This week on Cops Corner, Plant City Police investigate: Missing appliances, a fleeing suspect and stolen batteries.
3500 block of W. Baker St.
Beverage violation / warrant arrest: An officer met with an assistant manager at the business at the listed location who stated that an unknown white male took a portable radio. One individual was location and an FCIC/NCIC check was conducted, revealing that the individual had an active warrant out of Hardee County. The warrant was confirmed and the individual was subsequently transported to Orient Road Jail.
DOWN THE DRAIN
3400 block of Birdie Hawkins Ln.
Residential burglary: An officer met with a representative for a construction company who said that sometime the night prior, between the hours of 5 p.m. and 9 a.m., an unknown subject entered the unsecured residence and removed an electric range, a white washer and electric dryer, valued at a total of $1,704.97.
LOST AND FOUND
2000 block of N. Wheeler St.
Theft: An officer met with the victim at the listed location who stated that their bag was stolen and money had gone missing from their account. A waiver of prosecution was signed after the money was returned.
NO PAPER TRAIL
S. Park Rd. / E. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Felony DWLSR: An officer conducted a traffic stop in reference to a stop sign violation. The driver was then placed under arrest for felony DWLSR and transported to Orient Road Jail without incident.
STAY IN YOUR LANE
I-4 / Thonotosassa Rd.
DUI arrest: An officer responded to the listed location in reference to a vehicle weaving in and out of traffic. The driver was subsequently arrested for DUI and transported to Orient Road Jail.
WILD GOOSE CHASE
1800 block of W. House St.
Warrant arrest / RAWOV: Multiple officers responded to the residence at the listed location in reference to an individual being at the residence with an active warrant out of Hillsborough County. Upon the officer’s attempt to make contact at the front door, the individual fled out the rear door and jumped a fence to the east of the property and enters the rear yards to the east of the property. Officers gave chase on foot giving verbal commands to stop. The individual was located and arrested hiding in the backyard of a separate residence, the warrant was confirmed and the individual was transported to Orient Road Jail without incident.
GLASS HALF EMPTY
1800 block of James L. Redman Pkwy.
Criminal mischief: An officer met with the victim at the listed location in reference to their vehicle’s windows had been damaged.
N. Alexander St. / I-4
Grand theft: An officer responded to the intersection at the listed location and met with the victim who advised that three 12 volt batteries and a black 14 gallon fuel tank stolen from their truck and trailer.
200 block of Park Springs Cir.
Fraud: An officer met with the victim at the listed location who reported being scammed out of $1,150 in reference to real estate.