Welcome to Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office District 14 – City of Lake Worth homepage. It is truly an honor to serve the residents, business owners, and visitors to Lake Worth as your commanding officer. As a native of South Florida, and a veteran of the Lake Worth Police Department prior to the merger with PBSO in 2008, I have a good understanding of the priorities and values held by the residents of Lake Worth.
District 14 is comprised of 82 sworn deputies and 12 civilian personnel. The City of Lake Worth encompasses 7 square miles and has a diverse population of 36,000 residents. District 14 embraces the community policing philosophy, which involves a committed partnership between citizens and the deputies sworn to serve them. We work closely with the city, the CRA, and Lake Worth’s many neighborhood associations to make Lake Worth a safer place to live, work, and visit. Working together, we can better address crime and quality of life issues, as well as build relationships and a foundation for future success.
Thank you for visiting our website. Please feel free to contact me at (561) 202-9601 for any questions, concerns, or compliments you have regarding our services or staff. I look forward to working with you.
Yours in Service,
Captain Todd Baer
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, […]
MEDIA ADVISORY 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
SCAM ALERT! Remember: A bank representative WILL NOT call YOU and WILL NOT come to your home to switch out a debit or credit card. Elderly victims from around the country have reported being contacted by a bank representative claiming to be a representative of their banking establishment (all victims bank with different banking institutions). […]
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 […]