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    September 30, 2014

    Man Robs Pembroke Park Store at Gunpoint Because It Didn't Hire His Girlfriend

    Two men clad in black hoodies and masks and armed with guns strolled into a Family Store in Pembroke Park as employees were ready to close up for the night last Tuesday. According to a Broward Sheriff's Office report, the two men held four women at gunpoint as they robbed thousands of dollars from ... More >>

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    September 5, 2014

    Fort Lauderdale Police Seeking Suspects in Shooters Burglary

    The Fort Lauderdale Police Department is investigating a bold act of theft that occurred at Shooters in Fort Lauderdale. See also: Shooters Shooting Incident Involved Miami-Dade Corrections Officer

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    February 6, 2014

    Florida Cop Allegedly Robs $795 Watch From Crime Scene

    One of the crime news items of the day yesterday was the brazen break-in into a Pembroke Pines Jared jewelry store. And now there seems to be a bit of a twist in the case. Namely, that one of the officers who were called in after the break-in was reported stole a $795 watch from the store during ... More >>

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    December 11, 2013

    Pilots Say Green Laser Light Is Interfering with Flights at PBIA

    Whoever's flashing a green laser light in the dark near Palm Beach International Airport, knock it off. It's messing with flights, multiple pilots report. And it's a felony to aim a laser pointer at anyone driving a car, vessel or aircraft. Authorities are trying to track down the flasher(s), a ... More >>

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    November 15, 2013

    Couple Uses Seven Kids to Steal Electronics from Toys 'R' Us

    The Palm Beach police have a released a video of nine suspects, seven of them minors, in the burglary of the Toys R Us located in the 20000 block of South State Road 7 in Boca Raton. On the video it appears a family of nine, one adult male, one adult female and seven minor children, enter the sto ... More >>

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    September 25, 2013

    Woman Sought in iPad Robbery After Selfies Appear on Victim's Computer

    A woman is being sought by Palm Beach Police after selfies that she took with an iPad she allegedly stole appeared on the victim's home computer. The victim had his iPad and iPod stolen out of his car when he was dropping off his kids at South County Regional Park in Boca Raton on August 29. But t ... More >>

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    July 10, 2013

    Florida Woman With Device Strapped On Her Chest Walks Into Boca Raton Apple Store

    A Florida woman walked into the Apple store at the Town Center Mall in Boca with a device strapped on her chest, before bolting through a service exit and running away. The bizarre incident happened at around 2:30 p.m Tuesday afternoon, and Boca Police say the woman is still at large. A store empl ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    Florida Man Finds Unlocked Safe in Front Yard With $7K Worth of Meth Inside

    A Port Charlotte man woke up to discover a black bag with an unlocked safe inside it. What could be in this safe that magically appeared on the man's lawn as if it were a gift from the heavens? Money? Gold? Jewels? A treasure map? Nope. It was drugs. A shitload of drugs. Because, Florida.

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    May 22, 2013

    Florida Man Butt-Dials 911; His Murder Plot Gets Accidentally Recorded

    This just in from the Broward Sheriff's Office: At 6:41 a.m. on May 5, "a man who orchestrated a murder on Interstate 95 'pocket dialed' 911 just before [a] fatal shooting. On a recorded line, Scott Simon can be heard telling someone else that he's going to follow the victim home and kill him. Min ... More >>

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    May 7, 2013

    Waffle House Meeting May Be Key to Fatal I-95 Shooting

    Police are investigating the role an Oakland Park Waffle House played in the fatal shooting of Nicholas Romondo Walker that occurred on I-95. According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, around 6:40 a.m. Sunday, drivers called 911 to report shots fired on the highway. BSO deputies found a silver Buic ... More >>

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    January 15, 2013

    Broward Cops Searching for One-Gloved Bandit

    Cops are on the lookout for a crafty Walgreens robber who very nearly foiled their search. Since police have highly scientific ways in which to track a thief down by means of obtaining fingerprints left at the scene of the crime, this robber thought ahead and brought himself a glove to put on so he ... More >>

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    December 5, 2012

    Thief Locks Himself Out of His Own Getaway Car

    A man Broward Sheriff's detectives say they're on the lookout for a man who locked himself out of his own getaway car after loading two batteries he had just stolen into the front and back seats of the vehicle. A surveillance camera located at Lou's Super Service Auto Repair, at 4431 SW 18th S ... More >>

