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A 69-year-old Vietnam War veteran was attacked Monday at a Lake Park auto parts store.

Two black males started an altercation with a Hispanic male victim. The victim, 69 years of age, was followed into a business and was subsequently pushed and punched causing him to fall to the ground. While on the ground the suspects struck the victim with a truck lug wrench. The suspect’s then fled in a white Ford F250 dual cab truck with a partial Florida tag _DM_75.

The victim, a veteran of the Vietnam War, suffers from PTSD. He had […]

Sheriff Bradshaw meets with President Trump

Sheriff Bradshaw meets with President Trump, opens the door for continued dialogue on important issues affecting our community:

“It was an honor to meet with President Trump today and be able to discuss Homeland Security issues. As Chairman of Regional Domestic Security for South Florida having the support of the President for Law Enforcement and border security is important. I want to thank the President for taking time to listen to Local Law Enforcement’ s concerns and his commitment to […]

Busted for Breaking into MetroPCS Store in the Village of Royal Palm Beach

This suspect was observed breaking the window of the Metro PCS store to gain entry inside.

Once inside, he helped himself to multiple boxes of merchandise.

He was later located in the school parking lot of Royal Palm Beach High School in possession of the stolen merchandise.

He was immediately arrested and gave a full confession.

This incident occurred on Monday, February 13, 2017.

Metro PCS store is located on Belvedere Road and N State Road 7, Royal Palm Beach.

Walker was taken to PBC […]

Detectives Investigate an Attempted Abduction in Lake Charleston Development

Detectives are investigating an attempted abduction.

Deputies responded to a call of an attempted abduction in the 7300 block of Zurich Circle, (Lake Charleston Development).

The chain of events as we were told by the child are as follows:

• Shortly after the child returned home from school he decided to play outside
• The child was kicking a ball around when the ball went over a fence
• The child retrieved the ball from the fence area when he was approached by an […]

Honoring A Memory of True Valor | Deputy Frederick Baker

On the important date of January 9, almost 100 years ago, Deputy Frederick Baker led a group of men on one of the bravest missions in Palm Beach Sheriff office history. He paid dearly with his life but his act of bravery, will never be forgotten. Fallen Deputy Frederick Baker who was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a group of fugitives in the Everglades, 25 miles north of West Palm Beach. This gang was wanted for crimes spanning […]

PBSO Marine and Aviation Unit worked together to save a life.

TEAMWORK PAID OFF TODAY. PBSO Marine and Aviation Unit worked together to save a life.

Just before 2 am this morning, deputies from the Marine Unit were dispatched to a “man overboard” call 5 miles east of the Boynton Beach Inlet. Once they arrived and spoke with the complainant deputies learned a male occupant either jumped or fell from the vessel. PBSO Eagle helicopter was requested. The pilot located the male swimming 1 ½ miles from where the vessel was […]

Deputies Locate Suspect Wanted for Early Morning Home Invasion.

Two male suspects dressed in tactical/swat gear forced their way into a residence in the 17300 block of 72nd Rd North, Loxahatchee. Both males had gloves and masks and were armed with handguns. During the incident, the homeowner retuned home and confronted the suspects. The suspects took off and the homeowner followed them. The homeowner called 911 and advised dispatch where the suspects were headed. Road Patrol deputies and the helicopter were able to locate the suspect’s vehicle and […]

The Passing of PBSO K-9 “Kenzo”

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of PBSO K-9 “Kenzo”. He served heroically from 2006-2013 and was responsible for countless felony apprehensions, one of which K-9 Kenzo sustained a gunshot wound while apprehending a murder suspect. On June 4, 2012, K9 Kenzo located the suspect hiding and ready to ambush deputies. K9 Kenzo drew the suspect’s attention away from approaching deputies resulting in him being shot twice by the suspect before deputies could return fire.

As […]

Victim of Stolen Bicycle is Surprised By An Act of Kindness By Deputies

Deputies made a positive difference in a victims life today.  Mr. Clinton Hamilton is 72 years old and does not drive.  He relies on his bicycle to get him to and from his job at Crestwood Middle School.  When deputies learned he was a victim of a stolen bicycle they bought him a new bike, helmet and chain.  He could not believe the kindness!

 

PBSO Deputy Thanks Young Supporter

“If you know my boy Jack, you know he loves law enforcement. He’s made it his mission to thank as many LEOs as he can and genuinely feels proud when he gets a smile or “thank you” in return. As you know, Jack has autism and this disability makes it so difficult for him to connect with other people. The fact that he approaches cops, initiates & engages in conversation is a tremendous accomplishment.

There are some officers who have […]