Delray Beach Police Department

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2014

    Few Answers About Homeless Woman Burned on Street in Delray Beach

    Was a homeless woman doused in gasoline and set on fire in Delray Beach? That's a question Delray Beach Police don't want to answer just yet, nearly three months after a homeless woman was severely burned and taken into emergency care, where she remains today. Back on August 28, Melissa Daniels, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    Bomb Threat at Atlantic High School in Delray Beach; Students Evacuated From School UPDATE

    Update: The Delray Beach Police Department has given the all-clear. Students have been let back into the school, and authorities are investigating the threat. According to the Delray Beach PD, a search of the school with help from Palm Beach Sheriff's Office bomb-sniffing dogs turned up no threat, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2014

    Delray Beach Police Department Reopens After Stabbing

    The offices to the Delray Beach Police Department have reopened after an unidentified man suffering from stab wounds walked into the lobby around 7 a.m. Tuesday. The courthouse garage and area around the courthouse, off of Atlantic and NW Third avenues, had been closed off but are now open again. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2014

    Woman Arrested After Biting and Attacking Delray Restaurant Patrons

    A woman was arrested over the weekend for biting and attacking patrons at a Delray Beach restaurant -- then attacking the police officers who responded to the call. Delray Beach Police records show that Lindsay Danielle Fuccella was arrested on March 15 at about 8 p.m. and booked on three counts of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    Man Arrested For Having Heroin on Lap Tells Cops He Has No Idea How It Got There

    Shawn Day and his pal Patrick Webster pulled into the parking lot of the Budget Inn at 1600 N. Federal Hwy. in a 1995 Mitsubishi. As they did, cops noticed that they might be up to no good. And the cops were right. The area is known as a busy place to buy and sell drugs. As a woman walked up to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    Naked Marijuana Grower Attacks Police Car in Delray Beach

    Delray Beach Police were called when a man was seen running around his neighborhood, and throwing random things out of his house into his outside plants. Among the things the man threw at the outside plants: a ladder, a CO2 tank, and some credit cards. Also, the outside plants were marijuana. Als ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Palm Beach Police Animal Interactions: Burglar Befriends Terrible Guard Dog, Cop Saves Stupid Turtle

    We've got a twofer of animal stories out of Palm Beach County. The first is from Delray Beach: According to police, two men tried to break into a house on Swinton Avenue on May 17 by chucking a brick through a window but fled when they discovered the windows were hurricane glass and therefore not re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2011

    Sentinel Rides Charlie Sheen's Media Train

    The Charlie Sheen media machine just keeps running -- and it says a whole lot more about the media than it does Charlie Sheen. Answer to the Sun-Sentinel's question: None of the above. (He's a crackhead.)​​​When a rambling Hollywood drug addict can dominate national and, at times, local n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Drinking and Walking Costs Delray Man His Life After He Paused to Make Phone Call on Tracks

    ​We all know the danger's of drinking and driving, but drinking and walking?Next time you're out and about in Delray Beach, make sure you're not us unlucky as 25-year-old Reynaldo Arturo Mendez Torres.  Torres was fatally struck by a train early Tuesday morning near Railroad Avenue in the are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Delray Beach Cop Charged With Domestic Abuse, Battery

    Roldry Philia, a 34-year-old Delray Beach Police officer, was arrested late last night on charges of beating his wife. The probable cause affidavit released by the Boynton Beach Police Department does not mention the name of Philia's wife, just that she's 24 years old. She told police that she'd bee ... More >>

  • News

    March 20, 2008

    Priestin' Ain't Easy

    For a couple of Delray padres, the high life allegedly got in the way of their priestly duties

  • News

    February 21, 2008

    Cops and Gypsies

    Friendly law enforcement officers become the weapons of rival destruction in the gypsy tribal wars

  • News

    April 13, 2006

    These Deals Will Blow You Away

    Should Local Buyers Watch Out for "Katrina Cars" ?

  • News

    November 3, 2005

    A Constant State of Rage

    In Delray Beach, cops have a remarkable history of shooting black suspects — with impunity

  • News

    November 29, 2001

    Police Beat

    More than four years after a Delray Beach cop gave him a body full of bruises and a face full of pepper spray, a local doctor is still seeking justice

  • News

    January 22, 1998
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    January 15, 1998

    Conspiracy, She Wrote

    For years private detective Virginia Snyder has accused the Delray Beach police of corruption. Now she's taking them to court.