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Habitual Offender Arrested In Boca Raton

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Darius Tyrell Wilkins of NW 57th Terrace in Coral Springs is off the streets — for now. The 23 year old is listed in court records as having the “habitual offender” designation. He was arrested by Boca Raton Police late last night, charged with “driving while license suspended while being…

More Than A Decade In Prison For Convicted Parkland Fraudster

PARKLAND, 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 Louis N. Gallo, III, 45, of Parkland, the Vice-President of Commodities Online LLC (COL), was sentenced yesterday for his…

Boca’s Joseph Santiago Charged With DUI

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It was an uncharacteristically quiet weekend in and around Boca Raton on the DUI front — and that’s a good thing. There’s just one DUI arrest that we see in the Palm Beach County Booking Blotter logged over the past few days. And that allegedly drunk driver is… Joseph Santiago.…

Arts Day Set At FAU

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory) — Florida Atlantic University’s Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters will host Arts Day 2014 on Saturday, Nov. 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Schmidt Arts Center, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. Arts Day 2014 complements the University’s Admissions Open House which also will…

Man Rescued From Intense Apartment Fire

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory From Boca Raton Fire Rescue) — At 6:31pm today, October 18, 2104, Boca Raton Firefighters responded to an apartment fire located at 601 SW 2nd Avenue, Boca Raton. Boca Raton Police officers arrived first and found an apartment with smoke coming out of the windows. They made entry to…

Boca Officer Fires At Fleeing Suspect

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Media Advisory) — On Thursday, October 16 at about 8:55 p.m., Boca Raton Police Officer James Clark stopped the driver of a stolen Honda on Camino Real near Federal Highway. Officer Clark approached the vehicle and began communicating with the driver. Officer Clark reported that the driver refused to comply with…

Grandview Prep Promotes Math, Science To Kids As Young As Three

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com)(Media Advisory) — To help promote science, technology, engineering, math and art to the South Florida community, Grandview Preparatory School hosted “STEM Night” on its Boca Raton campus on Wednesday evening. The free event, which was facilitated by the South Florida Science Center and included a variety of interactive activities, experiments and demonstrations,…

Big Bond For Boca Man

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton resident Charles Brice Nelson, 23, is being held in the Palm Beach County Jail in lieu of $18,000 bond following his arrest early Thursday morning. Nelson, according to the Palm Beach County Jail, is charged with two counts of fraud, knowingly driving with a suspended or revoked license,…

Boca Driver Hit By Motorcyclist Who Dies

UPDATED to clarify who was driving which vehicle. DEERFIELD BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — No charges have been filed as the investigation continues into the fatal accident that killed George Aguila, 28, of Pompano Beach. Aguila allegedly entered an intersection illegally and hit Boca Raton resident Austin Modine, 31, driving a Kia Soul. Aguila was killed.…