PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: PBC Statement) — A curfew took effect at 3 P.M. Saturday for all of Palm Beach County and will remain in effect until further notice.
In addition to the curfew, the State of Emergency also prohibits the sale and/or distribution of alcohol as well as the sale and/or display of firearms.
This curfew is to ensure the safety of all citizens of Palm Beach County as well as the personal property and businesses in our county from looters and individuals taking advantage of the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
There have been 43 curfew violation arrests reported. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office and all law enforcement in municipal areas will have zero tolerance for looting. Please adhere to the curfew.
Editor’s Note: The City of Boca Raton affirms that the curfew does NOT apply to the City. However, use common sense, and please do not create a dangerous situation for law enforcement.
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