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Women Behind the Badge – Sneak Peek

World Suicide Prevention Day
Sneak peek of Women Behind the Badge Episode 1 where Deputy Izzarone talks about saving the life of someone who wanted to end it all.
Posted by PBSO – Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Monday, September 10, 2018

This is a sneak peek of “Women Behind the Badge” Episode 1 where Deputy Izzarone talks about saving the life of someone who wanted to end it all.

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PBSO Responds to Plane Crash

September 10, 2018
** UDPATE **
The victims have been identified as Philip Castronova, DOB: 6/30/48 and Mandy Castronova, DOB: 1/2/79 of Lake Worth.
Any witnesses to this tragic plane crash is asked to reach out to NTSB via email or call 202/314-6290.
All other questions can be directed to NTSB Press Officer, Mr. Terry Williams at 202-314-6100.
September 9, 2018
Media Advisory
Time:          Shortly before 11:00 am
Location:    East of Congress, just south of Palm Beach State College off 6th Ave
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package bandit suspect wanted

Package Bandit – Suspect Wanted

Media Advisory
Suspect wanted for stealing a package off the front porch of a residence in the City of Lake Worth, 1500 block of N. A Street.
This incident occurred on August 30, 2018 at 3:25 pm.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS or you can remain ANONYMOUS by downloading our new app “PBSO” for your Apple or Android Smart Phone and using the “See Something” feature. The app can also be downloaded from


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Overnight News

On 8/17/2018, at 6:15 am, deputies responded to a shooting at the 600 Block of North H Street.  Upon arrival deputies discovered that an adult male had been shot.  The suspects fled of in a vehicle.  The victim was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive. Investigation is ongoing.
On 08/17/18, 1:18 am, deputies responded to a stabbing located at 1000 S. Dixie Highway. Victim was extremely intoxicated and could not provide any information.  Investigation is ongoing.
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Suspect wanted for robbery to a business

Suspect wanted for robbery of a business

Suspect wanted for robbery to a business.
A masked suspect entered Family Dollar, jumped the counter and demanded cash from the clerk then fled on foot from the business.
The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 5’11”, thin build, wearing a green or gray long sleeve shirt, black pants and black shoes.
This incident occurred on August 1, 2018. Family Dollar is located in the 1200 block of S. Dixie Highway, Lake Worth.
Anyone with information is urged to contact […]

Busted - Hipolito Fraguela

Hipolito Fraguela Busted

PBSO’s Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division arrested Hipolito Fraguela, of Lake Worth, on a warrant for the First Degree Murder of Crystal Rivera and Justin Moyer. Fraguela is currently being booked into the Palm Beach County Jail with NO BOND. The shooting took place on June 4th at the intersection of Okeechobee Blvd and Military Trail.

Lightning Strikes Two Men in Lake Worth

Lightning Strikes Two Men in Lake Worth

The men struck by lighting have been identified as: Enrique and Antonio Miranda. Detectives learned that 71-year-old Enrique Miranda and his son, Antonio, were cutting branches with a machete within a wooded area when three consecutive lightning bolts struck a tall Australian pine tree. The men who were standing near the base of the tree were struck with the electrical current causing them to fall. Enrique managed to call 911 and direct PBC Fire Rescue to their location at […]

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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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