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First Day Back On The Streets For Coral Springs Police Sergeant Who Battled Cancer

April 14, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – For nearly two years, Coral Springs police Sgt. Ebony Winn has battled brain cancer, unsure at times if she could continue a job she has wanted since she was a young girl.

But on Wednesday, Winn, 40, came back full-time to the police department and hit the streets right away.

“It’s so good to be back on calls,” said Winn, who is now in ...

Coral Springs Sex Offender Turns Himself In After Confessing To Fondling A Child

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A 67-year-old registered sex offender showed up Saturday at Coral Springs Police Department with an announcement: he fondled a child and was turning himself in, a police report said.

Mark Felton, of Coral Springs, told officers he came forward because he wanted the girl’s family to heal after the incident, the report said.

He has been registered as a sex ...

Failure To Return Vehicle, DUI, Battery, And More: Coral Springs Police Arrest Report, March 31 – April 6

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – More than 12 people were arrested by Coral Springs Police Department during the week of March 31 – April 6.

Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Here are the people arrested, according to police:

- David Cossio, 23, arrested on a charge of grand theft of more than $10,000 on March 31.

- David Cossio Gonzalez, 54, arrested on a ...

Deputies Arrested 12-year-old Boy For Making Bomb Threat In Tamarac After Speaking To Him In Coral Springs

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A 12-year-old boy was at a Coral Springs pre-school on Thursday when Broward Sheriff’s detectives showed up and later arrested him for making a bomb threat at another school in Tamarac.

According to a Sheriff’s Office news release, the boy used a fictitious email address to make the threat on Wednesday at Renaissance Charter School at 8399 North University ...

Rising Precious Metal Prices Fueling Catalytic Converter Theft In Coral Springs And Elsewhere

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In cities across the nation, the thefts of catalytic converters from cars and trucks have risen in recent months.

Coral Springs has had thefts, too.   

According to figures released this week by Coral Springs police, officers have investigated 11 cases since October, including those connected to a father-and-son team arrested last month after alleged ...

Battery, Theft, Suspended Licenses, Strangulation, And More: Coral Springs Police Arrests, March 24-30

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – More than 12 people were arrested by Coral Springs Police Department during the week of March 24-30.

Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty:

- Wedkaly Pierre, 27, arrested on a charge of trespassing on school property on March 24.

- Mark Perry, 47, arrested on a charge of battery on March 25.

- Passion Pierre, 24, arrested on a charge of ...

Coral Springs Police: 18-Year-old Has Had Nearly Dozen Driver’s License Suspensions

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A Coral Springs man has had his driver’s license suspended 11 times, a police report said.

He is 18-years-old.

Malik Henderson was taken into custody on March 30 after he allegedly sped past in his Chevy Impala and didn’t “move over” for a police officer working another traffic stop on Royal Palm Boulevard, the report said.

When the ...

Father And Son Allegedly Stole Catalytic Converters From Trucks In Coral Springs To Sell On Black Market

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In recent weeks, Coral Springs police caught at least four thieves who are accused of breaking into cars and stealing credit cards from purses and wallets.

On Tuesday, detectives arrested a father-and-son team who they said stole something else from vehicles in the city: catalytic converters.

According to a police social media post and arrest reports, David Cossio ...

Coral Springs Police Chief: Car Burglaries, Citizen-Generated Complaints On Our Officers, And More

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - If you leave a handgun, computer, and wallet full of money in your unlocked vehicle, thieves will not take it…Okay, that is an April Fools’ joke. 

Thieves will, and often do, steal items that we leave in unlocked cars.  They even steal the car when we leave the keys or FOB inside the vehicle.  So please, don’t be an April Fool and remember ...

Coral Springs Police Looking For Man Connected To Theft Of Truck With $80,000 Of Kraft Products

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – What do you do with $80,000 of stolen Kraft products? Coral Springs detectives are trying to find out.

City police asked the public for help on Wednesday in finding a man believe to be involved in the March 24 theft of a trailer containing the products from the rear of the 9500 block of Westview Drive.

There’s more: The 2017 Great Dane 53-foot trailer was ...

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Mathesie Chiropractic Life Center In Coral Springs: Accidents, Whiplash, And Treatment

April 14, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - If you have been involved in a significant automobile accident in Coral Springs or beyond, whiplash injuries need to be taken very seriously -- and you should stay aware of how your body is feeling and functioning after the crash.

Although some symptoms will begin immediately, other symptoms of a whiplash injury are not immediate and can take days or weeks to fully ...

Pediatric ER Physician At Broward Health Coral Springs Offers Tips On Keeping Your Children Safe

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A pediatric ER physician at Broward Health Coral Springs hosted a virtual lecture Wednesday on keeping children safe in and out of the home.

In her talk “Get To Know Your Local Children's Hospital ER and Learn Accident Prevention Facts,” Dr. Nirit Swerdloff, assistant medical director at the hospital’s pediatric emergency room, went over ways to ...

