This week on Cops Corner, Plant City Police investigate: A scam phone call, a stolen printer and missing solar panels.
LEAVING NO PRINTS
200 block of W Alexander St.
Theft: An officer met with the store manager at a business at the listed location who reported a theft of the store’s printer.
2100 block of W Baker St.
Fraud: An officer met with the district manager of a business at the listed location who reported a theft from the business as a result of a scam phone call.
900 block of Powell St.
Loitering and prowling / resist officer without violence: Officers responded to the area of the listed location in reference to subjects pulling on the door handles of vehicles. The juveniles involved were subsequently released to their parents.
100 block of W Lee St.
Stolen license plate: An officer responded to the parking lot at the listed location in reference to a delayed stolen license plate complaint.
A BAD DREAM
2000 block of James L. Redman Pkwy.
Drug investigation: An officer responded to a business at the listed location in reference to an individual sleeping on the outside patio of the business. The individual was subsequently arrested and transported to Orient Road Jail without incident.
1700 block of James L. Redman Pkwy.
Aggravated assault with a weapon: An officer responded to a business at the listed location in reference to a disturbance and made contact with two individuals. The first individual was working on a disabled vehicle in the parking lot of an adjacent business and was attempting to push it to the parking lot at the listed location when a second individual assisted in moving the vehicle. The first individual continued to work on the vehicle and the second attempted to assist when the two engaged in a verbal altercation for an unknown reason. The second individual attempted to walk away as the first individual followed him, confronted him, attempted to strike him and pulled a knife from his waistband before lunging at this. The second individual was once again witnessed attempting to walk away when he was again confronted and brandished a pocket knife of their own. The incident was witnessed by a business employee and also captured on security camera, confirming the primary aggressor. The second individual declined to press charges, the business declined to trespass either and both subjects left the area without incident.
SMELLS LIKE CRIME
200 block of W Alexander St.
Grand theft: An officer responded to a business at the listed location in reference to a theft of perfume.
2500 block of N Maryland Ave.
Stolen trailer: An officer responded to a residence at the listed location and met with a victim who reported their 12-foot, blue aluminum homemade enclosed double-axle trailer stole, valued at $1,000.
CATCHING SOME RAYS
1600 block of Jim Johnson Rd.
Grand theft: Officers met with the victim at the listed location who advised that seven solar panels were stolen from the property.