Brush fires cause road closures

From The Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “Firefighters worked to contain a brush fire in St. Lucie County as well as a fire in Indiantown Wednesday night. Murphy Road running into … 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 Sheriff’s Office investigators search for Chase Bank robbery suspect

From MCSO: “Investigators are working to identify the suspect who robbed the Chase Bank on Cove Road and US 1 just before 2pm Saturday. The suspect implied he had a gun, but no weapon was seen … Click here to read more

Man linked to multiple auto burglaries captured in the act at Willoughby Cove

From The Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “A man recently released from a Florida prison is back in jail after his streak of auto burglaries came to a halt in the Willoughby Cove Community. Surveillance teams were already on the ground following a week of crimes in Martin’s Crossing, Hibiscus Park and communities in Hobe Sound. … Click here to read more

MCSO: South Florida crooks continue to zero in on Martin County

From The Martin County Sheriffs Office: Grand Theft Auto, Driving with a Suspended License, and Operating a Vehicle without a Valid Driving License:  those are the outstanding warrants 20-year Anthony Dodaj had out of Broward County before he blew into Martin County Sunday night … Click here to read more

MCSO auto burglary alerts in Martins Crossing, Osprey Cove, Quail Ridge, Mariner Village

From MCSO: “The Martin County Sheriff’s Office responded to a number of auto burglaries that occurred in the Martins Crossing development located in Stuart. This follows reports of similar auto burglaries that occurred on January 25th in Osprey Cove and in Quail Ridge, and in Mariner Village on January 26th … 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

Traveling drug dealer gets ‘Martin County Welcome’ in Hobe Sound CVS parking lot

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office reports that “23-year old Moab Abrams scored big when he traveled from Riviera Beach to Martin County to sell crack cocaine and Dilaudid, but Abram’s traveling sales stint ended when MCSO Special Investigation Detectives shut his doors—from all directions … Click here to read more

MCSO: Suspicious vehicle with burglary tools lands Hialeah suspects in jail

“Outstanding police work by two MCSO Warrants Detectives early this morning may have foiled a much bigger crime targeting the Martin County boating community. Warrants Detective Chris Baker and Detective Justin Doyle conducted a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle near Golden Gate … Click here to read more

MCSO: Western Union settles claims re wire transfer system scam, how to file a claim

From The Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “If you lost money to a scammer who had you pay using Western Union between January 1, 2004 and January 19, 2017, you can now file a claim to get your money back. You must submit a claim by February 12, 2018 … Click here to read more

Shoplifter admits to repeated thefts, bringing her own tools to help make stealing easier

From The Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “32-year old Nicole Kathleen Wounded Arrow of Ft. Pierce openly admitted that she went to Kohl’s Department store to steal. But when she walked out of the store with more than $400.00 worth unpaid merchandise … Click here to read more