MAY 29 — A deputy from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office substation in Royal Palm Beach was dispatched to a gas station on State Road 7 last Wednesday night regarding a case of forgery. According to a PBSO report, at approximately 10:45 p.m. an unknown man entered the gas station and attempted to pay for $5 in gas with a $10 bill. The gas station attendant noticed that the $10 bill seemed fake and refused to return the money. According to the report, the suspect then became upset and left the store. The deputy examined the bill and discovered it had been printed on light paper stock and had no watermarks or security strips and tore easily. According to the report, the attendant said he has seen the suspect before, but had never had an issue with him. The suspect was described as a black male wearing black pants and a white shirt. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
MAY 29 — An employee of the Chase Bank branch on Royal Palm Beach Blvd. called the PBSO substation in Royal Palm Beach last Wednesday afternoon to report a case of fraud. According to a PBSO report, at approximately 2:30 p.m., an unknown woman came through the bank drive-thru and attempted to cash a check for approximately $920. The teller noticed that the person on the driver’s license was not the same person in the car. According to the report, the teller asked the suspect to step into the bank to verify her personal information, and the suspect became hostile and drove away. According to the report, the suspect was driving a white Nissan Versa. The deputy discovered that the owner of the driver’s license was burglarized in Brevard County. Video surveillance footage was available, but there was no further information at the time of the report.
MAY 31 — A deputy from the PBSO’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation was dispatched to Palms West Hospital last Friday regarding a theft. According to a PBSO report, the victim was a patient in the hospital and sometime between 10 a.m. last Wednesday and 11 a.m. the following morning, someone removed $300 cash from his wallet. According to the report, the victim said his wallet was in his pants, but that he went in for an MRI at approximately 10:30 p.m. and was asked to take his pants off. The victim said when he returned from the procedure, an unknown woman was in his room and told him he was being released. According to the report, the victim thought it was odd because he was not released. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
JUNE 1 — A juvenile was arrested last Saturday evening on charges of theft following an incident at a nail salon on Southern Blvd. According to a PBSO report, a deputy from the Royal Palm Beach substation was dispatched to the salon after a male juvenile entered the nail salon and asked to use a phone to call his mother. According to the report, one of the employees gave him an iPhone 4s to use, and the juvenile ran out of the store. The victim chased the juvenile in his vehicle and followed him into the Nautica Lakes community. According to the report, the deputy made contact with several neighbors who were able to identify the juvenile’s home. He was arrested and taken to the Juvenile Assessment center, and the phone was returned to the victim.
JUNE 2 — A Belle Glade man was arrested on trespassing charges following an incident at the Denny’s restaurant in Royal Palm Beach early last Sunday morning. According to a PBSO report, a deputy from the Royal Palm Beach substation was called to the restaurant after 20-year-old Tavares Crawford was asked to leave and failed to do so. According to the report, the deputy attempted to get Crawford to leave peacefully, but Crawford threatened to shoot all deputies on scene. According to the report, the deputy informed Crawford that he was under arrest, and Crawford told the deputy not to touch him. Crawford was detained and placed under arrest. During a search of his person, the deputy found approximately 9.6 grams of marijuana in his front right pocket. Crawford was taken to the Palm Beach County Jail where he was charged with possession of marijuana under 20 grams, trespassing, resisting an officer and assault on an officer.
JUNE 2 — A deputy from the PBSO substation in Wellington was dispatched to the Mall at Wellington Green last Sunday regarding a case of attempted burglary. According to a PBSO report, the victim parked his vehicle in the parking lot last Saturday at approximately 1:45 p.m. and went into the mall. He later noticed that someone had tried to pry open his sunroof, but the perpetrator(s) were unsuccessful. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
JUNE 3 — A deputy from the PBSO’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation was dispatched Monday morning to a home on Aintree Drive regarding a case of vandalism. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 3:30 and 9:30 a.m., someone smashed the victim’s mailbox, causing approximately $50 in damage. The victim said it was the second incident in a week. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
JUNE 3 — A resident of Sugar Pond Manor called the PBSO substation in Wellington on Monday to report an attempted burglary. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 6:45 and 9:45 a.m., someone attempted to enter the home by prying the door lock keyhole with an unknown tool. The perpetrator(s) were unsuccessful, and nothing was stolen. According to the report, there was approximately $80 in damage done to the door and door lock. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
JUNE 4 — A resident of the Aero Club called the PBSO substation in Wellington on Tuesday evening to report a burglary. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., someone entered the home through an unsecured window and ransacked the home. The perpetrator(s) stole a pearl brooch valued at approximately $20,000, along with a 55-inch Sony television, an Apple laptop computer and a Sig Sauer P228 pistol. According to the report, the perpetrator(s) also used the victim’s keys to steal a white BMW 328i, which was parked in the driveway. The victim said she is having work done on the home, so several people have had access. There was no further information available at the time of the report.