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Two adults killed in Tamarac fire

A Tamarac home filled with celebration Saturday night became the scene of a fatal fire early Sunday morning. At approximately 6:30 a.m. on November 15, the Broward Sheriff’s Office Communication Center received 911 reports of a fully-engulfed residential fire in the 6000 block of Woodland Point Drive in Tamarac. Units from Tamarac Fire Rescue, BSO [...]

November 15th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fire/police,Local news,Tamarac | Read More »

Conceited Crook Catches Himself On Cell Cam

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Scano Sinclair knew where he could find a vulnerable victim with lots of cash. He knew that he could sneak into her bedroom, point a gun at her face and steal her money. What apparently didn’t occur to the 28-year-old Miramar man was that it might not be smart to take pictures of oneself with [...]

October 26th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Local news,Tamarac | Read More »

Tamarac to honor local Broward hero who saved three lives

The City of Tamarac’s Mayor and Commission will proclaim October 14, 2009 as Maria Londono Day in recognition of her heroic actions in saving the lives of three individuals. On the morning of April 2, 2009, Ms. Londono arrived at work at the home of her employer, Lillian Corenthal, to find a harrowing scene – [...]

October 12th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Fire/police,Local news | Read More »

Father of Broward mayor arrested for assaulting her with gun


Ed Portner, father of Broward Mayor Stacy Ritter was arrested late Tuesday evening after he threatened her with a gun. According to police reports, Portner, of  Tamarac, went to his daughter’s house in Parkland, brandished a gun and forced into the house. Once inside, Ritter was able to sneak off to get a glass of [...]

October 7th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Parkland | Read More »

Broward remembers 9/11 in several ceremonies


Please send information about other 9/11 events in Broward to . In honor of the nearly 3,000 valiant firefighters, law enforcement officers, emergency personnel and civilians killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, Sheriff Al Lamberti and the men and women of the Broward Sheriff’s Office will unite for a Patriot Day Memorial Service. This [...]

September 10th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Lauderdale Lakes,Sunrise | Read More »

Unincorporated Broward residents could vote to be part of Tamarac

Residents of unincorporated Broward in the area known as Prospect Field Road/N.W. 31 Avenue will vote this November on whether to be annexed into the City of Tamarac or remain unincorporated. According to House Bill 775 passed earlier this year, the county is required to hold a mail ballot referendum election. Residents in unincorporated Broward [...]

August 10th, 2009 | Posted in Business,Fire/police,Tallahassee | Read More »

Night out against crime events on Aug. 4

Join Sheriff Al Lamberti and the BSO family to observe the 26th annual “National Night Out Against Crime,” an annual event designed to strengthen neighborhoods through police and community partnerships. National Night Out aims to heighten awareness of crime and drug prevention, build support and participation in local anti-crime programs and, most importantly, send a [...]

July 31st, 2009 | Posted in Crime | Read More »

Tamarac woman commits suicide when being evicted from home

A Tamarac woman, who was being evicted from her home for failing to pay her rent, barricaded herself and took her own life on Monday. At about 1 p.m. on June 29, a real estate agent, locksmith and movers (to assist with placing the contents of the house outside) arrived at 6902 NW 79 Street [...]

June 30th, 2009 | Posted in Crime | Read More »

Violent subject dies following apprehension in Tamarac

A violent and apparently intoxicated subject died in the hospital early today, hours after being tased and subdued by Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies. At 7:34 pm a BSO deputy responded to the 10500 block of West Commercial Boulevard where a still unidentified man was undressing and running in traffic in front of Sawgrass Infiniti. The [...]

April 1st, 2009 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

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