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Detectives investigate a body found floating in a retention pond in Greenacres

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Date:           July 30, 2018
Time:           2:48 pm
Location:    Walmart Shopping plaza, retention pond
Deputies responded to a body found floating in a retention pond that flows alongside Walmart in the 6200 block of Forest Hill Blvd, Greenacres.  PBSO dive team responded and removed the male from the pond.  The male was identified as a homeless resident of Greenacres.  There is no obvious signs of death known at this time.
An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.
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Walmart Spree for 3 little girls

Big-Hearted PBSO Deputies Bring Joy to Children in Tough Times

Sometimes we interact with people during the worst moments of their lives, giving us the opportunity to really make a difference.
We responded to an address in Wellington where three children were being removed from their parents and home due to serious safety concerns. The Department of Children and Families (DCF) Investigator requested to use PBSO Wellington’s office as a staging area while arraignments where to place the children with a relative or foster care. The deputies got them pizza […]

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ACCREDITATION TEAM INVITES PUBLIC COMMENTS

Sheriff Ric Bradshaw announced that a team of assessors from the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) will arrive July 10, 2018 to examine all aspects of the Sheriff’s Office policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has to comply with approximately 260 standards in order to receive accredited status. Many of the standards are critical to life, health and safety issues.

As part of the on-site assessment, agency members and the general […]

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PBSO gives Tracking Braclets to families

Press Conference: PBSO gives Tracking Braclets to families identified by FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities to assist in search & rescue recovery if their child should wander.
Posted by PBSO – Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Press Conference: PBSO gives Tracking Braclets to families identified by FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities to assist in search & rescue recovery if their child should wander.

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Deputy Helps Deliver Baby

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On his way to work, Deputy Breslin had no idea he was going to have one of the most unforgettable shifts of his career. He helped a couple deliver a newborn who were on their way to the hospital. Thanks to the fast response of our deputy, the baby boy was born healthy on May 25th at 5:25 PM. The family couldn’t be any happier and grateful. Our entire PBSO family welcome Baby Charlie.

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PBSO Arrest Assisted Living Home Owner on Elder Abuse Charges

On April 20, 2018, detectives from the Special Victims Unit assisted the State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) regarding an allegation of elderly abuse/neglect.
The investigation determined that Bhoodram Parsaram left the residents that live in the 24 hour assisted living facility overnight, unattended and restrained.
The assisted living facility is located in the 1100 block of Wynnewood Drive, unincorporated West Palm Beach.

Parsaram was placed under arrest and transported to the Palm Beach County Jail where he was […]

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SCAM ALERT: Bank representative WILL NOT Come to Your Home

SCAM ALERT!
Remember: A bank representative WILL NOT call YOU and WILL NOT come to your home to switch out a debit or credit card.
Elderly victims from around the country have reported being contacted by a bank representative claiming to be a representative of their banking establishment (all victims bank with different banking institutions). The unknown representative/suspect advises the victim(s) that there is fraudulent activity on their debit/credit cards and they will be sending a bank representative to their home […]

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Scam Alert for PBC Seniors

Dear Palm Beach County Senior Citizens,
If your phone rings and someone tells you: “Your grandchild is in trouble and needs money!” It’s a SCAM.

This happens more often than you think. Yesterday, we arrested: Jason Moreland on a warrant for Grand Theft. Last year in June, the suspect contacted the victim and claimed one of his grandchildren was in trouble and needed money. The victim, falling prey, transferred a large sum of money to an account in West Palm Beach.
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