Two-year plot to rob armored bank car and murder drivers ends in Martin takedown at I-95, SR714 exit

From MCSO: “The execution of a plot to rob and murder two armored car employees who were scheduled to pick up millions of dollars in cash in Port St. Lucie, ended in Martin County with a dramatic takedown involving the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI. Three suspects who were plotting to commit the violent robbery were arrested … Click here to read more

Year-long investigation shuts down growing heroin empire on Treasure Coast

“The multi-jurisdictional investigation involved the Martin County Sheriff’s Office, St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, DEA, Stuart Police Department, and the State Attorney’s Office. Ruben Massas was operating the heroin ring out of East Stuart Tire Center, located at 1205 SE Dixie Cutoff Road in Stuart. He had more than two dozen people assisting him in his criminal enterprise … Click here to read more

Martin County Sheriffs shut down sixth meth lab in 18 months

Martin County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Detectives, in conjunction with the DEA Clandestine Lab Enforcement Team and the St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office, have shut down another meth lab operating out of a small apartment in the town of Rio … Click here to read more