Tips from the public led to the arrest on Saturday of a 43-year-old suburban Detroit man following an attempted burglary of a home owned by musician Kid Rock.
A quick thinking homeowner scared off a would-be robber in her bedroom Monday when she grabbed a toy gun, pretending it was real, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said.
Most criminals have one or two specialty. Matthew McHugh has at least five.
Three men accused of breaking into a home in Hollywood were caught after a teen inside the residence kept his cool and called the cops.
Coral Gables Police are looking for a man they said walked into a home and stole a bicycle and a purse before racking up credit card charges at a few different locations.
A safety alert for students who live near Nova Southeastern University. Early Tuesday morning a coed awoke to find a man standing next to her bed in her apartment in the 2900 block of University Drive.
A trio of teens home alone used some cool heads and quick thinking to get police help after they heard someone break into their home. Cops are applauding the way they handled a scary situation, leading to the arrest of the bandit as he hid in their mom’s closet. The whole thing was caught on tape.
With all of those bags full of purchases, cars loaded between stops, and shoppers with extra tempting wallets, the holiday shopping season is also tempting for thieves.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office said a pair of brothers confessed to a crime spree Tuesday — breaking into more than 30 cars in a four hour period from late Monday night into early Tuesday morning.
Seasonal residents, or snowbirds, are a tradition in South Florida. But at least a dozen out of town snowbirds in at least two South Florida communities are finding their second homes are being targeted by thieves.