Sunday, October 14, 2012                


1715 – Begin patrols and house checks.

1900 – House checks secure, continue patrols.

2000 – Check the Federal Highway business district.

Monday, October 15, 2012          


0820- Began out of town house checks.

0900- House checks complete, all appears to be secure.

0900- Traffic enforcement 9Ave/11Ct. reference to one way violators. Minimal traffic, no violators.

0915- Traffic enforcement (stop sign) 9 Ave/10 St. Finally a customer, a citation issued.

1020- Responded to alarm at a residence.

1040- Patrolled Isles, and LYC.

1100-   Patrolled behind businesses along Federal.

1830    Patrols of area

1950    Call from resident at who advised her neighbors were harassing her. She had a host of unpleasant texts. All parties were contacted and agreed to have no further contact with each other. MI 12-117487

Tuesday, October 16, 2012          


0710 – Begin patrols of mainland and area parks.

0800 – Patrol Isles, and LYC.

0900 – Check Federal business district.

1615    Began patrols and checks of vacation homes.

1805    All vacation homes checked secure

1830    Delivered new yard sign to residence .

1900    Patrols of the entrances to Rio Vista and the Funeral Home parking lot.

2000    Patrols of the Isles, Yacht Club and Cordova Road areas

2025    Checked a fisherman at the end of SE 10 Street, all secure but the subject left anyway.

2115    Final checks of the area, very quiet, foot patrol in the area of N. Rio Vista and 7 Street, 6 Ct. and 11 Ave.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012        


1930    Lots of rain today

2000    Moved patrol car to 9/9

2015    Checked yacht club

2100    Drive by vacation checks due to ongoing rain and darkness

2200    Checked 12 st alley for skateboarders

Thursday, October 18, 2012            


1200 – Begin patrols and vacation checks.

1245 – Vacation checks completed, all secure.

1300 – Patrol mainland and area parks.

1345 – Foot patrol through the alley behind 11th Ct.

1430 – Patrol Isles, Cordova, and LYC.

Friday, October 19, 2012              


0830- began and completed out of town checks, all appear to be secure.

0920- Patrolled Isles, and LYC..

0953- Responded to alarm 1130 S. Federal Hwy. (loft sofa company). 10-8 accidental.

1010- Patrolled behind businesses along Federal Hwy. No unusual activity to report.

1100- Final patrol all areas.

1350    Traffic stop on vehicle for violating one way on 9 Ave. Warning given.


1545    Checked Yacht Club parking areas

1630    Moved Natural Art truck blocking roadway on SE 7 St

1730    Resident reported that another of his Romney signs was stolen this afternoon. Requests that we keep an eye out.

Saturday, October 20, 2012          


1100 – Begin patrols and vacation checks.

1200 – Vacation checks secure. Patrol Mainland and area parks. Attention to 11th Ct. alley and for missing political signs.

1300 – Patrol Isles, Cordova, and LYC.

1400 – Patrol Federal Highway business district.

Sunday, October 21, 2012          


1417- Responded to residence reference S-68 moving detail. Contact was made who requested FLPD to sby as he removes his belongings. Stated he was arrested a few days ago as he got into a physical fight with room mate. He retrieved his belongings and left with out incident.

1500- Began and completed out of town house checks, all appear to be secure.

1540- Patrolled LYC., Isles.

1610- Contact was made with resident who stated on Friday 19Oct. approximately 2200 hrs. two unknown B/M’s got into a verbal argument in front of his residence and mentioned a weapon. He was not able to provide any further info on persons or vehicle. The B/M’s then left the area.

1650- Patrolled Rio mainland.

1710- Patrolled behind businesses along Federal Hwy.

1725-   Nice weather, foot patrol parks, which where packed with kids. Remained visible.

1745- Final patrol all areas.


Monday, October 22, 2012          


0745- Began and completed out of town house checks. All appear to be secure.

0825- Patrolled Isles, LYC..

0900- 15 minutes traffic enforcement 9ave/11ct.

0925- Responded to parking complaint. Contact made with worker who removed vehicles from median upon my request. 12-120053

0950- Patrolled behind businesses along Federal Hwy. No unusual activity to report.

1010- Patrolled Rio mainland along with foot patrol of parks.

1100- Several S-13 calls from unstable subject. The calls have been cancelled per D-32. Keep in mind if responding to this location.

1115- Final patrol all areas.

1600    10-8, message from resident advising that the power in the area was out. Checked the area and it appeared that they have power now.

1730    Nice day. Lots of activity in the area.

1900    Continued patrols. Checked alley behind SE 12 St for skateboarders.

2000    Checked Yacht Club parking areas.

2130    Checked businesses along fed. Completed one additional vacation check.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012              


1620- Began and completed out of town house checks, all appear to be secure.

1700- Patrolled Isles, and LYC..

1725- Patrolled Rio mainland and businesses along Federal Hwy..

1745- Moved vehicle from 9Ave/9st to 8st/Fed. Per Sgt Scelfo request in order to deter problems at pumpkin patch.

1830- Foot patrol parks, plenty of people out enjoying the nice weather.

1845- Final patrol all areas.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012        


0900 – Patrol mainland, Federal, and check on pumpkin patch.

