200 block of North County Line Road. Business Burglary. Sometime in the past few days, unknown suspect(s) cut the chain-link fence surrounding the business and stole four chrome after-market rims and four tires off a 2008 Dodge Avenger. The total theft amount is estimated at $1500.
600 block of South Frontage Road. Business Burglary. Over the past few days, unknown suspect(s) pried open a door to the office and stole an $800 Dell laptop computer from an office.
1800 block of Via Palermo Street. Criminal Mischief. Sometime in the past few days, unknown suspect(s) kicked open the front door to the home. According to the business representative, it did not appear anything was taken or damaged inside. However, later in the day, roofing shingles were found missing.
2000 block of Wood Court. Harassing Telephone Calls. The victim called the police, because his ex-girlfriend has been calling him nonstop for days, after being told not to call. According to the victim and his caller ID, the suspect called him almost 50 times today. An officer called suspect and asked her to stop calling the victim. The suspect yelled at the officer and hung up on him. The suspect called the victim several more times, while the officer was on scene investigating the complaint. A criminal report affidavit charging the suspect with harassing telephone calls was filed with the state attorney’s office.
LOST AND FOUND
Charlie Taylor Road near U.S. 92. Recovered Stolen Vehicle. Officers responded to this location in reference to an abandoned suspicious car. The gray Acura was previously reported stolen to Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. The owner was notified.
500 block of North Thomas Street. Criminal Mischief. An officer responded to an alarm call. Upon arrival, he made contact with the homeowner, who had been in bed, heard glass break and the alarm go off. The officer discovered a small glass pane had been broken out of the front door. No entry was made into the home. The glass is valued at about $50.
4220 block of Barret Avenue. Residential Burglary. Sometime on Aug. 25, unknown suspect(s) entered the house by damaging a sliding glass door. Nothing was taken from the home.
2100 block of North Golfview Drive. Vehicle Burglaries. Sometime overnight, unknown suspect(s) entered an unlocked 2005 Mercedes Benz at one home. It is unknown if anything was taken. At a second home, the suspect(s) entered an unlocked 2005 Infinity and stole a wallet containing miscellaneous debit and credit cards.
1300 block of West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Grand Theft. Sometime overnight, unknown suspect(s) cut the fence surrounding the business and stole a green and white EZ-Go golf cart. The cart has a Florida Star sticker on the sides and an overhead yellow light. A search for the cart was conducted, but it was not found.
RIGHT THROUGH THE FRONT DOOR
4310 block of County Road 574. Residential Burglary. Sometime between 1:30 and 2:20 p.m., unknown suspect(s) kicked open the front door to the victim’s home and stole miscellaneous jewelry.
2400 block of James L. Redman Parkway. Counterfeit Bill. The employee advised an adult black male with a young boy ordered a meal and attempted to pay with a counterfeit $10 bill. When the male was told police were called, he and the boy left in an unknown direction of travel.
ONE OF A KIND
600 block of North Dort Street. Stolen Trailer. The victim stated someone stole his 1987 homemade trailer. The victim stated he last saw the trailer on at about 4 p.m. Aug. 26. The trailer has no tailgate and the three sides are closed in with “bull wire.” The tag attached to the trailer expired in 1994.
WAS IT WORTH IT?
620 block of South Collins Street. Petit Theft/Criminal Mischief. Unknown suspect(s) damaged the lock on the vending machine outside of the business and stole about $10 from the money container inside.
2400 block of West Lowry Avenue. Residential Burglary. Unknown suspect(s) entered the home through the front door by force and stole a Dell laptop and assorted jewelry.
WHERE’S THE BEEF?
610 block of North Maryland Avenue. Retail Theft. The suspect was arrested for the theft of $86 worth of meat from the grocery store. She was transported to Orient Road Jail.
Intersection of West Reynolds and North Franklin streets. Driving While License Suspended/Revoked. An officer conducted a traffic stop on a 2003 Jaguar for running a stop sign. The driver had five suspensions on his Florida driver’s license. He was arrested and transported to Orient Road Jail.
