GCSO arrest suspect connected to three robbery/carjackings in Glades County

GLADES COUNTY — A Glades County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO) press release stated that just after 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 11, deputies responded to a reported robbery/carjacking at old Sportsman’s boat ramp. Prior to deputies arriving, the perpetrator fled the scene. Approximately 90 minutes later, deputies responded to the Aruba Campground in reference to a stolen […]

GCSO responds to suspicious shipping box at Goodwill

MOORE HAVEN — A Glades County Sheriff’s Office press release stated that on Friday, Nov. 8, at approximately 3:27 p.m, the Glades County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Goodwill, located at 1150 U.S. 27 N. in Moore Haven, regarding a suspicious cylinder located in a shipping box. The shipping box contained items sent to the […]

Man reportedly attacks his own son

OKEECHOBEE — After complaining that he was tired of constantly being awakened by his son, a local father reportedly beat his son with a crowbar while the son’s girlfriend did her best to try to separate them. David J. Grossman, 52, was charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon with intent to kill on […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Aniceto Jaimes

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Aniceto Jaimes, 27, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 150 pounds, brown hair and brown eyes. His last known address was on Northwest Avenue G in Belle Glade. Aniceto is wanted on a warrant for two counts of attempted first degree […]

Ax-wielding son, disarmed by mom, now jailed

OKEECHOBEE — An Okeechobee man allegedly went on a rampage in his mother’s home on Tuesday, Oct. 29, and chopped up her furniture with two axes, reportedly telling her if she called police, he would kill her. Lemmie Chad Prescott, 35, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. When […]

Two teens arrested at OHS

Two teens were arrested at Okeechobee High School on Tuesday, Oct. 29, after an off-duty Okeechobee County Sheriff’s deputy received a video depicting a teen holding a gun inside a vehicle on school property. Mario Curbelo, 17, Northwest 43rd Avenue, was arrested by OCSO Deputy Donnie Holmes and charged with improper exhibition of a weapon […]

Young man takes own life despite deputies’ negotiations

OKEECHOBEE — On Oct. 31, at approximately 9:11 a.m., deputies responded to the 2100 block of S.E. 40 Avenue in reference to a domestic situation. Prior to their arrival, the complainant advised that his 23-year old son had taken one of his firearms and was walking down S.E. 40 Avenue. A nearby school was placed […]

Two arrested and one still sought in stabbing

OKEECHOBEE — Two men were beaten with a baseball bat and one was stabbed Saturday night, Oct. 26, between 8:30 and 9 p.m. across from the Fiesta Supermarket, according to a statement they gave to the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office. Erminia Meras, 29, Northwest 36th Street, was arrested Oct. 28 by OCSO Deputy Jose Garcia […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Carmen Vazquez

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Carmen Vazquez, 43, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 160 pounds, black hair and brown eyes. Her last known address was on East Main Street in Pahokee. Vasquez is wanted on a warrant for failure to appear on charges of aggravated […]

Detectives are investigating a double homicide in the City of Belle Glade

BELLE GLADE — A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office press release stated that at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30, deputies responded to shots fired in the 300 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. Upon their arrival, Andre Jackson, 19 years-old, was located lying on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds. He was […]

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