This week on Cops Corner: Plant City Police investigated missing packages, a stolen trailer, stolen flower pots, a breakup blowout and more.
1800 block of East Alabama Street
Theft: This victim reported to police that an unknown suspect took a package valued at $150 from her front porch approximately two months ago.
They see me rollin’, they hatin’
100 block of West Prosser Drive
Recovered stolen property: Officers responded to the Value Pawn shop in reference to a stolen Segway scooter being recovered.
3500 block of West Baker Street
Petit theft (Waiver): This complainant reported he placed his bike behind the business at 6:30 p.m. and it was gone when he returned at 7 p.m. He said no one had permission to take his bike and wanted the incident documented. He then signed a waiver of prosecution.
It just wasn’t your night
700 block of South Jackson Street
Attempted vehicle burglary, resist W/O, loitering and prowling and possession of drugs (arrest): Officers came in contact with a man who was arrested for attempted burglary. He was also charged with loitering and prowling, resisting without violence and possession of controlled substance. He was transported to Orient Road Jail without incident.
4300 block of West Highway 574
Business burglary and criminal mischief: An officer met with the owner of Angel Pallets and learned that a Champion generator was stolen and a Ford F-550 was spray painted with vulgar symbols.
Taking the trailer
100 block of East Tever Street
Business burglary: An employee of Plant Response Inc. reported an unknown suspect cut the gate open during the weekend, causing damage, and entered the business. Then they stole a 16-foot 2017 Lamar flatbed trailer.
When shopping isn’t a pleasure
2500 block of Thonotosassa Road
Fraud: This victim reported that an unknown suspect fraudulently utilized a fake check from his bank account at Publix and received cash in the amount of $481.39 on April 4.
Give peace a chance
2600 block of Airport Road
Burglary: This victim reported the theft of a 2012 22-foot Gatormade trailer with blue flower designs on its sides and a Florida tag.
Black hearts, green thumbs
3900 block of Creek Woods Drive
Theft: Multiple flower pots were stolen from this victim’s front yard during the night of May 12.
Custom paint job
4300 block of West Highway 574
Vandalism: This victim reported that his work truck was vandalized by paint.
Criminal Mischief: Officers responded to the above listed location to the reporting of a criminal mischief to a vehicle. The complainant reported an unknown suspect spray painted the front fenders, hood and front passenger tire with a rust-colored paint. The complainant stated she believes it was done by an ex and only wanted the incident documented. She signed a waiver of prosecution.
The old five-finger discount
2400 block of James L. Redman Parkway
Robbery (waiver): Officers responded to a report of a robbery at the 7-11 located on James L. Redman Parkway. Through interviews and investigation, it was discovered the victim agreed to sell marijuana to an unknown man he met on Snapchat. The victim and suspect met on West Madison Street as agreed and then drove to the 7-11 to purchase some blunts to smoke the alleged marijuana the victim agreed to sell. As the victim arrived at the 7-11, he was approached by three unknown men who took the victim’s backpack that contained the alleged marijuana and fled the area in an unknown black sedan. The victim advised he did not want to pursue any criminal charges or continue with any other investigation. The victim signed a waiver of prosecution, ending the investigation.