Highlights of Lauderhill Police Enforcement Activity - April
The Lauderhill Police Department has a crystal-clear message for those participating in criminal activity in the City of Lauderhill. That message is JUST DON’T…you will be caught!. The Lauderhill Police Department is currently engaged in several undercover operations so, criminals beware! We encourage our wonderful citizens to participate in the JUST DON’T …you will be caught! initiative and request when you “see something, say something”. Call the Lauderhill PD non-emergency line 954-764-4337 or Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477(TIPS) and let’s send the message together. (If you have an emergency, please dial 911).
“Offender campaigns are successful not when they threaten later punishment, but when they threaten detection and arrest." Center for Problem-Oriented Policing, Arizona State University.
March 25, 2019
An anonymous caller provided information to detectives from the Special Projects Unit (SPU) about a “marijuana grow house” in the Hidden Forest community. SPU detectives used this information to identify the suspected apartments and residents and made several covert marijuana purchases in the complex. These purchases lead to the issuance of two search warrants and on March 25, 2019, where SPU detectives teamed with BSO SWAT to execute the search warrants. The results are as follows:
2050 NW 43 Terrace #8
- SPU detectives dismantled a small closet marijuana grow area and seized ten mature marijuana plants and hardware used to grow the plants.
2070 NW 43 Terrace #4
- SPU detectives located two firearms one which had been stolen from a Lauderhill resident. Detectives also found approximately one pound of marijuana, 1.5 ounces of cocaine, a gram of heroin, and 3 grams of A-PVP. In addition to the stolen weapons and narcotics, the SPU team seized $8,619.