MAY 15 — A teenage girl was robbed in Royal Palm Beach last Wednesday evening while walking home from school. According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report, the victim stayed at Royal Palm Beach High School late to assist a teacher and was walking along Raven Court at approximately 7 p.m. when she was approached from behind by three unknown men. According to the report, one of them struck her with his fist on the right side of her face, then forcibly removed her backpack from her back and cell phone from her pocket. According to the report, the victim fell to the ground and the other two men began kicking her. The suspects were described as three black males, one tall and thin with a fade haircut, wearing black jeans and a white t-shirt. A second suspect was described as between 20 and 25 years old, husky build and wearing a black New York hoodie. According to the report, the suspects fled east on Raven Court. The stolen items were valued at approximately $160. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
MAY 15 — A deputy from the PBSO substation in Royal Palm Beach was dispatched to the Southern Palm Crossing shopping plaza last Wednesday evening regarding a vehicle theft. According to a PBSO report, the victim was eating at a restaurant between 7:30 and 9 p.m. when someone stole his black 2007 Ford F-350 pickup truck from the parking lot. The victim said he parked his vehicle and left the keys to the truck on the floorboard, using the electronic keypad to lock it. According to the report, when the victim returned to his vehicle, he discovered it missing. However, there were no signs of forced entry. According to the report, the truck has a four-inch lift kit, chrome rims and a chrome pipe bumper. It has a rear window sticker with fishhooks and the word “tease,” as well as a silver Harley-Davidson symbol. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
MAY 17 — A Riviera Beach woman was arrested last Friday on felony fraud charges after she was discovered stealing from the Walmart Supercenter on Belvedere Road. According to a PBSO report, a loss prevention officer discovered that there was a $200 shortage on one of the store registers on Saturday, May 11. During a review of video surveillance footage, the officer observed 19-year-old Natasha Davis, a Walmart employee, remove a gift card from under the register and ring it up for $200. According to the report, Davis concealed the gift card under her keyboard at the register and, at the end of her shift, removed it and left the store. According to the report, the gift card was used for $20 in gas at the Murphy’s Gas Station and $180 was spent at another Walmart store. Davis was arrested and taken to the Palm Beach County Jail where she was charged with illegal use of a credit card.
MAY 18 — An Acreage man was arrested last Saturday after he stole and sold his father’s car. The victim contacted the PBSO’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation to report that his red 2004 Kia Sedona had been stolen from his driveway. According to the report, the victim said that his son, 24-year-old Ricardo T. Navamuel had stolen the car. The victim made contact with his son, who told him he had stolen the car and gave him information about the sale. According to the report, the deputy later made contact with Navamuel, who said he had taken the car keys from his mother’s bedroom, drove the car to Broward County and sold it for $500. Navamuel said he did not know where the car was now. Navamuel was arrested and taken to the county jail where he was charged with grand theft auto.
MAY 19 — A resident of the Victoria Grove community contacted the PBSO substation in Royal Palm Beach last Sunday morning to report a vehicle burglary. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 7 p.m. last Saturday and 10 a.m. the following morning, someone entered the victim’s unlocked car and stole an HP laptop computer from the rear seat of the vehicle. The victim discovered his car had been burglarized when he noticed both rear doors were left ajar. The stolen item was valued at approximately $800. DNA evidence was taken from the door handles, but there were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
MAY 19 — A deputy from the PBSO substation in Wellington was dispatched to a home on Sugar Pine Trail last Sunday morning regarding a residential burglary. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 8:15 p.m. last Saturday and 9 a.m. the following morning, someone stole a white Redline bicycle from the victim’s front porch. According to the report, the victim left the screen door unlocked. The stolen bike was valued at approximately $100, but there were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
MAY 19 — An employee of a gas station on Greenview Shores Blvd. called the PBSO substation in Wellington last Sunday to report a theft. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 8 p.m. last Friday and 11 a.m. the following morning, someone used an unknown instrument to cut the lock on the car wash vending machine. Once inside, the perpet-rator(s) stole an undisclosed amount of money. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
MAY 19 — A deputy from the PBSO substation in Wellington responded to a restaurant on State Road 7 last Sunday afternoon regarding a vehicle burglary. According to a PBSO report, the victim parked her vehicle in the parking lot and was inside the restaurant eating between 3 and 4 p.m. According to the report, someone smashed the front passenger window and stole the victim’s purse from under her front passenger seat. The victim said the purse contained her driver’s license, bank cards and iPhone. The stolen items were valued at approximately $200. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
MAY 20 — A resident of Royal Palm Beach Blvd. called the PBSO’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation Monday to report a case of vandalism. According to a PBSO report, the victim said that she and her husband left home at approximately 8 a.m. Monday morning. When the victim returned at approximately 3:30 p.m., she discovered that she had no water pressure. According to the report, when the victims checked their water system, they discovered that someone drilled a hole into the side of the retention tank and also into a pipe leading to the ground well. The deputy said that the holes appeared to be the same size. According to the report, the victim did not believe she had issues with anyone who might have done this, but noted that she had a water system company out in January who the victim later decided not to hire. The damage was estimated at approximately $500. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
MAY 20 — A deputy from the PBSO substation in Wellington was dispatched Monday afternoon to a home on Shoreline Drive following a report of a theft. According to a PBSO report, at approximately 2:30 p.m., the victim placed her iPhone 5 on a privacy wall in the community. The victim said she looked up and saw an unknown black male reach over the wall and grab her phone, then flee in a black BMW. The stolen phone was valued at approximately $600. There was no further information available at the time of the report.