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Shoplifting Ring Cuffed And Stuffed By Boca PD

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — We joked yesterday that Boca Raton PD’s “tac team” is everywhere and all knowing, much like the NSA. Turns out we may be on to something — as officers and detectives were involved with another major takedown near Glades Road and I-95. From Boca PD:  It was a busy day…

Record Readership For BocaNewsNow

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Thanks, Boca! In the past 48 hours, local readers have logged 15,923 page views right here at BocaNewsNow.com. That’s a huge number for a hyper-local website that isn’t run by a major company. In fact, in a market where major players like E.W. Scripps (NYSE:SSP), Tribune, Sinclair (NASDAQ:SBGI), Hearst and…

Area Teen Re-Arrested, This Time For Drugs

Edwin Yobani Pollock, courtesy Palm Beach County Jail.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — An area teenager charged late last year with aggravated assault with deadly weapon, false imprisonment and felony battery was just arrested by the Boca Raton Police Department on drug charges. Edwin Yobani Pollock, 19, of West Palm Beach, allegedly had 120.7 grams of marijuana — and a large amount of…

Former Boca News GM Scott Edgerton Kills Sharon Bellingham, Self

Scott Edgerton killed his wife, Sharon Bellingham, before killing himself. (Courtesy: Facebook).

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The former general manager of the now-defunct “Boca Raton News” opened fire on Sharon Bellingham in the office where she worked Wednesday morning before turning the gun on himself. Both were pronounced dead at the scene. BocaNewsNow.com has no relationship to the old “Boca Raton News.” Bellingham was — and…

Stolen iPhone Leads Police To Armed Robbery Suspect

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — No one ever said criminals were smart. Case in point: Keshawn Mequel Winn, 19, aka “Petey.” Petey allegedly help up two men at gunpoint in the area of 2300 North Dixie Highway in Boca on Tuesday evening. Petey, police say, stole an iPhone from one of the men. Police then…

Defying Court Order, Boca Man Texts Ex 48 Times

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — A Boca Raton man is facing nine counts of contempt of court after allegedly texting his ex-girlfriend 48 times, despite a court order requiring him to have absolutely no contact with the woman. Jeffrey Bascome of NE 2nd Court was also charged with battery. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office…

Boca Man Breaks Into Taco Bell Drive Thru

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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Turns out Ronald Tuch must really like Taco Bell. And we mean really like. The 30-year-old Boca resident, according to police, forced his way into the closed and locked restaurant at 1361 West Palmetto Park Road through the drive through window by breaking it. He didn't actually gain entry, but…

FAU Suspends Fraternity Following BocaNewsNow.com Report

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — BocaNewsNow.com was first to report that the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alleged assault on an Florida Atlantic University student that occurred at an area nightclub. As we reported, the student told investigators that he was punched in the face several times by men he identified as…

Walkathon At FAU Benefits Cancer Research

Taking part in last year's event: Sydney Rimmer, Faith Brook, Lindsey Rocque.

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The 13th annual Champions for Cancer Research Walkathon is set for Saturday, March 16th at 8:30am on FAU’s Boca Raton Campus. It is a great way to get out, support cancer research, exercise, and speak with experts on the latest cancer-related breakthroughs. Details from the Pap Corps: The Pap Corps…