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Miami Springs Police Department
Monday March 21st, 2011 :: 03:04 p.m. EDT


Criminal Activity Highlights for the week of 03/14/11 to 03/20/11

0857 hrs

Subject(s) opened a trunk of a vehicle parked at 661 East Drive (Miami Springs Inn) by unknown means. Once inside the trunk, subject(s) removed 7 pairs of tennis shoes and 26 video games; value $780.00

1753 hrs

A resident in the 100 block of Pocatella Street arrived home from a trip and found the glass from her kitchen door had been broken, also the door was unlocked. The residence was not ransacked, but books and handbags were not in the same place where they were left. When entering one of the bedrooms the resident noticed items had been disturbed, and some dresser drawers were open. It appeared that all the dresser drawers had been rifled through. A pearl necklace valued at $300.00 was missing.

1214 hrs

A subject was observed walking in the area of the 5100 block of N.W. 36th Street with an open pocket knife in his hand. Subject appeared angry. The subject was arrested for improper exhibition of a weapon.

2227 hrs

A Ford F450 truck was stolen from the parking lot of The Sleep Inn (105 Fairway Drive). The vehicle was subsequently recovered by Miami-Dade Police abandoned in their jurisdiction. The vehicle was in fair condition; however, $16,500.00 worth of machinery equipment was removed from the bed of the truck.

1700 hrs

Subject(s) removed a city-owned garbage bin from the alley way in the 600 block of Plover Avenue; value $30.00.

1145 hrs

A resident in the 100 block of Fern Way discovered two rings missing while she was getting ready for church. The rings are kept on an Irish crystal ring holder inside a dresser drawer located in a bedroom. During the week, a home cleaning service came to her home to pick up a rug from inside the same bedroom to be cleaned. The serviceman was left unattended in that room. After he was finished with the rug he continued to converse with the resident who feels that a possibility exists that he may have been trying to gather information to further exploit her because she is elderly and lives alone; value $3,100.00.

Miami Springs Police Department
201 Westward Dr
Miami, FL 33166

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 305-888-9711

Officer Jorge Capote
Community Policing Office

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