Not made in the shade
2:11 p.m. — 4300 block of Falmouth Drive. Emergency Message/Welfare Check. After an estate executor reported that a condominium unit had been sold and the son of the deceased owner needed to leave, the son told police that he would be leaving the condominium in four days. The estate executor said that the son threatened him at work and again by phone earlier that day. The son told police that the executor knew he would be out by the following Monday and must be up to something “shady.”
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1:15 a.m. — 1300 block of Cocoanut Avenue. Theft. A woman reported that someone stole her Playstation after she took it to someone’s home in an attempt to sell it.
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1:58 p.m. — 100 block of River Enclave Court. Burglary to an unoccupied dwelling. Unknown suspect(s) forced their way into the residence. While inside, the suspect(s) placed several items in the victim’s 2005 Lexus RX330, which was parked in the garage. The suspect(s) then fled the scene eastbound with the victim’s vehicle.
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Rappin’ rabbits in the woods
3:24 p.m. — 5300 block of Ocean Boulevard. Petit Theft. A man reported that his iPod had been stolen from a Village nightclub about 10:15 p.m. the previous day. He said he had put down the iPod on the washbasin ledge while he washed his hands. About five men he did not know came into the restroom and in about five seconds, the man reported, one of them had taken the iPod. The man said Apple Inc. had supplied him with a GPS location for the iPod; it reportedly was in Venice, on a curve in the road by some trees. A deputy met the man at that location, but the iPod was not there.
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