AUG. 7 — A deputy from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office substation in Royal Palm Beach was dispatched Tuesday afternoon to a home in La Mancha regarding a robbery. According to a PBSO report, the juvenile victim and a friend were traveling south on Ponce de Leon Street when an unknown white male struck the victim from behind and stole a set of headphones from him. The victim said that the suspect ran east on Santiago Street to an awaiting white late-’90s model four-door Jeep, which was being driven by a white male with dark hair. The victim sustained a small scratch on his cheek from the incident. The suspect was described as a white male with blonde hair and blue eyes. The stolen headphones were valued at approximately $300. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
AUG. 2 — A Royal Palm Beach man was arrested last Thursday afternoon on drug charges following an anonymous call to the PBSO substation in Royal Palm Beach. According to a PBSO report, the caller told deputies that 26-year-old Jamey Moore was driving with a habitually suspended driver’s license. According to the report, the deputy patrolled Moore’s home and observed him driving a vehicle and pulling into the parking space in front of his residence. The deputy then exited his unmarked vehicle to confront Moore. According to the report, as the deputy made contact with him, Moore threw a pack of cigarettes into the back seat in what appeared to be a surreptitious manner. The deputy recovered the cigarettes and discovered approximately one and a half oxycodone pills stuffed between the pack and its wrapping. According to the report, the deputy then made contact with Moore’s mother, who agreed to let them search her home for any illegal drug activity. Deputies recovered three packages of marijuana seeds and chemicals used to grow marijuana, along with a pill crusher, in Moore’s room. Moore was arrested and taken to the Palm Beach County Jail, where he was charged with possession of a controlled substance, three counts of drug equipment possession and driving while his license was suspended.
AUG. 3 — An employee of Palms West Hospital contacted the PBSO’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation last Friday to report a theft of medicine. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 4:17 and 4:30 a.m., someone stole a vial filled with a narcotic pain reliever. The employee said that she filled the vial from a machine on the third floor of the hospital at 4:17 a.m. She then placed the vial on her cart for a patient but was interrupted by another employee before she could dispense the medicine. According to the report, the employee went momentarily to wash her hands, and when she returned to the cart, the vial was missing. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
AUG. 3 — Three Riviera Beach residents were arrested last Friday evening on charges of retail theft following an incident at the Mall at Wellington Green. According to a PBSO report, a deputy from the Wellington substation was called to the mall after a loss prevention officer from JCPenney observed 45-year-old Dwayne Mickens, 51-year-old Alfonso Willis and 47-year-old Shunta McGrady concealing several bottles of perfume in their clothing. The suspects passed all points of sale and attempted to leave the store without paying. According to the report, the loss prevention officer stopped them and recovered the items, which were valued at $2,917. They were arrested and taken to the county jail, where they were charged with retail theft.
AUG. 4 — A resident of 47th Court North contacted the PBSO’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation last Saturday evening regarding a theft. According to a PBSO report, at approximately 10 a.m. the victim had parked and secured his small, 125cc four-wheeler in his neighbor’s yard with a “for sale” sign on it. The victim said the vehicle was chained and padlocked to a large post in the yard facing the street. He said he received a phone call from an interested buyer and planned to meet at approximately 5 p.m. But when he returned to his neighbor’s yard, the four-wheeler was missing. The vehicle is described as silver, white and yellow in color. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
AUG. 4 — A deputy from the PBSO substation in Royal Palm Beach was dispatched to a home in the Cypress Head community last Saturday evening in response to a vehicle burglary. According to a PBSO report, the victim said that she had brought some chairs to a friend’s house, and her friend’s son and his friend offered to remove the chairs from the vehicle. The victim said when she returned home, she opened the trunk of her car to retrieve her Glock 27 pistol and discovered it was missing, along with two magazines of ammunition. According to the report, the victim questioned her son’s friend, but he denied going into the trunk of the vehicle. The victim said she could not find her gun. The stolen items were valued at approximately $530. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
AUG. 5 — Two employees of a restaurant in the Southern Palm Crossing shopping center were arrested early last Monday morning on charges of making false official statements after they accused another employee of lewd and lascivious battery. According to a PBSO report, a deputy from the Royal Palm Beach substation was called to the restaurant after 19-year-old Amber Brooks of Loxahatchee Groves said that another employee had groped her. A third employee, 20-year-old Dominique Cinilia of The Acreage, said she had witnessed the entire interaction. According to the report, the deputy reviewed surveillance video footage and determined that the reports given by both girls were not accurate. They were arrested and taken to the county jail, where they were charged with making false official statements.
AUG. 6 — A St. Petersburg juvenile was arrested on charges of retail theft Monday afternoon following an incident at the Mall at Wellington Green. According to a PBSO report, a deputy from the Wellington substation responded to the mall after a loss prevention officer at JCPenney observed the juvenile remove 10 Nike T-shirts and a Puma T-shirt from the store without paying. The loss prevention officer stopped him, and the items were recovered. The stolen items were valued at approximately $218. The juvenile was taken to the Juvenile Assessment Center and charged with retail theft.
AUG. 6 — A deputy from the PBSO’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation was dispatched Monday evening to a home on C Road regarding an act of vandalism. According to a PBSO report, the victim parked his vehicle in his driveway at approximately 6 p.m. last Thursday. Sometime between then and 5:30 p.m. Monday, someone smashed the vehicle’s front windshield and scratched the sides, roof and hood of the car. The victim said that he did not have any enemies. The damage was estimated at approximately $10,000. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
AUG. 7 — An employee of the Bed Bath & Beyond store on State Road 7 contacted the PBSO substation in Royal Palm Beach Tuesday afternoon to report a theft. According to a PBSO report, at approximately 1:26 p.m., an unknown white female stole approximately $1,348 in merchandise from the store in approximately six seconds. The deputy was able to review the surveillance video footage and observed the suspect exit the store with a shopping cart and make contact with a male in a red Chevy Silverado. According to the report, the unknown male suspect loaded the truck with the items and the two fled northbound. It was determined that the suspects stole two Dyson vacuums and a king-sized comforter. A tag check of the vehicle revealed that the tag did not belong to the truck. According to the report, the employee said that someone has been targeting stores in the area, and believed the suspects may be the same as in other incidences. The female suspect was described as between 5’6” and 5’8,” medium build with long hair, wearing black pants and a green top. There was no further information available at the time of the report.