Sunday, April 03, 2011
1115 – Start patrols of mainland and house checks.
1215 – House checks all secure.
1230 – Patrol Isles, Cordova, and LYC.
1345 – Resume mainland patrols and traffic enforcement. All quiet today.
Monday, April 04, 2011
0950- House checks complete.
0950- Patrolled behind businesses along Federal Hwy.
1010- Patrolled Rio Vista mainland, Isles and LYC.
1115- Returned to Rio Vista, contact was made with two w/m s fishing off the 7th st bridge,
ID check conducted, both had fishing permits and stated they are here often and always
Keep area clean.
1140- Continued patrol of isles.
1230- Call in reference to vehicles constantly parking
On the sidewalks and forcing pedestrians to walk out into roadway.
Contact was made with resident who was advised that the vehicles need
To be parked in driveway and not on actual sidewalks, agreed and stated he
1240- Continued patrol of Rio Vista Mainland, no unusual activity to report.
Tuesday, April 05, 2011
1700 Completed vacation checks
1810 Assisted motorist whose car stopped at Cordova/9 St. Apparently it just took my magic touch to get it started…
2020 Flagged down reference an alarm at the Pawn Shop at 704 S. Federal. Apparent malfunction.
Wednesday, April 06, 2011
0645 Began patrols and checks of vacation homes
0735 Dispatched reference to a residential alarm. The homeowner was present and the alarm was determined to be an accidental set-off.
0820 Traffic enforcement near the area of the Bethany School, morning drop offs, speed enforcement and auto burglary prevention. (No problems observed)
1055 Met with resident in reference to the VIN he supplied Officer Bohm with last week for a stolen utility trailer was incorrect. He believes he now has the correct VIN and wanted to present it to Officer Bohm who as luck would have it was only 3 blocks away at the time. Officer Bohm came on scene to meet to obtain the VIN.
1200 Located a lost motorist driving an older model red Chevrolet van. The driver was looking to meet a friend in the 1200 block of SW 12 Street for lunch. Directions were given and lunch was sadly delayed.
1245 Patrols of the Yacht Club, Isles and Cordova Road areas.
1300 I cleared a congestion of traffic in the 1600 block of SE 9 Street. As an abundance of construction, lawn maintenance, pool maintenance, delivery vehicles and anything else on four wheels was parked in manner which would not allow for an open roadway.
1945 Dispatched in reference to a subject receiving a graphic and disturbing photo/text message today. The reporter was scared by the content of the message, a report was filed #11-039201
2025 While I was busy with the above call, FLPD units were dispatched to a violent domestic situation. Upon my arrival to the scene a male subject was in custody for battery and transported to FLPD jail. Report filed #11-039222
2130 Completed all needed paperwork on previous cases referred to above
2215 Completed re-check of all vacation homes (secure)
2235 Dispatched to residential alarm, upon arrival the alarm was cancelled per alarm company (proper code)
2250 Checked all Isles, Yacht Club and the Cordova Road area
2315 High visibility patrols along Federal Hwy, checked business and entrances to Rio Vista
0000 Transported my paperwork to FLPD and fueled vehicle
Friday, April 8, 2011
1100 Began vacation checks and patrols.
1230 Found the stop sign at SE 10 St./Cordova Rd. had been knocked over. Had Dispatch contact Traffic Engineering to request repair ASAP.
1330 Vacation checks complete
1900 Checked Yacht club parking areas. Lots of vehicles parked for an event
2000 Checked out fishermen on SE 10 St. Had one vehicle move for illegal parking.
2130 Stopped wm on scooter for running red light at SE 9 St. Warning given.
Saturday, April 09, 2011
1845 Retrieved two messages from detail voicemail. Manager of the construction site at advised of a burglary of the location. He advised that cameras will be installed at the location on Monday and requested extra patrol until then. He also would like the marked car parked there if possible. I returned call and left him a message.
1900 Began vacation checks.
2000 Completed vacation checks. Received call back from site manager of. He advises someone used a pick ax to make forced entry to a pad locked door. Once inside they used a saw to cut wiring at the main junction box causing significant damage. Manager advised that the wiring of this box consisted of approximately 1,000 man hours of work. A burglary report was filed under case 11-040318 by a day time patrol officer. The time of occurrence was some time Friday night after 1800 hrs and before 0700 hrs.
2015 I responded and surveyed the exterior of above call. I located the pick ax used by the culprit at the point of entry along with the broken hasp to the lock. Both were taken for further processing and to be submitted as evidence. I will follow up with CID/Burglary. Since tools and other copper items were not taken, it is possible the wire was taken to sabotage the project.
2020 I was coincidentally contacted by the construction site manager for another property. He requested information regarding the RVSP detail/membership. He indicated that the pad lock on his job site has been cut several times during the past couple weeks. He is requesting an extra patrol of the location (currently a non-member).
