Crime Stoppers is searching for Undrea Jones

  PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Undrea Jones, 44, 6 feet tall, 240 pounds, bald and brown eyes. His last known address was on Southeast Fourth Avenue in South Bay. Young is wanted on a warrant for burglary while armed and violation of an injunction […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Bernard Young

  PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Bernard Young, 20, 6 feet tall, 160 pounds, black hair and brown eyes. His last known address was on Frasier Court in Pahokee. Young is wanted on a warrant for violation of supervised own recognizance and burglary of a conveyance. […]

Multiple drug arrests were made this week

On March 13, six people were arrested on drug-related charges by members of the Okeechobee Narcotics Task Force after they utilized one or more confidential sources. According to the reports, the source has proven reliable in the past and was searched prior to the operations to ensure he or she had no weapons, cash or […]

OPD needs help finding stolen ATV

  Okeechobee Police Department had a 2017 Green Yamaha ATV four-wheeler reported stolen at 4:05 a.m. on Wednesday, March 13. The ATV was on a homemade flatbed trailer and the ignition switch had been cut from the ATV. The ATV has been entered into Florida Crime Information Center (FCIC). A store captured video of two […]

Man seriously injured in golf cart crash (updated)

An Okeechobee resident was critically injured after reportedly driving a Club golf cart into the path of an oncoming vehicle on U.S. 98 in Sebring on Tuesday, March 5 at approximately 12:20p.m. 27-year-old Phillip Kinzie was allegedly traveling south across U.S. 98 North from the driveway of the Circle K gas station on U.S. 27 […]

Okeechobee City Police seeking identity of suspect

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee City Police Department is currently asking the public for its help identifying the subject in this picture. For more information, contact Detective Bettye Taylor at 863-763-9783 or you may remain anonymous and contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-8477.

Five die as plane crashes into lake

PAHOKEE — Five people died Friday, March 8, when a plane crashed into Lake Okeechobee near Pahokee, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. The plane crash victims have been identified as: Eduardo Mulet, 45, of West Palm Beach; Eric Peterson, 73, Lighthouse Point; Matthew Fiorello, 36, of Palm Beach Gardens; Heather Bridwell, 43, […]

Pahokee man died in traffic crash

PALM BEACH COUNTY — A Florida Highway Patrol press release stated that at 1:16 p.m. on March 12, a 2002 Ford Explorer operated by Rodolfo Rivera, 72, of Pahokee, was traveling northbound on U.S. 27 in the inside lane, passing Mile Marker 81 in Palm Beach County. Mr. Rivera failed to maintain single lane and […]

Information sought for missing teen

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office has reported that 17-year-old Kailee Grace Pasley has been missing since Feb. 23. Kailee is 5 feet 2 inches tall, 105 pounds, brown eyes, and brown hair. If you have any information on Kailee’s whereabouts, contact Detective Ted Van Deman at 863-763-3117 ext. 5104 or you may remain […]

Palm Bay man killed in traffic accident

A Palm Bay man was killed early Monday morning, March 11 after reportedly entering the path of oncoming traffic. 26-year-old Jose Emilio Reguero was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Blazer on County Road 68 when he initiated a left turn onto U.S. 441 South and entered the path of a 2006 Chevrolet traveling Northbound. Mr. Reguero’s […]