Operation Dirty Dope nets 15

Boynton Beach Police this week made good on the promise to continue going after drug dealers in the city.
Following a month-long investigation, police arrested 11 suspected drug dealers who sold heroin and cocaine to undercover officers and confidential informants. Two individuals were charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell; and two others for misdemeanor possession and resisting arrest charges.
Police also executed two search warrants at two residences that resulted in the seizure of large amounts of heroin, cocaine, marijuana, as well as thousands of dollars in cash.
More arrests and additional charges for trafficking in heroin and cocaine are expected in the coming days.
The investigation stemmed from the recent rise of heroin overdoses citywide. Narcotics agents conducted “buys” from the suspects, who were then taken into custody and arrested.
Police have responded to 247 drug overdoses in the city since Jan. 1. It is believed the individuals overdosed on heroin in more than two thirds of these cases. There have been 19 overdose deaths in the city this year. Heroin was found on scene in 11 of those cases; however, cause of death in all incidents is still pending the Medical Examiner’s final report.
The following individuals were arrested this week as a result of Operation Dirty Dope:
1. Serge Racine, DOB 2/14/96, Sale of Heroin (two counts)
2. Wolson Francois, DOB 12/30/95, Sale of Heroin within 1,000 feet of a park, Sale of Cocaine
3. Mervens Moreau, DOB 2/14/96, Possession of Heroin with intent to sell
4. Christopher Diverant, DOB 2/24/95, Sale of Heroin
5. Randy Butler, DOB 1/19/85, Sale of Heroin within 1,000 feet of a convenience store
6. Deandre Alexander, DOB 3/15/78 Sale of Cocaine (two counts)
7. Anthony Chester, DOB 4/13/62, Sale of Cocaine
8. Jonathan Williams, DOB 10/13/84, Sale of Cocaine
9. John Black, 5/20/93, Sale of Heroin
10. Jeffrey Dominique, DOB 8/26/97, Sale of Cocaine, Resisting arrest with violence, tampering with evidence
11. Evens Archelus, DOB 8/25/96, Possession of Cocaine with intent to sell within 1,000 feet of a park, possession of an imitation substance
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13. Christopher Dubuc, DOB 4/16/91, Possession of marijuana with intent to sell
14. Molly Haga, DOB 3/16/90, Possession of marijuana
15. Richard Similorme, 8/6/96, Resisting arrest without violence

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Boynton Briefing - May 17-21, 2018

18-026946 1916 hours Stolen Vehicle 750 W. Industrial Ave.
Officers responded to the aforementioned address in reference to a stolen vehicle. Upon arrival they met with the victim who stated unknown persons had stolen his White 1999 Toyota Avalon bearing Fl. Tag Y47DZH sometime over-night.
18-026846 0745 hours Burglary Auto 304 SE 23RD AVE... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - May 17, 2018

18-26325 1844 hrs Trespass/Narcotic Arrest 1005 N Seacrest Blvd
Officers observed B/M Javarous Finklea, 12/31/99, standing in front of the business that was known to officers to be trespassed from the business. Search incident to arrest revealed Finklea to be in possession of marijuana. NTA Issued.
18-26333 1909 hrs Failed to Stop 500 NE 2nd St
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Community Meeting

Let's talk over dinner. Join us May 31 at 6 p.m. at St. John Missionary Baptist Church for a community conversation organized by the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission Community Engagement Task Force.
RSVP to 561-355-2332.

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Boynton Briefing - May 16, 2018

18-026126 1436 hours Strong Arm Robbery 371 N. Congress Ave.
Officers responded to the aforementioned location in reference to a strong arm robbery. Upon arrival they met with the elderly victim who advised a b/m and two b/f suspects had snatched her purse and fled the area in a White Toyota Corolla bearing FL. Tag AEVK11. Units located the vehicle at 500 W. Boynton... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - May 15, 2018

18-025984 1532 hours Failed to Stop 801 NE 3rd St.
PTO Davis attempted a traffic stop on a White 2001 Kia Sorento bearing FL. Tag CHH 1542 at the aforementioned location. The vehicle failed to yield and fled south bound on Federal Hwy. Units were unable to identify the driver of the vehicle. Delray Beach PD was notified of the DOT and the vehicle description. No... Click to View

Register now for Teen Police Academy summer camp

Registration is underway for the 10th annual Boynton Beach Police Department Teen Police Academy, a week-long summer camp dedicated to increasing an understanding between our community’s youth and their local police.
The academy program will provide youth a hands-on opportunity to learn how the BBPD operates. Class topics will include: K-9, police patrol techniques, dangers of traffic... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - may 10, 2018

18-025180 2121 hours Overdose Non-Fatal 501 SE 18th Ave.
18-025196 0012 hours Robbery Firearm 4101 Mahogany Dr.
Officers responded to the above address in reference to a delayed robbery. Upon arrival, they met with the victim who stated they were robbed at gunpoint by two black male suspects and a heavyset black female. Taken from the victim was... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - May 9, 2018

18-024979 Burglary Residence 1404 Asbury Way 1801 hours
Officers responded to the above address and met with the victim who wanted to report a theft of firearm. Victim told officers that her Glock 23 (black) Ser# SBK128 stolen from a file cabinet that was pried open. The victim suspects that her ex-husband broke into her home to steal the firearm and keys to a co-owned vehicle.... Click to View

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