2035 Traffic stop of white Ford Ranger Pickup. Found driving around 1100 blk of N. Rio Vista in circles. Claimed to be looking for bulk trash even though it was not scheduled until Tuesday.
2100 Patrol of west side of neighborhood. Extra attention to the construction sites.
2200 Received a call of noisy kids around the Virginia Young Park area. Located about 20 teenagers who advised they were on a scavenger hunt. I requested that they scavenge with a little less volume. They say they will comply. Time will tell.
2300 Circulated central part of neighborhood where most of the teenagers are congregating. Made contact with another group of kids about to enter the park. Advised them of hours and turned them away.
0000 Patrolled Cordova and isles. Additional checks of homes under construction.
0100 Refuel marked unit. Patrol of SE 9 Ave and streets accessing Federal Highway
0200 Monitored traffic entering Rio Vista from Federal and from south on Cordova.
0300 Patrolled all areas of neighborhood.
0400 Backed up patrol officer making a traffic stop in the 600 blk of SE 8 St. Driver (non-resident) arrested for driving on a suspended DL.
Sunday, April 10, 2011
0958 Responded to an alarm. Contact was made with homeowner who stated she accidentally triggered alarm. Closed out as MI S-68 11-040732.
1027 Began and completed house checks. All secure.
1055 Patrolled LYC, Isles, and Rio Vista mainland.
1115 Patrolled behind businesses along Federal Hwy.
1140 Made contact with two fisherman on SE 9th St., both had valid IDs and permits, and were getting ready to leave.
1150 Vacation residence had a box van parked in the driveway, with no identifying markings. I made contact with handyman and verified Id and presence. They stated they will be on the property over the next few days clearing out yard and interior of house
1200 Patrolled and assisted with traffic and parking for car show 1800 blk of Ponce.
1220 Patrolled all areas of Rio Vista. Made contact with fisherman Paul Khron, stated he will as he always does clean area when he leaves.
1222 Back up for 1C304 1552 Cordova reference S-22.
Sunday, April 10, 2011
1415 – Spend aprox. 1 hour making contact with several members enjoying today’s car show.
1530 – Patrol Isles, Cordova, and LYC.
1630 – Patrol Rio, Ponce and area parks with several passes through the Ponce area car show.
1745 – Patrol Federal Highway area.
1815 –Very quiet day, good turn out for car show with no problems or complaints.
Monday, April 11, 2011
0910 Began out of town house checks. All secure.
0940 Patrolled behind businesses along Federal Hwy. Along with Isles, LYC, And mainland.
1050 Stepped out with several pickups/vans that were scanning the area for bulk trash day.
1100 Made contact with Det/Sgt Fromm and Det. Mueller who were investigating a 21 which occurred, during the evening hours of Fr., Arpil 9th in which interior wiring and tools were taken. Sgt. Fromm advised property manager they will put out a zone alert.
1150 Conducted a FI card at the corner of SE 7th St/ N. Rio with Sgt Fromm and Det. Mueller, who retained FI card.
1220 Continued patrol and stepping out with several additional vehicles looking for salvageable material.
1235 Stopped at residence reference to car doors left open. Homeowner stated she left doors open in order to air out vehicle in which her dog got sick in.
1700 Tonight is bulk trash night and the vehicles circulating the neighborhood have begun to arrive.
1800 Checked the isles and homes under construction. Patrolled parks and surrounding areas.
1900 Maintained a presence on Cordova and Ponce/Fed monitoring incoming traffic. Watched cars at church and dead end of Ponce for a party (detail on scene)
2000 Stopped one truck with an unsecured load and sent him from the area.
2100 Additional checks of the construction sites.
2200 Monitored neighborhood access points along Federal and SE 9 Ave at 11 Ct.
2205 Responded to residence reference a disturbance where one party was reported to be armed with a knife. Determined to be verbal only. OR# 11-41339
2220 Assisted units with a suspicious intoxicated w/m found above the tunnel.
2245 Made contact with a couple fishing on the SE 7 St bridge. Their vehicle was improperly parked. They corrected problem.
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
0900 Patrolled neighborhood and remained visible in the school area as kids arrived.
1000 Conducted checks of homes on the out of town log.
1800 Patrolled area, checked Yacht Club parking areas
1900 Patrols of isles, little activity
2120 Responded to disturbance where caller’s 11 yo Autistic son was out of control. Upon arrival, son was calm and all OK. MI completed.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
0720 Began patrols of neighborhood and checks of vacation properties
0800 Extra patrols to area of Bethany Christian School during morning drop off of students and traffic control of the area. All appeared to be secure during the rush.
0845 Resumed patrols
0950 Remaining vacation homes checked secure (and abandon)
1055 Traffic stop on white utility van from South Carolina speeding through Rio Vista streets, the driver was a contractor/salesman from Mississippi trying to sell products at various construction sites. He was ticketed for disregarding a traffic control device and improper brake lamps.
