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Thugs Convicted Of Local Sex Trafficking

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory) — Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office, announce that a federal jury in West Palm Beach returned guilty verdicts on all counts against Dontavious M. Blake,…

Delray Dentist Charged With Battery In Boca

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Charles Segler, a Delray dentist who lives in Boca Raton, was jailed on a battery charge early Wednesday morning. Segler, 61, was arrested following a “domestic disturbance” investigation by Boca Raton Police. He was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail around 2am and released on his own recognizance shortly after…

Delray Man Charged With Stalking In Boca Raton

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UPDATE: We have reviewed the arrest report filed by Boca Raton Police which reveals that Douglas Ferrell briefly dated his victim. He allegedly offered to care for the victim’s dog while she was away, lost the dog, and stated “you’ll never know what happened (to the dog).” When the victim ended the brief relationship, Ferrell…

It’s Election Day: Here’s What You Need To Know

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — While it’s somewhat anticlimactic as early voting has been underway for what seems like months, but today is the official election day. Polls open at 7am and remain open until 7pm. Here’s what you need to bring with you to the polling place Current and valid identification bearing your photograph…

Drug, Weapons Charges Against Boca Man

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Xavier Borgos, a 19 year old Boca Raton man, is leaving his late teens with allegedly bad decisions. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office charged Borgos with two counts of drug possession and one count of carrying a concealed firearm. He is being held on $9,000 bond in the Palm…

Genealogist To Discuss Jewish Roots At FAU

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory) — The Jewish Cultural Society at Florida Atlantic University will host Genie Milgrom, a genealogist and international lecturer, for a program titled “From the Spanish Inquisition to the Present: A Search for Jewish Roots,” on Sunday, Nov. 16, at 3 p.m. at the Wimberly Library, 777 Glades Road, Boca…

Chilly Air To Warm By Mid-Day, Won’t Deter Boca Women From Wearing Scarves, Boots

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Sightings are already coming in to BocaNewsNow.com this early morning of Boca residents decked out in Burberry scarves, turtlenecks and Ugg boots. The frigid, 54 degree temperatures are welcomed by some but shunned by others, saying “we left ‘the Island’ because of this sort of weather.” (BocaNewsNow.com has confirmed that…

Internet Startup Prez Charged With DUI In Boca

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Stephen M. Wright, the self-proclaimed president of TeemPlay.com, is facing a DUI charge following his arrest Sunday by Boca Raton Police. Wright, 24, of NW 2nd Avenue in Boca, was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail around 7:30 Sunday morning. He was released several hours later on his own…

Have A Safe Halloween In And Around Boca Raton

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Police are increasing patrols and neighborhood watch groups are in high gear as ghosts and goblins prepare to take to the streets tonight in and around Boca Raton. Whether you’re out trick or treating or out and about doing your own thing, please take it slowly, safely and heed this…