Security account. Complainant, who is on disability, checked her Social Security Benefit statement and saw that earnings were listed for 2015, despite not having filed a tax return since 2010.
STUCK IN THE MIDDLE WITH YOU
East Calhoun Street/North Palmer Street.
DUI: Officers noticed a vehicle stuck in railroad tracks and arrested the driver for driving under the influence.
Alsobrook Street/Maryland Avenue.
DUI/Leaving scene of crash with property damage: Officer arrived on the scene of a hit-and-run traffic crash and arrested a man for driving under the influence. A woman was also arrested for impeding the investigation.
THAT WAS FAST
2300 block of Maki Road.
Burglary: Officer met with complainant, who stated unknown suspect(s) had entered his home and stole a portable safe, containing coins and paperwork. Complainant that he had stepped outside for a few minutes then went back in and noticed that the safe was gone.