District 8

Deputy saves choking child

Deputy Read Saves Choking Boy
Here is one example of how we serve our community. Our Deputy encountered a choking 5-month-old boy and saved his life.
Posted by PBSO – Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Monday, October 29, 2018

Deputy Read encountered a choking 5-month-old boy and saved his life, just one example of how we serve our community.


Sheriff Bradshaw Responds to Shooting

Message from Sheriff Ric Bradshaw:
"There is no real way to prevent someone who wants to hurt someone else, but what we can do is enhance security to deter things like this from happening." Sheriff Ric Bradshaw.
Posted by PBSO – Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Monday, August 20, 2018

“There is no real way to prevent someone who wants to hurt someone else, but what we can do is enhance security to deter things like this from happening.”
 – Sheriff Ric […]

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PB Central High School Stadium Double Shooting PBSO VCD is Investigating

8/18/18 at 4:30 pm
The PBSO Violent Crimes Division is leading this investigation and is coordinating all investigative efforts with the PBC School Board Police. One, or both, of the individuals shot were targeted in this incident. Both victims are from the West Palm Beach area.
This WAS NOT a random act of violence and had NO bearing on the Palm Beach Central or William T. Dwyer High Schools, students, faculty and/or staff. The shooting occurred just […]

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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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 […]

El Chapo

Suspect Wanted for Armed Burglary to a Business in the Village of Wellington

Did El Chapo escape again? Not quite. But the suspect wanted for armed burglary to a business in the Village of Wellington is definitely a fan.
An unknown armed suspect entered the Chevron gas station on October 18th at 11:30 PM and demanded cash, cigarettes and cigars from the clerk and then fled in a newer model black SUV.
The suspect was described as a dark-skinned male, between the ages of 20 & 25 years old, medium build, approximately 5’06”, and […]

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Detectives Receive True Bill (First Degree Murder) for Clown Murder

On Saturday, May 26, 1990, Marlene Warren was at her residence located at 14570 Takeoff Place in Wellington, along with her 22 year old son, Joseph Ahrens and several of his friends. While finishing breakfast, around 10:45 a.m., they noticed a White Chrysler LeBaron pull into the driveway and a person dressed as a clown exit the vehicle and approach the front door of the residence. The person dressed as the clown was carrying a flower arrangement and two […]

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PBSO Seeks to Identify TJ Maxx Thief

He looks happy now, but with everyone’s help we can stop him from stealing anyone else’s money!
Suspect wanted for fraudulent use of victim’s credit card number.
An unknown male entered T.J. Maxx and purchased over $900 worth of merchandise with a cloned credit card.

The suspect was identified as a black male, wearing a dark gray jacket, dark pants and a black hat with the letter “H” on the front.
This incident occurred on February 22, 2017 at 4:51 pm. T.J. Maxx […]

Toys R Us

Who Steals from Toys“R”Us?

We want to know!
Suspect wanted for Theft.

An unknown male entered the store, filled a shopping cart full of merchandise and left in a Ford Escort.
The suspect was identified as a white male, wearing a white pinstripe long sleeve polo, dark color tie, black pants, gold color buckle and black shoes.
This incident occurred on March 4, 2017 at 2:54 pm. Toys“R”Us is located in the 400 block of State Road 7, Wellington.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at […]

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