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PBSO’s Mounted Unit Serves Several Important Purposes

By at July 3, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

PBSO’s Mounted Unit Serves Several Important Purposes

Following a winding road, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Mounted Unit’s home base — its two barns and an office building — can be found among the trees and foliage of Okeeheelee Park. There, living in the peace and tranquility, are a cat, a dog and seven horses, who call the area home. They’re cared for by PBSO officers, a civilian, volunteers and more...

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Capt. Hart: Traffic Crashes Remain An Issue In Wellington

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Capt. Hart: Traffic Crashes Remain An Issue In Wellington

Juvenile crime, property crime, traffic crashes, golf cart thefts and illegal golf cart use on roadways continue to be issues for Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputies in Wellington, according to District 8 Commander Capt. Jay Hart. A total of 189 property crimes were reported between October 2014 and March 2015, Hart told the Wellington Village Council in his more...

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Man Wanted For Prescription Fraud

By at July 3, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Man Wanted For Prescription Fraud

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding a man (shown above) captured on surveillance video walking into the Publix store on State Road 7 in Royal Palm Beach and attempting to fill a fraudulent prescription at the pharmacy. He fled before deputies arrived. The incident occurred on Thursday, June 18 at 7 p.m. If you have more...

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Vandals Hit Vacant Store In Royal Palm Beach

By at July 3, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Vandals Hit Vacant Store In Royal Palm Beach

JUNE 24 — A deputy from the Royal Palm Beach substation of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office was called to a vacant store location on State Road 7 last Wednesday morning regarding a burglary. According to a PBSO report, sometime between Wednesday, June 17 and Wednesday, June 24, unknown perpetrators entered the vacant building, deployed fire extinguishers, more...

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Acreage Residents Report Stolen Packages To PBSO

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Acreage Residents Report Stolen Packages To PBSO

JUNE 18 — A deputy from the Acreage/Loxahatchee substation of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a resident of Tangerine Blvd. in The Acreage last Thursday regarding stolen property. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 10:17 a.m. and 6 p.m. last Wednesday, UPS and FedEx dropped off three packages containing auto parts valued at $1,400 on more...

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Summer Property Crime Spike? There Is No Need To Be The Next Victim

By at June 19, 2015 | 12:05 am | 0 Comment

Summer Property Crime Spike? There Is No Need To Be The Next Victim

Summer season often sees an uptick in property crime, but following some simple advice from experts at the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office can keep residents — along with their homes and vehicles — secure. The man entrusted with public safety in Wellington, PBSO District 8 commander Capt. Jay Hart, said his advice is applicable year-round, but especially when more...

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Multiple Cell Phone Thefts Reported At Wellington Green

By at June 19, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Multiple Cell Phone Thefts Reported At Wellington Green

JUNE 13 — Deputies from the Wellington substation of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office were called to the Mall at Wellington Green last weekend regarding multiple cell phone thefts. According to one PBSO report, sometime between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. last Saturday, someone removed the victim’s white Apple iPhone 6 with a pink case, valued at $800, from her purse more...

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Equipment Stolen From Church On Okeechobee Blvd.

By at June 12, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Equipment Stolen From Church On Okeechobee Blvd.

JUNE 6 — A deputy from the Acreage/Loxahatchee substation of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office was called Saturday evening to a church on Okeechobee Blvd. in Loxahatchee Groves regarding a burglary. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 6 and 9 p.m. Monday, someone entered the church’s office building, prying open the back door and stealing a Dell laptop more...

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PBSO Investigating Vehicle Burglaries In Stonegate

By at June 5, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

PBSO Investigating Vehicle Burglaries In Stonegate

MAY 29 — A deputy from the Wellington substation of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office was called last Friday morning to the scene of two vehicle burglaries on Little Rock Court in the Stonegate community. According to one PBSO report, sometime between 1:30 and 4:20 a.m., someone entered the victim’s 2004 Saab through the driver’s door and removed $230 in more...

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Vehicle Thefts In RPB’s Counterpoint Estates Community

By at May 29, 2015 | 12:00 am | 0 Comment

Vehicle Thefts In RPB’s Counterpoint Estates Community

MAY 20 — A deputy from the Royal Palm Beach substation of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office was called to a home in Counterpoint Estates last Wednesday morning regarding a theft. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 8 p.m. last Tuesday and 5 a.m. last Wednesday, someone entered the victim’s Toyota Tundra and removed a Shindaiwa weed whacker and a McLane more...

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