1000 – Patrol Isles and LYC.

1615    Began patrols and checks of vacation homes

1650    Received phone call on detail phone from an unidentified female subject seeking Sgt. Scelfo or Officer Bohm. She was given information as to how she could contact FLPD and leave a message for either subject.

1815    All vacation homes checked secure

1845    I stopped by the Pumpkin Patch and spoke with group leader, it was a very busy night there but all was secure. Appreciation was expressed to patrols units for helping to keep pumpkin thefts down for them again this year.

1950    I removed to loitering B/M youths from the parking lot of the convenience store at SE 7 Street and Federal Hwy where they had been for over an hour. They had just bonded out of jail and were awaiting a ride home. They were asked to wait elsewhere and did so without incident, a call to their mother assisted in directions where she could locate them and they were driven away within minutes.

2005    Traffic stop was made on a resident entering Rio Vista in a black 2012 Audi from SE 7 Street crossing Federal Hwy. at a very high speed. We had a long conversation in his driveway at over the incident. The subject’s license checked valid, a warning was issued with a promise from the driver this type of indiscretion would never happen again.

2030    I located a white Toyota Corolla parked at a residence, the interior lights were on inside the car. The vehicle appeared to be secure, I notified the owner who came out and shut of the dome lamps thanking us for our attention to his property.

2045    Final check of the area.

Thursday, October 25, 2012  


1502   Out of town checks completed and apparently secure.

1530   Inconsiderate contractors at the construction site were

           blocking traffic and could not care less. Contact made and they suddenly became

           reasonable and cleared a path.

1550   Traffic stop reference stop sign violation at SE 9 St and Cordova. Driver enroute to

           Pick up child from mother-in-law. She was warned and admonished.

1727   Observed 2 W/M youths walking across the lawn of a residence. One was holding a

           Mitt Romney campaign sign. Contact made, neither child lived there or knew who the

           resident is. Child advised they found the signs in bushes, believing

           the wind must have blown them from their anchors. Says he knew this particular

           house had a sign on the lawn and he was looking to replace it. I called his mother, and advised her of what was occurring. She agreed with my

           recommendation that the children return home.

1830   Corridors, parks, LYC and neighborhood soaked and secure. It is a good thing Lee did not

           Work tonight, the wind would have blown his toupee off of his head. 10-7.    

Friday October 26, 2012      

0945-1032 Checked the out-of-town homes

1035-1245 Drove around the neighborhood. Checked Yacht Club.

1615    Began patrols and re-checks of vacation homes

1700    Dispatched to assist patrols units in locating a possible drunken subject standing on the sea wall in Smoker Park. Unable to locate the individual who was last seen headed back towards the “Down Towner Saloon”.

1830    I made a traffic stop in the 900 block of SE 11 Ct. on a 2011 white Toyota Prius. The driver of the vehicle was arrested on charges of being a habitual traffic offender and driving while suspended. Camacho has a history of heroin and burglary arrests in Broward County and other location in south Florida. He was recently on felony probation. Report file/arrest made #12-121978.

1900    Towed the arrestee’s vehicle and in route to the jail with paperwork and prisoner.

2015    Returned to Rio Vista, paperwork completed, vehicle fueled.

2105    Patrolled the pumpkin patch, rain delay underway.

2130    I made a traffic stop on a blue golf cart (unlicensed) being driven recklessly in the 1000 block of SE 6 Street. The golf cart was driven by underage boy and was occupied by his five best buddies. He was driving very fast and zig-zagging back and forth across the roadway attempting txo throw off the occupants (maybe they really weren’t his best buddies on second thought). Father was summonsed to come and get his golf cart and thrill seeking son before a tragedy arose. All was resolved upon arrival of the father much to the dismay of the not so “wild hogs” fun pack party of six.

2200    Patrolled the pumpkin patch again. It appears the numerous rains this evening have closed down the business. I am watching for pumpkin thieves at this point.

2315    I located a white 2011 BMW with the trunk lid standing open I awoke the owner who stated he must have sat on his keys activating the unlock. The contents were a bit moist but they were not stolen.

0000    Raining again (Awesome)  

Saturday, October 27, 2012  

1615    Began patrols and checks of vacation homes

1700    Assisted FLPD units on residential alarm on SE 12 Ct.

1710    Resumed patrols

1800    All vacation homes checked secure

1845    Dispatched in reference to a dispute between a cab driver and resident over a fare. On the way to the call I was flagged down by the cab driver who wanted to cancel the call claiming he was paid for his services in the end. I did respond to the address and received the same information. The call was cancelled NFA

1900    I dismissed a trespasser with a golf cart from the empty lot in the 1800 block of SE 7 Street. He left the area without incident.

1920    Most of the low lying streets are heavily flooded and impassable at this time again today. This is the highest water levels I have seen in 5 years in Rio Vista, some streets have water standing over 15 inches deep.

2115    High visibility patrols in several areas in the neighborhood where large parties are underway in effort to prevent burglaries to vehicles.

2150    Tides finally stop rising, streets flooded everywhere

2300    Foot patrols along Federal Hwy, businesses, school and pumpkin patch.