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Current news, events and public information from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

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PBSO gives $168,000 In Scholarships

Over $168,000 was given to qualifying children of PBSO employees for college assistance. We do this every year at our Broken Star Scholarship Awards ceremony.
 

Broken Star Fund
The Broken Star Fund was incorporated in 1984 as a 501c4 Tax Exempt Organization. (Not Tax Deductible). It is for the general welfare and benefit of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office employees and family members.
The Broken Star Fund provides the follwing:

Help the Fallen Deputies Family.
Financial Support to Members who have had a […]

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Shooting In Live Oak Apartments

On Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at 7:44 pm, the victim, 17 year old male, called 911to report that he was just shot while sitting outside his apartment in the Live Oak Plantation Apartment Complex.  The victim was located inside his apartment with a gunshot wound to the lower leg.  The victim and his mother, who was hurt while trying to get cover during the shooting were transported to St. Mary’s by PBCFR both with non-life threatening injuries.  Occupied and […]

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Roads Closed Due To Crash

Vehicle Vs Semi Truck Crash in Belle Glade. ‪#‎DriveSafe‬
Road Closures: NB STATE ROAD 15/STATE ROAD 80 SHUT DOWN and SB STATE ROAD 15/MARKET RD SHUT DOWN
The driver of the vehicle was transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center where he/she is listed in stable condition.

Time: 5:42 am
Location: 1400 block of Belle Glade Road, Belle Glade

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PBSO is Investigating a Deputy Involved Shooting In Wellington

On Wednesday, June 22, 2016, just before 8:00 am, deputies from the Wellington District were requested to stand by while a resident entered her residence to collect her personal belongings.
Deputies knocked on the door and received no answer.  The front door was locked and it appeared that no one was inside the residence. The homeowner used her key to open the front door.  Before entering the house the deputies gave numerous verbal commands, “Sheriff’s Office is anyone home?” at […]

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Fatal Crash In West Palm Beach

Fatal Crash Report:
Fatality Date: 06/11/16 Fatality Time: 1:59 a.m.
Fatality #56
Location: 2722 Westgate Avenue, WPB, FL
Narrative: The driver of V-1 was unlawfully traveling westbound on Westgate Avenue within the eastbound inside lane. The driver of V-2 was traveling eastbound within the eastbound inside lane; thus, a violent crash occurred as both vehicles impacted into each other. The driver and passenger of V-1 were transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center for additional medical treatment. The driver of V-2 succumbed to his […]

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PBSO Helps With Smoke Detectors

All in the name of safety. The Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office teamed up with The American Red Cross, The United Way, and Palm Beach County Fire Rescue to install free smoke detectors for residents in Sand and Sea Village in Boynton Beach, Florida.
 

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PBSO Increases Moffett Murder Reward to $25,000

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office announced an increase in the reward, that people are eligible for, for information in the Cynthia Moffett case. Moffett was murdered on March 23, 2006 at the Forest Oaks Golf Club in Wellington, Florida. The amount has increased to $25,000.

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PBSO Helps Immigrant Family

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a local needy Venezuelan Immigrant family. PBSO deputies and donors pitched in with food, furniture and clothing to help out the family with their new lives in America.

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