This week on Cops Corner:Plant City Police investigated a stolen trampoline, employee theft, a stolen firearm, a curious creeper and more.
Preschool fire drill
900 block of East Renfro Street
False alarm of fire/possession of marijuana: Officers responded to a report of a man intentionally pulling a fire alarm at a preschool. He was placed under arrest for possession of marijuana and charged with false alarm of fire. The man was transported to Orient Road Jail without incident.
Rooking the system
3500 block of West Baker Street
Petit theft: A woman committed an theft in the amount of $140 from the company she worked for. Based on the information obtained in the investigation and the woman’s criminal history, she qualified for the APAD program.
Go ahead and jump
1500 block of East Church Street
Theft: Police received an odd call when a complainant phoned in to report that during the night of Aug. 29, someone was able to sneak into their yard and steal a 10-foot trampoline without being noticed. The complainant said he wanted to document the incident and signed a waiver of prosecution.
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Recovered stolen firearm: This complainant reached out to police after checking the serial number on a 9mm Sig Sauer handgun that was in his possession and learning the gun had been reported stolen to Lakeland Police Department. Officers confirmed the firearm was stolen and took possession of the gun, placing it in PCPD evidence. A report was completed and the make and model, serial number and details of how the firearm was obtained were all documented.
Dodging the feds
800 block of
East Reynolds Street
Stolen vehicle and trailer: Officers met with a complainant who said that sometime between 2 p.m. Sept. 1 and 7:30 a.m. Sept. 2, someone stole a red 1995 Dodge Ram 2500 flat bed truck with a black 2016 Triple Crown trailer attached.
1700 block of North Park Road
Criminal mischief: This complainant told police that sometime between Aug. 30 and Sept. 2, someone damaged a vending machine at the property while attempting to make entry into it.
2700 block of
Wilder Reserve Drive
Unlawful trespass: During the night of Sept. 3, someone entered three of the complainant’s unlocked vehicles. There was no damage to any of the cars and nothing appeared to be missing, though it was obvious someone had been riffling through. The complainant said she only wanted the incident documented and signed a waver.
Busting down the door
400 block of Waller Street
Burglary/Criminal mischief: This complainant told officers that between 6 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Sept. 5, someone broke her front door and entered her home. They proceeded to rummage through her personal property and then left.
900 block of Loganderry Lane
Burglary vehicle: At an unknown time during the past two weeks, someone entered this complainant’s unlocked vehicle and removed all of her rent cash from her wallet. She told police she needed a report so her landlord would not force her to pay a late fee. She then signed a waiver of prosecution.
Swiper no swiping
2200 block of Oak Avenue
Theft: This victim stayed at Community Care Center for a short recovery and had his wallet, which contained $230, stolen.