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Suspicious Incident in Mallards Cove – Jupiter

Update Further investigation led detectives to arrest, Jose Malagon, DOB: 7/16/1964, on the following charges: Attempted Murder with a Firearm, Sexual Battery with a Firearm, and False Imprisonment.   August 15, 2023 Around 6:18 am, Jupiter Police Department contacted PBSO advising that a woman had been shot, in an apartment, in the 200 block of Mallard Cove Road, unincorporated Jupiter.  Upon arrival deputies learned a male was secured inside the residence, in question, with the victim. Contact was made with the male at which...

Jupiter Farms Shooting

Last night at 9:32 pm in the 16300 block of 134th Terrace North, Jupiter Farms, our deputies found a male & female deceased from gunshot wounds. Our Violent Crimes Division is on it; no ongoing public threat is believed. More updates soon. Stay safe, Palm Beach County.

Shooting on Jasmine Drive

Update Detectives identified the suspect as Joshua McElhenney, DOB: 9/21/78. The suspect was located in Miami-Dade. Miami-Dade Homicide/SWAT assisted PBSO detectives with executing a search warrant in a hotel room where the suspect was arrested for First Degree Murder with a firearm, without incident. McElhenney is currently residing in Miami-Dade jail awaiting extradition back to Palm Beach County.   August 7, 07:36 On 8/6 at 7:25 pm, deputies responded to a shooting on Jasmine Drive, West Palm Beach. An adult male was found deceased....

Shooting in West Palm Beach

Case Update Detectives are looking for any witnesses as we investigate a Shooting Homicide that occurred in the vicinity of Foster's Shak, West Palm Beach. The incident took place on June 10th around 1:45 am. Anyone with information can remain anonymous and be eligible for up to a $3,000 reward.   June 11, 2023 On Saturday, around 1:40 am, we responded to 2200 Belvedere Road in West Palm Beach. Shots were fired at Foster's Shak, and while no victims were initially found at the...

Arrest made on Homicide

Christopher Soto has been identified as the suspect in the homicide of the Hispanic woman who was found floating in a canal, in Delray Beach. Soto was located, arrested and booked into PBC Jail for First Degree Murder, Destruction of Evidence and Providing a False Statement. We are keeping the victim’s family in our thoughts and prayers.  

Sexual Battery Arrest

Our detectives worked tirelessly to identify and apprehend the suspect responsible for a heinous crime against an innocent victim. We arrested Darrell Moreland Jr. for Sexual Battery with a deadly weapon, Kidnapping and Robbery with a deadly weapon. We thank the community for their support and remind everyone to stay vigilant and report any suspicious activity.

ATV Statute

Each year, we respond to various ATV-related incidents, some fatal. We understand that seeing us on ATVs might create confusion. However, the FSS 316.2074 states that "an ATV may be used by law enforcement officers on public roads while in the course & scope of their duties." The FSS 316.2123 says an ATV may be operated during the daytime. However, the County opted out of that statute, by a majority vote, as it is possible. We hope this clarifies the...