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*This interactive page features details on all attempted or successful thefts reported to us from across the state.

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Thursday, March 23, 2023 (Ft. Lauderdale)
Crew was inside eating lunch at McDonald's on 1600 st. Road 7 in North Ft. Lauderdale. They heard their car alarm go off and went outside to investigate. By the time they got outside, a white Dodge minivan newer model was leaving the parking lot. Van backed up parallel to the field truck. The window on the truck bed cover was broken out and a GPR was stolen out of the back.

Sunday, January 22, 2023 (Deerfield Beach)
Offices of Carnahan, Proctor and Cross, Inc broken into and 16 surveying equipment items stolen.

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 (Miami)
Crew held up at Gun point on October 13, 10:45 am at the intersection of NW 13th Street and NW 7th Avenue in Miami.
Saturday, May 8, 2021 (Altamonte Springs)
Colliers Engineering & Design -Friday night/early Saturday morning; Work truck was broken into and equipment was stolen.
2 Trimble R10 units, Trimble DiNi Level, Trimble s6 Robotic total station, and 2 Trimble traverse kits.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 (Miami)
KCI Technologies, Inc. - 87th St. & 25th Ave. 
Wednesday, February 10, 2021 (Hialeah)
Ritzel-Mason - Crew was less than 50 feet away; smash and grab. 
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 (Sunrise/Broward County)
Engenuity Group Inc. - 9:30 am, Location: just south of Oakland Park Blvd on University Dr. 
Our Field crew member was sitting about 25' from the base station that was setup on a median. A dark color Ford Explorer stopped and someone got out grabbed the tripod with GPS attached and threw it in their vehicle and they sped away.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 (Miami-Dade)
Trejo and Associates - 2:39 pm, Location: 1567 NW 101st St, Miami, FL 33147. After they finished their job and got in the truck, the robber ran into the cab, opened the door behind the driver and took the case with a Leica GPS GS07/CS20, serial numbers are 1862136 and 2461031, valued at $15,600.00. Then they left in a (possible) 2020 Ford Explorer, color is a dark blue. The suspect looks like 5'-5" white male in his 20's.
Thursday, September 24, 2020 (Orlando)
Donoghue Construction Layout, LLC. - Stolen from the truck between 3:45 - 6:45 pm: Topcon Hiper V GNSS Receiver (Just the base. Serial #1122-19080), 2 6" receiver extensions, Topcon Tribach, Topcon Tripod, power cord, 1 internal battery, and 1 12V 22amp Battery (compact.) These items were stolen while working on another part of the job site.  
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 (Pembroke Pines)
Cousins Surveyors - Crew was on Pembroke Road and University Drive; had their equipment stolen in less than 45 seconds. 

The Thief had a Silver Honda Pilot and had a look out in a Maroon Older Honda Civic. 

Friday, February 21, 2020 (Miami)
M.G. Vera & Associates - Vivax Transmitter & Receiver (SUE); Concrete Saw (Makita). Truck parked at Wendy's near drive through window located at 200 SW 8th St., Miami, FL. Went in to get lunch, came out to rear driver's side window broken in.  

Friday, November 15, 2019 (Miami)

Miami-Dade County Transportation and Public Works Department - Leica TS06 total station, Serial # 1327094 stolen from two employees after two suspects brandished a gun at the intersection of NW 62nd St. and NW 15th Ave.


Friday, October 4, 2019 (Miami)

Exacta Land Surveyors  - Topcon Instrument stolen out of truck at 3301 NW 96th St, Miami, FL, 33147.


Monday, August 26, 2019 (Stuart)

Bowman Consulting  - SUE Equipment was stolen (and they attempted to steal GPR Unit) from parked vehicle at 301 SE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL, around 5:30 pm.  


Friday, August 16, 2019 (Naples)

Agnoli, Barber and Brundage, Inc.  - Leica TCRP 1205 Robotic Total Station, Trimble R10 stolen at 7400 Trail Boulevard, Naples, FL. 


