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

‘I ate something bad,’ accused Martin County flesh-eater told deputies, documents say

“While accused face-biting killer Austin Harrouff was being taken into custody, the teen stated: ‘Help me, I ate something bad,’ according to new court documents obtained by Sun Sentinel news partner WPEC-Ch. 12. When a Martin County Sheriff’s deputy asked … Click here to read more

PBPost: Face-biting slaying suspect in Martin County custody

“More than a month after deputies say Austin Harrouff fatally stabbed a Martin County couple, the Jupiter teen is in jail. Harrouff was brought 35 miles north from St. Mary’s Medical Center to the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, where he was processed at about 1:30 p.m. Monday … Click here to read more

Always verify credentials: Stuart man arrested for falsely identifying himself as licensed contractor

From The Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “When a Palm City homeowner found a business card placed at his front door, he took 25-year old Robert Andrew Schott’s word that he was a licensed contractor … Click here to read more

MCSO looking for suspects: Large rocks hurled at passing motorists in Palm City

“The Martin County Sheriff’s Office reports that the incidents are happening near Carmel, just north of Martin Highway. A motorist was injured when the large rock broke through his window and struck him in the face. Three other incidents were also reported … Click here to read more

Shred-a-thon this Saturday at Martin County Sheriff’s Office parking lot

From the Martin County Sheriff’s Office: The event will be Saturday, July 30, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, at the Martin County Sheriff’s Office (800 SE Monterey Road). Residents can bring up to three (3) banker boxes of unwanted personal documents that we will shred … Click here to read more

MCSO: Grief over mass killings of police officers and deputy sheriff in Baton Rouge

From the Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “We have no words to adequately convey our shared feelings of grief, anger, and sense of betrayal over the mass killings of police officers and a deputy sheriff in Baton Rouge … Click here to read more

‘Coffee with a Cop’: Building community relationships one cup at a time

” McDonald’s and the Martin County Sheriff’s Office are inviting community members to Coffee with a Cop, a national initiative supported by U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.The informal events, hosted by local McDonald’s in July and August, aim to help build relationships between officers and the communities they serve. (See locations, dates and time … Click here to read more

Water demonstration planned for Saturday: Hands Across Sands

“The Martin County Sheriff’s Office has been asked to share this information: The Hands Across Sands event will take place this Saturday. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office will be there to help facilitate traffic and provide public safety … Click here to read more

Maggy Hurchalla: Don’t dismiss dangers of green slime in our waterways

From Maggy Hurchalla, a 20-year Martin County Commissioner, an active member of numerous Governor Commissions on the Everglades, water and planning, a lifelong advocate for wetlands preservation, a winner of national, state and local environmental and conservation awards regarding wetlands, land planning, water studies. She is a resident of Rocky Point … Click here to read more