1215 Dispatched to residential alarm. I arrived within less than a minute of dispatch to find the daughter of the homeowner still attempting to silence the alarm. No alarm code had been provided to her. We made a couple phone calls and were able to silence the alarm, coded out as accidental activation.
1300 Patrolled the Isles, Cordova Road area and the Yacht Club.
1335 Final Checks of the area, lots of vehicles parked in the roadway today from various types of construction or utility work in progress.
1500 I patrol Federal Highway business district.
1545 Patrol Rio, Ponce, and area parks. Special attention to traffic concerns expressed my member during prior patrols. (9th ave, 9th st., and 12th street for speed, stop signs, and one way violations).
1645 – Patrol Isles, Cordova, and LYC.
1730 – More patrols of mainland.
1915 Finally got through to Mr. Weber’s phone and left the voice message, explained the problem on the message
2000 Recheck of the vacation homes (secure)
2040 Checked to B/M fishermen on SE 7 Street bridge, all appeared to be in order except I had to ask them to move their vehicle to a legal parking area which they did without incident.
2225 Checked all of the parks (secure/empty)
2235 Dispatched in reference to a welfare check. Resident’s husband is an airplane pilot who was concerned that she was not answering her telephone tonight and he was overseas and unable to check on her. I located her at the home, she stated that she had fallen asleep and apparently didn’t hear the phone ringing. MI Card #11-042194
2315 Traffic stop made on a 1995 Toyota (535 TRX) in the 1700 block of SE 7 Street. The vehicle didn’t appear to belong in the area and had only on operating headlamp. The driver of NW 13 Ct. had no drivers license in her possession but was found to be legally licensed. She stated she was just out looking at all of the nice big houses. She was issued citations for no drivers license in possession and improper headlamps and advised that this hour of the night was not the best time to be sight seeing in Rio Vista.
2340 Final checks of area
Thursday, April 14, 2011
1620 Out-of-town checks completed and apparently secure.
1650 10-50, 9 & 9, stop sign violation. Resident warned.
1700 Began corridor patrol regarding rush-hour cut-thru traffic.
1820 Corridors secure, resumed neighborhood patrol.
1945 Called by resident regarding her front door open, and she is not sure if
she left it unlocked. Residence checked and secure.
2000 Parks, corridors, LYC and neighborhood secure.
Friday, April 15, 2011
1100 Vacation checks completed. Patrols of Rio/Ponce area.
1200 Patrol of isles/Cordova. Removed illegally parked car from end of SE 10 St. & opened up congestion on same street due to numerous landscaping vehicles.
1445 Began patrols and re-checks of vacation homes
1530 All vacation homes were found secure
1645 Checked two elderly fishermen on the 7th Street bridge (all secure) regulars, no fish again
1720 Checked a complaint of a large amount of trash floating in the inter coastal water way. Discovered it was due to exceptionally high tides and noting more.
1800 Checked all of the parks and found them to be empty.
1840 Noticed a large crowd is gather in the 1100 block of SE 8 Street due to prom preparations for tonight. All is orderly and very well dressed.
1915 Disbursed a W/M homeless individual who was urinating to the rear of a business at 6 Street and Federal Hwy. No warrants were located on the individual who quickly found the west side of Federal Hwy in lieu of finding the Broward County Jail.
2000 Checked all of the Isles, Cordova Road and the Yacht Club.
Saturday, April 16, 2011
1430 10-8 Called in left a message for Mr. Weber/No messages on detail phone
1445 Began patrols and checks of vacation homes.(raining)
1510 All vacation homes checked secure
1555 Checked the Isles, Cordova Road and the Yacht Club areas, continued rain, not many folks moving about the area.
1615 Removed a B/M fisherman from the end of SE 10 Street, the subject was illegally parked and when I asked him to move his vehicle he decided it was time to leave anyway. This worked out well for the fish and I was not too upset either.
1700 Checked all of the parks, a little rainy for most but there was a band playing music under the gazebo near the riverfront.
1710 Received call on detail phone from a representative of the Rio Vista Church who advised it appears a homeless individual as taken up residency in the shrubbery directly to the rear of the Domino Pizza along side of their building. I was advised they are finding flattened cardboard and empty beer cans next to the building behind the shrubs. They have cleaned up the site but the mess keeps returning. Most likely late nights, asking for officer to check on this periodically.
1730 Continued to be very quiet
1750 Attempted to catch a black bobbed tail Labrador running freely in the area of the 800 block of Ponce De Leon. The dog was wearing a silver chain and red collar with tags but refused to allow me close to it. The owner was nowhere to be found, the dog was not aggressive but running scared, he appeared to be lost and looking for his home. The information was given to dispatch in the event that someone may call in about their dog.
1815 Final checks of the area, all appears to be secure.