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Banking Botchery In Boca Raton, Huge Check Bounces At Southern Bank

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Southern Bank uses the tag line, “Our Interest Is You,” but apparently doesn’t spend too much time getting to know its customers. Case in point: Assistant Vice President for Security Marie Woodward reported to Boca Raton Police that a customer deposited a cashier check to the branch at 900 North…

FAU Receives Significant Grant From Federal Government

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) –Florida Atlantic University is on the receiving end of a huge grant from the U.S. Geological Survey to take a look at carbon dynamics of the greater Everglades. Right. While we’re smart, we’re not entirely sure we could coherently re-write the information provided to us by FAU, so here’s the press…

Nordstrom Doesn't Sell Heroin: Boca Raton Shoplifter Arrested

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — 21-year-old Elizabeth Morrell remains in the Palm Beach County Jail today after being charged with possessing heroin, possessing drug equipment, and shoplifting. According to Boca Raton Police, Morrell — of 29th Street in Boca — snatched $247 worth of clothing from Nordstrom at Boca’s Town Center Mall. Police searching her…

Smiling Shoplifter: Boca Woman Charged With Bloomingdale's Theft

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Rarely do alleged thieves look as happy as 22 year old Alyssa Wolfe. The resident of NW 35th Place in Boca was arrested by police for allegedly stealing $371 worth of merchandise from Bloomingdale’s at the Boca Town Center Mall. She was released on her own recognizance 10 hours after…

FBI Asks For Assistance Following Plantation Bank Robbery

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The FBI is asking all South Floridians to take a look at the new photos just released showing suspects in the bank robbery earlier this month at Community Bank in Plantation (510 North Pine Island Road). According to the FBI: “a robber entered the bank, implied there was a weapon,…

Boca Raton Man Arrested After Being Found In Stranger's Car

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton police arrested Cameron Ahern and charged him with several counts of burglary and loitering after he was found in a car that wasn’t his. It happened in the area of 118 Sea Island Terrace. Ahern was observed in the car, presumably by the owner, and had taken change.…

Boca Raton Man Busted For Black Friday Credit Card Theft

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) –Solid police work and an attentive Dunkin Donuts clerk led to the arrest of a man who allegedly used a stolen credit card, took belongings from an area woman, and violently resisted being taken into custody. Here is the report from Boca Police: “On Friday, November 25th at about 7:00 in…