The officer struck by a car while chasing a shoplifter across Gateway Boulevard last week is identified as Greg Wertman. Officer Wertman was hired by the Boynton Beach Police Department in July 2018. He remains hospitalized in serious condition.
Here is a statement from his family: “We are so appreciative of the community for the outpouring of support for Greg.
His condition... Click to View
19-011809 Robbery StrongArm 121 N. Congress Ave 1543 hours
Officers responded to Cricket Wireless in reference to a robbery. Officers met with a store employee who said an unknown person (suspect) stole 2 new I-Phones from the store. The employee said the suspect requested to see the phones and the employee complied with the request. As the employee attempted to bring the... Click to View
Below is a statement from Boynton Beach Police Chief Michael G. Gregory regarding the officer who was seriously injured today after he was struck by a car while in a foot pursuit with a shoplifting suspect.
The suspect, Ryan Moody, 24, was arrested and charged with grand theft and resisting an officer without violence. Officers are actively looking for the second suspect, Elyshia Wilson... Click to View
Police are investigating a traffic crash that sent three people to the hospital early Wednesday, one with critical injuries.
The crash occurred around 4:46 a.m. at the intersection of Hypoluxo and Lawrence Roads when a silver Pontiac Grand Am made an improper left turn in front of a black Volkswagen Tiguan.
Investigation has determined the Pontiac, driven by Nelson Forlenza, was... Click to View
19-011011 Agg. Assault Cutting Inst. Via De Casa Sur 1720 hours
Officers were dispatched to the above address to investigate an assault allegation. The officers made contact with a resident who claimed to be the victim of a knife attack. The officers thoroughly investigated the allegation and concluded that no evidence existed to support any criminal charges. The officers provided... Click to View
19-010614 1945 hours Theft 3407 Tuscany Way
Victim reported between 2/22/19 and today’s date, two bicycles were stolen from the bike rack in the parking garage by cutting the lock that was securing them.
19-010654 2256 hours THI Crash 1500 N Federal Hwy
A male was crossing Federal Hwy when he was struck by a pickup truck traveling southbound. The... Click to View
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19-009807 Burglary Other W. Ocean Dr. 1718 hours
Victim advised she left her purse on the desk in her room (209) at 1015 hours and when she returned at 1500 hours, unknown individuals removed several items to include her DL, American Express Card and $90. No forced entry.
19-9725 Trespass Arrest 1601 S Federal Hwy 0851 hours
B/M Horace, Jimmy 03-07-95 was... Click to View