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Sheriff’s Foundation Scholarships Awarded

Sheriff’s Foundation Scholarships Awarded

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation is dedicated to recognizing and assisting deserving students throughout Palm Beach County with scholarships. It is our hope that our Youth Scholarship Program empowers students to further their education and utilize their knowledge to better our society. The scholarship award ceremony took place at the International Polo Club in Wellington. Join us in congratulating these future leaders!

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Memorial Service for K9 Cigo

K9 Cigo Memorial Service
K9 Cigo Memorial Service
Posted by PBSO – Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Thursday, January 10, 2019

On January 10, 2019, we held a memorial service for K9 Cigo, who was killed in the line of duty in December 2018. For those who weren’t able to attend or watch our LIVE coverage, we put together the full video (click button below). Watch hundreds of deputies and community members showing their support to our K9 Hero and the […]

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Deputy Saves Lives of Majestic Animals

On October 6, 2018, at approximately at 3:50 am Deputies responded to a barn fire.
Upon the arrival of Patrol Units, a crime scene was established and Fire Rescue attacked the fire. Deputy Rhoads immediately recognized a large amount of smoke engulfing the stalls of 5 horses which appeared to be in distress. The owner of the horses was an elderly male and he appeared to be in shock from the incident.
Deputy Rhoads had limited experience with horses but knew he […]

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PB Central High School Stadium Double Shooting PBSO VCD is Investigating

** MOST RECENT UPDATE **
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 […]

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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 […]

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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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