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    September 14, 2012

    Cannabis Washes Ashore in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

    Every now and then, beachgoers run into debris that has washed up on shore: seaweed, jellyfish, seashells, and the occasional plastic CVS bag. And now you can add weed to that list. Early this morning, some people walking on the beach called 911 after they found 15-pound packages of cannabis in La ... More >>

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    August 31, 2012

    Old Lady Fights Off Burglar

    A burglar was the victim of a 91-year old woman when he tried to rob her house. Early in the morning on August 24, a man broke into the woman's home in the 1300 block of Southeast 14th Street. As he rummaged through a night stand, the old woman woke up and immediately began screaming, becaus ... More >>

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    August 6, 2012

    Boynton Beach TD Bank Robbed With Piece of Paper

    The TD Bank branch at 1601 W. Boynton Beach Blvd. was robbed around 1:30 yesterday afternoon by a guy dressed like an awkward golfer.Police did not say how much he got away with, but did say he stuffed the money in "a light blue backpack and left the bank running toward Winchester Park Boulevard." H ... More >>

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    July 31, 2012

    Pompano Beach Man Insists He Is Not A Robber, Proceeds to Rob a Guy

    A man in Pompano Beach was suspicious -- he was on his way to cash his paycheck July 5 at a store on NE 33rd Street, and he was pretty sure a short man in a blue Ford F-150 pickup was following him. At the store, he confronted the suspicious character -- he said he wasn't following anybody, just hav ... More >>

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    July 24, 2012

    Two Men on the Run After Boynton Beach Motel Shooting, Cops Say (UPDATED)

    Update, 1 p.m.: Added just-released information about the victims and suspects.A man is in critical condition after being shot in his Boynton Beach motel room, police report, and the two suspects wanted in the robbery escaped before police could arrive.Police say 45-year-old Neil Rogers is the owner ... More >>

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    July 19, 2012

    Googly Eyed Lady Wanted in West Palm Bank Fraud

    Do you recognize this woman? Have you worked with her? Has one of her large, bulgy eyeballs brushed against you at a bus stop? The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office is looking for her, because they say a car was burglarized and she committed check fraud using the person's identity.

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    June 18, 2012

    BSO: Robber Dropped Camera Phone; Here Are His Photos

    Around 8 p.m. on May 30, someone attacked a man on the 2500 block of Northwest 8th Street in Franklin Park, according to police. The robber put the man in a chokehold and held what the victim believes was a boxcutter to his throat. The robber demanded money then ran away -- but the victim gave ... More >>

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    June 12, 2012

    Pastrami Pillager Steals Entire Semi Truck of Meat in Pompano Beach

    The Broward Sheriff's Office has just put out a surveillance video showing an unidentified salami swiper driving away with a tractor-trailer containing $150,000 of meat destined for a grocery distributor.Police say a white truck pulled up behind the semi just before 8 a.m. on May 29. The driver went ... More >>

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    June 8, 2012

    Twins Shot While Driving in Belle Glade

    Two 22-year-old brothers were shot just before 1 a.m. while driving in Belle Glade, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. One of the men was found near the intersection of SW Fifth Street and SW B Place, and the other was several blocks away in the passenger seat of the brothers' car. ... More >>

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    May 3, 2012

    Do You Recognize This Lady Accused of Cashing Stolen Checks From Palm Beach County?

    The charming woman pictured at right is accused of stealing checks out of two cars in Wellington and Royal Palm Beach on March 24. From the looks of those wide eyes and her death grip on the steering wheel, she spends a lot of money on caffeinated beverages.I've requested more information (which ban ... More >>

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    May 1, 2012

    Man Goes on Broward Asian-Food Burglary Spree (VIDEO)

    A rock-wielding burglar broke into five Chinese restaurants in one night, according to police, who suspect him in "at least" 15 other burglaries.Surveillance footage shows the man using a rock to smash the restaurants' glass doors, then taking all the cash (and coins) out of the registers and, in tw ... More >>

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    April 20, 2012

    Police Say This Guy on a Razor Scooter Robbed a 97-Year-Old Woman

    On April 12, a 97-year-old woman was out with her 85-year-old sister, doing what old folks do. Police didn't say what they were doing, exactly -- probably drinking milk shakes and talking about Herbert Hoover or how crazy air travel is or whatever people talk about when they're pretty much made of d ... More >>

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    April 9, 2012

    A Fat Guy Is Stealing Purses in Pompano Beach (VIDEO)

