Margate Crime update by Margate Talk
Margate Police {Aiden Palmer}

By Jim Donnelly

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 February 5, 2024.

Theft

A victim of Theft – All Other was reported on Marion Avenue on 01/30/2024. The total estimated loss was $94,000.

Walmart Margate was a Theft – Retail / Shoplifting victim on W Atlantic Blvd on 01/30/2024. The total estimated loss was $570.

A victim of Theft – Bicycle on SW 50 Avenue on 02/03/2024. The total estimated loss was $130.

Grand Theft Auto on State Road 7 of a 4-door black Honda was stolen from Pembroke Pines. The vehicle was located northbound on Banks Road, and a stop was conducted at Copans and Lyons, where four subjects bailed out of the vehicle. Three subjects were apprehended immediately, and a perimeter was established with K9 and aviation for the outstanding driver, who was later found in a car that he broke into to evade police capture.

A victim of Auto Theft on SW 6 Street on 01/30/2024.

Suspicious Incident

A Suspicious Incident was reported on Colonial Drive on 01/30/2024.

A Suspicious Incident was reported on Colonial Drive on 02/01/2024.

A Suspicious Incident was reported on N State Road 7 on 02/02/2024.

Property Damage

The City Of Margate was a victim of Property Damage on S State Road 7 on 01/31/2024.

Burglary

A victim of Burglary Residence on NW 76 Terrace on 02/01/2024.

A victim of Burglary Residence on SW 10 Place on 02/05/2024. The total estimated loss was $600.

Fraud

A victim of Fraud – Credit Card / ATM on W Atlantic Blvd on 02/02/2024. The total estimated loss was $717.

Hit & Run

A victim of Accident – Hit & Run on W Atlantic Blvd/Maple Drive on 02/03/2024.

Arrests

Rishimaharaj, Rafi, 36, was arrested on a charge of Dui Alcohol Or Drugs 1 Offense at 7900 Royal Palm Blvd on 01/30/2024.

Sattar, Shazzar, Ahmad, Bobanyani, 23, was arrested on a Larceny -Petit Theft 2 Degree 1 Offense charge at 5555 W Atlantic Blvd on 01/30/2024.

Zientarski, Olessia, Vladimirovna, 45, was arrested on a Larceny -Grand Theft $20,000 Or More Less Than $10,0000 at SW 6 Street on 01/30/2024.

Osier, Dunel, 20, was arrested on a Robbery-No Firearm Or Weapon charge at 6261 W Atlantic Blvd on 01/30/2024.

Engram, Ernest, Karentae, 36, was arrested on a charge of Larceny $300 Less 10k Dollars From 65 Yoa Older at NW 18 Street on 01/31/2024.

Ramirez, Anthony, and Anibal, 35, were arrested on a charge of Burglary-Occupied Structure Unarmed at 3179 N State Road 7 on 02/01/2024.

Henry, Jean, Bernard, 48, was arrested on a charge of Battery-Touch Or Strike at SW 11 Street on 02/03/2024.

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Jim Donnelly
Jim Donnelly
A Coral Springs resident for over 30 years, Jim Donnelly has had a 40-year career as a photographer, videographer, and editor for South Florida affiliate news stations, along with CNN, ESPN, ABC Sports and News, NBC Sports and News, Fox News, and CBS. Donnelly has won several awards, including EMMY’s, for his team coverage. Currently, he owns Image Masters Photography and works as a Realtor.