A blond seductress who used the Blue Martini Bar locations in Fort Lauderdale and Miami to lure men in and then rob them has turned herself in to the Broward Sheriff's Office, and now authorities are asking for any other victims to come forward. The woman, Ashley Done, 26, has victimized men from B ... More >>
A Weston native, 23-year-old Ryan Uhre, went missing early last week in his college town of Tallahassee. Though Uhre graduated Florida State University in December of last year, he is still enrolled in classes this semester working towards law school.
In the height of the holiday season, two young men shoved hundreds of pairs of panties into large shopping bags at Victoria's Secret in Sawgrass Mills Mall, then rolled their loot out of the store in a shopping cart. On November 23, the pair got away with 300 Dream Angel thongs (worth $3,750). It ... More >>
A Broward Sheriff's deputy was critically injured Wednesday morning when his car veered off I-95 and crashed into a tree. Deputy Daniel Rivera, 32, was taken to Broward Health North by Pompano Beach Fire Rescue, where he underwent surgery for life-threatening injuries. Rivera is said to be in ver ... More >>
Gary Karp again is taking over the reins. As he has countless times in the decade since his teenaged daughter, Marissa, was found dead in the Everglades, yesterday the Broward man held a news conference, reminding South Florida about the unsolved case. The recent occasion was Karp's trip this week t ... More >>
On a sultry evening in early March, Robert Cournoyer met a beautiful mysterious woman at an upscale restaurant in Fort Lauderdale. She was exotic, possibly Hispanic, in her late 20s, and very much into him. She said her name was Crystal. Cournoyer would invite Crystal to his home to continue the t ... More >>
An unidentified man who looks a little like the Cobra Commander -- if Cobra Commander's blue uniform were in the wash and he had to wear khakis and his old college letterman jacket -- broke into a Cellular Sales cell phone store in Jacksonville shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday.The suspect gained access ... More >>
The possible remains of an 18-month-old boy who has been missing since July of 2011, have been found at the home of his two parents, authorities say.The parents, Brittany Sierra, 21, and Calvin Melvin Jr., 27, were arrested on child neglect charges. According to Hallandale Beach Chief of Police Dwa ... More >>
The Sun-Sentinel has reported that there was a shooting at Josephine's Italian Restaurant in Boca Raton on Friday. Manager and bartender, Rafael Rodriguez, was shot and killed during an armed robbery.
Nely Limeira, 73, of Oakland Park fell victim to a lottery scam that took advantage of her kindness. And now authorities are on the lookout for two women who perpetrated the shakedown that robbed Limeira of $12,300 in cash and jewelry. According to the Broward Sheriff's Office, Limeira was approach ... More >>
At 9 one Saturday morning in mid-August, David Parga threw back the barn doors at his Southwest Ranches farm to a surprise. Marco, one of his two horses, was gone. Parga's first thought: Someone has stolen Marco -- or maybe, by some measure of equine wizardry, Marco escaped. He was wrong on both ... More >>
Michael Venditto, a Boca Raton cheerleading coach, was arrested Wednesday on charges of sexual battery and unlawful sexual activity involving two teenage girls, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. Venditto, 27, is charged with unlawful sexual activity with one of his 17-year-old ch ... More >>
Broward Sheriff's OfficeNalio Williams in 2010.The Broward Sheriff's Office says it believes it knows who killed a 34-year-old man at a West Park warehouse last month, but investigators don't know where he is.The sheriff's office says 35-year-old Nalio Williams is the suspect in the shooting deat ... More >>
Photo: Fort Lauderdale PoliceChristopher ThorntonChristopher Thornton, a 27-year-old coach and child tutor who lived in Lauderhill, has been arrested in a Fort Lauderdale police sting and charged with child sex crimes. According to the department's news release, investigators tracked Thornton's I ... More >>
Photo courtesy Broward Sheriff's OfficeCharles LennonIt's been a while since the United States apprehended a fugitive on this scale -- maybe not since Saddam Hussein was found crouching in his spider hole. Richard Goldstein of Hollywood and Charles Lennon of Coral Springs are accused of collabora ... More >>