Friday, July 26, 2019 (Miami)

F.R. Aleman - Model of equipment were GS 14, Serial Number 3700823 Antenna stolen near NW 46 St. & NW 7 Ave. 


Tuesday, July 16, 2019 (Cape Coral)

Hole Montes - Equipment stolen: Leica GS-16, GS-18, TCRP1203, Allegro CX Data collector, 360 Prisim and Pole at 2481 Del Prado Blvd N, at 12:10 pm 


Monday, July 15, 2019 (Sarasota)

Hyatt Survey Services, Inc.  - Equipment stolen: Level, Trimble R-10, Trimble R-8, Trimble Trimark 3 in the parking lot of Gold & Silver Refinery located at 4047 Bee Ridge Rd.


Wednesday, May 1, 2019 (Gladeview)

GPI - Leica GS-14 stolen at NW 27th Avenue near NW 67th Street.


Wednesday, April 24, 2019 (Miami)

Exacta - Crew was around block searching for monuments, and suspects smashed truck window and stole Javad LS and Hot Spot at 8425 NW 32 Ct.


Tuesday, April 23, 2019 (Miami Springs)

Keith - Rover and data collector stolen from 3-man crew on street.


Tuesday, April 23, 2019 (Hialeah Gardens)

N/A - Survey truck for traveling crew damaged overnight at hotel. Suspects stole the actual tailgate with $2600 security camera in it. Suspects also tried to get into locked steel storage boxes, using handheld grinders to cut through locks.


Friday, April 19, 2019 (Palm Beach Gardens)

F.R.S. & Associates - Trimble R-6 base, base raido, antenna, tripod, base set up, and base battery stolen at Alton Road.


Tuesday, April 9, 2019 (Miami)

F.R. Aleman - On Palmetto Expressway just north of Gratiny Blvd. Suspects arrived in two vehicles, a Black Land Rover and Brown Nissan Altima, and forcefully accosted the crew and took a Leica GS14 (SN: 3487140) and data collector GS15 (SN: 2537259). Suspects were four black males in full black head masks.


Wednesday, March 27, 2019 (North Miami)

Langan Engineering -  At corner of NE 64th Terrace & NE 7th Avenue.

"One person crew working in sight of construction sight most of day. After stowing equipment out of sight under rear seats, crew returned to site and parked truck to use restroom. Crew returned to the truck within 5 minutes. Rear window had been smashed and equipment stolen: Leica TS-13 (SN#3214408), GS-18 (SN#3601021), & CS20 (SN#2427179). Backpack containing laptop and phone also stolen. Total value approx. $38,860"


Saturday, March 2, 2019 (Boca Raton)

Dean Surveying & Mapping - Spectra SP60 rover stolen at 333 SQ 4th Avenue in Boca. Taken from unlocked van on work site when backs were momentarily turned to the vehicle.


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 (Miami)

Level-Tech Surveyors - GPS stolen near SW 8th Street and SW 32nd Avenue in Miami. Carlson (Hemisphere) Model BRx5 S320; SN: B1813-01475-01-046A. Has "Hemisphere" on side instead of "Carlson". 


Monday, February 25, 2019 (Sunrise)

Mathews Consulting - Trimble Robotic stolen at intersection of Oakland Park Boulevard & NW 90th Avenue.


Thursday, February 15, 2019 (Hialeah)

CPC Engineering - Leica TS12 Total Station, Leica GS14 GPS, and Leica CS15 Data Collector/Controller stolen.

"Our Orlando office had a field crew working down here in Hialeah, that was robbed late yesterday. At this time another PSM at that office is getting the info from the field crew, handling the Theft form, insurance, etc…I was told that when the crew tried to go after them, a gun was shown out of a window, so they stopped pursuit. Crew did call the police and we are waiting on report."



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