1310 block of West Washington Street. Battery Domestic Violence. The victim advised she was slapped in the face by her boyfriend. The suspect was later located at his residence. He also had a Hillsborough County warrant for battery domestic violence.
CAUGHT WITH THEIR PANTS FULL
2600 block of James L. Redman Parkway. Retail Theft. Store loss prevention advised two white males had concealed items down their pants and exited the store without paying. The suspects concealed $121.91 of miscellaneous merchandise.
DID YOU REALLY THINK THIS WOULD WORK?!?
2600 block of James L. Redman Parkway. Retail Theft. Store loss-prevention officials advised the suspect carried a pair of Dickies pants out of the store without paying and then handed them off to another suspect, who went to the customer service counter to return them for money or store credit. The total of the theft was $29.74.
1910 block of James L. Redman Parkway. Petit Theft/Criminal Mischief. Unknown suspect(s) damaged the lock on the soda vending machine and stole an unknown amount of money.
4500 block of County Road 574. Residential Burglary. Unknown suspect(s) entered the mobile home by forcing open a door. About $4,800 worth of jewelry was stolen.
900 block of South Alexander Street. Business Burglary. Unknown suspect(s) entered the vacant business several times between the end of May and middle of August. Most of the copper wiring has been stolen. The theft of the wiring was discovered two weeks ago, but the new owners/property managers did not report it at that time. The property managers believe the theft and damage amount will be near $100,000.
HE SHOULD HAVE CLICKED IT
Intersection of East Alabama Street and South Maryland Avenue. Driving While License Suspended/Revoked. An officer conducted a traffic stop on a 2002 Chevy pickup, because the driver was not wearing a seat belt. The driver had four suspensions on his driver’s license. He was transported to Orient Road Jail.
600 block of South Frontage Road. Business Burglary. At about midnight, officers responded to an alarm call, where two suspects were seen on camera in the main office area. Officers set up a perimeter, but no point of entry could be found due to the fenced enclosure. Once business representatives responded, it was discovered entry was made through the rear office door from the warehouse area. Nothing of value was taken.
THEY DID IT
600 block of South Frontage Road. Loitering/Possession of Burglary Tools. While on the east perimeter of the above business burglary, an officer checking the wood line along a canal observed two white males walking. The two suspects were wet and covered in mud and dirt. A backpack that contained two crowbars, gloves and a change of shirts was found a few feet from where they had just been walking. Both subjects were arrested and transported to Orient Road Jail.
STUPID IS …
1800 block of James L. Redman Parkway. Aggravated Assault with Firearm. The officer responded to the auto parts store, in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, he met with the victim and his 9-year-old daughter. The victim stated he met his estranged wife at this location, because she was bringing some of his property. The victim said his wife’s boyfriend pulled a silver semi-automatic handgun and pointed it at his stomach area while saying, “I’ll kill you.” The 9-year-old witnessed the incident and gave the same explanation of events. The suspect was not on scene upon police arrival. A criminal report affidavit was completed on the suspect, who lives in Polk County.
THAT CUTS DEEP
500 block of South Wheeler Street. Business Burglary. Sometime between Aug. 30 and Sept. 1, unknown suspect(s) cut the lock of a shed and stole a 36-inch red-and-black MTD riding lawnmower. The mower is valued at $400.
CRIME OF OPPORTUNITY
100 block of North Palmer Street. Vehicle Burglary. The victim left her gray Dodge Intrepid parked in the parking lot in the early morning hours of Sept. 1. When she returned later in the afternoon, she noticed someone had broken her front passenger side window. According to the victim, $200 and an old cell phone were taken from the center console.
300 block of South Waller Street. Felony Battery. The victim got into an argument with the suspect. During the argument, the suspect punched the victim in the face, causing a small laceration to his lip. The suspect was not located, and a criminal report affidavit was completed on him. Later in the night, officers located the suspect, and he was transported to Orient Road Jail.
3590 block of James L. Redman Parkway. Criminal Mischief. An officer responded to the convenience store, in reference to an alarm call. Upon arrival, the officer found the front window was broken in several places, but the store was not entered. The value of the glass is $500.