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SUSPECT ARRESTED FOR CAPTIAL Sexual Assault * Detectives believe there are MORE victims *

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On March 9, 2021, detectives from the Special Investigations Division were advised by an adult victim that she was inappropriately touched/molested at the age of 7 by the suspect, Javier Del Sol.  On March 12, 2021, detectives arrested Del Sol for the charges seen below.
Through the investigation detectives learned that Javier Del Sol had worked at the Guatemalan Maya Center in years past, as well, as other job positions where he could get easy access to prey upon […]

PBSO DNA Lab- 1995 Cold Case Solved

PBSO DNA Lab: 1995 Cold Case Solved

In 1995, the 14-year-old victim was at her school bus stop when the suspect offered her a ride to school. Instead, he drove elsewhere and sexually assaulted her. Almost 24-years later, the suspect is in custody with the help of the US Marshals Task Force. The suspect will face a Palm Beach County Judge in the morning. We can only hope the victim is one step closer to recovery.


Operation Strike Heat nets 60 Arrests

Operation Strike Heat nets 60 arrests for Weapons, Drugs, and Driving Charges. The operation concentrated on crime offenses of narcotics (trafficking and sales), firearms, burglaries, robberies, and gang activity.
It took place in the north end of Palm Beach County last weekend, April 12th & 13th, 2019 from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. The areas of concentration were Unincorporated West Palm Beach, Riviera Beach, Town of Mangonia Park and Town of Lake Park. Sixty arrests were effected for weapons-related charges, […]

Human Trafficking Suspects in Custody

Human Trafficking Suspects in Custody

In August 2018, the Human Trafficking Task Force began an investigation into Human Trafficking activity which focused on two suspects, Keto Postemus and Aaron Martinez. On 10/11/18, HTTF executed a residential search warrant in the 2000 block of SW 12th Court, in the City of Delray Beach, to collect evidence in support of the human trafficking investigation. Several digital devices were seized from the residence and placed into PBSO evidence for further extraction and review. Based on the evidence […]

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BUSTED Slaughterhouse in Loxahatchee

On August 2, 2018, The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office raided a Loxahatchee Groves Farm accused of operating an illegal slaughterhouse. Over the course of a six month period, this farm was investigated for illegal slaughtering and animal cruelty. The Illegal activity was discovered by the ARM (Animal Recovery Mission) who notified the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office successfully completed the investigation into this Farm’s Illegal activity. Three arrests were made associated with […]

Froums - Bonnie and Clyde wannabes

Busted: Bonnie & Clyde wannabes

Bonnie & Clyde wannabes who tried to steal from a 7-11 earlier this year. Mr. & Mrs. Froum sprayed a chemical spray in the clerk’s face when confronted and fled. They were arrested during a traffic stop in Delray yesterday. This cute couple is now in Jail, separate cells!

Busted - Hipolito Fraguela

Hipolito Fraguela Busted

PBSO’s Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division arrested Hipolito Fraguela, of Lake Worth, on a warrant for the First Degree Murder of Crystal Rivera and Justin Moyer. Fraguela is currently being booked into the Palm Beach County Jail with NO BOND. The shooting took place on June 4th at the intersection of Okeechobee Blvd and Military Trail.

Busted - Jhaval Ward

Jhaval Ward Busted

Our Detectives have arrested Jhaval Ward for Aggravated Battery with a firearm and felon in possession of a firearm. This unfortunate shooting took place yesterday, at 4:15PM, in the 2000 block of Vining’s Circle in Wellington. Upon arrival deputies found an adult male shot, but conscious. He was transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center. Jhaval, WELCOME to the PBSO Hotel, No Bond.

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