Palm Beach County resident convicted of dealing in Flakka; suspect also faced unlawful gun possession charges

On February 11, 2016, following a four-day trial, a federal jury in West Palm Beach, Florida, convicted Kevin Raphael Bully of narcotics trafficking and unlawful possession of a firearm. Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and A.D. Wright, Special Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Miami Field Office, […]

4th and 5th shooting deaths of 2016 hold community hostage

On Friday, Feb. 19, at approximately 4:45 p.m., shots rang out on Southwest Sixth Street in Belle Glade, with gunshots continuing at a steady, continuous pace until two brothers were left dead inside of a red car on a lot between a neighborhood supermarket and a small church. The measure of the shots – regular, […]

Drive by shooting suspect arrested; following car pursuit, suspect arrested on foot

A man identified as a possible drive by shooter was apprehended by Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies following a car chase. The incident happened on Feb. 18 on Southwest Tenth Street in Belle Glade. According to a report released by the sheriff’s office, deputies responding to a drive by shooting were alerted to a black […]

Anquan Boldin: Man of the Year; Pahokee native recognized for giving back to his hometown

Amid the star-studded extravaganza of Super Bowl 50, one quiet moment rose up through the fanfare: Anquan Boldin receiving the Walter Payton Man of the Year award for his charitable efforts and his dedication to his hometown of Pahokee. Many around the nation may not have known the size of Mr. Boldin’s heart for his […]

Unable to pay fare, Belle Glade man is arrested; Man stabs neighbor in the arm

Unable to pay fare, Belle Glade man is arrested A Belle Glade man was arrested on Jan. 21 when he was unable to pay his taxi driver. According to a report released by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, the man called a cab in West Palm Beach to drive him back home to Belle […]

Man threatens deputies after stabbing

Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies responding to a serious stabbing call were forced to arrest another man for interrupting the investigation. Dennis Bradley, 53, was arrested after he attempted to impede the work of deputies and admitted that he was intoxicated. The incident happened on Saturday, Oct. 10, at approximately 11 p.m. in the area […]