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BOOB! Boca Breast Center Director Charged With DUI

Karen R. Giannantonio, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Karen Giannantonio, the director of “Care Diagnostics for Women” — an area breast health center — is now out of the Palm Beach County jail after her booking early this morning. The 57 year old NW 7th Court resident was taken into custody after midnight and booked into jail around 2am. She…

Boca Area VP Busted For Drugs, DUI

Eric Stapfer, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Eric Stapfer, a Boca Raton resident whose LinkedIN profile states he’s the VP of Business Development for an area marketing company, was busted for drugs and DUI by the Boca Raton Police Department. Stapfer, 42, was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail early Wednesday morning and released on his own…

Ghanem Ghanem Gone

Sami Ghanem Ghanem, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail..

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It’s a bad start to adult-hood for 20 year old Sami Ghanem Ghanem. The SW 12th Street resident was cuffed and stuffed by Boca Raton Police early Wednesday morning and charged with DUI. He was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail and released on his own recognizance several hours…

Boca Man Texts Death Threats To Dad

Loyd Putnam, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Loyd Talmadge Putnam, 20, of Boca Raton remains in the Palm Beach County Jail Tuesday afternoon after allegedly threatening to kill his father. Boca Raton Police tell us that Putnam — known as “LT”  —  was kicked out of his father’s home on Monday — with dad going so far…

SERIOUSLY: Boca Guy Flees Chasing Cops

Nicholas Lieske, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — It looks good in primetime dramas or in the movies when a suspect flees police chasing with lights and sirens. But who does that in real life? Turns out Nick Lieske of Spanish Isles Place does! Lieske, 19, was driving a motorcycle without registration according to police who tried to…

Boca’s Amanda Drapkin Jailed For DUI

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Just two days shy of her 22nd birthday, Amanda Drapkin of Lake Oak Way is now facing charges of DUI and resisting an officer without violence. Drapkin was taken into custody by Florida Highway Patrol early this morning and booked into the Palm Beach County Jail just after 2 am.…

BATTERY CHARGE: Boca’s Robert Saxe Back In Jail

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Robert Saxe is in the Palm Beach County Jail this Saturday morning following his early morning arrest for battery by Boca Raton Police. The 43 year old NE 7th Avenue resident was booked into jail just after 7am for what public records reveal is a repeat appearance. The arrest record…

European Wax Center Recording Outbound Telephone Calls

European Wax Center is recording outbound telephone calls.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Aventura-based European Wax Center is recording outbound customer service telephone calls. In a practice that started in January, the appointment confirmation calls are rattling BocaNewsNow.com readers who question why the company is recording telephone calls and whether it violates Florida law. There are European Wax Center locations in Central and…

Dangerous Thunderstorm Alert In Effect

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A Dangerous Thunderstorm Alert is in effect for Boca Raton and surrounding areas through 3pm. Issued by Earth Networks and Weatherbug, the alert signals that strong thunderstorms with dangerous lightening is in the area. At 2:17 BocaNewsNow.com confirms that West Boca Raton is receiving a pounding rain with intense, consistent lightening.…