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IDIOT: Lexus Stolen With Keys Left In Center Console

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — If you ever wonder if idiots live amongst us in South Florida, look no further than the report of a stolen Lexus from East Boca Raton. The thief apparently stole the car by using the car keys left in the center console. Wait for it…wait for it…wait for it… the car was…

SAD: Mother Charged With Child Neglect In Boca Raton

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton Police charged 26 year old Meredith Pena with child neglect after her two year old son was found running “back and forth across NW 4th Avenue.” Pena was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail and later released on $3,000 bond. Police say that DCF responded to Pena’s home in…

Another Motorcyclist, Luis Vinces, Killed After Erratic Driving

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton resident Luis Vinces, 20, died Thursday night when police say he was driving his motorcycle at a high rate of speed on Boynton Beach Blvd. and managed to strike a turning car.  The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says Vinces “was traveling westbound on Boynton Beach Blvd in…

Boca's Lea Bornstein Charged With DUI

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Lea Bornstein is out of jail this afternoon following her morning arrest for DUI in Boca Raton. Police say Bornstein, 26, was stopped in the area of 2200 West Palmetto Park Road. It’s unclear if she provided a blood alcohol or breath sample, but police apparently had reason to charge…

If You're Happy And You're In Jail Clap Your Hands!

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We don’t know if he clapped his hands or not, but Happy was in jail until this afternoon — and he knew it. That’s Takura Happy from Boynton Beach. Happy was charged with DUI by Boca Raton Police overnight and locked up around 7:18 this morning. The 25 year old, who…

OMNI MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER INVESTIGATED, REASSIGNED

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — DEVELOPING… BocaNewsNow.com has learned that an Omni Middle School teacher has been reassigned while an investigation is underway into the teacher’s alleged misconduct. The voicemail message from a school official to area parents, that you can hear below, reveals that the teacher is being investigated by the school district’s professional…

DUI Charge For Deerfield's Peter Brackett

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It’s a DUI charge and the added bonus of a drug equipment and possession charge for Delray Beach resident Peter Brackett. The 40 year old was arrested by Boca Raton Police early Wednesday morning and booked into the Palm Beach County Jail. Brackett was later released on his own recognizance.…

Federation Honors Lewis Katz Following Plane Crash Death

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Jewish Federation) — The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County is honored to announce the naming of its Business & Professional Division’s (B&P) Industry Icon series in memory of a preeminent icon of business and Jewish philanthropy. On December 16, 2015, almost exactly two years after Lewis Katz keynoted one…

Loggers Run Middle Teacher Matt Webster Jailed On Porn Charges

 BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Matthew Webster, a teacher at Loggers Run Middle School in West Boca, remains in the Palm Beach County Jail Wednesday afternoon. He is being held in lieu of $50,000 bond. Webster is accused of transmitting indecent photos of himself to a student. He is being charged with two counts of…

Boca's Michael Martin, Banned From Driving, Arrested While Driving

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Michael Martin of Jennifer Lane in Boca is not supposed to be driving, but court records suggest that’s a message he’s just not receiving. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office arrested Martin around 9pm Monday night and charged him with driving on a suspended license for the “third or subsequent…