This week on Cops Corner: Plant City Police investigated a stolen car, double charges for roof work, credit card fraud, stealing and setting off two fire extinguishers and more.
1100 block of South Gibbs Street
Stolen vehicle: This complainant told officers an unknown suspect took her 2015 red Nissan Sentra from her driveway during the night of Oct. 10. The vehicle was later recovered after it was found abandoned by Lakeland Police Department.
Asking for it
700 block of Russell Drive
Burglary vehicle: Between the night of Oct. 10 and the early morning hours of Oct. 11, an unknown suspect entered the complainant’s unlocked vehicle and removed a Glock 27 handgun from the glove box.
Custom paint job
100 block of North Pearl Street
Criminal mischief: During the evening of Oct. 10, an unknown suspect damaged the paint on both sides of the complainant’s vehicle.
700 block of
East Alsobrook Street
Theft: An unknown suspect removed two vehicle batteries from a United Food Bank box truck during the night of Oct 10. The batteries were valued at $277. The complainant requested the incident be documented and officers completed a theft report.
Hunting season is here
2600 block of
James L. Redman Parkway
Theft: Walmart had a delayed theft in which an X-Bow XR 250 crossbow valued at $97 was stolen.
700 block of Brown Street
Stolen vehicle: This complainant said that during the night of Oct. 11, an unknown suspect entered his unlocked 1998 Ford F-150 and located a spare key to his second vehicle, a silver 2018 Ford Mustang. Using the swiped key, they stole the Mustang.
2200 block of Village Park Road
Criminal mischief: For some reason, an unknown suspect broke the driver side window out of this complainant’s 2018 Ford Mustang during the night of Oct. 11. The vehicle, however, was not entered and no items were reported missing. No other areas of the car were damaged.
1100 block of
Nancy Terrace North
Vehicle burglary: During the night of Oct. 11, an unknown suspect entered the complainant’s unlocked vehicle and swiped a pair of white gold earrings, valued at $300, from the center console.
Reppin’ the Bud
900 block of
North Nancy Terrace Drive
Vehicle burglary: At approximately 3 a.m. Oct. 12, an unknown suspect entered this complainant’s unlocked vehicle and removed an Adidas bookbag. It contained the man’s work iPhone and a large blue Budweiser jacket.
Man vs. fire extinguisher
300 block of
South Frontage Road
Felony arrest: A man was located and arrested with felony charges for two counts theft of fire extinguishers, two counts of rendering fire extinguishers inoperative and criminal mischief.
Pondering the pawn
700 block of Wilkins Avenue
Theft: This victim told officers an 18k gold chain had been stolen and later pawned. Upon retrieving the chain, the victim opted to sign a waiver of prosecution for the offense.
Looting for leftovers
1500 block of East Ohio Street
Theft: This victim reported that an unknown person stole a Tupperware bowl from the top of her cabinets.
1800 block of Bond Street
Fraud: After paying $12,000 to replace a roof, this victim discovered via his insurance company that an additional $20,000 had been approved by the insurance for the same work.
700 block of East Reynolds Street
Fraud: The complaint reported to officers that her Lowes company credit card was fraudulently used to purchase supplies at a Lowes in Lakeland and had been attempted to be used at a Lowes in Mt. Dora.