Detectives search for burglar who stole 157 birds valued at more than $75,000
DAVIE, Fla. – Detectives are searching for a burglar who recently cut a hole in the roof of the Birdhouse pet store in Davie and entered through the drop ceiling to steal 157 birds valued at $75,500. This is their business,” Chicoine said. One is off in college.”The list of birds stolen included 70 sun conures valued at $35,000, 60 green-cheeked conure valued at $30,000, and 20 cockatiels valued at $4,000. The burglar also took five quaker parrots valued at $2,500, a female Eclectus valued at $2,000, and a Jardine Parrot valued at $2,000. Hong is asking anyone with information about the birds’ whereabouts to call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.
1 injured in Davie crash near Liberty Park, police say
DAVIE, Fla. – One person was injured during a car crash on Monday afternoon near Liberty Park in Davie. According to Sarah Andeara, a spokeswoman for the Davie Police Department, the crash was at the intersection of Southwest 136th Street and Southwest Eighth Street. Fire Rescue personnel airlifted the person who suffered potentially life-threatening injuries to Broward General Hospital, according to Andeara. Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Emily Hales contributed to this report
2 FBI agents killed in Sunrise working child porn case
“Every day, FBI Special Agents put themselves in harm’s way to keep the American people safe,” a statement from Wray, the FBI director, read. “Special Agent Alfin and Special Agent Schwartzenberger exemplified heroism today in defense of their country. #BREAKING info from @FBI: Two FBI #Agents are deceased and three are wounded. Ad“The FBI Agents Association mourns the loss of two FBI Special Agents killed in the line of duty today,” FBI Agents Association (FBIAA) President Brian O’Hare said in a statement. “FBI Special Agents risk their lives to protect our country, and the loss of these Agents is devastating to the entire FBI community and to our country.
Davie firefighters train on how to rescue animals during emergencies
DAVIE, Fla. – A group of Davie firefighters met on Thursday at Robbins Park to train with a few of the Davie Police Department’s horses and their handlers on how to rescue animals during emergencies. Vincent Martinez, the battalion chief of the Davie Fire Rescue Department’s training division, said the town’s residents own horses, cows, goats, and lamas. She is the owner of the Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue, an instructor, and an expert on horse-handling issues. Rebecca Husted trained a group of firefighters on how to rescue animals on Thursday in Davie. Davie firefighters train on how to rescue animals during emergencies“Many people when they show up on these scenes, they want to try to get in and do something,” said Husted.
School bus driver saves 5 children from fire in Davie
DAVIE, Fla. – A school bus driver rescued a group of children when the bus caught on fire on Thursday afternoon in Davie, police said. The fire started in the back of the bus while the driver was on State Road 84 East near Hiatus Road, according to Sarah Andeara, a spokeswoman for the Davie Police Department. “The driver quickly pulled the school bus over and evacuated 5 children,” Andeara wrote in a news release. Davie Fire Rescue personnel extinguished the flames while police officers temporarily blocked traffic. No one was injured6 PM REPORT
Police investigating possible DUI after car goes into canal in Davie
DAVIE, Fla. – A driver was rescued from an SUV that went into a canal after police received reports of a single-car crash early Sunday morning. Davie Police Department said they responded to the 4300 block of Southwest 45th Street around 4:15 a.m. and that’s when they found a vehicle in a canal. The driver — who police said was the only occupant — was still inside. Officers went into the canal and were able to get the person out of the SUV. According to Davie police, the accident is being investigated as a DUI — driving under the influence.
Thief steals FedEx cargo truck; abandons it behind Walmart
DAVIE, Fla. – A thief stole a FedEx truck on Friday afternoon from a parking lot near Nova Southeastern University in Davie. The Isuzu cargo truck vanished from 7901 SW 36 St., according to Sarah Andeara, a spokeswoman for the Davie Police Department. The thief traveled southbound on University Drive and didn’t go very far. Officers respond to a report that a FedEx truck was stolen on Friday in Davie. (Local 10 News)Officers found the truck abandoned behind the Walmart Supercenter at 4301 S. University Dr., police said.
