CRIME & SAFETY
Deadly crash closes down entrance to PBIA for hours
The entrance to Palm Beach International Airport at Belvedere Road was shut down for hours Sunday morning as a traffic investigation unfolded after a fatal crash.
Scooter rider killed in collision with vehicle in Palm Beach County
GREENACRES, Fla. (CBS12) — A 49-year-old man riding a scooter was killed in a crash Saturday afternoon, says the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office (PBSO). Didier Cameau was traveling eastbound on Purdy Lane on his stand-up scooter approaching Foxtail Drive when he collided with a 2022 Dodge Charger, deputies say.
Deputies: Man stabbed multiple times in Deerfield Beach
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – Police in Broward County are investigating a stabbing incident that occurred over the weekend. It happened along west Sample Road in Deerfield Beach, near the El Reventon sports bar and club. Deputies said they arrived on scene and found an adult that had been stabbed...
Deerfield Beach plaza blocked off as BSO investigates scene
DEERFIELD BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - Crime scene tape blocked off a parking lot at a Deerfield Beach shopping plaza. The plaza is located along Northwest 9th Avenue and West Sample Road. Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies are working to asses the scene. 7News is working to gather more information. Please...
Week in Review: $90,000 worth of marijuana, citizens insurance rolls out depopulation letters, man kicks motorcycle, improvements to historic cemetery
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — Here are the stories with the most viewed photos from last week. Deputies seize $90,000 worth of high-grade marijuana in Lake Worth Beach traffic stop. A traffic stop turned into a major drug bust after deputies say they seized over 60 pounds of...
Deputies seek woman accused of stealing over $600 worth of electronics from Walmart
ROYAL PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — Deputies are looking for a woman who is accused of stealing $600 worth of electronics from a local Walmart. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office says the incident occurred on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Walmart located on Belvedere Road. Anyone with information...
Belle Glade man, 21, sentenced to 35 years after plea deal in shooting in 2020
Robert Nero Jr., 21, of Belle Glade, pleaded guilty to lesser charge of second-degree murder and was sentenced to mandatory minimum 35 years in prison in death of high school acquaintance in 2020.
Coconut Creek Crime Update: Man Calls Cops When Neighbor Sprays Him With A Hose
Through our joint effort with the Coconut Creek Police Department to share updates with residents, this is a summary of Coconut Creek’s crime and arrests through September 25. The post Coconut Creek Crime Update: Man Calls Cops When Neighbor Sprays Him With A Hose appeared first on Coconut Creek Talk.
The 5 Most Worst Neighborhoods in Palm Beach County, Florida
Palm Beach County, situated in South Florida, is a sprawling and multifaceted region home to nearly 2 million inhabitants residing across 30 different cities. While some parts of the county boast safety, prosperity, and a high quality of life, others grapple with issues like crime, poverty, and social challenges. In...
Fatal Shooting on Boat in Riviera Beach
A shocking incident unfolds in Riviera Beach as a fatal shooting takes place on a boat. Dive into the details of this tragic event and stay updated with the latest developments. Uncover the story that has left the community in disbelief.
Broward man accused of pretending to be student, raping teenage girl
A 23-year-old man from Broward County stands accused of pretending to be a high school student and raping a 15-year-old girl in Alabama. Detectives identified the man who allegedly pretended to be a student as Dennis Wemberly, of Pompano Beach, according to Capt. Billy Haglund, a spokesman for the Enterprise Police Department.
Coconut Creek Resident Arrested in $750,000 Wire Transfer Scam
A resident of Coconut Creek has been apprehended and is facing charges of first-degree grand theft following allegations that he manipulated and redirected a wire transfer... The post Coconut Creek Resident Arrested in $750,000 Wire Transfer Scam appeared first on Coconut Creek Talk.
Police arrest suspect in fatal shooting at Presidential Golfview Condos
West Palm Beach police on Saturday morning arrested a suspect in the shooting death at Presidential Golfview Condos on Wednesday night.
Week in Review: Jawlene the gator, 2-year-old calls dad through doorbell camera, man beats elderly woman, dog dumped at Royal Palm Beach, vehicle vs. train crash
Here are some stories that had the best performing videos this week. Florida's famous jawless gator named 'Jawlene' in a nod to Dolly Parton's classic song. An alligator who went viral for missing her upper jaw, now has a name Dolly Parton would approve of. Gatorland, a 110-acre theme park...
Editorial: Palm Beach Police sergeant is a hero in the truest sense of the word
To us, a hero is someone who willingly and knowingly risks their own life to save the life of someone else. Palm Beach Police Sgt. Kendall Reyes is that kind of person. On Monday, the Carnegie Hero Fund announced that she had received the Carnegie Medal for her bravery in pulling a 67-year-old woman from the edge of a five-story building in June. The fund was established to recognize people who perform a selfless act of heroism in the United States or Canada. Since industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie founded the organization in the early 1900s, more than $40 million has been given to more than 10,000 awardees or their survivors.
Suspect in custody following murder investigation at condo in West Palm Beach
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — Police have announced the arrest of a suspect who is accused of committing a murder at a condo in West Palm Beach. The suspect was arrested at around 4 a.m. on Saturday, WPBPD said. According to the West Palm Beach Police Department (WPBPD),...
'Boy in a box': Defense must convince jury that Ferriter's actions were taken to protect his son, says local attorney
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Local defense attorney Spencer Kuvin shared insights into the legal battle facing Timothy Ferriter. Ferriter is charged with child abuse and false imprisonment for allegedly locking his teenage son in a box in the garage for hours at a time. Kuvin emphasized the complexity...
10 suspects in South Florida racketeering scheme plead guilty, sentenced after 7-year investigation
MIAMI (WSVN) - Seven years after the launch of a comprehensive investigation by multiple law enforcement agencies, all 10 suspects involved in a widespread racketeering scheme have pleaded guilty and received sentences in a case dubbed “Operation Purple Haze.”. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), in collaboration with...
Prom night fatal shooting near West Palm leads to first-degree murder charge for 18-year-old
WEST PALM BEACH — An 18-year-old man is facing a first-degree murder charge after a Palm Beach Lakes High School prom-night shooting left a 19-year-old dead. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office on Sept. 25 arrested Lawrence Lee Chavers Jr. in the shooting, which took place in the early morning hours of April 2 in a parking lot along Military Trail in suburban West Palm Beach, where a post-prom gathering was taking place.
BSO: Woman threatens man with baseball bat for cutting line at Wawa air pump
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – A Delray Beach woman faces a felony charge in Broward County after deputies said she wielded a baseball bat at a gas station and threatened a man with it after accusing him of cutting in line at its air pump, according to an arrest report released Friday.