Statement Regarding Jury Verdict in Adams Lin Civil Trial

The jury verdict reached today is both shocking and disappointing. Sgt. Adams Lin, who is a minority himself, and who had worked in the high crime neighborhood where the incident occurred for many years had never used deadly force prior to his unfortunate encounter with Mr. Stephens. In fact Sgt. Lin had worked with many residents in the community including raising funds to send underprivileged African American youth to Washington D.C. on school field trips. Sgt. Lin also fostered […]


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.


A PBSO Correction Officer and his family share an inspiring story

A PBSO Correction Officer and his family share an inspiring story.
“As we were attempting to go through garage and storage to prepare for a huge garage sale…we asked our 11 year son, Evan what he would like to do with all his old toys, games, etc. The choices were that we could sell it all at our garage sale and he could use the money to purchase whatever he wanted with the money…OR….he could donate them all to kids […]


Shooting in Belle Glade

Just before 9:00 pm, deputies responded to a report of shooting in the 800 block of SW Ave D, Belle Glade. When deputies arrived they located a male shot in the lower torso. The male was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
No suspect information or motive known at this time. No witnesses.

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division and Crime Scene Investigators are currently in route to the scene to investigate further.
If anyone has information about this shooting they […]


Scam Alert

On January 22nd, a victim reported receiving a call from a suspect whom identified himself as Lt. Cross, with the Palm Beach County Sheriff Office. The suspect told the victim a warrant was issued for his arrest for failure to attend jury duty, but the matter could be resolved if a fine of $5,555.00 was paid.
The suspect instructed the victim to purchase prepaid NetSpend Reloadit with a $500 value each and call back with the authorization number.
Once the authorization […]


Detectives are Investigating a Suspicious Death

Time: Just before midnight
Location: 200 block of S. Military Trail, WPB
Deputies responded to a deceased male/pedestrian/bicyclist lying on the side of the road in the 200 block of South Military Trail, WPB. It is unknown at this time HOW this male succumbed to his death. Vehicle Homicide Investigators and Violent Crimes Detectives have conferred and are determining this death to be suspicious.
An autopsy will be completed sometime today. At that time, investigators are hoping to learn his cause of […]

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