MCSO: Alert tellers at Palm City’s Bank of America initiated a crime prevention chain reaction

“A Miami man on a mission to steal $5,000 by attempting to cash a fraudulent check at a Palm City Bank, underestimated the skill of the players behind the counter. The check that 31-year old Vicente Rodriguez of Miami presented to tellers at Bank of America on SW Martin Downs Boulevard … Click here to read more

Armed and dangerous suspect pursued: Dramatic takedown at 95/High Meadows exit in Palm City

From The Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “A 2 a.m. call about a suspected armed and dangerous carjacker moving through Martin County had a dramatic ending following a pursuit through Martin County over the weekend. … Click here to read more

Former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush now members at Palm City’s Floridian Golf Club

From Golfweek: “Jim Crane, the owner of The Floridian in Palm City as well as the Houston Astros, explained that former President Barack Obama is actually now a member at the club. And he’s not the only ex-commander-in-chief to join the membership at The Floridian. George W. Bush is on board, too … Click here to read more

Tickets available now: Caring Fields Felines presents Merry Meows fundraiser, December 3

From Caring Fields Felines: “The MERRY MEOWS GALA is coming up Sunday December 3 from 4-8PM. Tickets are $65 in advance, $75 at the door. ​Please come and bring your friends! Everyone is welcome. … Click here to read more

Armed carjacking suspects located in Palm City, now in custody after early morning manhunt

“Armed carjacking suspects were located hiding in the Four Rivers community in Palm City. Deputies actively searched for the suspects in communities throughout Palm City. All three subjects now in custody … Click here to read more

Four arrested in Palm City after crime spree: More South Florida criminals target Martin County

From Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “Criminals from South Florida continue to take aim at Martin County already costing residents thousands in stolen and damaged property, and forcing our areas crime rate to rise. Four suspects from Pompano Beach were arrested after stealing … Click here to read more

WPTV: Rabies alert in Palm City

“A rabies alert has been issued for Palm City, according to the Florida Department of Health in Martin County. It is due to a raccoon that tested positive for the disease. The alert is in effect for 60 days within the following boundaries … Click here to read more

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

Sun Sentinel: Former Martin Downs Country Club owner under criminal investigation

“The former owner of the Martin Downs Country Club in Palm City, Wellington mega-developer and president of the Palm Beach Polo & Country Club, Glenn Straub, is under criminal investigation, according to the Broward State Attorney’s Office. Straub has a litigious reputation with a trail of lawsuits to his name, records show … 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

PBPost: Everglades specialist Ernie Marks of Palm City is new SFWMD director

Everglades restoration coordinator Ernie Marks was the unanimous choice of South Florida Water Management District board members Monday to take over as executive director of the 1,475-employee, $759 million agency … Click here to read more