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PBSO Deputy Kenneth Torrence – A True Inspiration

PBSO Deputy Kenneth Torrence splits his time between working as a Corrections Deputy at the Western Detention Center during the day (in Belle Glade, Florida) and coaching basketball at Belle Glade Central High School at night.
Deputy Torrence tries to be a great role model to inmates and high school basketball players alike, not only being a basketball coach, but a coach for life.
 

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Deputies are Investigating a Double Stabbing – Suspect has been Arrested

Deputies are Investigating a Double Stabbing – Suspect has been Arrested
On Thursday, March 13, 2014, just before 8:00 pm, deputies responded to a double stabbing in the 8200 block of Glades Road, Boca Raton (Jimmy the Greek Restaurant). When deputies arrived they located two male victims with stab wounds. Both male victims where air lifted to Delray Medical Center in critical condition.
What we know so far is that three employees were involved in an altercation. One employee stabbed the […]

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Ice Cream Social for the Walk to Defeat ALS

Sheriff Ric Bradshaw and PBSO held an ice cream social to encourage PBSO employees to join the Walk To Defeat ALS Saturday, March 22, 2014 to combat this dreaded disease. If you would like to sign up for this event please go to www.WalktoDefeatALS.org

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Purple Drank – Sizzurp

It’s popular and being sung about by some very well known musical artist. So what is “Purple Drank” ?
Purple Drank is a mixture of a prescription cold medication containing promethazine (an antihistamine) and codeine with a soda drink along with ice and some sort of hard candy like Skittles to add color and taste. These ingredients combined make a purple liquid that is then sipped until euphoria and dissociation from one’s body occur. These effects will last between three […]

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Crime Statistics for 3/3/14

Good Morning Friends,
We had 97 arrests this weekend and had a total of 162 people that came into our jail. PBSO reported 134 crimes that occurred in Palm Beach County in efforts to keep you safe.
Let’s make this week a safe one.

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Deputy Sheriff Shawn Monti was awarded the Outstanding Stalking Award

Deputy Sheriff Shawn Monti was awarded the Outstanding Stalking Service Provider from the Palm Beach County Anti-Stalking Collaborative. The Palm Beach County Anti-Stalking Collaborative seeks to recognize outstanding providers going above and beyond to serve and protect victims of stalking in Palm Beach County. Deputy Sheriff Monti was recognized for going far above his duties as a road patrol officer. His dedication, tenacity and sincere caring really made a difference in the lives of the victim and her two […]

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Serious Crash

Crash Location: HALL BLVD. and NORTHLAKE BLVD. Crash Date: 2/27/14 Crash Time: 10:00 am V-1, a 2010 Cadillac Escalade, driven by Kerri A. Chavez d.o.b. 06/06/1981 of 13593 87th St. North, West Palm Beach, was northbound on Hall Blvd. V-2 a 1999 Volvo Tractor, driven by Orestes J. Campa d.o.b. 03/02/1941 of 10209 N.W. 129th St., Hialeah Gardens, was westbound on Northlake Blvd. Driver of V-1 failed to stop at posted stop sign and entered into the intersection into […]

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Homicide in suburban West Palm Beach

PBSO is working a Homicide which has occurred in the 1800 block of My Place suburban West Palm Beach. Victim is a black female in her late 20’s. PBSO received a call around 11:10 am. Crime scene and detectives are on scene. Suspect is in custody. This is an ongoing investigation. More information will follow.
 
Update on Homicide at 1856 My Place Lane, suburban West Palm Beach.
Both subjects lived at this location
Victim- Horacia Simeus 4/28/86
Suspect- Youvens Madeus 4/24/89
Both parties were […]

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Trash Clean-up

PBSO Dist. 1 CP unit, conducted a clean-up operation at multiple locations throughout District 1. Using inmate workers, the amount of trash, debris, and furniture cleaned up totaled approximately 21 cubic yards.
The first location cleaned was the vacant lot located north of the shopping plaza at 4483 S Congress Ave. All of the trash was cleaned up along the roadway and the grass was mowed back to the fence line utilizing equipment loaned to us by All State Equipment.
The […]

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