Awareness

Were you a Victim of Dwight Castaldi?

We want to know if there are more victims out there of Dwight Castaldi.
Don’t worry, he is behind bars tonight.
Huntington Beach police have charged Dwight Castaldi, DOB: 11/21/75, of Palm Beach Gardens, with allegations of sexual misconduct with a 13-year-old girl from Huntington Beach. Castaldi is facing charges including luring a child with intent to commit a crime and lewd or lascivious acts with a minor younger than 14.

He was arrested in Palm Beach County on March 22, 2018 […]

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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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PBSO Deputy Gifts AC to Family of Four

Help us give this Deputy a round of applause! Deputy Gregory responded to a call at a mobile home residence. There he discovered that the mobile home, which is home to a family of four kids, was without air conditioning.

The conditions inside the residence was hot and uncomfortable and summer is not even here.
Deputy Gregory took it upon himself to purchase two A/C units, a fan for the family and delivered it to them. Awesome job Deputy Gregory.

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PBSO Deputies Replaces 9 Year Old Stolen Bike

Here’s a feel-good story for you.
We responded to a citizen’s complaint about her nine year old son who was robbed of his bicycle by force. Her son had just received the new bicycle as a gift two days prior. D/S Gerbasi quickly established a perimeter and utilized all available resources in the course of his investigation to include multiple K-9 Units and the aviation unit. Unfortunately, all efforts to locate the suspect yielded negative results. Cpl. Charles Johnson also […]

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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.
Further […]

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And the Award for the Carjacker of The Year Award Goes to… Marquise Hudson.

Marquise Hudson stole a black Kio Rio, left running and occupied by a 5 ½ month old infant, from the RaceWay Gas station located on Wallis Road and Haverhill Road, WPB.
Then he left the infant unharmed at the Sunoco Gas station located at State Road 7 and Okeechobee Road, Royal Palm Beach.

Good thing his mamma called us and turned him in.
 

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We Arrest 3 Juveniles Linked to 46 Auto Thefts

This weekend, our task force, along with PBSO helicopter and the Broward County Sheriff’s Office Burglary Apprehension Team, conducted a surveillance operation on suspects that have been linked to at least 46 High-end Auto Thefts out of East Boca Raton, Wellington, West Delray, and West Boca Raton. Yes, you read right, forty-six auto thefts.
While in the community of Saturnia (West Boca Raton), the subjects committed an occupied residential burglary by entering the victim’s garage and attempted to steal their Jaguar […]

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Deputies Respond to Somerset Academy in regards to a Gun Found in a Student’s Backpack.

Deputies responded to Somerset Academy in regards to a gun found in a student’s backpack.
Detectives have interviewed all involved. The student is a boy, 6 years of age. He entered his classroom, tossed his backpack down and a loaded gun fell out. The teacher immediately rushed the students out of the classroom and notified school officials. The principal contacted PBSO to investigate further.
Detectives DO NOT believe any students were in danger.

How the gun got into the student’s backpack is […]

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