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Alleged Pot Smoking Teen Leads To Shutdown Of Whispering Pines Elementary

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: PBSO) — Shortly after 10:00 am, this morning, a deputy working an off duty detail in the Boca Landings subdivision checked out with a suspicious vehicle occupied with an unknown female in the passenger’s seat.  Upon approaching the vehicle the deputy smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside. …

FAU Presents "President and American Capitalism" Program

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — Florida Atlantic University’s Alan B. Larkin Symposium on the American Presidency in the Department of History will present “The President and American Capitalism Since 1945” on Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 3:30 to 5 p.m., and Thursday, Feb. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Carole and Barry…

HOOKER? Boca Woman Charged With Prostitution

Kathryn Olson

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The stock market is crashing, the price of oil is falling, but there’s always a market for sex! We don’t know if Kathryn Marie Olson of Hampton Drive in Boca is taking part in that market, but we do know that public records report that Olson was charged with “Prostitution…

Alexander Gillis Charged With Murder, Third Charged In FAU Killing

Alexander Gillis

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Boca Raton PD) — On December 29, 2015, at approximately 7:20 p.m., Boca Raton Police officers responded to a shooting at U-Park Apartments, 135 NW 20th Street. Arriving officers found the victim, Nicholas Acosta, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He died later that evening. On December 30, 2015, Boca Raton detectives…

AT&T Reaches Out With Love Tips For Valentines Day

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Sure, it’s free promotion, but we have to give credit to a wireless provider who takes the time to pen a press release about connecting on Valentine’s Day. From our friends at AT&T: Roses are red, violets are blue, nothing says I love you like a text from you-know-who. That…

Boca's Jamie Hower Charged With DUI and More

Jamie Hower

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Jamie Hower, 32, is out of jail on her own recognizance following her arrest for DUI and failure to accept a citation. Hower, of West Camino Real, was arrested in the area of 125 SW 4th Avenue. She was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail around 5am Monday and…

Christopher Pereira Killed In Boca Raton Accident

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Boca PD) — On Friday, February 5th at 12:54 a.m., officers with the Boca Raton Police Department’s Traffic Homicide Unit investigated a crash, which occurred at 1700 West Palmetto Park Road. The driver of a 1998 Nissan Pathfinder was eastbound on West Palmetto Park Road in the left through lane as…

Boca Man Charged With Firing Gun From Vehicle

Bryan Morejon

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Bryan Morejon, 24, is now out of the Palm Beach County Jail after PBSO charged him with firing a weapon from his vehicle. It’s initially unclear where the alleged weapon discharge took place. Morejon, of NE 38th Street in Boca, was booked into jail mid-day Thursday and released on $5,000…

Corey Schwartz Jailed On Aggravated Battery Charge

Corey Schwartz

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Core Schwartz, 42, is getting an inside look of the Palm Beach County Jail. He’s been there since 6:30 this morning, charged with aggravated battery — using a deadly weapon — and a second charge of battery. Bond has not yet been set for the resident of the 3000 block…