26-years ago today: The intense heat and humidity of South Florida summers were typically oppressive Monday, August 22, 1988. Motorcycle Officer Brian Heywood Chappell did not have the luxury of air- conditioning, something his colleagues in patrol cars took for … Continue reading
On August 14, 2014, 42-year-old Stephen Jackson was identified as the burglar captured in a surveillance video from a business burglary. The burglary occurred in the 5100 block of Broadway Avenue. Stephen was arrested and confessed to the crimes. Stephen … Continue reading
33-year-old James “J-Bo” Gaines was arrested and transported to the Palm Beach County Jail this morning in connection with an early morning armed kidnapping and robbery of a 23-year-old man. The victim was riding his bicycle home from work shortly … Continue reading
On August 7, 1937, Officer Lewis Allen Conner and Detective Thompson were investigating a burglary at Wilsons’ Grocery, 1118 North Tamarind Avenue. A suspect, Will Akery of 1322 Henrietta Avenue, was identified. Hearing that Akery was home, they went to … Continue reading
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The Anti-Crime Unit was recognized this morning by the Florida Gang Investigators Association (F.G.I.A.) as Gang Unit of the Year. Agents Nealy, Mooney, and Louis targeted an on-going crisis with youth violence and thus implemented– Reduction Intervention Prevention, R.I.P. The … Continue reading
49-year-old Wayne Lamar Davis faces three burglary charges, which occurred within a 24-hour period. The first burglary occurred on July 28, 2014, at 8:00 a.m., when the suspect was seen at the rear door of the occupied residence located along … Continue reading
On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014, at approximately 4:26 p.m, a report of a shooting was made to the West Palm Beach Police Department. When officers arrived at the 2500-block of North Australian Avenue, they discovered that the juvenile victim suffered … Continue reading