Violent Crimes

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Update – PBSO Investigates and overnight Double Shooting Resulting in a Homicide * Suspect ARRESTED

Shortly after midnight deputies responded to a double shooting that stemmed from an altercation in the 500 block of N Redwood Drive, Lake Park.  Upon arrival deputies learned that one male was transported to a local hospital for treatment and another male was located a short distance away deceased in the city of West Palm Beach. 

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Update – Detectives are investigating a Shooting/Road Rage Incident in Royal Palm Beach

Deputies responded to a shooting, road rage incident, between a black and white vehicle which resulted in one adult male (in the white vehicle) shot.  The male was transported to a local hospital where he is expected to survive. The road rage incident started in the westbound lanes of Southern Blvd and ended at the Burger King just before Crestwood Blvd, Royal Palm Beach. The individual (shooter) driving the black vehicle fled the scene.

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Remains of Wayne Calvin Griffith identified

Cold Case Breakthrough – Remains of Wayne Calvin Griffith identified

There has been a Cold Case breakthrough on the disappearance of Wayne Calvin Griffith, who was reported missing by his family in Ashtabula, Ohio on October 1, 1993.
On May 11th, PBSO Cold Case Detectives were notified by the University of North Texas Center for Human Identification that the remains found on Oct. 25th, 1993 belonged to Wayne Calvin Griffith based on a DNA match between the unidentified DNA sample and family members reference samples in the Combined DNA Index […]

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Seeking Person of Interest

Attempted Abduction of a Teen – Detectives are Seeking a PERSON of INTEREST

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is Seeking a Person of Interest * ONLY *

What:          An attempted Kidnapping of a 14 year old female
When:         August 14, 2018
Where:        4900 block of Pineaire Lane, West Palm Beach
Time:           11:00 pm
A teen, 14 years of age, was walking westbound in the 4900 block of Pineaire Lane towards Haverhill Road and heard was appeared to be vehicle, white van, stop behind her.  She saw the door open and an unknown male approach her.  […]

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Help Identifying Man

Help Identifying Man found on August 11th, 2015

Does he look familiar? PBSO’s Forensic Imaging Investigators reconstructed the skull of the male whose remains were found, on August 11th, 2015, at the edge of a cane field approximately 2 miles NE of Hooker Highway and State Rd 715.
Detectives are seeking the community’s help to identify the male seen below. It is believed he is white, possibly Hispanic, approximately 40 – 70 years of age and 5′ 02″ – 5′ 09″. Anyone with information is urged to contact […]

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Baby June - Unidentified Infant Forensic Recreation

Help Identifying Infant

We are seeking the community’s assistance to identify this baby found Friday, June 1st on the ocean side of the Boynton Beach Inlet.

Sadly, around 1:20pm an off duty Boynton Beach Firefighter was boating on the ocean side of the Boynton Beach Inlet when he saw what appeared to be a body floating. Upon getting a closer look he did in fact confirm it was a body of a female infant. Age and how long the body was in the […]

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