This week on Cops Corner: Plant City Police investigate stolen jewelry, a fraudulent charge and a fleeing suspect.
RUN, RUN, RUDOLPH
300 block of Grant St.
Warrant arrest: Officers were dispatched to an apartment complex at the listed location in reference to an individual with active outstanding warrants possibly being in the area. Officers made contact with the suspect as they were entering a white SUV, along with another individual, and fled on foot as officers gave chase. The suspect was subsequently transported to Orient Road Jail for booking. A computer check revealed nothing negative regarding the second individual and they left the area in possession of the vehicle.
200 block of W. Alexander St.
Theft: Officers made contact with the victim who stated that an unknown suspect removed her wallet from inside her purse while she was shopping, later using a credit card to make a purchase at Walmart.
1200 block of Townsgate Ct.
Trespass after warning/drug arrest: An officer made contact with an individual that was standing in the parking lot at the listed location. A previous trespass warning check was conducted and showed that the individual had previously been trespassed from the location on June 16 for one year. The individual was placed under arrest and transported to Orient Road Jail.
EYES WIDE OPEN
600 block of Tyner St.
Attempted Grand Theft Auto: An officer made contact with the victim at the listed location who advised that he observed unknown individuals attempting to steal his vehicle.
TURNING A BLIND EYE
Thonotosassa Rd. / W. Baker St.
DWLSR: An officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for failing to stop at a steady red light. The driver was then placed under arrest for driving with a suspended/revoked license with knowledge of two or more convictions and was transported to Orient Road Jail.
TELLING ON YOURSELF
2300 block of James L. Redman Pkwy.
Warrant arrest: Officers made contact with an individual at the listed location, stumbling on the sidewalk. The individual was highly intoxicated and remained yelling at vehicles as they passed by. While speaking to the individual, they revealed their name and date of birth along with a Florida driver’s license. An FCIC/NCIC check revealed two possible warrants out of Taylor County, later confirmed by Taylor County. The individual was subsequently arrested and transported to Orient Road Jail without incident.
2400 block of Mud Lake Rd.
Burglary: An officer met with the victim at the listed location in reference to the theft of a mini-fridge, two powered subwoofers and two powered speakers.
800 block of W. Dr. Martin Luther Kind Blvd.
Armed burglary: An officer responded to a business at the listed location in reference to a criminal mischief complaint. Once on the scene, it was learned that the business had actually been burglarized, resulting in the loss of sterling silver earrings and rings, valued at approximately $13,000, gold amethyst necklace, valued at $1,400, and a 14k gold chain, valued at $1,200.
A LONG LIST
W. Hwy 574 / W. Lake St.
Flee to elude/resist/leaving the scene: An officer responded to the listed location in reference to a traffic accident where a vehicle fled the scene. One individual was subsequently arrested and charged with fleeing to elude law enforcement, leaving the scene of a crash with property damage, resisting an officer without violence and driving an unregistered motor vehicle.