    The Broward Sheriff's Office is looking for a man they say is connected to two muggings at the end of March -- they want you to know that he's six feet tall, gets around in an old, gold-colored Nissan, and is... fat.In an announcement headlined "Big Boy Wants a Purse," the BSO describes a "corpulant ... More >>

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    April 2, 2012

    BSO News Release Calls Suspect in Botched Robbery a "Tool" (VIDEO)

    ​A suspect wearing black pants and a white shirt tried to swipe two impact drills from a West Park Home Depot last month but ended up staging one of the clumsiest almost-robberies we've seen on tape.The security footage shows the man grabbing the drills and actually taking them to a register, but ... More >>

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    March 27, 2012

    South Florida Muslims Meet With BSO Officials, Urge Collaboration

    ​The men file in slowly to the meeting room at the Broward Sheriff's Office headquarters in Fort Lauderdale. "As-Salaam-Alaikum," they greet one another, shaking hands, smiling warmly at a Sunrise police officer they recognize from prayer services.About 25 men are here, some wearing skull caps, ... More >>

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    February 27, 2012

    Broward Sheriff's Office Looking for Suspects in West Park Murder, Burglary

    ​The Broward Sheriff's Office has released several images of suspects in two separate Broward crimes.The first suspect, on the far left, is wanted in connection to an attempted burglary in West Park -- a woman discovered the man in her dining room around 9 a.m. Friday, according to police; as she ... More >>

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    October 13, 2011

    Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Releases New Sketch of Serial Rapist

    PBSOSuspected serial rapist​The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office has released a new sketch of the "very violent" serial rapist police believe has sexually assaulted five women between July 2009 and September 2011.The sheriff's office connected the most recent attack from September 23 to the seri ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011

    Boynton Beach Cops Looking for Man Who Had Extremely Difficult Time Stealing Cigarettes

    splicetoday.comThat would be Santa puffin' on a cancer stick.​Boynton Beach police are looking for a guy who made an ass out of himself stealing $1,300 worth of cigarettes from a Walgreens on Monday.The cops say the man went into the store with a woman who distracted the clerk of the store by ... More >>

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    July 12, 2011

    PBSO Looking for a Couple of Rapists, Including One Violent Serial Rapist

    PBSOWho has two thumbs and is a suspected rapist? That guy.​If you know a guy who may or may not have raped four women and looks a lot like the dude in the picture to the right, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office would like to know about that.Detectives from PBSO are looking for the "very viol ... More >>

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    June 13, 2011

    North Lauderdale Old-Lady Rapist on the Loose

    ​The cops are looking for a man who they say climbed through the bedroom window of a North Lauderdale home and raped an 84-year-old woman last night.The woman told police she was watching television at her house around 10 p.m. yesterday when the man knocked on her front door.She told Broward Sheri ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011

    Escorts Who Met Clients at Hotel Rooms Found Themselves at the End of a Gun, Cops Say

    ​Police say a gang of men came up with a novel idea for a series of robberies: Call escorts, meet them at hotel rooms, and then rob them at gunpoint. For some reason, the robberies sometimes ended in the men pepper spraying the escorts. In response, cops from Plantation Police, Fort Lauderdale Pol ... More >>

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    April 4, 2011

    Sketch Released of Suspect Who Beat and Robbed 88-Year-Old Pompano Woman

    ​The Broward Sheriff's Office released this sketch today of the suspect who they say beat and robbed an elderly woman during a home invasion last week. Last Tuesday, shortly before 10 p.m., the suspect busted into the Pompano Beach home of 88-year-old Pearl Patrinos, punched her in the face, threa ... More >>

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    July 16, 2010

    McDonald's Robbery: I Am So Not Lovin' This

    ​It's shaping up to be a bad month for national fast-food franchises. First Pizza Hut gets a visit from a pair of towel-wearing banditos. Now this.A very similar crime happened Monday at the McDonald's just west of I-95: Another dude with a gun places his order, as in orders a cashier to give him ... More >>

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    June 16, 2010

    Who Belongs to This Plunging Neckline? (Palm Beach Sheriff Wants to Know)

    Photo: PBSO​The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office doesn't have the same flair for giving its criminal suspects colorful nicknames as Broward Sheriff's Office, but maybe we can help. In this surveillance photo you can see two women wanted for using a stolen credit card to make purchases at Target and Bes ... More >>