Broward Health Hosting Virtual Lecture on April 14: Get To Know Your Local Children's Hospital ER And Learn Accident Prevention Facts

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Broward Health will host a virtual lecture on April 14 at 12:30 pm: Get To Know Your Local Children's Hospital ER and Learn Accident Prevention Facts. It will be given by Dr. Nirit Swerdloff, who is a pediatric ER physician.

Broward Health Coral Springs is the only children’s hospital ER in western Broward County.

Children aren’t just little adults. They ...

Shirley Klein PA In Coral Springs: First-Time Homebuyer Mistakes to Avoid

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Buying your first home is one of the most exciting decisions you’ll make in your life!

The Coral Springs market is a hot market so it's important that you take the right steps to secure your dream home.  Before you jump in and buy your first home, know the most common first-time homebuyer mistakes people make so that you can avoid them and be on your way to ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Student Wins Essay Contest Held By Rep. Christine Hunschofsky

PARKLAND, FL- In honor of Women's History Month, Florida State Representative Christine Hunschofsky held an essay contest with the theme "Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to be Silenced."

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School freshman Jacey Brauner was chosen as the winner of the contest, and her subject was Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

"I ...

COVID Liability Protections Legislation Signed into Law

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - For over a year now, our Chamber along with many others throughout the state have been advocating for commonsense COVID liability protections to protect the business community.

Last week, the Chamber-backed COVID liability protections legislation became the very first bill of the 2021 legislative session passed by both bodies of the Legislature and sent to the ...

Fleeing From Police, Sexual Battery, Auto Thefts, And More: Coral Springs Police Bulletin, March 31 – April 6

April 11, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Here is the Coral Springs Police Department crime and incident report for the week of March 31 – April 6.

Theft of auto parts

- March 31, West Sample Road, Victim: man, 43, Estimated loss: $7,000

 

Shoplifting

- March 31, BJ Wholesale, 620 Riverside Drive, Estimated loss: $17

 

Child abuse

- March 31, Royal Palm ...

Vehicle Fire, Sexual Batteries, Animal Bites, And More: Coral Springs Police Bulletin, March 24-30

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Here is the Coral Springs Police Department crime and incident report for the week of March 24-30.

 

Identity theft

- March 24, NW 33 Street

- March 26, NW 75 Way

 

Theft from car

- March 24, West Sample Road, Victim: man, 36, Estimated loss: $511

- March 25, Wiles Road, Victim: man, 42, Estimated loss: $1,500

 

Neglect

- ...

Howard Melamed: Coral Springs Resident, Business Owner, and Internet Provocateur

April 2, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Most people wouldn’t want to be called a gadfly. Howard Melamed doesn’t mind it at all.

The longtime Coral Springs resident, business owner, one-time political candidate, and lately an internet provocateur delights in telling city leaders his views on how to run the city of more than 130,000 people.

Everything from traffic (“there’s too much ...

“I’m Ready:” Coral Springs Dance Instructor Prepares For Miss Florida Competition

April 13, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Since she was 2 years old, Alana Scheuerer has performed on a stage as a dancer, winning over crowds with her jazz, ballet, and tap skills.

Now 23, the Coral Springs resident is soon going to bring her dancing abilities, as well as a passion for helping others through the arts, to a much bigger stage: the Miss Florida competition.

In front of judges, fans, and many ...

There Are Clear Reasons Why Coral Springs Police Are Well Liked

April 10, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – This week, President Biden issued some executive orders on gun control. Good for him.

In his announcement, he mentioned a few things that took my breath away. One was that the second mass shooting took place before the flags flying at half-staff for last weeks had been raised and between the two there occurred more than 800 shootings that were not classified as ...

Don’t Become A Killer In Coral Springs. Get Vaccinated.

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Twenty-seven states have had rising numbers of Covid cases and hospitalizations. Most of them are nowhere near here. However, we in this area have a particular problem. It’s called Spring Break.

I would venture to say that most everyone reading this knows someone who was a Spring Breaker or who was with someone who was a Spring Breaker. By next week, we should suspect ...

U.S. Representative Ted Deutch - Empty Suit

March 27, 2021

I see in my TapIntoCoralSprings.net feed that Representative Ted Deutch and sixty of his colleagues are making headlines for signing a letter to President Biden demanding a ban on the import of assault rifles and high capacity magazines. Excluding the letterhead, address, date and signatures this important letter is a paltry half page. If this is the collective effort of sixty people I would be ...

The More Things Change, The More They Remain the Same

March 30, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Over the past two months, to our collective dismay and disappointment, there has been a revisiting of the topic of mass shootings. In dissimilar, highly unrelated circumstances, several mass shootings have been circulating through the news feed as of late.

Has anyone else begun to question “why?”

I know that my own reflection and understanding stems from ...