CRIME & SAFETY
Another Body Found in Fort Lauderdale for Second Time in Past Few Weeks
Detectives in Fort Lauderdale are investigating the discovery of a man's body on Fort Lauderdale Beach, reported by beachgoers on a Friday evening. Fort Lauderdale Police responded to the 500 block of South Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard just after 6 p.m., where the body was found. While police notes mention a gunshot wound, spokesperson Casey Liening could not confirm this on Saturday afternoon.
Florida woman arrested after robbing Publix, threatening to blow store up, police say
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A South Florida woman is behind bars after she robbed a Publix and threatened to blow it up, according to Miramar Police. NBC affiliate WTVJ reported that the robbery happened on Saturday at 9951 Miramar Parkway, just half an hour north of Miami. According to...
Three People Hit by Vehicle in Fort Lauderdale, Rushed to Hospital
"Three individuals were hit by a vehicle in Fort Lauderdale, prompting an urgent response from local rescue teams. The incident occurred on North Federal Highway, with all victims rushed to the hospital. Details remain limited, with no information on potential arrests."
It took a Palm Beach County woman years to steal nearly $1M. Now she has to pay it back.
WEST PALM BEACH — In her role as a financial officer, Carolyn Faye Hanson embezzled hundreds of thousands of dollars from at least three Palm Beach County companies, authorities said in charging her with multiple counts of fraud. She stole nearly $1 million from one employer in Boca Raton...
Charges filed in string of armed robberies of U.S. postal carriers
TAMPA, Fla. (TND) — Five people in Florida are facing federal charges after a string of armed robberies of postal carriers, while a sixth was sentenced for the same crime. In one criminal complaint, the feds said a postal carrier was robbed at gunpoint on Sept. 5 while delivering mail at an apartment complex in Temple Terrace, near Tampa.
Police: Florida mom charged after video shows her slapping 6-year-old for unhooking car seat
SUNRISE, Fla. — A Florida mother is facing charges after authorities say she was caught on camera slapping her 6-year-old son, leaving him with bruises. NBC Miami reports Pamela Gladys Gaensel, 47, was arrested in Sunrise Wednesday on a charge of child abuse without great bodily harm. Prosecutors say...
A Coral Gables lawyer has been suspended. A broken arm and $136,000 are involved
He also received a public reprimand back in 2020.
Weekly Safety Report: Disturbance at Animal Hospital and Large House Fire in Boca Raton
This week in Boca Raton, Florida, two incidents occurred that required attention. In the first incident, a woman caused a disturbance at a local animal hospital, resulting in charges of battery, child cruelty, and property damage. The second incident involved a large house fire in the Le Lac Luxury Estates, which required the assistance of over 50 firefighters to bring under control. Thankfully, there were no reported injuries in either incident.
Monarch Student Arrested for Alleged Death Threats of Classmate
A Monarch High School student was arrested after making death threats toward another student, both in person and on social media. The post Monarch Student Arrested for Alleged Death Threats of Classmate appeared first on Coconut Creek Talk.
Weekly Safety Report: Scam and Suspicious Death in Davie, Florida
Two incidents occurred in Davie, Florida this week. The first incident involved a scam where a pair took $1 million from prospective buyers for luxury townhomes that were never built. The second incident involved the discovery of a body inside a pickup truck in a Walmart parking lot. The cause of death has not yet been determined.
Victim Recounts Terrifying Armed Robbery and Shooting in Fort Lauderdale, Suspect Remains at Large
• A man in Fort Lauderdale was shot during an armed robbery on June 20. • The victim, Antonio Seymour, was waiting in his car when the suspect approached him and demanded money.
Weekly Safety Report: Former Officer Arrested for Theft and Fraud, Man Charged in Miramar Shooting
A former South Florida police officer was arrested on grand theft and fraud charges after failing to return a department-issued credit card. In a separate incident, a man was charged with a shooting in Miramar that left another man injured.
Man Arrested After Barricading Himself with Children in Home Following Domestic Dispute
• A man in Pompano Beach barricaded himself inside a home with small children after a domestic dispute. • Broward Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a call for a domestic disturbance.
Lauderhill Police investigating after 18-year-old found shot inside car dies
Police in Lauderhill are investigating a shooting that left an 18-year-old man dead Wednesday night. The shooting happened around 10:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of North State Road 7. Lauderhill Police said officers responded to a 911 call of a shooting and found the victim inside a car with...