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    April 21, 2010

    Cyclist Involved in Accident With Lauderdale Police Car Dies From Injuries

    William Schramm, the 65-year-old man who was struck by a Fort Lauderdale police cruiser on Las Olas Boulevard on Saturday, has died from his injuries.According to the Fort Lauderdale police news release, at 12:04 a.m., Schramm's bicycle was eastbound on East Las Olas Bouelvard, making a left turn on ... More >>

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    April 7, 2010

    Boynton Police Working Possible Child Abduction This Morning

    http://images02.olx.aeThe girl was taken by a man driving a vehicle similar to the one pictured here.​Boynton Beach police are investigating a possible child abduction this morning. The girl, age 4 or 5, was wearing pink shorts and a white top with pink flowers. She was taken from a bus stop in th ... More >>

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    March 22, 2010

    Description of Suspect in Las Olas Hit and Run

    Fort Lauderdale police have just released a description of the SUV driver who struck and killed Carolyn Bianco and injured her friend, Victoria Kirby, earlier this month:He has been described as a white/light skinned male, 30s, dark hair, possibly worn slicked back, clean shaven, and slender built. ... More >>

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    March 18, 2010

    Search Intensifies in Hit-and-Run Case, Now a Homicide

    Carolyn Bianco, the 65-year-old woman who was struck last week by an SUV while crossing Las Olas Boulevard, has died. That means vehicular homicide charges against whoever was driving that SUV, last seen heading east on Las Olas.The Fort Lauderdale police news release says that the other woman who w ... More >>

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    January 12, 2010

    Victims Identified in Boynton Shooting

    Benton Lineau is the name of the man who was driving a gold Lincoln Navigator last night, when he was shot in the chest, say Boynton Beach Police. The 23-year-old, who crashed into a home on the 2000 block of Northeast 3rd Street, died later at Delray Trauma Center.Police were investigating that sho ... More >>

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    January 6, 2010

    If You Have a Mustang Cobra and You Live in Pompano Beach...

    Flickr: CalifDreama​... then either your Cobra's already been swiped or this pack of thieves is working on it. From the press release:It's unclear why the thieves are choosing the souped-up Mustangs and how they located four of them in the same upscale neighborhood in southeast Pompano Beach. Some ... More >>

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    December 11, 2009

    Car Alarm Leads Lauderdale Burglary to Escalate to Sexual Assault

    Javerros Wright​The Fort Lauderdale Police Department is reporting that a man broke into a woman's car early this morning. After the woman came outside to investigate the alarm, the thief sexually assaulted her, say police.Javerros Wright, 22, was arrested in connection with the incident, which oc ... More >>

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    December 9, 2009

    Roof-Breaching Robber Video, Now With Appropriate Audio

    Since Monday, the Broward Sheriff's Office has been circulating the video below in hopes of catching the man who ransacked a pawn store in Lauderdale Lakes on December 4. But while Juice is usually the first media outlet in South Florida to lend BSO a bad-guy-apprehending assist, we decided to wait ... More >>

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    November 11, 2009

    Video of Boynton Purse Snatcher

    Boynton Beach Police are hoping this newly released video of a Britney Spears look-alike purse snatcher and her accomplice help nab the pair. Shortly after this scene, the young woman in the foreground exercises her sticky fingers, boldly grabbing the Kate Spade purse belong to a 79-year-old woman w ... More >>

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    October 14, 2009

    Hey, Laser Geeks: Stop Playing Star Wars at the Palm Beach Airport

    Flckr user: pedrosimoes7Keep your lasers out of my eyes!​More than 20 times in the past year, pranksters have shone a green laser beam into the cockpits of planes landing at Palm Beach International Airport, attempting to blind the pilots. No planes have crashed, but at least one pilot was injured ... More >>

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    August 5, 2009

    A Caper That's Genius for Its Simplicity

    Flickr User: mitten melee1) Grab diamond 2) Run like hell​Jewel thieves tend to over-think the heist, often with disastrous results -- as you might remember from Before the Devil Knows Your Dead. A thief who hit Galleria Mall yesterday did not make this mistake. He simply walked into Zales and... ... More >>

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    January 16, 2009

    Firebug on the Loose. May Dance Like James Brown.

    It seems an odd target of a violent crime, but a Pompano Beach party supply company called Rides, Slides, and Games was set ablaze by five arsonists -- or as the Broward Sheriff's office calls them, "firebugs" -- on Sunday night. Five males, all with their faces covered, poured gasoline over a bunch ... More >>

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