McKinlay requests renaming to honor deputies

PAHOKEE — District 6 Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay has requested that county staff prepare a resolution to rename a section of State Road 715 near the Palm Beach County Glades Airport in Pahokee in memory of Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Wallace and Deputy Sheriff Donta J. Manuel. They were killed in the line of […]

Hendry County deputy arrested on charges of alleged battery related to domestic violence

HENDRY COUNTY — A Hendry County Sheriff’s Office press release stated that Hendry County Sheriff’s Office arrested one of their own on Wednesday, Nov. 20, on charges of alleged battery/domestic violence. Hendry County K-9 Deputy, Anthony Joel (AJ) Blackman was taken into custody this morning after showing up at his wife’s place of employment. Blackman […]

Deputy Nunemaker named Deputy of the Year

On Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, Deputy Jeff Nunemaker, Clewiston High School school resource officer, was traveling on State Road 29 heading into Hendry County for his tour of duty. Approximately 6 miles north of State Road 78, Deputy Nunemaker came up on a vehicle crash involving a box truck and a SUV-type vehicle. Both vehicles […]