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SIX DUI Charges Filed Against Boca's Michael Rubel

Michael Rubel

  UPDATE: This arrest is the result of an investigation that started following a November accident in which several members of one family suffered serious injuries. Read the complete arrest affidavit here. BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — In what we believe to be a first in several years of BocaNewsNow.com’s review of police logs, a…

Cocaine Charge For Lake Worth's Patrice Brodeur

  BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Lake Worth resident Patrice Brodeur is in the Palm Beach County Jail Sunday morning following his arrest for cocaine possession. Brodeur was locked up around 6:20 Sunday morning and is being held on $3,000 bond.  Brodeur lists Bayshore Drive in Lake Worth as his residence of record. 

Man Charged With Possessing Stolen Shopping Cart

  BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Marijuana use in Palm Beach County often yields a slap on the wrist, but don’t mess with shopping carts. David Turner, 45, listed as “at large” in Boca Raton, is in the Palm Beach Conty Jail Sunday Morning following his arrest for “possession of stolen property — illegal possession of…

Boca Police Seek Missing Young Woman

  BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Souce: Boca PD) — Detectives from the Boca Raton Police Services Department are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing woman. Stephanie Bretas (24 YOA) left her residence on East Jeffery Street on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. She left without a telephone, credit cards, cash or a vehicle.  Bretas…

BOCA CALLS BULL SHIH TZU! Will Require "Therapy Dogs" To Take Test

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Aiming to stem a growing tide of dog owners declaring their dogs as “therapy pets,” printing fake identification cards and demanding access to food service locations including restaurants and supermarkets, the Boca Raton Pet Enforcement Team (BRPET) is initiating new enforcement procedures effective today. Dog owners who are claiming that their…

Boca Police Investigate Death

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton Public Safety Communications Center received a 911 call shortly after 11:00 pm Wednesday night from an individual saying she was involved in an altercation at 1651 NW 13th Street. A female at the scene said that she was with a male and that they met with another group of…

Boca's Danielle O'Brien Jailed On Controlled Substance Charges

Danielle O'brien

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Danielle O’Brien, 32, is now out of the Palm Beach County Jail following her arrest by Boca Raton Police. O’Brien is charged with two counts of possessing a controlled substance without a prescription. The Military Trail resident was locked up around 9pm Wednesday and released a few hours later on $6,000…

Drug Charges Filed Against Boca's Sean Klein

Sean Klein

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A series of serious drug charges have now been filed by Boca Raton Police against Sean Klein of Waterside Drive. The 31 year old remains in the Palm Beach County Jail Thursday morning, accused of cocaine possession, heroin possession with intent to sell, and three counts of possessing and or…

Huge, Seriously, Huge Grant For FAU From NIH

Florida Atlantic University

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: FAU) — A professor of psychology at Florida Atlantic University has received a $2.9 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue a unique longitudinal study of bilingual development in children from Spanish-speaking homes. Thirty-five…

Boca's Johny Jasmin Guilty Of Tax Fraud, Faces Decade In Prison

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: DOJ) — A tax service business owner and co-defendant pled guilty for their participation in a stolen identity tax refund fraud scheme. Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Miami Field Office, Kelly R.…