BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — An increasing number of people in Boca Raton are breaking the order to stay off of beaches, and area residents watching from condo balconies — and throughout the area on webcams — have apparently had enough.
BocaNewsNow.com Wednesday received several tips from people frustrated that while they obey the rules, others apparently are not. They forwarded photos taken from condominium balconies and from webcams that are available to the public.
One photo — sent to us several times — was actually a ‘freeze frame’ from well before the pandemic that made it appear many people were on a Boca beach. They were not. But that doesn’t detract from the photos seen here. These are screen grabs taken from several Boca Raton beach webcams on Wednesday, May 6th, 2020.
For those who think they can use the beach and not be noticed, think again. Webcams broadcast Boca beaches — some in real time — around the world. There is a growing community of beach watchers intent on documenting and reporting those who are breaking the “beaches are closed” executive order in Palm Beach County.
We have also received telephoto lens shots that make alleged order violators identifiable. We are not running those — for now.
But keep in mind: beaches are closed. Law enforcement has made it clear that citations will be issued and arrests will be made — especially on beaches patrolled by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.
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