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Police & Fire

May 7, 2022

PARKLAND, FL – As ash from fires in the Everglades continue to rain down on western Broward County, winds were expected to pick up on Saturday and push more smoke across the region. On Friday, one of three brush fires in the Everglades, started by lightning strikes on Wednesday, had burned more ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Many Parkland residents are noticing smoke in the air and on the western horizon from Parkland. On Thursday, the Forestry Service reported three separate wildfires burning about 8,000 acres of Everglades west of Parkland. The breeze and air currents have been carrying the smoke closer ...

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PARKLAND – Broward Sheriff's Office investigators have determined that the person who was found dead earlier this week in Parkland died of a self-inflicted wound, a spokeswoman said Thursday. The person was found near Rising Tide Car Wash at 7201 North State Road 7. No other information was ...

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PARKLAND, FL- One person was found dead earlier this week along State Road 7 in Parkland near Rising Tide Car Wash. The scene is currently under investigation by the Broward Sheriff's Office. "Unfortunately, we can't give out any additional information at this time, as this is an active homicide ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The latest updates of notable crime reports in Parkland from the Broward Sheriff's Office for April 19 - April 25, 2022. Aggravated Assault With a Deadly Weapon/ Domestic Violence: April 22: Parkland; Tracie Ann Obeid, 49, was arrested on charges of Aggravated Assault with a ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Authorities tried again this week to convince a homeless man seen on Wiles Road in Coral Springs to get into a shelter. But the man, known as “Lavar” who sits in a usual spot just west of NW 85 Avenue near the entrance to the Coral Trace neighborhood, decline assistance, said ...

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PARKLAND, FL- A single car careened off the road and into the canal at the end of Loxahatchee Road on Monday evening in Parkland. At 7:28 p.m., a call came into the Parkland-Coral Springs Fire Department describing the scene of a single vehicle crashing into the canal. "Three people were in ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Coral Springs Deputy Police Chief Brad McKeone will be the city’s next chief of police after the current chief Clyde Parry retires in June, city announced Thursday. McKeone -- who has worked in the department since 1999 -- will be the city’s seventh police chief, taking over ...

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PARKLAND, FL – There was another police visit to the Coral Springs home of TikTok stars the "Island Boys" this week. Officers on Thursday evening responded to a domestic call after a female visitor at the Heron Bay home rented by brothers Franky and Alex Venegas accused one of the brothers of ...

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PARKLAND, FL- A dump truck fell into the canal off the end of Loxahatchee Road in Parkland on Monday morning. The driver was found dead in the water about an hour after the crash. Police are currently on the scene as tow trucks attempt to remove the vehicle from the water. No further details ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A man wanted in connection with the drive-by shooting that killed an 8-year-old girl in Palm Beach County last week was arrested Monday in Heron Bay in Coral Springs. Coral Springs SWAT officers and other police arrested Andrew James Thomas, 20, without incident in the early ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The latest updates of notable crime reports in Parkland from the Broward Sheriff's Office for January 25– January 31, 2022. Battery: January 29: 8095 University Dr, Parkland; Suspect upset over a road rage incident and followed victim into Publix. Suspect then grabs the ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A fatal crash involving a motorcycle closed off Tuesday southbound Sawgrass Expressway through a portion of Coral Springs, police said. The crash, around 11:30 a.m., closed off all southbound lanes just east of University Drive. Police said a preliminary investigation ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The latest updates of notable crime reports in Parkland from the Broward Sheriff's Office for January 18– January 24, 2022. Animal Bite: January 18: Holmberg Rd, Parkland; Reporter stated that while she was outside her residence in the development she was bite by a neighbor's ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Crews were working Monday morning to repair a gas leak in the area of University Drive and Wiles Road in Coral Springs. Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department said in a social media alert that Wiles Road from University Drive to NW 87 Avenue was closed. In addition, 4631 ...

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PARKLAND, FL- Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer ruled at a court hearing on Monday that jurors will be allowed to see the Instagram account photos for the Parkland shooter. The defendant had posed with guns on his Instagram account prior to the shooting. His attorneys argued that the seizure of ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Fire officials encouraged Coral Springs and Parkland residents with respiratory problems to stay indoors on Sunday as a result of lingering fires in the Everglades. Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department said sugarcane burning in western Palm Beach was bringing smoke into ...

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PARKLAND, FL- The latest updates of notable crime reports in Parkland from the Broward Sheriff's Office for January 11 – January 17, 2022. Auto Theft:  January 6-13: Parkland; A 2021 black Anderson rental trailer was reported stolen from an unknown subject(s) without his permission or ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A 43-year-old Coral Springs-Parkland firefighter/paramedic died Wednesday “in the line of duty” after a two-year battle with cancer, according to Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department. James “Nate” Leonard joined the department in 2007 and served at Station 95 at 300 Coral ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A 27-year-old man was killed Sunday morning in a neighborhood just south of Forest Glen Middle School in Coral Springs. Police found Marc Examon shot multiple times outside his home in the 4100 block of NW 66th Terrace shortly after 4:30 am. Examon was pronounced dead at ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A longtime Coral Springs resident who went missing on Dec. 23 has turned up in a medical facility in West Palm Beach, according to his daughter. Amanda Patnaude said her father, Philip Patnaude, 55, was located in the facility on Wednesday. “He’s doing ok. I’m glad he’s ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Since her 55-year-old father went missing more than a week ago from Coral Springs, Amanda Patnaude has driven around The Walk of Coral Springs looking him, sometimes two or three times a day. “He liked to walk there and see all the stores,” she said about her father, Philip ...

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PARKLAND, FL- January is an excellent time to reflect on the previous year. Looking back also helps as we move forward. We have accomplished so much in the past 12 months. While we continued to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated challenges, the Broward Sheriff's Office maintained its ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – As real estate agent Sara Trost was sitting in her Jeep Wrangler in the driveway of a Coral Springs home she was planning to show to a prospective buyer last Thursday, a man drove up to her, according to a police report released Wednesday. He fired a gun at Trost’s car tire ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Police have arrested a 51-year-old man from Boca Raton man for allegedly killing a 40-year-old Parkland real estate agent in broad daylight on Thursday at a rental property near Creekside Drive and Wiles Road. Raymond Reese was charged Thursday evening with first-degree ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL. – A 40-year-old real estate agent was shot dead Thursday afternoon in Coral Springs at a rental property near Creekside Drive and Wiles Road. Police identified the woman as Sara Trost. She was pronounced dead at the home in the area of 5700 block of NW 40 Court shortly ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL- Coral Springs administrators paid tribute last week to a former city fire chief who died on Dec. 10. John Dowling, 63, was the city’s fire chief from 1984-1985, and later served with the Tamarac fire department for 30 years, said Mike Moser, deputy chief for Coral ...

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PARKLAND, FL- November is the month of giving thanks, and Somerset Parkland Academy took the opportunity on Tuesday to thank the Broward Sherriff's Organization for their support in getting off the ground this past year. "Somerset Parkland has been very good with our law enforcement," said BSO ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A gas leak along the road construction corridor of Wiles Road in Coral Springs on Monday closed off traffic in both directions of the road, and resulted in gas service suspension to businesses along University Drive. The gas leak, shortly before 11:45 am, in the 8700 block of ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The 14-year-old girl who attacked her teacher on Monday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School faces two battery charges. The ninth grader put Sharon Cutler -- a long-time finance teacher who is well-known in northwest Broward County for her role as a DECA administrator -- ...

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