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Plantation Police Department
Tuesday July 13th, 2010 :: 10:17 a.m. EDT


ROBBERY – 4544 NW 3 CT

On July 12, 2010 at 4:45 PM Plantation Police were dispatched to 4544 NW 3 Court in reference to a possible robbery. The victim, Rodney Shepard, and his three children were met in front of his house by a b/m acquaintance known as ‘Dred’ or ‘Dred O’. Within moments an older model 4 door Mercedes (silver, white, or champagne) pulled into the driveway. A b/m exited the vehicle and approached the victim and displayed a firearm.

The victim was ordered into the house at which time the suspect began to go through victim’s pockets. The victim began to struggle with the suspect which resulted in him getting shot in the leg. The victim’s 9 year old son attempted to ward off the suspect with a kitchen knife. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction.

This robbery took place in front of the victim’s children and the b/m acquaintance. The acquaintance also fled the scene. The children were uninjured. The victim was transported to Broward General.

‘Dred’ or ‘Dred O’ is described as a black male possibly in his 30’s. He drives a silver or gold Lexus. At this time he is a person of interest.

The b/m suspect is in his 30’s, 6-00, thin to medium build, and low cut black hair. He was driving an older model silver, white, or champagne Mercedes, 4 door, tinted windows.

Any information concerning this crime can be directed to the Plantation Police at 954-797-2100 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers 866-493-TIPS.

Please direct all inquiries to Detective Philip Toman at 954-797-2118 or cell # 954-445-2942.

Plantation Police Department
451 NW 70th Terrace
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33317

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 954-797-2100

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