Dade/Broward burglary suspects captured in Palm City following early morning crime spree

From MCSO: “Vigilant citizens can be credited with the capture of two south Florida burglary suspects, following a busy crime spree and intense manhunt through Palm City early Saturday morning … Click here to read more

Unusual theft in PC prompts warnings for citizens to report suspicious vehicles and behaviors

From the Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “Quick action by a UPS delivery worker has alerted the sheriff’s office to another style of thefts surfacing in our area. Yesterday, UPS officials contacted the Martin County Sheriff’s Office after a man flagged down two separate UPS drivers in search of a package scheduled to be delivered to a Palm City home … Click here to read more

911 call leads to arrest of reckless driver who injured a bicyclist on Bridge Road

A motorist concerned about the driving pattern of another car worked diligently to try to prevent a serious crash, but the actions of 24-year old Nicolas Barahona-Neira, who was impaired and behind the wheel of the reckless vehicle, were too out of control … Click here to read more

Last of 12 inmates who escaped from an Alabama jail now captured in Martin County

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Tactical Unit, and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force captured the last of twelve fugitives who escaped from an Alabama jail Sunday night. 24-year old Brady Kilpatrick was taken down by a team of law enforcement at a home … Click here to read more

FPL scam alert

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of fraudulent calls from callers who claim they are from FPL. The caller claims they are from FPL and try to convince victims that their power bill payment did not go through or that their power will be shut off due to non-payment. … Click here to read more

MCSO: String of bad decisions lands out-of-county security guard in jail

“27-year-old Ashley Clarke of Palm Beach County knows the importance of her job as a security guard, it did not stop her from selling Fentanyl and Cocaine to undercover narcotics detectives … Click here to read more

Protect your identity: MCSO offers July 29 Shred-A-Thon

From MCSO: “Our Community Outreach Unit, would like to invite you to our Shred-A-Thon taking place on Saturday, July 29, 2017. Residents can bring up to three (3) banker boxes of unwanted personal documents that we will shred on site FREE OF CHARGE … Click here to read more

Former Martin County deputy at center of potential record-breaking lawsuit against MCSO

From WPTV: “Stuart Kaplan is representing the mother of Richard Haston, who was shot and killed by a Martin County deputy in 2013. Kaplan says Haston’s mother is seeking a potential record-setting … Click here to read more

Crime spree: Stuart teen cousins steal car, 9mm handgun, ‘anything of value,’ break into vehicles

“Two teen cousins looking for ‘anything of value’ were charged with multiple felonies after stealing a car and breaking into a number of vehicles. One of the ‘items of value’ stolen during that crime spree, was a 9mm gun and three magazines … Click here to read more

Sex trafficking arrest of suspect who solicited victims at local bars through social media

“When 31- year old Christopher Alexander Koeper tried to recruit what he thought was a 16-year old girl into a life of human sex trafficking, he had no idea that the ‘teenager’ was an undercover Martin County Sheriff’s detective … Click here to read more

Traveling thief in Martin County jail, in possession of stolen and counterfeit credit cards, skimmer

“An Orlando man on an out of town mission to victimize Martin County citizens couldn’t have picked a better place or time to drive erratically along Kanner Highway and Jack James Drive. That’s because the vehicle he soared by was driven by an MCSO Criminal Investigations Lieutenant and his division Detective … Click here to read more