Crime Stoppers is searching for Ruben Gonzalez

PALM BEACH COUNTY – Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Ruben Gonzalez, 37, white male, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 200 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, and he has multiple tattoos. His last known address was on South Lopez Street in Clewiston. Gonzalez is wanted on a felony warrant for […]

PBSO searching for missing children

PALM BEACH COUNTY — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) is looking for missing children, Benjamin Fisler – 2-years-old and Kyle Fisler – 3-years-old. Both boys were last seen with their mother, Kiashara Leonard, 35, on Thursday, March 22, and have not been seen since. DCF has advised deputies that there is an active […]

Students receive scholarships from PBCSF

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation (PBCSF) hosted its annual scholarship luncheon on Sunday, March 4, at the International Polo Club in Wellington. Ten Palm Beach County high school seniors, all of whom were nominated by a sworn employee of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO), received $2,500 scholarships for their freshman year of […]

Parents, guardians encouraged to update contact information with schools

PALM BEACH COUNTY – Parents and guardians are encouraged to make sure that their contact information with their child’s school is up to date in the event that the school or School District needs to contact you. If families have had a change of phone number or address since registering for the school year, or […]

Wear pink Wednesday to show support for anti-bullying efforts

WEST PALM BEACH – The international bullying prevention event Pink Shirt Day will be recognized on Wednesday, February 28, with everyone encouraged to wear pink as a show of support. Pink Shirt Day originated in Canada when a boy was bullied for wearing a pink shirt on his first day at high school. In response, […]

Special assessments now payable online by credit card

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Palm Beach County property owners who have special assessments on their properties can now pay online with a credit card through the Clerk & Comptroller’s website. Special assessments help pay for public improvements in a community such as road paving, water mains and drainage. On the Clerk’s website, customers can also […]

Deputy found guilty of reckless driving causing serious bodily injury

PALM BEACH COUNTY — A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) press release stated that the PBSO holds its employees to the highest standards and never forgets about its duty to preserve the public’s trust. Unfortunately sometimes an employee makes a bad decision which leads to misconduct. Deputy Sheriff Brandon Hegele’s misconduct was identified, investigated […]

Contracted nuisance alligator trapper sought for south PBC

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for a contracted nuisance alligator trapper in southern Palm Beach County (south of State Road 804). Applicants must pass a criminal history check, have no fish or wildlife law violations, and possess a valid, working email address. Applications must be […]

Palm Beach County accepting public comment on disparity study

PALM BEACH COUNTY — The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners has accepted the findings of a comprehensive disparity study by Mason Tillman Associates, Ltd. for the purposes of further policy deliberations and directed county staff to move forward with development of a race- and gender-neutral and race- and gender-conscious program. Before doing so, […]

Choice program application deadline extended through Feb. 2

WEST PALM BEACH- The window to apply for a Choice program for the 2018-2019 school year has been extended through February 2. The School District offers more than 300 Choice programs at 117 elementary, middle and high schools throughout the county. This extended deadline does not apply to the Dec. 1, 2017 deadline for Arts […]