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PB Central High School Stadium Double Shooting PBSO VCD is Investigating

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 […]

Suspect wanted for Fraudulent Use of Stolen Credit Cards at several locations in PB Gardens

Fraudulent Use of Stolen Credit Cards – Suspect wanted

For Immediate
Contact:       Crime Stoppers 1-800-458-TIPS
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Suspect wanted for Fraudulent Use of Stolen Credit Cards.
An unknown female used the victim’s stolen credit cards at various locations in Palm Beach Gardens; Macy’s, Ulta Beauty and Office Depot. The victim suffered a loss of over $ 1300.
This incident occurred on August 8, 2018.
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 […]

Seeking Person of Interest

Attempted Abduction of a Teen – Detectives are Seeking a PERSON of INTEREST

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking a Person of Interest * ONLY *

What:          An attempted Kidnapping of a 14 year old female
When:         August 14, 2018
Where:        4900 block of Pineaire Lane, West Palm Beach
Time:           11:00 pm
A teen, 14 years of age, was walking westbound in the 4900 block of Pineaire Lane towards Haverhill Road and heard was appeared to be vehicle, white van, stop behind her.  She saw the door open and an unknown male approach her.  […]

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Single engine aircraft hard landing – Deputies and PBC FR respond

Media Advisory
Date:           August 17, 2018
Time:           4:00 pm
Location:     16000 block of Hawker Lane, Wellington
Deputies and PB Fire Rescue personnel responded to a single engine plane that landed, hard, in the 16000 block of Hawker Lane, Wellington, Aero Club.  The occupant got out of the aircraft entered a golf cart and traveled home.  PBC Fire Rescue personnel located the adult male, at his home, and is treating him for minor injuries.  Further investigation will be conducted by NTSB.

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Update on Jupiter Welfare Check Homicide

August 17, 2018

2nd Suspect ARRESTED, ADJUDICATED and SENTENCED in Cuban Court
First Time EVER in the history of the United States

Suspect 2: Marcos Ernesto Yanes Gutierrez
On July 19, 2015, approximately 10:00 am, deputies were dispatched to complete a welfare check on the homeowner living in the 9700 block of Mockingbird Trail, Jupiter.  After a cursory check of the residence deputies located a male inside deceased.  Further investigation determined the victim, retired Dr. Ronald Schwartz, was a victim of Homicide.  […]


From Inmates to Graduates

“Don’t serve the time, let the time serve you.” – Connor Vaughn.
Six inmates graduated from the West Detention Center in Belle Glade. They received their GED diplomas to help them re-enter back into society when they are released from jail. The GED Program is a second chance to get a High School Diploma. The requirements are the same, they are responsible to complete courses like Language Arts, Science, Social Studies and Math. Everybody deserves a second chance and these […]

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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.
On […]

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Detectives Investigate a Domestic Stabbing

Media Advisory

****** UPDATE ******
Time: 08:09 am
The victim has been identified as Rolando Francois, DOB: 6/05/1990, of  West Palm Beach.
The investigation is still active and ongoing.

Time: 10:56 am
Deputies responded to a report of a stabbing in the 1900 Block of North Haverhill Road, West Palm Beach. Upon arrival deputies located an adult male deceased.
Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division arrived on scene to investigate further. Detectives were advised that a domestic incident occurred between and male and female resulting in […]


Back to School Safety

Back to School Safety Reminder!
Please respect school zones and our crossing guard's directions. Let’s work together to make this a safe and awesome school year for everyone.
Posted by PBSO – Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Monday, August 13, 2018

We are patrolling school zones, please slow down now that school is back in session! Please respect school zones and our crossing guard’s directions. Let’s work together to make this a safe and awesome school year for everyone.
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