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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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Dear Troubled Friend:

We know that you have been dealing with a lot lately. We know that you may be having overwhelming feelings of depression, anger and heartbreak. Sometimes we find ourselves in a cloud of confusion and fog where we can’t clearly see the light and we lose ourselves in thoughts that are full of rage and revenge. But know this, you are loved. You are not alone. There is an answer and a place to find the cure to your […]

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Deputy Involved Shooting – I95 just North of Lantana Road, Lantana – PBSO

February 7, 2018
Time: 9:35 am
1st Location: 1600 block S. Dixie Highway, Lake Worth
2nd Location: Northbound I95 just north of Lantana Road, Lantana
Deputies responded to a shooting that occurred in 1600 block of S. Dixie Highway, Lake Worth.  Upon arrival deputies learned that a male suspect shot a female. The suspect put the female victim in his car and fled the scene before deputies arrived.
Further investigation determined the suspect drove to Southern Blvd and entered I95 northbound driving at a high rate of […]

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PBSO Deputy Uses Non-lethal Tactic to Dissuade Dog, Even After Getting Bitten

Two german shepherd’s busted out of their back yard and terrorized the streets near Pot O Gold Street, West Palm Beach, this morning. One of the shepherds bit a teenager as he was walking to school (he received minor injuries). PBSO deputies were called and responded to the area. A PBSO sergeant was able to corral the shepherd’s back to their residence. As our our deputy attempted to close the gate one of the shepherd’s re-escaped.

Our deputy immediately jumped […]

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Boy with Autism becomes PBSO Sheriff for the Day

Jack, a boy who has Autism and loves law enforcement. His condition makes it difficult for him to make friends. He approaches many law enforcement officers offering his support and thank you cards. He has found many friends within PBSO. Sheriff Ric Bradshaw invites him to come and be Sheriff for a day. Getting to see firsthand many of the tools PBSO uses to keep him safe. The Mounted Unit, K9 Unit, and PBSO swat came out to support Jack […]

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Scam Alert

On January 22nd, a victim reported receiving a call from a suspect whom identified himself as Lt. Cross, with the Palm Beach County Sheriff Office. The suspect told the victim a warrant was issued for his arrest for failure to attend jury duty, but the matter could be resolved if a fine of $5,555.00 was paid.
The suspect instructed the victim to purchase prepaid NetSpend Reloadit with a $500 value each and call back with the authorization number.
Once the authorization […]

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