DEC. 28 — A deputy from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation responded to Royal Ascot Estates last Saturday morning regarding two stolen horses. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 5 p.m. last Friday and 11 a.m. the following morning, someone stole two horses from the property. The victim said the perpetrator(s) cut the chain off the gate on the northeast side of his property and led the horses away.
According to the report, the property is landlocked by canals, and the deputy noted that the horses must have been led onto the street and loaded into a trailer. The deputy said he could not find horse or trailer tracks, but noted there is a nearby barn that was locked up. The stolen horses were described as a brown horse with white spots and a white horse with gray spots. The horses are valued at approximately $2,000, and are both approximately 8 years old. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
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DEC. 16 — A resident of Hibiscus Drive called the PBSO substation in Royal Palm Beach on Tuesday, Dec. 16 to report a home burglary. According to a PBSO report, the victim left her home at approximately 10 a.m. and returned at approximately 12:15 p.m. to discover that her front door had been pried open.
According to the report, the perpetrator(s) pried open the front door to gain entry and stole two HP laptop computers valued at approximately $400 each, and three Social Security cards. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
DEC. 19 — A West Palm Beach man was arrested Thursday, Dec. 19 on shoplifting charges after he was caught stealing from the Walmart Supercenter on Belvedere Road. According to a PBSO report, a deputy from the Royal Palm Beach substation was called to the store after a loss prevention officer observed 19-year-old Jean Carlos Mota remove an Airsoft pistol from its package and place it in the waistband of his pants. According to the report, Mota also selected a nylon holster and two packages of pellets, concealing them on his person. Mota then passed all points of sale and attempted to exit the store without paying for the items. The loss prevention officer stopped him, and the items were recovered. According to the report, the stolen items were valued at $106.91. Mota was taken to the Palm Beach County Jail where he was charged with petty theft.
DEC. 22 — A deputy from the PBSO substation in Royal Palm Beach was called Sunday, Dec. 22 to a beauty supply store on State Road 7 regarding a case of shoplifting. According to a PBSO report, at approximately 7:30 p.m., two unknown women entered the store and stole five packages of hair extensions. According to the report, the suspects entered the store and one asked for multiple packages of hair to be brought to the counter.
Meanwhile, the second suspect exited the store and got into a gray four-door car with silver rims and dark tint. According to the report, the first suspect picked up the hair extensions and exited the store, fleeing in the vehicle south on SR 7. The stolen hair extensions were valued at $399.95. The first suspect was described as a black female, approximately 5’7” tall and weighing 150 lbs. with brown eyes, black hair with bangs and a medium skin tone. She was wearing a pink shirt, black tight pants and black sandals. The second suspect was described as a black female, approximately 5’7” tall and weighing 120 lbs. with a blonde weave in a ponytail, two piercings in her upper lip and multiple tattoos. She was wearing a white jacket, white pants and sandals. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
DEC. 23 — A deputy from the PBSO’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation was dispatched to a home on A Road last Monday afternoon regarding the theft of a cow. According to a PBSO report, at approximately 2:30 p.m., the property owner was counting his cattle in his fenced lot when he noticed that one was missing. The victim checked his fence and did not believe there were any places where the cow could have escaped. The missing cow was described as a yellowish brown breeding cow valued at approximately $1,200. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
DEC. 27 — A resident of the 12th Fairway contacted the PBSO substation in Wellington last Friday to report a vehicle burglary. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 3 and 5 p.m. last Wednesday, someone entered the Ford F-250 owned by the victim’s company through an unlocked rear door and stole approximately $1,619 in tools. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
DEC. 28 — A Wellington juvenile was arrested last Saturday on charges of burglary after several items stolen from a home in Sugar Pond Manor were found in his bedroom. According to a PBSO report, a resident of Sugar Pond Manor called the PBSO substation in Wellington last Saturday evening to report a residential burglary. According to the report, sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m, the juvenile entered the victim’s home by breaking the bedroom window. Once inside, the juvenile stole a television, an Xbox game system with games and controllers, a Wii game system, several DVDs, jewelry, a Samsung Galaxy cell phone and tablet, and other items. According to the report, the deputy was called to the juvenile’s house Saturday regarding a case of domestic battery. During a search of his room, the deputy discovered the stolen items and recovered them. The juvenile was arrested and taken to the Juvenile Assessment Center, where he was charged with grand theft and burglary.
DEC. 28 — A deputy from the PBSO substation in Wellington responded to the parking lot of Wellington Regional Medical Center last Saturday afternoon regarding a vehicle burglary. According to a PBSO report, the victim parked outside the hospital last Friday at approximately 7 p.m. and left his vehicle unlocked. When he returned at approximately 1:30 p.m. the following afternoon, he discovered that someone had entered the vehicle and taken approximately $200 cash, approximately $300 in gift cards and a pair of Rayban sunglasses valued at approximately $200. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
DEC. 30 — A deputy from the PBSO substation in Wellington was dispatched Monday morning to a construction site on 140th Avenue South regarding a case of burglary. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 3:30 p.m. last Saturday and 6:50 a.m. Monday morning, someone used a cutting tool on the gate’s lock and entered the property. Once inside, the perpetrator(s) stole an outboard motor and a turbidmeter monitor before fleeing northwest onto 46th Lane South. The stolen items were valued at approximately $3,100. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.