Martin Sheriff extends curfew tonight, 10PM-6AM

“Two thirds of Martin County remains without power and the curfew instituted last night continues through tomorrow morning. Multiple intersections are still without traffic lights. Businesses and residences lack alarm protection. … Click here to read more

PBPost: Son of Martin County man killed by accused face biter rejects apology, wants ‘truth’

“John Stevens IV doesn’t want Austin Harrouff’s “crocodile tears” apology. Harrouff was charged by a grand jury with two counts of first-degree murder in the fatal stabbings of Stevens, 59, and his wife, Michelle Mishcon, 53, Martin County Sheriff’s Office investigators said … Click here to read more

Suspect found biting man’s face at Tequesta double murder scene

From The Times Record News: “A 23-year-old male suspect is in custody in a double murder after Martin County deputies found him on top of one of two stabbing victims, biting off pieces of his face, said Martin County Sheriff William Snyder … Click here to read more

Mark your calendar: Candidates for local, state and federal offices expected at LWV/AAUW forums

“Candidates for state, local, and federal offices will be on hand at Martin County’s Blake Library to speak at a pair of political forums co-hosted by the League of Women Voters of Martin County and the American Association of University Women, Stuart Branch on July 11th and July 14th … Click here to read more

WPTV: 863 federal inmates will walk free in Florida starting today, affects Martin County

“Our real concern right here in Martin County, we know already of one inmate being released who is a convicted sex offender who has a violent past, of weapons violations will be released and living right here in Hobe Sound … Click here to read more

Martin County Sheriff: Crime Suppression Team arrests 75

From CBS: “On the streets of Martin County, an innovative new law enforcement team is putting a stop to violence crime before it can even start. Sheriff William Snyder has announced the creation of the Martin County Sheriff’s Office Crime Suppression Team, a six member unit—comprised of deputies and officers from Stuart Police— … Click here to read more

Jensen Beach brush fire contained at 90 acres, roads shut down

From the Martin County Sheriff: Jensen Beach brush fire still burning, now at 90 acres. Jensen Beach Boulevard, Savannah Road, Green River Parkway and Goldenrod in Jensen Beach are shut down due to zero visibility. … Click here to read more

Deputies find Jensen Beach family’s dog missing during another ‘pillowcase’ style burglary

A family has been reunited with their French Bulldog named “Carlos” after he went missing during a “pillowcase” style burglary to their Pinecrest Lakes home on Thursday. … Click here to read more

Please share: Sexual predator suspect composite sketches

The Martin County Sheriff has provided two sketches of the suspect in the case of the sexual assault of a child. A ten year-old girl was assaulted last Sunday at Manatee Creek Park. … Click here to read more

WPTV Video: Sheriff asking for public’s help; search continues for Martin County sex predator

A ten year-old girl was assaulted Sunday at Manatee Creek Park. WPTV reports that the suspect in the attack, a white male with blond hair in his 20’s was wearing some sort of cast or brace on his hand, and was last seen walking north along the railroad tracks toward Cover Road. … Click here to read more