By Kevin Deutsch
The Broward Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of recent vehicle break-ins and motor crimes in Parkland, according to agency records.
In a Jan. 24 car robbery at Northwest 60th Place in Parkland, someone stole $40 in cash and three pairs of glasses from an unlocked vehicle, according to the BSO’s crime summaries. The victim’s estimated total loss was $580.
The following evening, between three and four unknown suspects robbed three unlocked vehicles on Northwest 88th Avenue between 2:45 a.m. and 3:15 a.m., deputies said.
They stole an Apple Watch 6 worth $600 from one of the cars, according to BSO.
Shortly after 4 a.m. that same morning, several unidentified culprits attempted to rob vehicles by pulling door handles on Northwest 99th Way in the Landings, starting with a Cadillac Escalade and GMC Yukon victim, officials said. deputies.
Both vehicles were parked in a driveway and locked. Nothing was stolen either.
The culprits also attempted to break into a second victim’s unlocked Mercedes GLS, parked in a driveway in 61st Court North West, deputies said. Nothing was reported missing from the victim’s vehicle in this case either.
Anyone with information about any of the auto crimes is asked to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.
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Kevin Deutsch is an award-winning crime reporter and author. A graduate of Florida International University, Kevin has worked on the staff of the Miami Herald, New York Daily News and Palm Beach Post.