Author - Krysti DeMario

Arrest made on assault at LA Fitness in Lake Worth

UPDATE * March 30, 2023

PBSO Detectives arrested three suspects for Assaulting and Robbing Daniel Hernandez on March 21, 2023.  All three suspects; Rafael Medina, Jr., DOB: 8/11/1979, Octavious Medina, DOB: 8/15/1999 and Anthony Maldonado, DOB: 6/18/1997, have been located, arrested and are currently being booked/processed into the Palm Beach County Jail.  

Date:           Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Time:          8:46 pm

Location:    8888 Lantana Road, Lake Worth – LA Fitness

Deputies responded to an assault that took place inside LA Fitness, located […]


Fatal Accident – 12,000 Block of US 27, South Bay 03/29/23

V-1 was traveling north bound within the outside lane of US 27 South, approaching the intersection for an adjacent construction site entrance (Star Quarries).

V-2 entered the roadway of US 27 South, from the construction site entrance, and began traveling northbound within the outside lane of travel.

V-1 while traveling northbound over took V-2 (which was traveling slower while accelerating), and failed to take evasive action, colliding with V-2.

During the collision, the front of V-1 impacted the rear of V-2.

Post impact […]


Homicide- Delray Beach

Date:           Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Time:           5:30 am

Location:    15000 block of Summer Lake Drive, Delray Beach

Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 15000 block of Summer Lake Drive, Delray Beach to perform a welfare check. Upon arrival, deputies located an adult male deceased inside the residence.  The male was transported to the Medical Examiners Officer where an autopsy was performed.  The autopsy’s results determined that the male was a victim of a homicide.

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division […]


Shooting – Loxahatchee Groves


The investigation into the shooting/homicide is still active and ongoing. Other persons were present within the home at the time of the shooting. Investigators are considering an attempted murder-suicide scenario however, several investigative processes are being undertaken at this time in order to confirm preliminary evidence.

The female remains in critical condition.

The family is asking for privacy for the family and friends of the victim.

On March 27th, 2023, deputies were dispatched to a shooting the 15000 block of Forest Lane, […]


Suspicious Person – WPB

Update: Detectives arrested the female suspect, Sheree Williams, DOB: 1/19/1989, for Homicide. Williams will be attending first appearance this morning. 

At 9:14 AM, on March 26th, deputies responded to a suspicious person complaint of a naked female climbing a tree in the area of Magnolia Drive, unincorporated West Palm Beach.  Upon arrival deputies were advised the female was running through the neighborhood.  A perimeter was immediately established and the female was located and detained. Further investigation led deputies back to […]


Shooting incident in Lake Worth

On March 21, 2023, our deputies responded to a shooting at 777 Liquors located in the 3600 block of Military Trail, unincorporated Lake Worth. Tragically, an adult male was found deceased from gunshot wounds.

Detectives from our Violent Crimes Division are actively investigating the scene, but no suspect or motive has been identified yet.

WE NEED YOUR HELP: If you have any information about this incident, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS. You can also report ANONYMOUSLY by downloading the PBSO […]


Seat Belt & Child Safety

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a countywide Seat Belt & Child Safety Restraint Enforcement on Sunday, March 19, 2023.

The purpose of this operation is to conduct high-visibility, zero-tolerance enforcement of all Florida State Statutes regarding seat belt usage and child safety restraints.

The locations of the enforcement will be in the unincorporated areas of Palm Beach County.

The hours of operation will be from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.


Rachel Hurley – 33rd Anniversary Homicide

Someone out there knows who killed her!

Rachel, 14 years of age, was found raped and killed on March 17, 1990 at Carlin Park.  

PBSO urges anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS or remain ANONYMOUS by downloading our new app “PBSO” for your Apple or Android Smart Phone and using the “See Something” feature. Downloaded from

Roger Cooke

Arrest for Lewd & Lascivious Battery on a Minor

Detectives are asking the public to take a good look at this suspect, Roger Cooke.  Cooke was arrested for one count of Lewd or Lascivious Battery and one count of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.  The victim found the suspect through friends, as he is known to sell alcohol and marijuana to high school students in the Boca Raton and Broward County area.  During several drug transactions, Cooke, would have the victim perform sexual acts upon him.  […]