Margate Crime update by Margate Talk
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By Kevin Deutsch

Through our joint effort with the Margate Police Department to share updates with residents, this is a summary of Margate’s crime and arrests through Nov. 26, 2022.

Burglary Conveyance

A 35-year-old male was the victim of a Burglary Conveyance on Pinewalk Dr on 11/22/2022. Tot. Est. Loss: $464.

A 56-year-old male was the victim of a Burglary Conveyance on Nw 24th St on 11/27/2022. Tot. Est. Loss: $23,500. 

Burglary Residence

A 24-year-old male was the victim of a Burglary Residence on Southgate Blvd on 11/23/2022. Tot. Est. Loss: $8,000.

Burglary Vehicle

A Burglary to a Vehicle was reported on Marion Ave on 11/22/2022. Unknown person(s) entered the victim’s vehicle and took his Hi-Point semi-automatic 9mm pistol.

Domestic Battery By Strangulation

Domestic Battery By Strangulation was reported on Park Dr. on 11/25/22.


Shooting/Disturbance/Battery LEO was reported on Nov. 24 at the corner of State Road 7 and Margate Boulevard. Detail units at the Fair at Margate on 11/24/2022 heard several gunshots, confirmed on cell phone video. Several fights happened. Later, more gunshots were heard coming from the area of Chevron at Margate Blvd and NW 58th Ave. CCPD provided Mutual Aide. Two subjects were arrested during the fights.

Illegal Dumping

Illegal Dumping/Theft of Service was reported at 1300 Banks Road on 11/24/2022. Two suspects used a moving truck to unload enough furniture to fill two dumpsters.


Arce Vera, Juan Carlos, 51, was arrested on charges of Dui Alcohol Or Drugs 1st Offense on 600 S State Road 7 on 11/27/2022. 

Rodriguez, Melanie, 22, was arrested on charges of Resist Officer-obstruct Wo Violence at 2466 N State Road 7 on 11/22/2022. 

Quinonez, Diaz Angel Gabriel, 27, was arrested on charges of Domestic Battery By Strangulation on Park Dr on 11/25/2022.

Rodriguez, Melanie, 22, was arrested on the Resisting Officer Without Violence charges at 2466 N State Rd 7 on 11/22/2022.

Pughsley, Ranteesha was arrested on Battery charges on an Officer on N State Rd 7 on 11/24/2022.

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Kevin Deutsch
Kevin Deutsch
Kevin Deutsch is an award-winning crime journalist and author. A graduate of Florida International University, Kevin has worked on staff at The Miami Herald, New York Daily News, and The Palm Beach Post.