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Freedman, Turturo Among Weekend DUI, Drug Arrests

Marisa Freeman is among those arrested this weekend in Boca Raton. (Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.)

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton Police and PBSO were busy on this pre-holiday weekend with DUI and drug arrests. Among those taken into custody: Cody Robert Lucas of Boca, born 8/03/1987, charged with DUI, Marijuana Possession and Drug Equipment Possession. Frank James Turturo of Deerfield Beach, born 12/11/1954, charged with Cocaine Possession and…

SMOKE FREE! Yard House Changes Policy, Bans Smoking On Patio

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Less than a week after BocaNewsNow.com asked Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) why smoking was permitted on the outside patio of Yard House at Mizner Park, the Orlando-based restaurant company today announced smoking is now banned moving forward. At issue: Florida’s Clean Indoor Air Act (FCIAA) which only permits smoking on restaurant patios if…

Boca’s Brett Knowles Arrested, But Could Accident Location Be Key To Defense?

Brett Knowles, Courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Boca Raton resident Brett Knowles was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail Thursday on charges related to a September accident in which three children were hit while riding bikes and skateboards. The children suffered serious injuries. The accident — in the area of 441 and Central Park Blvd. — is…

Boca Man Charged With Selling Opium

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Here’s one we don’t see every day. Boca Raton resident Austin Borozny of NE 17th Street is in the Palm Beach County Jail Thursday night on $30,000 bond. Boca Raton Police charged him with two counts of selling OPIUM within 1000 feet of a school or healthcare facility. We will…

Big Win For Donna Klein’s “Lady Eagles”

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com)(Media Advisory) — The Donna Klein Jewish Academy Middle School Lady Eagles Basketball Team won the Independent Athletic League Championship on December 10, 2014, with a victory over previously undefeated Sagemont School of Weston, by the score of 27 – 24. The Lady Eagles’ only loss of the season had been to…

Horrible Accident Closes 441, Traffic Havoc Ensues

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UPDATE 1:56p: PBSO says this is now a fatal accident — Robin Pace had died. Witnesses are asked to call CrimeStoppers at 800-458-TIPS. UPDATE: From PBSO, here is the narrative and names of those involved. Driver 1 (D1) driving Vehicle 1 (V1) Holley Stables of Wellington in a 2011 Infiniti. Driver 2 (D2) driving Vehicle…

Cops Searching For Robbery Susepct

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Stay away from the area of Broken Sound Parkway and Yamato Road in Boca for a bit. Police tell us they are on the scene, looking for a robbery suspect. This is a developing story. Check back for updates and additional traffic advisories. —————– RIDE UBER FOR FREE! Use Uber…

THANKS FDOT! Traffic Havoc On 441

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Where are the workers? FDOT has reduced 441 northbound just south of Yamato to one lane this afternoon. It’s unclear why. There are two arrow signs and what seems to be hundreds of cones, but not one worker to be found. Instead, cars are piled up as far south as…

FAU Cops Bust Alleged Pot Dealer

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Pot on a college campus? No way. But FAU Police say “yes, way,” when it comes to the arrest of Dean Walter Herrmann. The 18 year old Saint Lucie Avenue resident was taken into custody early Monday morning by FAU police and released on $5,000 bond late in the day.…

Boynton Holiday Break Camp Announced

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Parents asking the age old question, “what should I do with my kids over holiday break (despite the fact that I love them dearly)” may have some help, at least in Boynton. The City of Boynton Beach today is announcing its “Holiday Break” camp. Direct from the City of Boynton…