Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office

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    April 29, 2014

    Barry M. Cohen, Palm Beach County Judge Who Spoke Out on Racial Profiling, Reprimanded by Supreme Court

    In October 2012, the Judicial Qualifications Commission's investigative panel filed formal charges against Palm Beach County Judge Barry M. Cohen for using his bench as, in their words, a "bully pulpit" and "a neutral and detached magistrate." The findings came after the outspoken judge made some c ... More >>

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    March 25, 2013

    Three Charged With Murder of Boca Bartender

    Police say they have three suspects in custody connected to the shooting murder of a Josephine's Italian Restaurant bartender. The three suspects were arrested and charged by Boca Raton police for a separate crime, but authorities connected the men to the January 4 murder of bartender Rafael R ... More >>

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    August 15, 2011

    Sex Offender Caught Printing Out Pictures of Naked Men at Library Gets Eight Years in Prison

    Florida Department of Law EnforcementFrank Lawrence​Convicted sex offender and kiddie porn collector Frank Lawrence was sentenced to eight years in prison today, stemming from charges that came about when a Palm Beach County librarian caught him checking out some naked dudes on the net and printin ... More >>

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    May 27, 2010

    Morning Juice: Ex-City Commissioner Called Ponzi Schemer; New Details in Ratley Beating Case

    ​Here are the top headlines today:Charlotte Gilmore Durante, former Delray Beach city commissioner, was arrested on charges of running a Ponzi scheme. The Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office says she stole about $1.8 million from 83 investors. [Palm Beach Post]Palm Beach Gardens High School ... More >>

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    May 14, 2010

    Dalia Dippolito's Multiple Lovers and Schemes

    Did Dalia's lovers know about each other?​Dalia Dippolito tried to enlist at least two ex-lovers to help in her plot to have her husband arrested or bankrupted. But did the two men know about each other? And did they both know about her alleged murder plot?Text messages released this week by the P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Dalia Dippolito's Life as a Working Woman

    Dalia Dippolito kept texting clients, even when she couldn't follow through.​She met her husband while working as a professional escort. But even after they married, Dalia Dippolito never completely gave up her past life.According to phone records included in the the Palm Beach County State Attorn ... More >>

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    May 12, 2010

    Dalia Dippolito's X-Rated Text Messages

    Courtesy Boynton Beach police department.Dalia and Michael Dippolito.​Professing love via racy text messages, and telling him "cant wait to fuck ur hard cock," professional escort Dalia Dippolito convinced an ex-lover to help her try to bankrupt her new husband. According to lengthy text message t ... More >>

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    March 4, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 21, 2010

    Best Dippolito Blogs

    Courtesy of Palm Beach County State Attorney's OfficeDalia Dippolito meets with an undercover cop.​This week's New Times cover story explores the bizarre marriage between Michael Dippolito, a convicted fraudster; and his wife, Dalia, who's accused of trying to have him killed. The Juice has been c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Michael Dippolito's Business Partner

    Courtesy of Palm Beach County State Attorney's OfficeDalia meets with the "hit man."​When Dalia Dippolito met with an undercover Boynton Beach cop to plan her husband's murder, she revealed some interesting details about Michael Dippolito's finances.Dalia told the cop -- who she thought was a hit ... More >>

  • News

    August 21, 2008

    A Brother Ain't a Brother

    West Palm, Where the Livin' Is Uneasy

  • News

    August 17, 2006

    Rub, Tug, Repeat

    To catch a few johns, cops get down and dirty in Boca.

  • News

    December 9, 2004

    Suffering Together

    In Lake Worth's Growing Together, kids don't kick drugs. They're beaten and humiliated.

  • News

    December 11, 2003

    The Grand Slammer

    Crooks abound in the world of long distance. But it takes a really good crook to steal from the other crooks.

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    The Unforgiven

    Bryant Troville served out his sentence for his sexually violent acts. His prospects for freedom? Not good.