This week on Cops Corner: Plant City Police investigate paint poured on a car, a fraudulant address change and a theft of tools.
1300 block of E. Laura St.
Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession w/ intent to sell: Officers responded to the listed location in reference to a complaint of shots fired. Upon their arrival, the suspect was arrested for consuming alcohol in a prohibited area/open container and possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell. The suspect was subsequently transported to Orient Road Jail without incident.
800 block of W. Renfro St.
Criminal mischief: Officers met with a victim who advised them that unknown suspects poured white paint over her SUV some time during the night.
2000 block of Frontage Rd.
Fraud: Officers made contact with the manager at a restaurant who advised them that a customer used a fraudulent check to pay for his meal the night before.
I-4 and Thonotosassa Rd.
Warrant arrest: Officers made contact with a the suspect who was involved in a traffic accident. A check revealed that the suspect had an active warrant out of Hillsborough County for operating a vehicle with a suspended/revoked license. The warrant was confirmed and the suspect was arrested and transported to Orient Road Jail without incident.
NEW ADDRESS, WHO THIS?
3500 block of Regner Dr.
Fraudulent use of a credit card: Officers met with the victim who advised them that an unknown suspect applied for two credit cards and also completed a USPS change of address form with his name and address in late October.
WORN OUT WELCOME
1700 block of S. Turkey Creek Rd.
Theft: Officers made contact with the complainant during an investigation, along with the suspect of the theft in question. The complainant advised that he had experienced multiple tools taken from the business’ property over the past few months and believed that the suspect was the offender due to his possession of a nail gun that he had no reason to posses. The complainant did not wish to press charges and completed a waiver of prosecution and the suspect was trespassed from the property for 365 days.
ADDING INSULT TO BURGLARY
Burglary: The victim reported that a business had been entered and damaged again, this time resulting in $300 worth of stolen property and approximately $2,310 in damages that include graffiti on the walls and broken cabinets.