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Police & Fire

January 24, 2023

COCONUT CREEK, FL – Here are some of the incidents Coconut Creek police investigated between Jan. 10-16. The accounts come from a weekly police bulletin. - Jan. 10: Stolen vehicle. No address provided. - Jan. 10: A 55-year-old man reported to being victim of $16,683 fraud with his ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Coconut Creek police were looking for owner(s) of two dogs found in the city over the weekend. On Sunday, police picked up a male dog and female dog who were running free near the intersection of Copans Road and NW 42 Avenue, according a police post on Facebook. Neither of ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Coconut Creek police recorded a more than 70 percent drop in fraud cases they investigated last year, the result of officers doing more crime prevention education across the city, police said. The department investigated 121 fraud-related cases in 2022 compared to 210 in ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Coconut Creek police arrested a 26-year-old man who allegedly pushed his way into an apartment in the city, beat up a woman living there, and then stole an expensive watch and other items, police said. Jihad Ahmed of Pompano Beach faces home invasion, burglary with battery, ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – About 5,500 feet of copper wire was recently stolen along Coconut Creek Parkway in Coconut Creek, leaving 17 city light poles not working, according to a police report. The theft was reported to police on Dec. 29 by a city of Coconut Creek electrician after noticing the ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Last month, a catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle parked at a hotel in Coconut Creek, according to police. This came as police departments across the nation have reported spikes in the theft of this vital part of a vehicle’s exhaust system that helps reduce the ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Someone broke into vans of business owners at Lyons Technology Parkway in Coconut Creek last month. Police spoke to two business owners who reported their vans were broken into overnight on Dec. 22, according to a police report. The owner of Gator Plumbing told police a ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – A two-car crash in Coconut Creek on Wednesday morning left one person injured and required police to close part of Sample Road. The crash was reported shortly after 7 a.m. at the intersection of NW 42nd Avenue and Sample Road. A police spokesman said one person was taken ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – More than 100 police K9 teams from three states will be coming to Coconut Creek in March for a competition. The city announced Tuesday that it will host this year's United States Police Canine Association Region 1 Field Trials from March 19-24. The event will test dogs' ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Three Coconut Creek police officers pulled out last month a distraught woman from her sinking car in a lake at Tradewinds Park North in Coconut Creek, according to a police report. The officers jumped into the lake, pried open the door of her Toyota Camry, and pulled out the ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Earlier this week, Coconut Creek police warned residents to be alert about the “Social Security Scam” after an elderly couple in the city was defrauded out of “significant sum of money.” According to a police social media post about the incident, a fraudster posing as a ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Two youths were arrested this week after allegedly trying to break into an apartment in Coconut Creek as well as unlocked cars across northwest Broward County, Coconut Creek police said. Police said they took into custody Everton Francis, 18, of Coral Springs, and a ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – A man died Friday in Coconut Creek after his pick-up truck left the roadway on SW 46 Avenue, went airborne, and took out a pair of utility poles, police said. He died at the scene after the crash was reported at 12:54 a.m., police said. Following the crash, Lyons Road, ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Here are some of the incidents Coconut Creek police investigated Dec. 20 - 26. The accounts come from a weekly police bulletin. - Dec. 20: Illegal palm frond dumping at 3899 Wiles Road and NW 39 Avenue. - Dec. 20: Woman, 37, victim of fraud on NW 48 Avenue in South ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Here are some of the incidents Coconut Creek police investigated between Dec. 13-19. The accounts come from a weekly police bulletin. - Dec. 13: Vehicle was stolen from a parking lot in Woodlake Villas. - Dec. 13: Theft of catalytic converter at Township Plaza. - Dec.

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COCONUT CREEK – A 15-year-old girl from Coconut Creek who went missing last week has returned home, police said. Coconut Creek police said on social media that Sarina Rapp returned home on Dec. 26. “She is safe and getting the help she needs,” the police department wrote on its Facebook ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Earlier this month, a 77-year-old Coconut Creek woman was on her laptop when the screen suddenly went blue. Then, she heard a voice coming from her computer saying she had been hacked. The voice instructed her to call a phone number belonging to Microsoft. She called ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Coconut Creek police are investigating an armed robbery at an apartment complex in Coconut Creek. According to a police bulletin, police were looking to question two suspects in the Dec. 15 incident at Banyan Bay at 4103 W. Atlantic Boulevard. Investigators determined that ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Coconut Creek police searched Saturday for a 15-year-old girl who has been missing since Friday. Sarina Rapp was last seen in the area of her home in the 5300 block of NW 55 Terrace in Coconut Creek, police said. Police said in a social media post that Rapp likely “left of ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – A Home Depot security guard in Coconut Creek was given a citation earlier this month after a police officer discovered police-like lights on his SUV, according to a police report. Neville Webb, 60, of Coral Springs, was told by a Coconut Creek police officer that he needed to ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – A Coconut Creek police officer heard the sound of loud exhaust coming from a Dodge Charger this week at Tradewinds Park, a police report said. The officer also realized the car had expired tags as it drove off from a party there, the report said. But when the officer tried ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Here are some of the incidents Coconut Creek Police investigated between Dec. 6 -12. The accounts come from police bulletin. - Dec. 6: 6000 Lyons Road - traffic stop resulted in seized tag. - Dec. 6: Long Pine Greenway South, 6901 Lyons Road - graffiti marking on the ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Many Coconut Creek homeowners can expect slightly lower home insurance rates.  And city residents should know that a fire is not likely to severely damage or decimate a building in their city. These are expectations resulting from the new Coconut Creek Fire Rescue earning ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – For $200, a 21-year-old woman allegedly got involved in moving a stolen SUV from Miami in a Coconut Creek apartment complex. Byanna Ware, of Lauderdale Lakes, was arrested last week along with two others after Coconut Creek police and Broward Sheriff’s Office traced the ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL - Despite issuing warnings of caution regarding coyotes, Coconut Creek police said attacks from coyotes are rare in the city. In recent weeks, after residents reported coyote sightings, police created a web page to educate residents about the typically shy and elusive creatures ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Following recent sightings of coyotes in Coconut Creek, city police are offering coyote whistles to help residents scare off the typically shy and elusive creatures. “These whistles are a great way to scare coyotes away if you’re ever out walking the dog and concerned,” ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Earlier this month, a 29-year-old Coconut Creek woman was arrested after she allegedly drove off with two men who had shoplifted from a Home Depot store on State Road 7, a police report said. When policed stopped Cheyenne Adak outside the store in her GMC Savannah, officers ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Here are some of the incidents Coconut Creek Police investigated between Nov. 29 and Dec. 5. The accounts come from a police bulletin. - Nov. 29: 4849 Coconut Creek Parkway, Publix - Theft of bicycle - Nov. 29: 4700 West Sample Road - Traffic stop resulting in arrest of ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – Coconut Creek police officers now have a new non-lethal device to restrain suspects – something similar to a “handcuffs across the room.” “It’s great for de-escalation,” said Officer Andrea Calderon, who has been trained to use the BolaWrap - a handheld device that deploys an ...

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COCONUT CREEK, FL – A two-car crash blocked an intersection in Coconut Creek on Tuesday morning, police said. There were no serious injuries in the crash at Lyons Road at NW 30 Street around 9:30 a.m., police said. The intersection reopened around 10:20 a.m. Police are investigating what ...

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