District 12

Operation Strike Heat nets 60 Arrests

Operation Strike Heat nets 60 arrests for Weapons, Drugs, and Driving Charges. The operation concentrated on crime offenses of narcotics (trafficking and sales), firearms, burglaries, robberies, and gang activity.
It took place in the north end of Palm Beach County last weekend, April 12th & 13th, 2019 from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. The areas of concentration were Unincorporated West Palm Beach, Riviera Beach, Town of Mangonia Park and Town of Lake Park. Sixty arrests were effected for weapons-related charges, […]

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TWO Year Anniversary Death of Lea’Auti Rolle

Media Advisory
2nd Year Anniversay Death of Lea’Auti Rolle * SOMEONE  OUT THERE KNOWS SOMETHING ABOUT THIS HOMICIDE **

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS or you can remain ANONYMOUS by downloading our new app “CONNECT & PROTECT”, “See Something Say Something” for your Apple or Android Smart Phone
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August 14, 2016
Just before 1:00 am on Sunday, August 14, 2016, deputies responded to a shooting in the 700 block of Joe Louis Ave, located in Pahokee. […]

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From Inmates to Graduates

“Don’t serve the time, let the time serve you.” – Connor Vaughn.
Six inmates graduated from the West Detention Center in Belle Glade. They received their GED diplomas to help them re-enter back into society when they are released from jail. The GED Program is a second chance to get a High School Diploma. The requirements are the same, they are responsible to complete courses like Language Arts, Science, Social Studies and Math. Everybody deserves a second chance and these […]

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PBSO Arrest Man for 1989 Killing

We are proud to announced that we solved a 27-year-old murder case.
Cold Case detectives emphasizes, “Not Giving Up!”
Today, detectives obtained an indictment charging Clarence Butler, DOB: 3/22/1955, of Pahokee, with First Degree Murder of Simmie Harris.
Simmie Harris was stabbed multiple times by Butler in his apartment between July 4, 1989 and July 5, 1989.
Butler was located, arrested and booked into the Palm Beach County jail. He will attend first appearance Friday morning.
 
 

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PBSO News Release

Shooting In Pahokee

Just before 1:00 am on Sunday, August 14, 2016, deputies responded to a shooting in the 700 block of Joe Louis Ave, located in Pahokee. Upon arrival, deputies located two individuals with gunshot wounds. Both victims were airlifted to St. Mary’s Medical Center where one of the victim’s passed away from his injuries and the second victim is in critical condition.
Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division and Crime Scene Investigators responded to the scene to investigate further.
No motive or […]

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