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Two arrested in video machine thefts in six Broward cities

Wilton Manors Police Department received a report of a stolen video machine from Mickey’s 19th Hole Bar & Grill at 2735 N Dixie Hwy creating loss in the amount of approximately $3,500.  Suspect posed himself as a

March 9th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Crime,Davie,Fort Lauderdale,Hollywood,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 »

Attempted murder suspects sought in Oakland Park

Broward Sheriff’s Office aggravated felonies detectives are searching for the suspects who riddled a house with bullets earlier this week in Oakland Park. Shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday, March 2, a vehicle pulled in front of a home in the 4700 block of NE 3 Terrace, and the shooters fired approximately 40 rounds into the [...]

March 5th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oakland Park | 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 »

Attorney general Bill McCollum sues Broward timeshare business


Attorney General Bill McCollum announced that his  office has sued a Broward County company alleging the company and its  owner promised refunds to timeshare resale customers, but after collecting  up-front fees never provided any money to consumers. JB’s Omega Tours  Corporation, which does business as Recovery Resources, and owner Joshua  Baillie are named in the [...]

February 18th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Ethics in Broward,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Money | 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 »


Speights, Robert

You may recognize Robert Speights from the America’s Most Wanted web page, where he is listed as a high-risk sex offender and fugitive. Or maybe you’ve seen his mug shot on the Florida Department of Corrections website, where he is on drug offender probation.

February 9th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Dania,Fire/police,Local news | 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 »

Mister Maid cleans out clients jewelry; police looking for other victims

Richard Lewis

A cleaning service’s dirty work has landed two men in jail. The pair was only supposed to be cleaning their clients’ properties, but they were also cleaning them out by stealing their jewelry. Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives have identified five victims and they believe there are more.

January 30th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oakland Park | 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 »

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 »

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 »

Passenger detained at Port Everglades after suspicious liquid sends customs agent to hospital

Check back later for updates on this breaking news situation. A male passenger disembarking the MSC Poesia will face charges after he was observed by a Customs and Border Protection agent with a suspicious liquid in Terminal 4 at Port Everglades just after 10:30 a.m.

January 8th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Use caution when donating to panhandlers

Police stopped a group of thieves from falsely collecting money from unsuspecting motorists this morning.   Along Federal Highway near the Fort Lauderdale/Pompano line, the Broward Sheriff’s Office found a group of about 10 teenagers

December 5th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Anti-crime walk Tuesday in Hallandale

The Palms of Hallandale Beach Weed and Seed Neighborhood Restoration Committee, along with the Hallandale Beach police department are hosting

December 5th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Events,Fire/police,Hallandale,Local news | Read More »

Coral Springs has lowest crime rate in Florida

Coral Springs has once again received favorable crime rate rankings for 2009 according to CQ Press, an independent publisher focusing on governmental topics that recently acquired Morgan Quitno Press. For the third

December 5th, 2009 | Posted in Coral Springs,Crime,Local news | Read More »

Two suspects in $3000 liquor bottle theft arrested

The remaining suspect involved in a scheme to steal a rare bottle of whiskey from a Weston liquor store is now in custody.

December 2nd, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Crime,Hollywood,Local news | Read More »

Rothstein finally arrested, charged on Monday for ponzi-like scheme

Attorney Scott Rothstein was finally arrested and charged Monday morning.  Rothstein, 47, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., was charged with one count of conspiracy to violate the Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organization (RICO) statute; one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering;

December 2nd, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Davie Couple Convicted in Multi-Million Dollar Drug Money Laundering and Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

Jeffrey H. Sloman, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida,  announced that a federal jury in Miami found defendants Garry Souffrant, 33, and Yvonne Souffrant, 33, husband and wife, both of Davie, FL, guilty of charges relating to their participation in a multi-million dollar money laundering and mortgage fraud conspiracy. A third [...]

November 25th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Davie,Local news,Real Estate | Read More »


Parker, Antonio

20-year-old Antonio Brandon Parker, of Dania Beach was fatally shot Sunday evening at his home, and his younger siblings and grandmother were close enough to hear the deadly encounter.

November 23rd, 2009 | Posted in Crime,Dania,Local news | Read More »

Coral Springs minister on child molestation charges

The Coral Springs Police Department has arrested an Assistant Music and Youth Minister from Church by the Glades located at 400 Lakeview Drive in Coral Springs. Russell Dion Lewis, 28, of Coral Springs was arrested early Saturday morning at his residence.  Lewis has been involved in a 5-month consensual relationship with a 14-year-old female. During [...]

November 22nd, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Coral Springs,Crime,Local news | Read More »

Fourth man charged in fatal beating of gay man

A fourth person has been charged in the fatal beating of Craig Cohen, an Oakland Park man attacked April 6 as he walked home from an Oakland Park diner. Brandon Edwards, 19, of Fort Lauderdale has been in the Broward Sheriff’s Main Jail since October 26, when he was arrested for beating and harassing a [...]

November 19th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oakland Park | Read More »

Ft. Laud man sentenced to 87 months prison for child porn

Jeffrey Robert Libman, 42, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla, was sentenced to 87 months in prison today for receiving child pornography, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida Jeffrey H. Sloman and Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division Lanny A. Breuer announced. Libman was also sentenced by U.S. District Judge Cecilia Altonaga to [...]

November 16th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Fort Lauderdale,Local news | Read More »

Former Miramar commissioner indicted after September arrest for fraud

Former Miramar commissioner Fitzroy Salesman, 52, has been indicted related to charges of committing mail fraud by depriving the citizens of his honest services, extortion under color of official right, and bribery in programs receiving federal funds, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1341, 1346, 1951, and 666, respectively. Salesman was arrested [...]

November 13th, 2009 | Posted in Broward County,Crime,Local news,Miramar | Read More »

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