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

High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area interdiction reveals LSD, Psilocybin Mushrooms, Alprazolam

“Martin County’s second HIDTA interdiction effort took place on a busy stretch of Highway 710 in Indiantown the first week of March. Forty-nine people were arrested … Click here to read more

Martin County Sheriff’s Office weekend incident brief: Jensen Beach, Loblolly, Indiantown

A Hobe Sound man who told deputies he was homeless was charged with robbing a man who just withdrew money from an ATM machine. Detectives are investigating three residential burglaries that occurred to homes in the Loblolly Community in Hobe Sound. An Indiantown woman received minor injuries after the trash pile she was burning got out of control … Click here to read more

Martin County deputies crack down on drug trafficking during 2-day operation

From WPTV: “Martin County deputies are wrapping up a successful 2-day operation aimed to finding drivers with drugs, seizing the drugs, and arresting the drivers. Deputies made more than 40 arrests … Click here to read more

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

MCSO detectives seek information in home invasion robbery on Links Rd, Jupiter Island

UPDATE: “The Martin County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help to identify two suspects who brazenly broke into a home on Jupiter Island while the family was sleeping, and held them at gunpoint as they stole thousands of dollars in property. The family’s external home security cameras captured the two suspects as they entered and exited the home along Links Road around 4:00am … Click here to read more

Martin Emergency Operations Center partially activates in wake of natural gas leak

From The Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “The Martin County Emergency Operations Center has gone into partial activation to service the citizens of Martin County in wake of the natural gas leak that has affected approximately 450 TECO customers. Here is what you need to know: … Click here to read more

‘Operation Mangrove’: 45 men facing charges for having sex in public places in Martin County

From WPTV: “The Martin County Sheriff’s Office announced the results of a two-month operation targeting people having public sex in areas frequented by families and children. In Operation Mangrove, Sheriff William Snyder says 45 men … Click here to read more

ABC: 3 Miami men drive to Martin County to steal personal watercraft, boat motors

“Three Miami men were arrested Monday after they drove to Martin County to steal personal watercraft and boat motors from a marine store, according to the Martin County Sheriff’s Office. A concerned citizen called deputies after noticing suspicious activity outside Legacy Marine in Stuart … Click here to read more

Manhunt of two Miami-Dade men yields burglary tools, arrests, and laundry list of poor excuses

From the Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “It’s mom’s car, they were lost, they ran from deputies because they were scared, and the ski mask and burglary tools inside the vehicle were there because…..you guessed it, they have animals. (We had the same reaction) That’s the story 25-year old Fredy De Alejo gave deputies after he and 33-year old Lisbel Murillo were arrested early this morning. … Click here to read more

PBPost: Sheriff’s office IDs Martin County couple found dead in Stuart home

“The Martin County Sheriff’s Office has identified the couple found dead Monday afternoon in an apparent murder-suicide. Kimberly Gray, 53, is believed to have been fatally shot by her partner Howard Terflinger, 63, who then fatally shot himself … Click here to read more