CRIME & SAFETY
Caught Red-Handed: Florida Woman Tries to Eat Counterfeit Cash in Walmart Heist
NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — In a bizarre twist to a shoplifting incident at a Walmart store, a Florida woman was apprehended for attempting to use counterfeit bills, ultimately resorting to trying to eat the fake cash as police detained her.
Wrong-Way Crash Kills Coconut Creek Man
A Nov. 23 crash in Pompano Beach left a Coconut Creek man dead, authorities said Tuesday. The post Wrong-Way Crash Kills Coconut Creek Man appeared first on Coconut Creek Talk.
A Seminole police officer was involved in a shooting Tuesday morning in the parking lot of the Seminole Classic Casino
HOLLYWOOD - A Seminole police officer was involved in a shooting Tuesday morning in the parking lot of the Seminole Classic Casino, on SR 441 just south of Stirling Road. Police have not said what led to the shooting just before 7 a.m. The officer fired a single shot. The man she shot at was not hit and he ran off into an industrial area south of the casino. Seminole police were assisted by Hollywood police and Broward sheriff's deputies in their search for the man. They eventually found him and police said he was taken into custody without incident. The man, identified as 26-year-old Solomon Terry, has been charged with aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer.
Pair took $1M for new Davie luxury townhomes — but the whole thing was a scam, cops say
DAVIE, Fla. – The signs for a new “Falls of Davie” development advertised luxury townhome living in the heart of Broward County: a private elevator, high-end finishes and a rooftop summer kitchen were just some of the planned amenities. It was all available just five minutes away from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and starting at $1.3 million per unit.
Former deputy fights for compensation in legislative meeting
MIAMI (WSVN) - Former Broward Sheriff Deputy Maury Hernandez, permanently brain-damaged and partially paralyzed since being shot in the line of duty in 2007, is making a compelling plea to the Miami-Dade Legislative Delegation, Tuesday. Hernandez is advocating for the passage of a special “claim bill” that would grant him...
Crime trend of golf cart thefts continues in Fort Lauderdale community
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Police in Fort Lauderdale continue to sound the alarm regarding a growing crime tend. The latest incident was caught on surveillance camera as an unusual number of golf carts have been from people’s driveways. Thieves have been targeting homes in the upscale Lauderdale Harbours...
Toddler Girl Fatally Shot at Extended Stay Hotel in Florida, Two Detained
• A 3-year-old girl was shot and killed at an extended stay hotel in Tamarac, Florida. • The shooting occurred just after 8 a.m. and neighbors reported hearing a gun go off.
Prison Vans and Civilian Vehicle Collide in North Broward County, Several Injured
• Two prison vans and a civilian vehicle were involved in a crash in North Broward County, Florida. • The accident occurred early Tuesday morning. • Several people were injured in the crash.
Coconut Creek Crime Update: Home Depot Employee Admits to $14K In Theft
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 November 20. The post Coconut Creek Crime Update: Home Depot Employee Admits to $14K In Theft appeared first on Coconut Creek Talk.
Man charged Monday's shooting in Miramar
FORT LAUDERDALE - An arrest has been made in a Miramar shooting on Monday that sent a man to the hospital. According to police, the shooting happened just before 10 a.m. in the Avalon apartment community in the 4300 block of SW 113th Avenue. According to police, 29-year-old John Paul got a gun from his garage, walked across the parking lot and out of the community, and shot at two people who were sitting in a car at the entrance gate. Paul is on felony probation for a battery charge in Miami-Dade. When police arrived, they found a man...
SWAT Team Responds to Barricaded Suspect Near Opa-locka Grocery Store
Breaking news from Opa-locka as a suspect barricades themselves in a home near a local grocery store. SWAT team responds, closing off the area and pointing guns at the house. Unclear circumstances, but possible incident at the store's parking lot. Investigation ongoing.
Massive Fire Decimates Luxury Home in West Boca Raton
• A fire destroyed a home in La Lac, West Boca Raton overnight. • The fire caused extensive damage, burning the structure to its frame. • The property is estimated to be worth $5 million.
South Florida Man Who Threatened to Kill Police on Camera Lands in Jail
A South Florida man who threatened to kill police in a patrol car while on camera, and then posted the video on social media, landed in local jail. Detectives with the Broward Sheriff’s Office and Fort Lauderdale Police Department arrested Judah Lion Sealy for threatening to kill law enforcement officers.
Prisoner transport crash in Pompano Beach sends deputy, inmates to hospital
POMPANO BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - Two Broward County prisoner transport vans and a car collided, sending a deputy and inmates to a local hospital. The crash happened just before 5:30 a.m. Tuesday near West Atlantic Boulevard and North Andrews Avenue in Pompano Beach. A deputy sustained injuries but is expected...
Dan Markel murder: Charlie Adelson spent 35 hours on phone with mom in week of her arrest
A locked-up Charlie Adelson spent an astonishing amount of time on the phone with his mom — and perhaps others using her cell — in the roughly week-long span between his conviction and her arrest in the murder of their former in-law, Dan Markel. Adelson, a Fort Lauderdale periodontist, was found guilty Nov. 6 after an...
He was shot in his car and then crashed into a pole, Broward sheriff’s detectives say
What to know about the deadly mystery.
Toddler Fatally Shot at Tamarac Motel, Two Suspects Detained in Lauderhill
• A 3-year-old girl was fatally shot at a Broward County motel in Tamarac. • Two people connected to the shooting were detained in Lauderhill. • The child was accompanied by a woman, but their relationship is unknown.
2 arrested after being of accused of leaving children in car while going shopping at Pembroke Lakes Mall
PEMBROKE PINES, FLA. (WSVN) - Two people were arrest after their children were found all alone in a locked car. Ronald Ramirez and Scarlet Parra faced a judge, Tuesday morning. They’re accused of leaving the two children in the car while they went shopping at the Pembroke Lakes Mall.
Parkland Crime Update: Over $13K In Checks And Credit Cards Stolen From Business
Through our joint effort with the Broward Sheriff’s Office to share updates with residents, this is a summary of crimes and other Parkland incidents through November 20, 2023. Fire. A victim of Fire on NW 62 Court on 11/14/2023. The reporting person advised that his lawnmower exploded inside the...
Your Florida Daily: Toddler killed in South Florida, cold front on the way
ORLANDO, Fla. – Broward County deputies are trying to figure out what led to a 3-year-old being shot and killed at an extended-stay motel in Tamarac. A news release from the sheriff’s office says first responders were called about a shooting just after 8 a.m. Sunday. Authorities say...