Deputies responded to multiple people fighting in the parking lot in the 1700 block of South Main Street, Belle Glade. As deputies were breaking up the fight the arrestee, Louis Garcia, pulled out a weapon and fired into the crowd striking two victims.
It’s cold (at least for us). Due to the lower temps, the county is opening a Cold Weather Shelter in Belle Glade. The shelter will be open at 7:00 pm today, February 3, and will close at 7:00 am tomorrow Feb. 4 at Belle Glade Intake Assessment Center: 341 NW 11th St., Belle Glade.
PBSO Captain Rolando Silva developed a program within the “Cops Helping Kids” organization called “Building Bridges” which helps the children of imprisoned parents.
Many of these young children are hurting emotionally due to their inability to connect with their fathers or mothers due to sometimes lengthy prison sentences. To soften the hurt, the program entails
1.) The parent who is in prison, personally writes a Christmas card to their children,
2.) Cops Helping Kids finds what type of gifts the children need,
These kids deserve the world for their commitment to their community! They make us very proud. The Lucy Project and the PBSO Tri-City Community Outreach Program awarded scholarships to recognize these students for their commitment to community service.
PBSO & The Lucy Project Awards scholarships
These kids deserve the world for their comminitent to their community! They make us very proud. The Lucy Project awarded scholarships in partnership with PBSO Tri-City Community Outreach Program recognizing these students for their commitment […]
We are being proactive for back to school 2020. With the help of community partners and former NBA All Stars, Otis Birdsong and Michael Ray Richardson, we distributed over 200 backpacks, school supplies, and personal hygiene kits to kids in Belle Glade.