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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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Family Dollar Armed Robbery

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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Dr. Seuss

PBSO Reads to Children to Commemorate Dr. Seuss

In celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, District 14 was invited to read to the VPK class at Highland Elementary.
Deputy Richard Toranzo read to the children the book “Green Eggs and Ham.”
A total of 15 children attended the reading session.
After reading, each student was provided an After School Safety coloring book, a mood color changing pencil, and a Junior Deputy Badge.
Deputy Toranzo swore-in each child.
This small gesture goes a long way with the Spanish speaking community.
District 14 wants to ensure […]

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Fighting Suspect

PBSO is Seeking Your Help to Identify Female Associated with a Fight

PBSO is seeking your help to identify a female associated with a fight that took place on Sunday.
The female can been seen in the middle of these two other women in this picture.
Deputies responded to a fight that occurred outside, in-between Downtown Pizza and CJ’s Island Grill, early Sunday morning.
Deputies learned that an altercation took place between two females.
The fight was broken up by other patrons before deputies arrived.
One female stayed on scene and the other fled.
This investigation is active […]

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Van

PBSO Person of Interest in Attempted Children Abduction

Black male approached two children asking if they would like candy in a dirty white van similar to an attempted abduction on the 13th. ‬
On January 31, 2017, at approximately 6:00 pm, two children were approached by an unknown black male as they were walking home near Winder Court in the Lake Charleston Community.
Both children were asked by the black male if they wanted candy, they said no and ran home.

The “person of interest” was described as:

In his 40’s
Short […]

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Busted Stealing Car

Man Caught Stealing Car in Lake Worth on Surveillance Video

This guy was captured on surveillance video as he entered Food Mart in the City of Lake Worth.
He walked out of the store then entered an unattended, idling 2013 Toyota Corolla and bounced.
This incident occurred on February 20, 2017.
Food Mart is located in the 100 block of Federal Highway, Lake Worth.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.
You can remain ANONYMOUS by downloading our new app “CONNECT & PROTECT”, “See Something Say Something” from your Apple […]

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Detectives Investigate an Attempted Abduction in Lake Charleston Development

Detectives are investigating an attempted abduction.
Deputies responded to a call of an attempted abduction in the 7300 block of Zurich Circle, (Lake Charleston Development).
The chain of events as we were told by the child are as follows:
• Shortly after the child returned home from school he decided to play outside
• The child was kicking a ball around when the ball went over a fence
• The child retrieved the ball from the fence area when he was approached by an […]

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Shooting in Lake Worth

Detectives are Investigating a Shooting that occurred in the 2000 block of 10th Ave North, Lake Worth.
On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at about 9:50 pm, deputies responded to a 911 call in reference to a male having been shot in the parking lot of 2001 10th Avenue North, Lake Worth. Upon arrival, the victim was discovered with a gunshot wound to the torso. He was transported to a local hospital and his injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening. The […]

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Armed Robbery

Armed Robbery in Lake Worth Metro PCS

Deputies responded to an armed robbery at the Metro PCS Store located in the 300 block of S. Dixie Highway, Lake Worth. Upon arrival deputies learned that one armed masked black male entered the business and stole property. One of the clerks was shot and the other was injured. Both victims were taken to a local hospital for treatment. They are both listed in stable condition.
Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division and Crime Scene Investigators are in route to […]

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