Teen accused of brandishing gun

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office received reports of a black male dressed in black brandishing a pistol in the 1300 block of Northeast Seventh Street on Monday, May 25 just before noon. In addition, the person was reported to be traveling in a silver Hyundai Sonata. Deputy Shane Bogner responded to the call and […]

Man accused of aggravated battery with a truck

Update: The bond amount has been corrected to read $8,000 rather than $800 as was listed previously. OKEECHOBEE — A man reportedly rammed his Ford F-350 into his girlfriend’s Toyota Camry three times, because she asked him why he left their young children home alone. On Friday, May 22, at approximately 10 p.m., Okeechobee County […]

Okeechobee Arrest Report

The following individuals were arrested on felony or driving under the influence (DUI) charges by the Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO), the Okeechobee City Police Department (OPD), the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), the Department of Corrections (DOC) or the Okeechobee Narcotics Task Force (ONTF). • Shane Mester, […]

Woman reports strange man walked into her home

OKEECHOBEE — “Billy the Kid” reportedly walked into a stranger’s home Wednesday, May 6, and told her he was looking for Pookie. At approximately 3 p.m., Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Deputy Tim Higgins responded to a home on Southeast 98th Trail. When he arrived, the complainant told him she had been in her bedroom when a […]

Belle Glade teen accused of premeditated murder

BELLE GLADE — A Belle Glade teen has been arrested in connection with a May 7 shooting. Robert Jakeel Davis, 18, of Runyon Village in Belle Glade was arrested Monday, May 11, and charged with premeditated murder. He is held without bond. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report, just before 11 p.m. […]