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One dead,one injured in West Park shooting

One man is dead and another was injured after shots rang out in a West Park neighborhood Monday night. Broward Sheriff’s Office dispatchers received a call advising shots were fired at 4221 SW 39 Street at around 9:45 p.m. on Monday, April 19. Upon arrival deputies found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The [...]

April 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Local news,West Park | Read More »

BSO looking for help finding teen missing two months

Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating a young girl. Although she’s known to be a habitual runaway, she has never been gone this long. It’s been over two months since Lazaro Santos last saw his

April 9th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Families,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

State police officials claim crime down in Florida

Governor Charlie Crist and Florida Department of Law Enforcement Commissioner Gerald Bailey today joined Florida Sheriffs and Police Chiefs to announce the state’s 2009 Annual Uniform Crime Report.  The report indicates the

April 7th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

BSO divers find cars, human remains in a West Broward canal

Broward Sheriff’s Office divers training in a Western Broward canal discovered human remains in a submerged minivan late Wednesday morning. Around 8 a.m., BSO divers entered the canal at the Francis S. Taylor Wildlife Management Area along Interstate 75 to conduct routing dive training.

April 1st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Dania,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Weston | Read More »

BSO releases video of stabbing on city bus in North Lauderdale; looking for identification

The county police are looking for a male who stabbed a victim on the city bus this afternoon in North Lauderdale. The Broward Sheriff’s Office has released a video of the man in hopes of identifying him. The Broward Sheriff’s Office is looking for a male in his 20’s who boarded the southbound bus at [...]

March 30th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,North Lauderdale,Video | Read More »

Second arrest made in burglary of dead Dania Beach man’s home

Steven Strauss

A Crime Stoppers tip helped Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives locate the second suspect involved in the burglary of a home in Dania Beach while the homeowner’s body was decaying inside. He was arrested early this morning and is sitting in a Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office jail.

March 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Dania,Local news | Read More »

Contractor checkpoint in Cooper City nets commercial violators

The Broward Sheriff’s Office Economic Crimes Unit stopped and inspected 42 vehicles Tuesday morning during a Commercial Contractor Operation in Cooper City. Investigators from the State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Broward County’s Contractor Compliance Unit, BSO’s Aggravated Felonies Unit and Gun Squad assisted the Economic Crimes Unit.

March 5th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Local news,cooper city | Read More »

BSO radio show going on the air Sundays

Tune in AM 1470 WWNN radio Sunday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. for All Points Bulletin with Sheriff Al Lamberti. The Broward Sheriff’s Office was approached by the station to do a law enforcement radio show and Sheriff Lamberti agreed to launch the APB program, seeing it as an opportunity

February 27th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale | Read More »

BSO working to combat prescription drug abuse in Broward

Broward County has been in the spotlight recently for its role in a grave, nationwide epidemic – the abuse of prescription drugs. The Broward Sheriff’s Office has launched a massive awareness campaign aimed at reducing the impact of the prescription drug abuse epidemic in Broward County. “Prescription drug abuse can touch any family in Broward [...]

February 26th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oakland Park | Read More »

BSO warning residents to be alert for Census scams

Recently law enforcement agencies across the region, including the Broward Sheriff’s Office have become aware of scams involving individuals claiming to be affiliated with the upcoming Census. In an effort to safeguard our residents and business owners, we remind everyone of the following:

February 26th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Federal Government,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

SWAT teams surrounds casino burglar in Oakland Park, suspect commits suicide

Dominic Zibuda

Updated4:45  p.m. Feb. 16 Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives said 27-year-old Dominic Zibuda killed himself inside the duplex after the Seminole Police Department, the U.S. Secret Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and BSO found him at the North Andrews Gardens house. Seminole Police detectives had recently released surveillance video of the Jan. 29 armed [...]

February 15th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Crime,Local news,Oakland Park,Seminole Casinos | Read More »

Sunrise man indicted on child pornography charges

Randy L. Eisner, 38, of Sunrise, has been indicted on charges of distribution and possession of child pornography. Eisner originally was arrested on January 28, 2010, and a criminal complaint was filed against him in federal court on January 29, 2010. According to court documents and statements made in court, undercover law enforcement officers downloaded [...]

