AUG. 28 — A resident of Headwater Circle contacted the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office substation in Wellington on Tuesday evening to report a residential burglary. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., someone entered the victim’s home and ransacked her closets, taking numerous pieces of jewelry. The victim said she had not had any guests in the house, but that last Saturday at approximately 8:45 p.m. a young white male knocked on her door and asked for help, but that she contacted the PBSO to help him. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
AUG. 18 — A Miami woman was arrested Saturday, Aug. 18 on charges of shoplifting from the Mall at Wellington Green. According to a PBSO report, a deputy from the Wellington substation was dispatched to JCPenney after a loss prevention officer observed 33-year-old Wendy Bush remove several items of clothing from the store without paying for them. According to the report, when the loss prevention officer confronted her, Bush fled the area on foot. The deputy was able to locate her hiding in the restroom of a restaurant near the mall, and recovered $408 in clothing and sneakers. Bush was arrested and taken to the Palm Beach County Jail, where she was charged with grand theft.
AUG. 20 — An employee of a land development company contacted the PBSO substation in Wellington on Monday, Aug. 20 to report an act of vandalism. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15 and 7 a.m. the following morning, someone drove in circles on a piece of property at the intersection of 50th Street South and Everglades Way. According to the report, the company is constructing polo fields on the property, but it had not yet laid sod. The complainant said that the damage was consistent with that of a large truck, but the damage was minimal. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
AUG. 27 — A deputy from the PBSO’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation was dispatched to a home on 62nd Road North on Monday afternoon regarding an act of vandalism. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. last Friday, someone knocked over the wooden pole that holds her mailbox. According to the report, the victim said she believed that a garbage truck or recycling truck may have done it. She said that many people use her driveway to turn around on her road. According to the report, the victim said she contacted the Solid Waste Authority and spoke to an employee who said that the company’s truck was not responsible for damage done to the pole. There were no other suspects at the time of the report.
AUG. 28 — A deputy from the PBSO substation in Wellington responded Tuesday evening to a home in Olympia regarding a burglary attempt. According to a PBSO report, the victim went to a neighbor’s house at approximately 6 p.m. When he returned approximately four hours later, the victim discovered that one of his rear sliding glass doors had been smashed out. According to the report, there was no evidence that entry had been made to the home. There was approximately $400 in damage to the sliding glass door. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.