MARCH 28 — A Royal Palm Beach man was arrested last Thursday morning on charges of theft. According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report, a deputy from the Royal Palm Beach substation was dispatched to a business on State Road 7 at approximately 3 a.m. after a security officer called the substation to report a suspicious person. According to the report, the officer observed 31-year-old Thomas Entrialgo removing several shutters from outside the business. According to the report, the deputy approached on foot and observed a blue Toyota Camry traveling out of the parking lot with several accordion-style storm shutters sticking out of the trunk. The deputy called for back-up, and two other deputies initiated a traffic stop. According to the report, the deputies made contact with Entrialgo and detained him. The security officer said he had not given anyone permission to remove the shutters, and Entrialgo was arrested and taken to the Palm Beach County Jail, where he was charged with grand theft and property damage.
MARCH 19 — A resident of White Pine Drive called the PBSO substation in Wellington on March 19 to report a home burglary. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 8 p.m. on Monday, March 18 and 10 a.m. the following morning, someone entered the victim’s unlocked laundry room and stole a yellow 2004 Suzuki RN 250 dirt bike from its stand. The victim said that the perpetrator(s) entered the laundry room through the rear porch, which was also left unlocked. The dirt bike had the number 999 on the front, rear and both sides. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
MARCH 19 — A deputy from the PBSO substation in Wellington was dispatched to a home in Olympia on March 19 regarding a burglary. According to a PBSO report, the victim was sleeping in the master bedroom with her daughter at approximately 11 p.m. when an unknown man kicked in the bedroom door. The victim said that she awoke to see the young man standing in the doorway and yelled at him, causing him to run. According to the report, the suspect stole two laptop computers, valued at approximately $2,300. The deputy discovered that the rear sliding glass door had been pried open. According to the report, the deputy canvassed the neighborhood, but could not find the suspect. The suspect was described as a young black male, approximately 5’8” with short black hair and wearing a white T-shirt and black pants. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
MARCH 20 — A resident of the Fox Trail community called the PBSO’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation March 20 to report a case of fraud. According to a PBSO report, the victim was reviewing her bank account and noticed four transactions that she had not made or authorized. According to the report, the victim’s debit card was used to make four purchases totaling $230.29 in the Miami area. The victim was in possession of her debit card and did not know how the number was compromised. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
MARCH 22 — A deputy from the PBSO’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation responded to a home on 88th Place North on March 22 regarding a stolen tag. According to a PBSO report, the victim did not know when or how the tag was removed from her vehicle, or who would have taken it. There were no suspects at the time of the report.
MARCH 25 — A resident of the Pinewood East community called the PBSO substation in Wellington last Monday to report a theft. According to a PBSO report, the victim left his skateboard and a basketball in the garage on Thursday, March 21. When he went to look for the items last Monday, they were gone. The skateboard is described as a specially made Penny Australia skateboard. The stolen items were valued at approximately $175. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
MARCH 30 — Two Belle Glade women were arrested last Saturday afternoon following a traffic stop near the intersection of Business Parkway and SR 7. According to a PBSO report, a deputy from the Royal Palm Beach substation initiated a traffic stop on a 2007 Nissan Altima for traveling 60 miles per hour in a 50-mph zone. The deputy made contact with the driver, who identified herself with a false name. According to the report, the deputy gave the woman several attempts to identify herself, but she said she had no form of identification or any cards with her name on it. The woman was later identified as 23-year-old Waltisha Burks and found to have a suspended driver’s license. According to the report, a second vehicle later arrived on scene and a woman got out and began shouting at the officers, asking why they were detaining her sister. According to the report, the second woman refused to identify herself and would not leave or move her vehicle, which was obstructing the roadway. The deputy was able to run the license plate to obtain the woman’s name, identifying her as 24-year-old Waltlesha Burks. According to the report, both women were arrested. Waltisha Burks was taken to the county jail where she was charged with driving with a suspended license and giving a false name. Waltlesha Burks was cited for driving with a suspended license and resisting arrest without violence. She was given a notice to appear in court.
APRIL 1 — A deputy from the PBSO substation in Royal Palm Beach was dispatched to a home in the Willows II community Monday evening regarding a home burglary. According to a PBSO report, sometime between noon and 5:30 p.m., someone entered the home and stole $30,000 in cash and an HP laptop. According to the report, the victim left his home around noon, and his son left at the same time to go to the park. The victim’s son said he returned home and discovered that his house key, which he’d left in the driver’s side door of his father’s truck, was missing. According to the report, the victim’s son went around to the rear of the home and discovered that the sliding glass door was open. The victim’s son said he entered the home and discovered that his sister’s bedroom had been ransacked. He also found his father’s bedroom door locked, though it was usually unlocked. According to the report, the victim arrived home and was able to unlock his door, but discovered that someone had ransacked his bedroom and shattered a homemade safe containing his son’s college fund. The victim estimated there was approximately $30,000 cash in the safe. According to the report, the deputy found gardening tools in the home and believed the perpetrator(s) used them to open the safe. DNA evidence was taken at the scene, but there were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.