JAN. 25 — A West Palm Beach man was arrested last Friday afternoon on charges of disorderly conduct after an incident at the Regal Cinemas in Royal Palm Beach. According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report, 33-year-old David Parilla purchased a ticket to a movie and entered the building at approximately 2 p.m. carrying a black backpack. According to the report, Parilla was asked by an employee to open the backpack for safety purposes. He ignored the employee and entered the theater, sat down and began to watch the movie. The employee contacted the PBSO substation in Royal Palm Beach, and a deputy arrived and attempted to make contact with Parilla. According to the report, when the deputy approached Parilla, Parilla began acting belligerently, clenching his fists, screaming and swinging his backpack. When the deputy attempted to take the backpack from him, Parilla tried to pull it away. According to the report, the deputy was able to detain Parilla and remove him from the theater. Parilla was arrested and taken to the Palm Beach County Jail, where he was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.
JAN. 23 — A deputy from the PBSO substation in Royal Palm Beach was dispatched to a gym in the Village Shoppes shopping center last Wednesday evening regarding a vehicle burglary. According to a PBSO report, the victim parked her vehicle near the gym at approximately 4:45 p.m. When she returned around 6:15 p.m., she discovered that her driver’s-side window had been smashed out and someone had ransacked her car. The victim discovered that her purse containing her driver’s license and bank cards had been taken from the trunk. According to the report, the perpetrator(s) smashed the window with a blunt object then reached inside and pulled the release switch for the trunk. DNA evidence was taken at the scene, but there were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
JAN. 25 — A deputy from the PBSO substation in Royal Palm Beach was dispatched to the Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area last Friday evening regarding a theft. According to a PBSO report, the victim was in the area at approximately 8:25 p.m. with a local camera club, which had a permit to be in the area after dark. The victim said he left his blue camera bag containing his camera equipment in the pavilion while he was attending the photo class. According to the report, an unidentified group of teenagers were seen in the area of the pavilion. The victim said that someone told the group they were not allowed in the area after dark, and they left. According to the report, the victim later returned to the pavilion and noticed that his bag was missing. The bag contained approximately $1,200 in camera gear. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
JAN. 28 — A Belle Glade man was arrested early Monday morning on drug charges following a traffic stop on Southern Blvd. near Crestwood Blvd. According to a PBSO report, a deputy from the Royal Palm Beach substation was on patrol in an unmarked vehicle at 2:11 a.m. when he observed a blue Dodge Charger with a burned-out tag light and a tint violation. According to the report, the deputy initiated a traffic stop, and the driver slowed down but refused to pull over. According to the report, a second deputy in a marked vehicle arrived in an attempt to pull over the vehicle, which finally came to a stop. According to the report, the deputy made contact with the driver, 31-year-old Warren Wells, who was found to be driving with a suspended license. According to the report, when Wells exited the vehicle, the deputy observed a white powdery residue on his upper lip and right nostril. The deputy asked if he was under the influence of any substances, and according to the report, Wells said he was not. According to the report, a search of the vehicle found two pieces of crack cocaine under the front passenger seat and a prescription medication bottle with cocaine residue inside the bottle. Wells was arrested and taken to the county jail, where he was charged with driving with a suspended license, failure to obey a police order, cocaine possession with intent to sell and transporting drug paraphernalia.
JAN. 28 — A resident of the Waterway Cove community called the PBSO substation in Wellington on Monday to report a case of fraud. According to a PBSO report, the victim said she received a $341 bill from Sprint for a phone. The victim said she did not open an account with Sprint. According to the report, the victim called one of the cell phones, and a man answered but then hung up. The victim said she reported the incident with Sprint, and the account was flagged as fraud. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
JAN. 28 — A resident of Olympia contacted the PBSO substation in Wellington Monday evening regarding a vehicle burglary. According to a PBSO report, sometime between Tuesday, Jan. 1 and 6 p.m. last Saturday, someone removed two handguns from his vehicle. The victim said he believed the guns were in his safe, but when he went to find them, they were gone. According to the report, the last place he remembered seeing them was in his vehicle. The victim noted that his vehicle is cleaned and detailed every month. According to the report, the victim believes the guns were taken earlier in the year because he did not notice any recent signs of the vehicle being burglarized. The stolen guns were valued at approximately $1,400. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
JAN. 30 — A deputy from the PBSO substation in Wellington was dispatched to a home on Shoreline Drive early Wednesday morning regarding a vehicle burglary. According to a PBSO report, the victim was at home at approximately 12:25 a.m. when she heard her car alarm go off. The victim went outside and found her passenger-side door open and some of her belongings missing. According to the report, the victim said she had locked the doors and had both copies of the keys. The perpetrator(s) stole an iPhone, an iPad and a radar detector. The stolen items were valued at approximately $1,110. There was no further information available at the time of the report.