District 14

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 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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PBSO Investigates Unknown Male Found Deceased Along the Roadway

Deputies responded to a report of a shooting in the 4300 Block of Theresa Court, unincorporated Lake Worth. Upon arrival, deputies found an unknown male deceased in or along the roadway.
No suspect, motive or witnesses known at this time. Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators are in route to the scene to investigate further.
More information will be released when it becomes available.

Time: 4:50 pm
Location: 4300 Block of Theresa Court, unincorporated Lake Worth

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PBSO Investigates Person Found Dead in Lake Worth

Deputies responded to a call of a deceased person found in the 1000 block of South H Street, in the City of Lake Worth. Upon arrival deputies found a male deceased from what appears to be a gunshot wound(s).
The victim has been identified as Lucio Velazquez-Morales, DOB: 5/10/84 of Lake Worth.
No suspect or motive known.

ANYONE that may have heard or witnessed anything suspicious in the area of South H Street, Lake Worth, between 4:00 am and 6:50 am, yesterday, […]

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PBSO Investigates a Possible Drowning/Death

On Friday, October 27 at 5:15 pm, deputies made contact with Edgar Velez who was wanted on multiple counts of Burglary and Grand Theft. Shortly after contact, Velez fled on foot and jumped into a nearby canal located at 10th Ave North and Florida Mango, Lake Worth. Velez refused assistance from deputies and appeared to begin to struggle. Velez went underwater and became unresponsive. PBCFR responded and transported Velez to JFK Medical Center (South) where he is currently in […]

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PBSO Busts Lake Worth Man for 1987 Shooting/Death of Wife

On July 23, 1987, at 7:45 p.m. deputies of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1614 Osborne Circle, Lake Worth after receiving a 911 call from the homeowner, James O’Neil. James O’Neil reported that his wife, Verna O’Neil had committed suicide. James advised as he and Verna struggled with firearm it accidentally discharged striking Verna in the left side of her face. The Medical Examiner listed the cause of death as gunshot wound to the head and […]

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Deputies Investigate Shooting in Lake Worth

Deputies responded to a shooting in front of Grocery Stop located in the 1500 block of Railroad Ave, Lake Worth.
Upon arrival deputies found a male shot. He was immediately transported to a local hospital.
No suspect information or motive known at this time.
Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division and Crime Scene Investigators are investigating further.

The victim is in stable condition and expected to survive. More information will be released when it becomes available.

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PBSO Investigate a Shooting in Lake Worth

PBSO Deputies received a call of “shots fired” approximately 1:30 am in the area of 914 F Street, Lake Worth.
Upon arrival Deputies found an Hispanic adult male deceased from being shot and another with non-life threatening injuries.
He was transported to the hospital.
Detectives are investigating this death.
There is no motive to the shooting at this time and no suspect information.
This advisory will be updated when more information becomes available.

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PBSO Takes Elementary Students to LEGOLAND!

On March 16, 2017, the City of Lake Worth – District 14 Community Policing Unit with the assistance of Legoland treated 40 students from North Grade and South Grade Elementary to a fun-filled day at Legoland  in Winter Haven, Florida.
The field trip was a culmination of the hard work and effort of each student that participated in the “Breaking the Cycle of Gang Recruitment” program.
The program originated with the concept of mentoring elementary-aged children who could potentially have a high […]

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PBSO Looking for Male Associated with Family Dollar Armed Robbery

Armed robbery at Family Dollar! Please keep a look out and send any information our way.
An unknown male entered the business and committed an armed robbery. He was captured on surveillance video while inside the store.
The suspect, armed with a semi-auto handgun, was described as a black male, approximately 5’06”, 150 lbs., bald with a short gray scruffy beard.
He was wearing a white long sleeve shirt underneath a brown t-shirt, blue jeans and black shoes.
He fled in an early […]

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