By Jim Donnelly
Through our joint effort with the Coconut Creek Police Department to share updates with residents, this is a summary of Coconut Creek’s crime and arrests through May 15.
Theft – From Motor Vehicle
A 37-year-old female was the victim of Theft – From Motor Vehicle on W Atlantic Blvd was reported on 05/09/2023. The total estimated loss was: $100. A purse was taken from the back seat.
Theft – From Building
Walmart was the victim of Theft – From Building on W Hillsboro Blvd was reported on 05/09/2023. The total estimated loss was: $126. A Walmart female employee stole $126.58 worth of items.
A 34-year-old male was the victim of Theft – From a Building. The theft of an iPhone 13 Pro Max Coral Pointe I was reported on 05/10/2023. The total estimated loss was: $1,000.
Fraud – Other
An 18-year-old female was the victim of Fraud – Other on NW 20 Street in Wynmoor was reported on 05/10/2023. The total estimated loss was: $1,959. The fraud was committed via a mirroring telephone app.
A 69-year-old male was the victim of Elderly Abuse/Neglect and was reported on 05/10/2023 in Baywood Village II.
Theft – Retail/Shoplifting
The Guitar Center was the victim of Theft – Retail/Shoplifting on Lyons Road was reported on 05/10/2023. The total estimated loss was: $2,149.
Robbery – Carjacking
A 52-year-old female was the victim of Robbery – Carjacking at Evergreen Lakes on Wiles Road was reported on 05/10/2023.
Theft – All Other
A 32-year-old female was the victim of Theft – All Other was reported on 05/11/2023. The total estimated loss was: $200. Cash and cards were stolen from a wallet.
Disturbance – Juvenile
Disturbance – A juvenile at Tradewinds Elementary on Johnson Road was reported on 05/11/2023. A seven-year-old, a first-grade student, got mad and made a finger gun gesture and sound toward a classmate he thought was making fun of him.
Weapon – Unlawful Discharge
A victim of a Weapon – Unlawful Discharge at Advenir South on Cocoplum Circle was reported on 05/11/2023—an accidental discharge with a Juvenile shot and transported to Broward General.
Weapon – Bomb Threat
Coconut Creek High School was the victim of Weapon – Bomb Threat at 1400 NW 44 Avenue was reported on 05/12/2023. An unknown suspect called a bomb threat into the school.
Vehicle Theft – Auto
A 39-year-old male was the victim of Vehicle Theft – an Auto was reported on Sunshine Drive on 05/13/2023.
Otano, Stephanie, Jazmin, 32, was arrested on a Contributing To Delinquency Or Dependency Of Child charge on 05/09/2023.
Johnson, Shelia, Vandoria, 62, was arrested on a Petit Theft – 2nd Degree – 1 Offense charge at 5571 W Hillsboro Blvd on 05/09/2023.
Doe, Christie, Lee, 40, was arrested on a Capias Count 1 Grand Theft In The 1ST charge at 6700 N State Road 7 on 05/11/2023.
Schwartz, Jeffrey, Hayes, 62, was arrested on a Drive While License Susp Third Or Subsq Offense charge at 3621 Hillsboro Blvd.
- A Coral Springs resident for over 30 years, Jim Donnelly has had a 40-year career as a photographer, videographer, and editor for South Florida affiliate news stations, along with CNN, ESPN, ABC Sports and News, NBC Sports and News, Fox News, and CBS. Donnelly has won several awards, including EMMY’s, for his team coverage. Currently, he owns Image Masters Photography and works as a Realtor.
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