MAY 15 — A Lake Worth woman was arrested last Thursday night on charges of theft after she was caught shoplifting from the TJ Maxx store on State Road 7. According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report, at approximately 2:53 p.m., an employee of the store called the PBSO substation in Royal Palm Beach to report a theft in progress. According to the report, a loss prevention officer observed 23-year-old Tiffany Jackson enter the store and select several handbags and items of clothing. Jackson concealed the items in her waistband and in a large bag before passing all points of purchase and exiting the store without attempting to pay. According to the report, Jackson got into a white Mitsubishi Galant and attempted to flee, but the deputy conducted a traffic stop, recovering $1,466 in stolen items. Jackson was arrested and taken to the Palm Beach County Jail, where she was charged with retail theft, three counts of resisting an officer with violence, possession of marijuana less than 20 grams and escape.
MAY 17— A resident of the Equestrian Club called the PBSO substation in Wellington last Saturday morning to report a stolen vehicle. According to a PBSO report, the victim parked her black 2012 528i BMW outside her home at approximately 1 a.m. Saturday morning. Sometime between then and 11 a.m., someone removed the vehicle from the driveway. According to the report, the victim said the keys were left in the vehicle. Video surveillance footage showed an unknown white male get out of a light-colored vehicle at approximately 2:39 a.m. and approach the victim’s BMW. According to the report, the suspect was able to open the door, start the vehicle and drive away. The suspect was described as a white male in his 20s or 30s wearing a hat. The victim said her vehicle has Lojack, which was activated. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
MAY 17— A deputy from the PBSO substation in Wellington was called to the Wellington Amphitheater last Saturday night regarding a vehicle burglary. According to a PBSO report, the victim parked his vehicle in the parking lot at approximately 8:30 p.m. and locked the door before attending an event at the amphitheater. When he returned at approximately 11:25 p.m., the victim discovered that someone had smashed his driver’s side window and stolen a Samsung cell phone valued at $250. DNA evidence was taken at the scene, but there were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
MAY 17 — A Boynton Beach woman was assaulted last Saturday night outside a restaurant on Okeechobee Blvd. According to a PBSO report, a deputy from the Royal Palm Beach substation was on patrol in the area and heard a loud disturbance. The deputy made contact with the victim, who said she was walking out of the restaurant, which was hosting a large party, when she was assaulted by two unknown black females. The victim said she was punched in the back of the head and her hair was pulled. She said she would not be able to identify the suspects and did not know them. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
MAY 18 — An employee of a taxi company called the PBSO substation in Royal Palm Beach early last Sunday morning to report a theft of fare. According to a PBSO report, the taxi driver picked up a white male client at a gas station in West Palm Beach. The suspect asked to be driven to a home on Lakeview Drive. According to the report, when the victim dropped the suspect off, the suspect said he would get the money to pay him, however, the suspect never returned. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
MAY 19 — A deputy from the PBSO substation in Wellington was dispatched to a home in Sugar Pond Manor on Monday morning regarding a vehicle burglary. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 8:30 p.m. last Sunday and 7:30 a.m. the following morning, someone entered the victim’s vehicle through an unlocked rear door hatch and stole $5 in coins and a silver ring valued at approximately $20. DNA evidence was taken at the scene, but there were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
MAY 19 — A resident of 66th Street North called the PBSO’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation Monday afternoon to report a case of fraud. According to a PBSO report, the victim became aware of possible fraud recently when she received a welcome letter from a bank that she did not have an account with. According to the report, the bank is located in West Palm Beach. The victim called and spoke with an employee, who said four accounts were opened in her name on April 3. The suspect(s) used the victim’s name and Social Security number, but listed an incorrect middle name and an incorrect maiden name for the victim’s mother on the account. The victim was able to close the account to prevent any further fraudulent use. There was no further information available at the time of the report.
MAY 19 — A deputy from the PBSO’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation was called Monday afternoon to a home on Orange Grove Blvd. regarding a theft. According to a PBSO report, sometime between 5 p.m. last Sunday and 4 p.m. the following afternoon, someone stole the mailbox from in front of the victim’s home. The victim said the mailbox, post and crossbar were taken, leaving a hole in the ground. According to the report, the victim had recently replaced the mailbox after someone hit his old one, but he did not know if the incidents were related. The mailbox was described as a red mailbox on a white post with a blue crossbar, valued at $125. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.
MAY 20 — A resident of 94th Street North contacted the PBSO’s Acreage/Loxahatchee substation Tuesday afternoon to report a theft. According to a PBSO report, the victim had ordered a gold and white ladies watch from Amazon.com. The victim had a tracking number for the package, which said it had been delivered by UPS Tuesday. When the victim arrived home from work, she could not find the package. According to the report, the victim contacted UPS and the driver said he had hung the package on the victim’s fence. The victim said she did not know who would have taken the package. The stolen watch was valued at $1,080. There were no suspects or witnesses at the time of the report.