This week on Cops Corner, Plant City Police investigate a stolen trailer, multiple stolen vehicles and a suspect who was pushed from her chair.
500 block of N. Woodrow Wilson St.
Burglary business/trailer theft: Officers responded to the school at the location where contractors wee pressure washing and painting the interior and exterior of the building. According to the report, a closed, 12-foot trailer containing over $17,000 worth of equipment was stolen.
700 block of E. Baker St.
Vehicle theft: Officers responded to an auto shop where the victim claimed that his Ford F250, with no attached tag, had been stolen from in front of the business overnight.
PUSHED TO THE LIMIT
1600 block of E. Warren St.
Battery: Officers met with the victim who claimed that the suspect, known by the victim, pushed her out of her chair as she sat in her driveway. The victim did not know the suspect’s residence and could not provide any more information, but also did not wish to file charges and signed a waiver of prosecution.
300 block of S. Frontage Rd.
Stolen/recovered vehicle, warrant arrest: Officers responded to the location in reference to a vehicle theft that had occurred. The suspect was then placed under arrest for grand theft motor vehicle and officers discovered that they also had two active warrants out. The suspect was transported to Orient Road Jail without incident.
S. Collins St.
Warrant other agency: Officers made contact with the suspect during a traffic stop. A check on the suspect revealed two warrants out of Polk County, one for possession of an illegal substance and one for possession of drug paraphernalia. The warrants were confirmed and the suspect was transported to Orient Road Jail.
SCRATCH THAT IDEA
300 block of W. Grant St.
Criminal mischief: Officers met with a victim about reported damage to their vehicle. Upon arival, the victim noted that she had observed deep, gouge-type scratches in the paint of her vehicle, located on the front hood and all along the driver’s side.
LOST IN TRANSIT
1200 block of Gordon Oaks Dr.
Theft: Officers met with a victim who stated that packages had been stolen from the front porch of the location.
LOST AND FOUND
600 block of S. Collins St.
Vehicle theft: Officers met with a victim who claimed that his truck had been stolen. Later in the officers’ shift the truck was located by Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, unoccupied and with no damage done to the vehicle.
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Waiver of prosecution: Officers met with a victim who stated that he had reported his bike stolen on June 5. On July 4, the victim located his bike and officers made contact with the suspect at the location where the suspect claimed that he had purchased the bike from a man named “Mike”. The victim advised that he did not want to press charges and simply wanted his bike returned. The victim then regained possession of his bike and signed a waiver of prosecution.
N. Shannon Ave.
Warrant other agency: Officers came into contact with the suspect during routine patrol. After running a check on the suspect, a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office warrant for grand theft auto was discovered. The warrant was confirmed and the suspect was taken into custody and transported to Orient Road Jail.