Photo courtesy Broward Sheriff's OfficeTerry MooreMan, but we've got some violent teenagers around here. Broward Sheriff's Office reports that 17-year-old Terry Moore has been bragging about gunning down Antonio Parker, 20, who was shot dead Sunday evening near the back door of his home on Southw ... More >>
Sketch courtesy Broward Sheriff's OfficeDude, thank your for your service to this nation in time of war, but... um.... can you save the bullets for the terrorists, please? The man pictured in wanted in a road rage case after he allegedly fired a shot at a dump truck that offended him when it made ... More >>
Photo: Broward Sheriff's OfficeElvin R. SanchezRonald Rivera is the name of the suspect wanted for the murder Sunday of 31-year-old Elvin R. Sanchez in Deerfield Beach.From the BSO release:Sanchez's body was found Sunday, October 25 shortly before 9 o'clock when a man walked outside his residence ... More >>
Photo courtesy Broward Sheriff's OfficeSinclair photographing himself; saving time for investigators.Losing your cell phone is not a crime. If it was, we'd all be locked up! But if you lose your cell phone at a crime scene -- say, a strong-arm robbery -- well, then you might have some trouble. Ri ... More >>
Photo: BSOSure, he may have a gun and be speaking into a shoulder-mounted radio but the man in the sketch is most definitely not a deputy with the Broward Sheriff's Office, as he claimed during a Tuesday evening visit to 62-year-old Roland Mozard's Pompano Beach apartment.From the BSO release:Moz ... More >>
Photo: Broward Sheriff's OfficeChad OlahOn your 18th birthday you can buy pack of smokes, watch an R-rated movie, cast a vote and joined the Armed Forces. Or, if you're Chad Olah, you can be charged with adult crimes. He turned 18 on October 1. And on October 7, the man he's accused of beating la ... More >>
Photo: Broward Sheriff's OfficeJenkinsFrom his boyish looks and broad smile, you'd think that's a senior yearbook photo, but Broward Sheriff's Office investigators say that the man pictured, John Jenkins, is a shooter. He's the suspect in a chilling murder attempt that occurred last week in Dania ... More >>
Horrific story coming out of Deerfield Beach. The Broward Sheriff's Office is reporting that a 15-year-old boy named Michael Brewer was attacked at a pool within an apartment complex, then deliberately burned. Here's the BSO news release: At 3:14 pm BSO deputies were dispatched to the Lime Tree apar ... More >>
A 26-year-old man has been arrested and charged with the murder of Edris Berry in the early-morning hours of Wednesday at a Shell Gas station in Pompano Beach. The news release from Broward Sheriff's Office:The victim, 33-year-old Edris Berry, was at the gas station at around 1:50 a.m. when two youn ... More >>
Flickr: dm.nycCorinthian Johnson was not going to wait till he turned 16 to start driving, as evidenced by his Clerk of Courts record. Nor was he going to wait till he was 18 to be arrested for a felony. Johnson allegedly stole a black BMW SUV in Aventura on August 28, and that was just his openi ... More >>
A 2008 Toyota ScionA bicyclist sustained life-threatening injuries this morning in an accident that occurred on West Davie Boulevard. A Fort Lauderdale Police news release says that a Toyota Scion involved in the accident was driven by Taisha Gonzalez from Coconut Creek.According to police, Gonza ... More >>
Photo: Broward Sheriff's OfficeMary Ann LambertIn 1983, a female body was found in a vacant field in Pompano Beach. But no family had reported the woman missing. It wasn't till 2008 that the fingerprints were matched to those of a young woman who had multiple arrests in Broward County: Tina Moore ... More >>
Oh, this is getting ugly. We told you about Corey Hipscher last week. The 37-year-old somehow managed to get a job at Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach despite being a registered sex offender. A 10-year-old girl says he groped her. And her story sounded familiar to at least two other girls.Photo: ... More >>
Photo Broward Sheriff's OfficeCorey HipscherFile this one under "Parent's Worst Nightmare." Broward Sheriff's Office is reporting the arrest of a registered sex offender from Plantation who was working at a water park in Deerfield Beach. Corey Hipscher allegedly told the parents that, due to a boat' ... More >>
Photo courtesy BSOMichael WoolfSounds like the Broward Sheriff's Office has been tracking Michael Woolf, 35, for several months. And that it suspects he's been tracking underaged girls all the while, not just online but from his perch atop the lifeguard tower. Here's the BSO release: A South Florida ... More >>
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