PBPost: Two dead in apparent murder-suicide in southern Martin County home

“At about 9 p.m. Friday, police received a call from a woman in a home on Southeast Merritt Way, located in an unincorporated section just north of the Jupiter border. The caller said her husband had a gun, and while she was still on the phone, the 911 operator heard gunshots, Martin County Sheriff William Snyder said … 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

Fentanyl, meth, heroin, crack cocaine concealed in soda cans inside Tequesta man’s car

From MCSO: “A suspicious vehicle parked near a local business early this morning caught the attention of a midnight shift deputy performing a routine check in his zone. That suspicion led to the seizure of fentanyl, methamphetamine, heroin, crack cocaine, Clonazepam and Xanax, much of which was concealed in fake soda cans … Click here to read more

Austin Harrouff’s father: Son’s organs malfunctioning in hospital

“Some of the organs of a 19-year-old man accused in the murders of a Martin County couple last week are malfunctioning, his father Dr. Wade Harrouff, a dentist who lives in southern Martin County, told The Palm Beach Post Tuesday night … Click here to read more

Authorities ID woman electrocuted at Jonathan Dickinson State Park

From The PBPost: “The Martin County Sheriff’s Office reports that a 60-year-old woman was electrocuted Saturday night while doing research on bats at Jonathan Dickinson State Park. Tequesta resident Laura McLellan, 60, who worked as a professor of biological sciences at Indian River State College … Click here to read more

MCSO: Update on double homicide on Kokomo Lane

From The Martin County Sheriff’s Office: “Our detectives are working around the clock on the tragic events that occurred Monday evening on SE Kokomo Lane. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office has requested the assistance of the FBI Lab in Quantico … Click here to read more

Tequesta double murder suspect: Who is Austin Kelly Harrouff?

From The Tallahassee Democrat: “Here’s what we know about Austin Kelly Harrouff. A 19-year-old Florida State University student and member of the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. Accused of killing Tequesta couple … Click here to read more

Suspect found biting man’s face at Tequesta double murder scene

From The Times Record News: “A 23-year-old male suspect is in custody in a double murder after Martin County deputies found him on top of one of two stabbing victims, biting off pieces of his face, said Martin County Sheriff William Snyder … Click here to read more

MCSO Burglary Alert: Jupiter Island, Palm City, and Tequesta

“Martin County Sheriff William Snyder wants the public to be fully informed about these burglaries, and is asking the public to be vigilant about any suspicious activity that might take place in your neighborhood.The crimes took place in Jupiter Island, Palm City, and Tequesta. Although these burglaries have no geographical pattern, there are notable similarities … Click here to read more

Serial bank robber arrested in Martin County

Martin County Sheriff’s Deputies and air unit immediately converged onto Bridge Road, just east of I-95, where deputies initiated a felony traffic stop on the car. The suspect immediately stopped the car. 32-year old Tamarley Jahwada Orr of Miami was immediately taken into custody. … Click here to read more

Tequesta’s NFL great Joe Namath gives his daughter away . . . to low level street thug

Jose Lambiet’s Gossip Extra reports that NFL great Joe Namath of Tequesta watched proudly as his youngest daughter was married in a hush-hush ceremony at the Ringling Museum earlier this month in Sarasota. … Click here to read more