This week on Cops Corner, Plant City Police investigated destructive ghosts, broken windshields, Fraudulent Credit card purchases, a house fully engulfed in flames and more.
800 block of West Ball Street
Criminal mischief: This victim told officers that during the night someone broke out a light bulb on the rear of their home.
700 block of Coronet Street
Criminal mischief: This victim heard a loud noise during the night and, when she looked out of her window, she saw her car windshield had been broken due to a thrown brick.
Coining an alibi
2900 block of Pine Club Drive
Grand theft: During the past two weeks, an unknown person stole coins from this victim’s home. The coins were valued at more than $200,000.
Zoomin’ without a license
3300 Sydney Road
NVDL: Officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was traveling 60 mph in a 45 mph zone. The driver was arrested for No Valid Driver’s License and was transported to Orient Road Jail without incident.
4300 block of
Reynolds Oaks Place
Criminal mischief: This victim told officers that, while she was sitting in her kitchen a little after 5 p.m., she heard a loud noise and turned around to see a sliding glass door on the back of her house was broken. She didn’t see anyone on her property and was unable to determine how the door was broken. She signed a waiver of prosecution.
800 block of West Warren Street
Suspicious fire: Officers and Plant City Fire Rescue responded to a home and found it was fully engulfed in flames. The State Fire Marshal was contacted by PCFR who responded and conducted an arson investigation.
Pranking the park
Criminal mischief: Officers spoke with city employees who reported graffiti had been located on buildings and poles within Mary E. Ellis Park. A utility box at the location had also been damaged.
Flames on Ball
800 block of West Ball Street
Arson: Officers responded to the above listed location in reference to a structure fire. The State Fire Marshal responded to the scene as well and conducted an investigation.
Wrecking the mailbox
900 block of
Oakland Heights Avenue
Criminal mischief: This victim told officers someone damaged their mailbox, which was valued at $50, sometime between 9 p.m. and 8 a.m. She signed a waiver and no other mailboxes in the area were damaged.
700 block of
North Pennsylvania Avenue
Criminal mischief: Officers met with a city employee who told them someone painted the outside bathroom walls with gold paint.
1100 block of West Baker Street
Criminal mischief: This complainant said, between 6:30 p.m. on June 3 and 2 p.m. on June 4, someone broke the center glass section out of the complainant’s front door. The complaint wanted to document the incident and then signed a waiver of prosecution.
ATV to go
400 block of
North Frontage Road
Grand theft: Gulf Coast Turf and Tractor reported an unknown person called their store and paid for an ATV with a fraudulent credit card.
1300 block of
East Alabama Street
Theft: This victim told officers that, sometime between 8 a.m. and midnight, an unknown person took his Xbox One S without his permission.
Let’s take this outside
100 block of Henry Avenue
Agg. battery with knife: Officers arrived due to a call about a stabbing. One man was sprayed with water by another man. They both exited the home and the first man pulled a knife and stabbed the other in the right arm, lacerating an artery. An officer was able to utilize a tourniquet to stop the bleeding and the man was transported to the hospital for treatment. Both parties signed a waiver of prosecution.