Martin County commissioners decide not to renew lease for Martin Girls Academy

From WPTV: The Martin County sheriff lead the charge to have the girls juvenile detention center shut down after years of concerns over safety and mounting costs to taxpayers. County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday … 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

PBPost: Two dead in apparent murder-suicide in southern Martin County home

“At about 9 p.m. Friday, police received a call from a woman in a home on Southeast Merritt Way, located in an unincorporated section just north of the Jupiter border. The caller said her husband had a gun, and while she was still on the phone, the 911 operator heard gunshots, Martin County Sheriff William Snyder said … Click here to read more

Backpage shutdown means more street prostitution, MCSO says

From WPTV: “Backpage, a popular website used to solicit sex was shut down by the feds this week. In Martin County, deputies are expecting more women to sell themselves on the street now as a result. As much as Backpage made it easier to buy and sell sex, investigations into the illegal trade would often start there.  … Click here to read more

News release from Martin Sheriff: No threats to county schools, but enhanced uniform presence

News release from The Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “We understand that the horrific shooting that took place at the Broward County school today has unnerved parents across the country. Sheriff William Snyder has directed extra uniform personnel be stationed at our schools … Click here to read more

BREAKING: Broward man faces charges in Jupiter Island home invasion

From The Palm Beach Post: “A 22-year-old Broward County man was arrested Wednesday morning in connection to an armed home invasion last month in Jupiter Island. On Wednesday afternoon, Brown was being questioned in connection to a homicide case in Broward County as well as the Jan. 20 home invasion … Click here to read more

Public invited: Martin Sheriff William Snyder Oath of Office Ceremony, January 3

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office invites the public to the … Click here to read more

Treasure Coast sheriffs unite in opposition to All Aboard Florida, cite public safety concerns

Martin County Sheriff William Snyder, St. Lucie County Sheriff Ken Mascara, and Indian River County Sheriff Deryl Loar have united in opposition to All Aboard Florida’s proposed rail service through our area, citing public safety concerns. See letter … Click here to read more

Martin County deputies help capture 6 refugees boated to Jupiter Island

WPTV reports that authorities arrested six undocumented Brazilian immigrants Sunday who they believe boated to shore on Jupiter Island from the Bahamas. … Click here to read more

Video: Arrests made in attempted murder and brutal robbery of cab driver in Martin County

In a prepared statement, Martin County Sheriff William Snyder described the attack as “one of the most brutal and vicious attacks I have ever seen.” Video next … Click here to read more