Body of missing 21-year-old man found in Davie lake, police say
DAVIE, Fla. – The body of a 21-year-old man was found in a Davie lake Monday, police say. Nicolas Pineda had been reported missing, and investigators believe he drowned overnight. Officers from the Davie Police Department received a call about a missing person around 9 a.m. and responded to the area of the 3100 block of Palm Trace Landings Drive. They say they found several articles of clothing near the shoreline of the lake, and a dive team located the deceased body underwater. It’s unclear if there was any foul play, and it’s also unclear if Pineda lived in the gated community.
Driver leaves 2 pedestrians injured in Davie
DAVIE, Fla. – Two people were injured after a driver ran them over on Friday night in Davie, police said. Kelvin Urbaez, a spokesman for the Davie Police Department, said officers were investigating the crash at 4100 Davie Rd. The officers closed Davie Road during the investigation.
Protests spring up across Broward, and they have a key thing in common youth
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. The movement taking place on our streets is largely a youth movement. That could be seen from Pembroke Pines to Hollywood to Davie on Wednesday afternoon. A peaceful student-led sit-in in the courtyard of Pembroke Pines city center was largely made up of students from the Somerset Arts Conservatory many of whom had just graduated virtually that morning. On Tuesday, a peaceful protest organized by two teenage students took place in Coral Springs, and another march happened near Sawgrass Mills in Sunrise. County commissioners met Tuesday and discussed ways that they can respond to the message sent loudly by the community through these protests.
While police chief investigated, Town of Davie announces acting chief
DAVIE, Fla. – The former police chief of the Town of Davie will be acting police chief while an investigation continues into alleged remarks made by Davie Police Chief Dale Engle. Patrick Lynn, who served as Davie’s Police Chief for almost 10 years before he retired in 2017, was named acting police chief Thursday by Town Administrator Richard J. Lemack. Engle is on paid administrative while allegations brought forward by the Fraternal Order of Police against are being investigated. The Florida State Fraternal Order of Police sent a letter to the Town of Davie's administrator about remarks allegedly made by Davie Police Chief Dale Engle. (WPLG)The letter stated that Engle had been approached by officers and service aides who inquired about safety protocols and protections regarding the coronavirus.
Woman accused of illegally performing cosmetic procedures at Davie home
DAVIE, Fla. – A woman was arrested Monday on accusations that she was illegally performing cosmetic procedures at her home in Davie. An undercover detective contacted Jimenez via social media and inquired about meeting the suspect for a cosmetic consultation, the arrest report stated. Police said Jimenez scheduled an appointment for the detective for the morning of Feb. 12. According to the arrest report, Jimenez said she would charge $550 for the injections and that she only accepts cash or payments through apps like Cash App and Zelle. According to the arrest report, Jimenez denied injecting the victim with anything and claimed she only applied a topical solution to the woman’s abdomen.
Man dies after shooting in front of Davie home
A Monday night shooting left a family in mourning in Davie and a killer on the loose, according to the Davie Police Department. Lt. Mark Leone, a spokesman for the department, said officers found a man dead inside a car about 9 p.m. in the driveway of a home at 2700 SW 116 Ave., in the Majestic Groves community. Leone said the man was shot several times and the detectives’ investigation was ongoing Tuesday afternoon. Detectives have yet to release the identity of the shooting victim. According to the multiple listing service that real estate brokers use, the 3-bedroom home was listed for $1.08 million on Dec. 6.
Rapper charged after a dad was KOd at family arcade in front of young son
Investigators linked Wilson to a woman seen leaving the arcade with him. The arcades general manager provided police with a waiver the woman had signed before entering the arcade. From there, police honed in on Wilson as the suspect.sun-sentinel.com
Suspected motorcycle club members sought in man's fatal beating
DAVIE, Fla. - Davie Police Department detectives are still searching for the suspected motorcycle club members responsible for a brutal beating that resulted in a 57-year-old man's death last year. Detectives suspect they were Outlaw Motorcycle Club members. Michael Kline was beaten July 4, 2018, outside of the Road Dawgs Saloon at 13010 W. State Road 84. Kline's son also told police officers he remembers seeing several Outlaw Motorcycle Club members there, and his father had argued with one of them a few weeks earlier. Before the beating, Kline left the bar to buy cigarettes at a nearby Exxon gas station.