Stuart City Manager David Ross resigns

From CBS12: David Ross, the city manager for the City of Stuart, has resigned. The letter of resignation … Click here to read more

Deputies: Man threatens to kill Martin County sheriff

From CBS12: “Deputies arrested a man after they say he threatened to murder Martin County Sheriff William Snyder. Thomas Lazzaro, 40, called the Martin County Sheriff’s Office Communications Dispatch multiple times over a two week period, telling them he was going to kill Snyder and that the sheriff was ‘dead meat’ … Click here to read more

Woman carjacked outside fitness center in Palm City

From CBS12 — “A trip to the gym Saturday afternoon turned into a harrowing ordeal for a woman from Stuart. The woman became the victim of a carjacking at gunpoint. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office said the carjacking happened in the parking lot of Anytime Fitness in Palm City … Click here to read more

UPDATE: Read arrest affidavit of teacher accused of oral sex with student at Stuart Middle School

From CBS12: “The Martin County Sheriff’s Office arrested 29-year-old Jeffrey Tomasulo, a 7th grade math teacher at Stuart Middle School, on charges of sexual battery. According to the arrest report Tomasulo called himself an extremely horny male … Click here to read more

CBS12: Judge locks up PSL 14-year old, accused of making school shooting threat

“Making an apparent reference to the Parkland school massacre, a St. Lucie County circuit judge ordered a 14-year old into custody on Saturday…the 14-year old said he got suspended from school for 10 days, and hoped to be expelled, ‘so I can shoot up the school. (And) I won’t get blamed for it … Click here to read more

County engineer highlights safety concerns with high-speed rail in Martin County

From CBS12: “While Treasure Coast leaders are opposed to the Brightline expansion, many realize it’s going to happen anyway. The Director of Engineering for Martin County, Terry Routh, said, ‘we just want it to be as safe as possible.’ To get through Stuart, the train will have to go around a sharp curve just over the Old Roosevelt Bridge. ‘There have been two derailments on that curve historically … Click here to read more

CBS12: Authorities search for suspects connected to armed robbery on Jupiter Island

“The search is on for two people accused of robbing a home at gunpoint on Jupiter Island early Saturday morning. Residents have been asked to be vigilant and to report any suspicious activity … Click here to read more

2 Martin County men indicted for production, distribution of child porn

From CBS12: “Two men from Stuart are facing indictments from a federal grand injury for producing child pornography, the state attorney’s office said. Joshua Lane Rogers, 34, and Richard William Lockley, 34, have been detained pending trial because they’re considered a ‘danger to the community,’ … Click here to read more

Multiple agencies contain 500-gallon fuel spill in Martin County

From CBS12: “After several hours, agencies managed to contain a 500-gallon fuel spill in Martin County. The incident occurred in the Saint Lucie River, near the Roosevelt Bridge … Click here to read more

90 bus stops eliminated for Martin County Schools, hundreds of students impacted

From CBS12: “In Martin County, 90 bus stops have been eliminated for the 2017-2018 school year, impacting about 600 students. Those students now forced to walk or find another ride to school. Superintendent Laurie Gaylord … Click here to read more

CBS12: Jupiter Island police officers vote no confidence in Police Chief

“Officers with the Jupiter Island Public Safety Department want the police chief out. Attorney Brennan Keeler, representing the police union, says complaints range from the chief not authorizing overtime for additional training, to bad equipment … Click here to read more