MCSO Code Red Alert: Increase in property crimes

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From MCSO: “The Martin County Sheriff’s Office has seen a notable increase in property crimes happening throughout our county, particularly in vehicle thefts. Numerous auto burglaries have also been reported. In many of these cases, vehicle windows were smashed out, and property was stolen. The MCSO Crime Analyst has noticed an increase in the number of guns stolen out of vehicles … Click here to read more

Career criminal with 66 bookings arrested following multi-agency investigation

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“He’s no stranger to the law, in fact 40-year old Joshua Christie has an extensive array of booking photos at the Martin County Jail dating back to the early 90’s. Now, this career criminal has one more on the books following his latest arres … Click here to read more

From MCSO: ‘They know better than to go into Martin County’

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From MCSO: “What do criminals think about Martin County? Check out the transmission of a pilot from a neighboring law enforcement agency flying his helicopter above Martin in a 40-mile pursuit out of Broward … Click here to read more

MCSO Crime Alert: Residents urged to watch for distraction thieves

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“The Martin County Sheriff’s Office is urging citizens to be on the look-out for distraction thieves working their way into our area. Here is what you need to know: … Click here to read more

Narcotics investigation: Suspect in Stuart deputy-involved shooting ID’d

The suspect in the Stuart deputy-involved shooting has been identified as 23-year-old Horace Edmond Brown, of Riviera Beach, officials say.  (Source: WPTV)

From WPTV: “There was a Martin County Sheriff’s Office deputy-involved shooting along Lost River Road near Kanner Highway and I-95 Tuesday afternoon. At a late-afternoon news conference Martin County Sheriff William Snyder said the shooting happened on the east side of a Marriott hotel during a felony narcotics investigation … Click here to read more

Vandals with high powered pellet gun shoot at government and business buildings

(Source: MCSO)

Detectives with the Martin County Sheriff’s Office are investigating five more cases of vandalism to government buildings and local businesses, bringing the total to eight. This morning detectives were called out to Palm City Dentistry, a Verizon store, and Martin County High School to investigate shattered windows. … Click here to read more

Martin County Sheriff’s Office to send deputies to Presidential Inauguration

(Source: 58th Presidential Inaugural Committee)

From MCSO: “The Martin County Sheriff’s Office is one of many agencies throughout the country to respond to a request by the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington D.C, which sought out law enforcement support from jurisdictions nationwide. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office will be fully reimbursed by the federal government for travel, lodging, and per diem … Click here to read more

Message from MCSO: Auto burglaries throughout Martin County overnight

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“THIS IS AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE MARTIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE: DETECTIVES ARE INVESTIGATING A NUMBER OF AUTO BURGLARIES THAT TOOK PLACE IN COMMUNITIES THROUGHOUT OUR COUNTY OVERNIGHT. THOSE COMMUNITIES INCLUDE … Click here to read more

MCSO update Jan 3, 3:54PM: 14-year-old James Cone located and in protective custody

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The Martin County Sheriff’s Office seeking information on the whereabouts of 14-year old James Lee Cone. Cone is from Hobe Sound and has ties to Northern PB County. … Click here to read more

Four teenagers arrested for throwing rocks at passing cars in Martin County

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Four Jupiter teenagers were tracked and arrested after MCSO Air 1 captured the group launching large rocks at passing motorists. The incident happened Thursday evening in the area of Red Root Way and SE Island Way. … Click here to read more

MCSO: Suspect who left crash scene after hitting 15-year-old bicyclist arrested and charged

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“The 22-year-old man responsible for hitting a 15-year-old girl on her bicycle, then taking off—has been arrested. Ronald Joseph Jr. was arrested a short time ago in the parking lot of a plaza in Stuart … Click here to read more