Two-year plot to rob armored bank car and murder drivers ends in Martin takedown at I-95, SR714 exit

From MCSO: “The execution of a plot to rob and murder two armored car employees who were scheduled to pick up millions of dollars in cash in Port St. Lucie, ended in Martin County with a dramatic takedown involving the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI. Three suspects who were plotting to commit the violent robbery were arrested … Click here to read more

Fleeing suspect takes off into Palm City woods during drug enforcement operation

24-year-old Jonathan Mesta’s night quickly went downhill when he refused to stop for Martin County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Detectives during an interstate drug enforcement operation Monday night. Mesta, of Port St. Lucie, prompted a two mile pursuit that began near the exit of the Interstate 95 and ended on State Road 714, near Cobblestone. … Click here to read more

Palm Beach Post: Restoration of Cypress Creek land paying big dividends for Martin

From The Palm Beach Post’s award-winning blogger, Sally Swartz: The Cypress Creek land, west of Interstate 95 along the Martin-Palm Beach County line, the restoration of 1,200 acres of publicly owned land known as the Culpepper Ranch, is working. In a state where most water quality news is bad, that’s good news. … Click here to read more