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Purple Drank – Sizzurp

It’s popular and being sung about by some very well known musical artist. So what is “Purple Drank” ?
Purple Drank is a mixture of a prescription cold medication containing promethazine (an antihistamine) and codeine with a soda drink along with ice and some sort of hard candy like Skittles to add color and taste. These ingredients combined make a purple liquid that is then sipped until euphoria and dissociation from one’s body occur. These effects will last between three […]

3-3-2014 9-44-07 AM

Crime Statistics for 3/3/14

Good Morning Friends,
We had 97 arrests this weekend and had a total of 162 people that came into our jail. PBSO reported 134 crimes that occurred in Palm Beach County in efforts to keep you safe.
Let’s make this week a safe one.

3-3-2014 12-08-43 PM

Deputy Sheriff Shawn Monti was awarded the Outstanding Stalking Award

Deputy Sheriff Shawn Monti was awarded the Outstanding Stalking Service Provider from the Palm Beach County Anti-Stalking Collaborative. The Palm Beach County Anti-Stalking Collaborative seeks to recognize outstanding providers going above and beyond to serve and protect victims of stalking in Palm Beach County. Deputy Sheriff Monti was recognized for going far above his duties as a road patrol officer. His dedication, tenacity and sincere caring really made a difference in the lives of the victim and her two […]


Serious Crash

Crash Location: HALL BLVD. and NORTHLAKE BLVD. Crash Date: 2/27/14 Crash Time: 10:00 am V-1, a 2010 Cadillac Escalade, driven by Kerri A. Chavez d.o.b. 06/06/1981 of 13593 87th St. North, West Palm Beach, was northbound on Hall Blvd. V-2 a 1999 Volvo Tractor, driven by Orestes J. Campa d.o.b. 03/02/1941 of 10209 N.W. 129th St., Hialeah Gardens, was westbound on Northlake Blvd. Driver of V-1 failed to stop at posted stop sign and entered into the intersection into […]


Homicide in suburban West Palm Beach

PBSO is working a Homicide which has occurred in the 1800 block of My Place suburban West Palm Beach. Victim is a black female in her late 20’s. PBSO received a call around 11:10 am. Crime scene and detectives are on scene. Suspect is in custody. This is an ongoing investigation. More information will follow.
Update on Homicide at 1856 My Place Lane, suburban West Palm Beach.
Both subjects lived at this location
Victim- Horacia Simeus 4/28/86
Suspect- Youvens Madeus 4/24/89
Both parties were […]


Trash Clean-up

PBSO Dist. 1 CP unit, conducted a clean-up operation at multiple locations throughout District 1. Using inmate workers, the amount of trash, debris, and furniture cleaned up totaled approximately 21 cubic yards.
The first location cleaned was the vacant lot located north of the shopping plaza at 4483 S Congress Ave. All of the trash was cleaned up along the roadway and the grass was mowed back to the fence line utilizing equipment loaned to us by All State Equipment.
The […]

3-17-2014 12-56-18 PM

PBSO: Walk To Defeat ALS

Sheriff Ric Bradshaw and his wife Dorothy encourage residents to join the Walk To Defeat ALS Saturday, March 22, 2014 to combat this dreaded disease.
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