February 12th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Families,Federal Government,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Sunrise | Read More »

Truancy arrests Lauderdale Lake burglars; police looking for missing guns

Stephen Paulk

The routine check of a couple of kids skipping school led to the arrest of a trio of burglars who stole electronic equipment and firearms. Now Crime Stoppers is offering money for the return of the stolen weapons. A North Lauderdale Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy was dispatched to 6310 SW 19 Street after a concerned [...]

February 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County | Read More »

Broward Public School bus hits car in Weston

A school bus headed to Everglades Elementary with students wrecked early this morning in Weston. Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies, along with BSO Fire Rescue are on the scene of the wreck with injuries at

February 4th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fire/police,Local news,Schools,Transportation,Weston | Read More »

Bank robber foiled by Broward Sheriff’s Office in Tamarac


A Tamarac bank robber got the shock of his life when, as he exited a bank Saturday afternoon thinking he had gotten away with the heist, he was met by Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies who were waiting to take him into custody.

January 30th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Local news,Tamarac | Read More »

Dog sitter kills animal during home improvised surgery in Oakland Park

An Oakland Park man is facing two counts of felony animal abuse after he tried to perform a surgical procedure on a dog, causing her death. Two-year-old Zoe, a hound/retriever mix, had been staying with William Jones Jr. because her owner, Danielle

January 25th, 2010 | Posted in Animals,Broward County,Crime,Local news,Oakland Park | Read More »

BSO donates two truck loads supplies to Food for the Poor

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Since BSO announced it was teaming up with Food For the Poor to help collect donations for those affected by the tragedy in Haiti the community has stepped up and showed up at BSO and Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue locations throughout the county with their contributions.

January 24th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coconut Creek,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,International relations,Local news,Non-profit organizations | Read More »

Teen killed in Oakland Park crash with Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy

A Broward Sheriff’s Office deputy driving on Dixie Highway late Saturday in Oakland Park collided with another car in the intersection of Northeast 56th Street. A teenage girl was killed in the crash, and two other young people were injured.

January 24th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Families,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oakland Park | Read More »

Scam artist preys on elderly woman in Tamarac

Composite sketch of Tamarac scam artist

When a well-dressed man showed up at the home of an 86-year-old Tamarac woman saying he was from the “water department,“ she let him in to check her water. The trusting woman then fell prey to what Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives say is a common scam.

January 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Tamarac | Read More »

Robbery suspect shot and killed by Broward Sheriff’s Office

Young, Dannie

Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives have identified a robbery suspect who was shot and killed by BSO detectives Wednesday as 27-year-old Dannie Young of Lauderdale Lakes. Young had been the subject of an investigation by BSO and other agencies into several recent robberies in the central Broward area. A tactical team of detectives arranged to meet [...]

January 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Wilton Manors man killed in motorcycle wreck

A Wilton Manors man died Tuesday night after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed in Oakland Park. Shortly after 10 p.m. January 19, William Lewis was operating a 2004 Harley Davidson motorcycle eastbound

January 20th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oakland Park,wilton manors | Read More »

One arrested, one at large in Pembroke Park purse snatching; with video

Quantina Badger was arrested for using stolen credit cards after stealing a purse.

Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested one suspect while a second remains at large following a gas station purse-snatching last month caught on camera. Another video obtained shows the wanted suspect using her victim’s stolen credit cards at a Dania Beach food market.

January 19th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Hallandale,Local news,Pembroke Park | Read More »

Teen murders elderly neighbor in Lauderdale Lakes for $34

A Lauderdale Lakes teen is in juvenile custody, charged with the brutal murder of an elderly neighbor late Saturday night. A 9-1-1 call was received at 9:50 p.m. Saturday and the female caller told the Broward Sheriff’s Office Communications Center call-taker that someone had stabbed her grandmother in her apartment. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue and [...]

January 17th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Lauderdale Lakes,Local news | Read More »

Wanted by Broward Sheriff: Witnesses to Champs Robbery; with video

When two masked men went into the Champ’s Food Store on the afternoon of Dec. 21 and aggressively pointed guns at the clerk while they robbed the store, there were witnesses. Though no one came forward with information for Broward Sheriff’s Office robbery detectives investigating the crime, surveillance video shows a man in a green [...]

January 4th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Video | Read More »

Armed robber ties up clerks, steals games before Christmas

Two nights before Christmas, an armed man grabbed two GameStop employees, bound their hands behind their backs and put them in a storage room. The robber stole cash and at least 23 different game systems, including

December 31st, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Pompano Beach | Read More »

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