This week on Cops Corner: Plant City Police investigated a ballgame altercation, shed shenanigans, a stolen iPhone, a counterfeit $50, a stolen car and more.
Take me out to
1700 block of North Park Road
Battery: This complainant reported that while attending a juvenile sporting event, she became involved in a verbal altercation that quickly turned physical.
Sound the alarm
1100 block of North Merrin Street
Criminal mischief: Officers responded to an active alarm at a residence at the above location. Once they arrived, the homeowner told them the rear door to the home was damaged from an attempted forced entry.
Apple of my eye
1000 block of
North Warnell Street
Vehicle burglary: An unlocked vehicle was burglarized and the suspect swiped a black Apple iPhone XR in a clear case with glitter, which was valued to be worth $1,000. They also stole a pair of white Apple AirPod headphones, valued at $200.
1100 block of
East Alabama Street
Burglary of a structure: This victim told officers a generator, two weeders and an edger were stolen from his outdoor shed.
Set up for failure
1000 block of
North Gordon Street
Theft: This woman told officers that on the night of Sept. 30, an unknown suspect stole her silver Saturn Vue, which she had left her keys in.
Nowhere to go
700 block of West Madison Street
Criminal mischief: This complainant told officers that during the night of Oct. 1, an unknown suspect cut the front and rear tires on his vehicle.
1 Police Place
Supplement (Recovered S-0): PCPD received a teletype that Lakeland Police Department recovered a Taurus .40 cal that had been reported stolen. When they ran the serial number they discovered it had been reported stolen on Dec. 19, 2017, from Plant City.
200 block of
West Alexander Street
Uttering counterfeit bill: This complainant reported that at 11 a.m. at the above listed location, a man walked into the restaurant and ordered $10.38 worth of food. He used a counterfeit $50 bill to pay for the meal. When he received the change from the cashier, he left the restaurant without taking the food he ordered. The complainant wanted the incident documented and signed a waiver.
Zoomin’ to jail
East Timberlane Drive
DUI arrest: A traffic stop was conducted for a vehicle that was driving 63 mph in a 40 mph zone. The driver was evaluated and arrested for Driving Under the Influence.
sleep it off
Country Club Court
DUI arrest: A man was found passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle. Unfortunately for him, the vehicle was sitting running in the middle of the roadway. The driver was arrested for Driving Under the Influence.