Press Releases

PBSO is investigating a Homicide

Media Advisory
March 10, 2020
Morris Samit, DOB: 2/03/1942 has been arrested for Homicide.  He will not be attending first appearance this morning.
March 9, 2020
Time:           8:30 am
Deputies responded to a shooting in the 6800 block of Fairway Lakes Drive, in the Aberdeen Development, unincorporated Boynton Beach.  Upon arrival deputies located a female deceased from an apparent gunshot wound(s) and a male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  The male was transported to a local hospital where he expected to survive.
Further investigation […]

Suspect Wanted for Fraud

Suspect Wanted for Fraud (MA20-26)

March 5, 2020
Seeking to Identify a Suspect Wanted for Fraud.
An unknown male was captured on ATM surveillance depositing fraudulently obtained checks into an account.
This incident occurred on January 30, 2020.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS or you can remain ANONYMOUS by downloading our new app “PBSO” for your Apple or Android Smart Phone and using the “See Something” feature. The app can also be downloaded from


Suspect Wanted – Tapatia Supermarket Burglary (MA20-25)

March 4, 2020
Suspect wanted for Business Burglary to Tapatia Supermarket.
An unknown suspect entered the supermarket by cutting a hole in the metal roll-up door.  Once inside, he helped himself to a large amount of cash then fled.
This incident occurred on February 26, 2020 at 2:00 am.  Tapatia Supermarket is located in the 3800 block of Westgate Ave, WPB.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS or you can remain ANONYMOUS by downloading our new app […]


35 year old Cold Case: Update

Earlier today, Sheriff Ric Bradshaw discusses new information on the 35-year-old Cold Case of Christy Luna.
Directly below is an update to this story:

Press Conference Follow Up: Earlier today, we announced that PBSO received a valuable lead in the 35-year-old Christy Luna Cold Case. We have updated information.
Posted by PBSO – Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Monday, August 5, 2019


‪Press Conference: Sheriff @RicBradshaw discusses new information on the 35-year-old Cold Case of Christy Luna. #TheLead
Posted by PBSO – Palm Beach […]

Operation "Prometheus" Nets 14 Arrests

Operation “Prometheus” Nets 14 Arrests

We took 14 dangerous Gang Members off the streets of Palm Beach County with operation “Prometheus”, the culmination of a two year investigation. In the “We’re gonna take these little terrorists out of their neighborhoods” said Sheriff Bradshaw during the 1pm Press Conference today.
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Baby June found one year ago

Tomorrow marks the one year anniversary since Baby June was found in the Boynton Beach Inlet by an off-duty firefighter. A reward up to $10,000 is offered to anyone who can help identify who is Baby June and where her parents are. She was suffocated, thrown into the ocean and after one year since we found her, we still need answers.
Today we held a press conference with the detectives about updated information on the investigation of Baby June’s death:

Press […]


PBSO/FDLE/PBC State Attorney’s Office Investigate Deputy Involved Shooting in Riviera Beach

Time:           12:13 pm
Location:     1300 block of 27th Street, Riviera Beach
Tactical agents assigned to the Violent Crimes Division as part of the US Marshals South Florida Task Force received information that a fugitive they were looking for was residing at a residence in the 1300 block of 27th Street, Riviera Beach.
Upon arrival to the residence and preparation of affecting the arrest on the suspect in question, the suspect and another unknown male, both armed with a weapon, fled out the […]

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New Security Plan for High School Football Games

PBC Superintendent Fennoy meets with School Officials to craft a new Security Staffing plan for PBC High School Football Games.
Saturday morning kickoffs for the biggest games of the season will start at 6 PM instead of 7 PM.
Only clear bags will make it through the gates.
For those who leave mid-game, you will have to buy another ticket.
Thankfully, no students were or injured in Friday’s horrific shooting incident.
PBSO will assist PBC School Board Police will all ongoing efforts.

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