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Authorities Search for Suspect in Davie Bank Robbery

Authorities are currently searching for a male suspect wanted for the recent robbery of a Davie bank. The man, who remains unidentified, was reportedly wearing a purple long-sleeved shirt and khaki pants when he robbed a branch of TD bank located in Davie on Saturday, December 6th. Police say the robbery took place at approximately 8:40 a.m, with the… Continue Reading

Harsher Penalties for Sex Offenders On the Horizon in Florida

After unanimous votes of approval in both the Florida Senate and House of Representatives, Governor Rick Scott signed Bill SB 526 into law on April 1, 2014. This new legislation, soon to take effect on October 1st, mandates substantially harsher punishments for convicted sex offenders in Florida. As a result of SB 526, defendants charged with certain sex crimes may face any number… Continue Reading

Deerfield Beach Woman Facing Aggravated Battery Charges After Car Crash

A woman from Deerfield Beach is now facing charges for aggravated battery and burglary, among other offenses, after she allegedly crashed into another vehicle and then assaulted the other driver with baseball bat. According to authorities from the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, 40-year-old Marisol Echevarria Hiott of Deerfield Beach is accused of intentionally rear-ending another vehicle with… Continue Reading

Coral Springs Man Allegedly Beats Woman, Charged with Battery

A man from Coral Springs has been arrested after allegedly beating a woman and threatening her kids. The incident took place over the weekend when the man, Pablo Lopez, became angry because of a text sent from the woman to another man. He then allegedly proceeded to punch and kick the victim several times during… Continue Reading

Man Arrested for Sexual Assault of Teen from 30 Years Ago

A man has been arrested in connection to an alleged rape that took place around 30 years ago. The incident occurred in 1985 when the 16 year old victim was walking in Fort Lauderdale with another boy around 11 p.m. when a van pulled up next to them. Two men exited the vehicle and drug… Continue Reading

Woman Charged with Burglary After Theft at Davie Residence

A woman from Cooper City is facing charges for alleged theft crimes after being identified as the suspect responsible for stealing a UPS package from a Davie residence. According to authorities, 57-year-old Cooper City resident Marta Morfe Huck was identified as the individual recorded on video while in the process of stealing a package from a home located… Continue Reading

Delray Beach Man Facing Grand Theft Charges, Among Others

Police recently arrested a Delray Beach resident on theft and fraud charges for allegedly failing to deliver a van to a local country club after receiving payment for it. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, 84-year-old Delray Beach resident Daniel David Levitan, the owner of a former business called National Bus Consultants that was dissolved in… Continue Reading

Lauderhill Man Arrested for Series of Pawn Shop Theft Crimes

Law enforcement officials recently arrested a man from Lauderhill after a series of theft crimes were committed at pawn shops throughout Broward County. The defendant is now facing charges including petit theft and dealing in stolen property. According to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, 49-year-old Paul Timothy Briggs of Lauderhill devised a unique system of coordinated… Continue Reading

Six Galleria Mall Apple Employees Charged with Organized Dealing in Stolen Property and Grand Theft

Six employees from the Apple Store in the Galleria Mall have been accused of trying to defraud the company. The investigation into these employees began earlier this year when a loss prevention manager warned police about them. It was discovered that the defendants would have thieves come into the store with stolen phones and switch… Continue Reading

Fort Lauderdale Man Facing Charges for Sexual Battery

Authorities recently charged a Fort Lauderdale man with sexual battery for allegedly sexually assaulting a mentally disabled girl. According to investigators, 27-year-old Fort Lauderdale resident Malcolm Jamaal Butler is accused of luring a young girl into a bathroom at the Nine Muses Art Center in Lauderhill, at which time he fondled and performed a sex act… Continue Reading

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