Police & Fire

November 30, 2018

A second Broward County Sheriff's Office deputy has been placed on restricted duty today according to Veda Coleman-Wright of the Broward County Sheriff's Office. This comes two weeks after a Public Safety Commission report showed widespread failures in their response to the shooting at Marjory ...

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Authorities are searching for a thief who burglarized a resident's home at an assisted living facility in Parkland.  On the morning of October 30, an unidentified woman walked into a senior resident’s home in Aston Gardens Court. She was caught on the home’s hidden security camera going from room ...

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PARKLAND, FL-  Jan Jordan, Broward Sheriff’s Office Captain during the school shooting, resigned on Tuesday according to a memo released by the BSO. This follows the MSD Public Safety Commission meeting last week in which the safety report criticized the BSO for their response to the shooting at ...

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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Accused Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz is in trouble again, this time while in the custody of Broward County Corrections Department. Cruz was charged with assault and battery of a law enforcement officer after he attacked a Broward County Sheriff on Tuesday night, according ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department Driver Engineer Michael Matonak has passed away.  He was 41. According to the Department, "Michael, or as his brothers and sisters in service lovingly referred to him as, 'Beef,' started his public safety career as a teenager after joining ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FL – The Guardian Angels national leader shed new light on earlier reports that former member Fredrick Romero Davis had his security clearances revoked at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Curtis Sliwa, who founded the Guardian Angels in May 1977, said Davis’ “Level 2” ...

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CORAL SPRINGS, FLA - A well-known Guardian Angel that has spent the last 8 months protecting Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students is currently under police investigation. Fredrick “Romero” Davis had his “Level 2” security clearance revoked by the Broward County School District within ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - The Broward County Sheriff's Office has announced that shortly before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Trayvon Newsome, the fourth suspect in the murder case of Parkland resident Jahseh Onfroy (a.k.a. XXXTentacion), was taken into custody after surrendering at his lawyer’s office in Fort ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - On Wednesday, August 8 at Pine Trails Park, the City of Parkland in conjunction with the Broward County Sheriff's Office and the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department will be holding Parkland Night Out.  Attendees will be able to meet school resource officers and there will be ...

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PARKLAND, FL – Family, friends and fans of Janseh Onfroy, also know as XXXTentacion, received some closure in the death of the Parkland-native rapper. Broward County Sheriff’s Officers arrested Robert Allen, the third of four men connected to Onfroy’s June 18 death, according to a department ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - On Wednesday, August 8 at Pine Trails Park, the City of Parkland in conjunction with the Broward County Sheriff's Office and the Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department will be holding Parkland Night Out.  Attendees will be able to meet school resource officers and there will be ...

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PARKLAND, FLA -  On Wednesday, July 18, a Broward County grand jury indicted four men involved in the mid-June murder of rapper XXXTentacion, a resident of Parkland, as he exited a Deerfield Beach business, according to the Broward County Sheriff's Office (BSO).  BSO detectives need the public's ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives have arrested one of the gunmen involved in the mid-June murder of a local rapper and Parkland resident as he exited a Deerfield Beach business, according to the BSO. Investigators say Michael Boatwright, 22, is one of the two armed ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - On Thursday, the Broward County Sheriff's Office in partnership with the City of Parkland will hold "Coffee with a Cop" at Carmela Coffee Bar in Parkland.  Police officers from the BSO will meet residents in the informal setting. The event will take place on Thursday, July 12 ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives continue to seek the whereabouts of 22-year-old Robert Allen as a person of interest in the XXXTentacion murder case, according to the BSO. Allen is wanted in Broward County on a felony warrant for violation of probation for possession ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives have released this photo of Robert Allen, a 22-year-old individual with whom they would like to speak regarding the murder of Jahseh Onfroy, also known as XXXTentacion Detectives want to find out what he knows about the murder. The ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Jahseh Onfroy, aka, rapper XXXTentacion, was shot and killed in Deerfield Beach Monday afternoon in an apparent armed robbery, according to the Broward County Sheriff's Office (BSO).  According to police, Onfroy is a resident of Parkland.   Homicide detectives from the BSO said ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives released the names of the two survivors of Wednesday's lightning strike as their investigation into Maria Pascual's death continues. According to police, at 2:10 p.m. on May 16, Pascual was working in the fields at C.W. Hendrix Farms, ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman who was fatally struck by lightning at C.W. Hendrix Farms in Parkland, police said. According to police, at 2:10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, Maria Pascual was working in the fields at 12210 ...

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PARKLAND FL - The Broward County Sheriff's Office in Parkland has just concluded investigating a suspicious package delivered to the district office on University.  The BSO Bomb Squad responded and determined that the package was harmless, according to the BSO. An all clear has been given and ...

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PARKLAND, FL - On Wednesday, detectives from the Broward County Sheriff's Office released video of two unidentified males who burglarized five cars on February 24 in the neighborhood of Heron Bay in Parkland. All five cars were left unlocked, police said. The thieves stole a handgun from one of the ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Zachary Cruz remains in custody, according to the Broward County Sheriff's Office.  The BSO released a statement on Wednesday affirming Cruz remains in custody, in response to erroneous reports in other media outlets that he was no longer in custody.  The BSO said that his bond is ...

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PARKLAND, FLA - A Marjory Stoneman Douglas student was arrested and charged with making a threatening post through "Snapchat" on Tuesday.  Two others were arrested for bringing knives to school, in unrelated incidents Regarding the threatening post, the Broward Sheriff's Office reported that: ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Zachary Cruz, brother of the alleged shooter in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas tragedy, was arrested at 4:30 p.m. today for trespassing at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, according to the Broward County Sheriff's Office (BSO).  Zachary Cruz "unlawfully entered the school grounds" ...

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PARKLAND, FL - Video of Deputy Scot Peterson at Marjory Stoneman Douglas during the tragedy on February 14th has now been released.  The video shows Peterson moving quickly away from Building 9 and at times on a golf cart, again moving away from the building. The Broward Sheriff's Office ...

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PARKLAND, FL - The students and parents of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have the Guardian Angels watching out for them, providing comfort and security since the February 14th tragedy.  Members of the Broward County Chapter of the Guardian Angels have been at drop off and pick up at the high ...

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PARKLAND, FL - The Broward County PBA has asked all off-duty law enforcement personnel to welcome students and faculty back to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Tuesday, February 27, the first day of high school classes to be held since the tragedy. According to the Broward County PBA, the ...

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