Police & Fire

April 18, 2021

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The bicyclist hit by a car on Saturday evening in Coral Springs has died, police said Sunday. The 54-year-old woman died at Broward Health North after she got into a crash with a car at Coral Ridge Drive and Lakeview Drive shortly before 8:30 pm. Police did not release her ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A bicyclist was in critical condition Saturday night after a crash with a car in Coral Springs, police said. The bicyclist was taken to Broward Health North after the crash at Coral Ridge Drive and Lakeview Drive shortly before 8:30 pm. The crash closed the intersection in ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Last Friday, a Coral Springs man -- who is six-feet-six-inches tall, 250-pounds with a “Love Hurts” tattoo on his face and considered “a violent felony offender of special concern” -- was visibly agitated when police arrived to quell an argument, a police report said. A 911 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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: ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A customer walking in the parking lot of a Publix store in Coral Springs this week came upon a disturbing sight: a man was allegedly pleasuring himself in his SUV, a police report said. The man, later identified by police as Cruz Humes, 22, of Margate, was seen watching a ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A school bus and car collided Monday morning in Coral Springs near the intersection of Royal Palm Boulevard and Coral Springs Drive, police said. No one involved in the crash was taken to a hospital, police said. A photo of the crash taken by a passer-by showed the front ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – After his ex-girlfriend allegedly threw a bloody tampon at him, a 27-year-old man was accused of pouring bleach on her during a fight in a Coral Springs home, a police report said. Romaine Seaton admitted to police he doused the woman with bleach, burning her chest, neck, and ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – After a fatal 130 mph street race, a Coral Springs man faces vehicular homicide and child abuse charges, Broward Sheriff’s Office said Thursday. On Tuesday, Steven Seneca, 35, was taken into custody after an investigation revealed he allegedly was street racing on Jan. 30 in ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A 36-year-old Coral Springs man allegedly “secretly” installed a video recording device in a bathroom smoke detector to get images of at least one woman changing, showering, and using the restroom, according to a police report. Nichiren Rugeles Ogando admitted to Coral ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A BMW rolled over Monday on Lakeview Drive in Coral Springs, police said. No one was injured in the one-car crash at NW 111 Avenue and Lakeview Drive shortly before 2:15 pm, a fire official said. The rollover crash resulted in police temporarily closing the eastbound lanes ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A vehicle fire shut down Friday afternoon a part of Sample Road in Coral Springs, police said. No one was injured when the vehicle caught fire in the area of Sample Road and Riverside Drive shortly before 1 p.m. Police closed westbound Sample Road for about an hour as ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – In the latest annual listing of safest cities in Florida, Coral Springs made the list again, although not as high as in previous years. Based on violent and property crime data, Coral Springs ranked 38th in the “Florida’s 50 Safest Cities of 2021” study by research company ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Last week, the driver of a Camaro with yellow racing stripes allegedly crossed into Coral Springs and drove through parks and business offices until setting his sights on a parking spot next to an SUV on Sample Road, a police report said. There, officers who were following ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Two car crashes on Monday temporarily shut down portions of city roads, according to police and fire officials. A crash shortly before 2 p.m. at Coral Ridge Drive and West Atlantic Boulevard forced police to close West Atlantic Boulevard eastbound at the intersection. It ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Two people were injured Friday in a car crash in Coral Springs involving an overturned minivan, police and fire officials said. One person was taken to Broward Health North for non-threatening injuries and the other person was taken to Broward Health Coral Springs, officials ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Here’s some advice: Don’t leave your car unlocked with keys inside in Coral Springs, especially at a mall. On Saturday, Coral Springs police took into custody a 38-year-old man who allegedly drove off in an SUV that was left unlocked with keys inside from the parking lot ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – One person was injured Tuesday in a two-car crash at an intersection in a residential neighborhood in Coral Springs, police said. The injured person suffered minor injuries when two cars crashed at the intersection of NW 39 Street and NW 110 Avenue, just north of Sample Road, ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The pandemic caused many categories of crime to plummet in Coral Springs, according to new data. City Police Chief Clyde Parry said last week that robberies, residential and non-residential burglaries, vehicle burglaries, and auto thefts were down -- some significantly -- in ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A 1-year-old boy drowned this weekend in a pool in Coral Springs, police said Monday. The drowning happened Saturday evening in a pool on Kensington Circle in the northwest part of the city, said Sgt. Francis Capre, who is a police spokesman. The cause of the drowning is ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Three weeks after a man attempted to burn down an elderly couple’s Coral Springs house, the family is still trying to figure out why they were targeted. “They just want to know why,” the couple’s son, Marc Schechter, said Sunday. Coral Springs police have not released any ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL  – One person was seriously injured Saturday evening in a crash at Creekside Drive and Turtle Creek Drive in Coral Springs. The crash -- shortly before 9 p.m. -- resulted in the closing of nearby streets: 62 Avenue and Sample Road, and Terrapin Lane and Turtle Creek Drive, ...

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