Man in blue boxers forces his way into house, tells deputies he is God.
PALM BEACH GARDENS POLICE THEFT
Three men were seen selecting multiple articles of sportswear from a store in the 3100 block of PGA Boulevard and then running out without paying. The store’s loss prevention officer chased the perpetrators and saw them jump into a waiting car with a female driver and race away. The merchandise was worth approximately $700. The loss prevention offifficer was able to provide police with a detailed description of the men, the vehicle they got into and give them the license plate number. He said that the store does have surveillance cameras but he was not authorized to release the footage without permission from the corporate loss prevention office.
A car traveling without head or taillights at night was pulled over near the intersection of RCA Boulevard and Alternate A1A. After making contact with the driver, the officer noticed he had red, glassy eyes, his face was flushed and he smelled of an unknown alcoholic beverage. The man said the car was a rental and he was confused about operating the headlights. He was asked to exit the vehicle and perform a roadside sobriet y test. He did and did poorly on the test. He was arrested on a charge of DUI. He was apologetic and said, “This is a wake-up call.”
JUPITER POLICE DISORDERLY CONDUCT
After being told by the manager of a store in the 400 block of West Indiantown Road that they did not sell microwaves, a man became irate. He left the store but returned a short time later and began cursing at a cashier and knocked over a display case. When police arrived, they found the man outside and asked him what the problem was. He replied that he didn’t have any shoes and that his money was missing. The man then turned and began to walk away. When the officer told him to stop he raised his hands and said, “Oh, we are going to jail.” The officer asked him if he intended to fight them and he said, “As long as you don’t spray me I’ll fight you.” He then assumed a fighting stance and said, “I’m going to fifight you.” When the officer pulled out his Taser the man turned and placed his hands behind his back allowing police to place handcuffs on him. He was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct.
A vehicle was stopped on Delaware Boulevard after it was seen swerving, nearly striking other cars and exceeding the speed limit. When police made contact with the driver they immediately noticed his bloodshot, glassy eyes and the overwhelming smell of an unknown alcoholic beverage on his breath and coming from the inside of his car. Through slurred speech the man told the officer that he had not been drinking. He also stated that he had no medical conditions but had taken the drug Xanax recently. After he exited the vehicle he had trouble standing and swayed side to side. When asked if he would participate in a roadside sobriety test he stated he just wanted to go home and asked for a ride. He eventually refused to take the test and was arrested on a charge of DUI. Later, at the BAT center, he provided a breath sample that showed he was more than four times over the legal limit for intoxication. After being pulled over near the intersection of Military Trail and Highwood Circle for turning her emergency flashers on and off and nearly striking another vehicle, a woman told police she wasn’t speeding. Though the officer explained to her multiple times that speeding isn’t the only reason a motorist can be pulled over the woman was still insistent that she was not speeding. The woman, who had bloodshot, glassy eyes and smelled of an unknown alcoholic beverage told the offi cer that she was heading home from the beach. The woman was asked to participate in a roadside sobriety test. She accepted the invitation, did poorly and was arrested for DUI.
After performing oral sex on a man in exchange for several beers, a woman was asked to provide more ‘services’ without the beer payment. The woman said she declined and was slapped in the head before leaving the man’s home in the 400 block of Jupiter Lakes Boulevard. She said she did not feel well after the assault and went to Jupiter Medical Center in the 1200 block of South Old Dixie Highway. Once there, staff noticed there was blood on her shirt and contacted police. The woman told police the blood was from self-inflflicted injuries, that she did not want to press charges against the man and signed a waiver of prosecution.
NORTH PALM BEACH POLICE DISORDERLY CONDUCT
Though he had arrived at his destination in the 400 block of U.S. 1 and paid his fare, a man refused to exit a cab. The driver approached a nearby police officer and asked for his assistance. The officer asked the extremely intoxic ated man why he refused to get out and the man told him because he didn’t have to. The officer asked him several times to get out and at the last offering was told, “(expletive) you, I don’t have to.” The man was physically removed from the cab, placed under arrest for disorderly intoxication and resisting arrest without violence and put in handcuffs. After being placed in the back of the patrol car the man passed out and was taken to Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center as a precaution. There he regained consciousness, became belligerent with the staff and pulled out his IV. He was eventually medically cleared and taken to jail.
MARTIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE DRUGS
When a deputy returned to his patrol car, parked at a plaza in the 3600 block of Northwest Federal Highway in Jensen Beach, he detected the odor of pot coming from the vehicle next to his. He saw cigar wrappers in plain view in the car. He moved his patrol vehicle to another spot in the lot, then watched as a man and woman walked to the pot-smelling car. As they drove off, the deputy followed them, then he initiated a traffic stop. A check on the driver showed his license was suspended. When asked about illegal drugs in the car, the driver handed over a canister with pot in it. Partially smoked marijuana cigarettes were also found in the vehicle. Both the man and woman were given notices to appear in court.
A man was arrested after
he loaded a cart with groceries in a store in the 11700 block of Southeast Federal Highway in Hobe Sound, then walked out without paying. The merchandise, which included toilet paper, soda, chips and chicken, totaled $90.37. The store manager told a deputy that the man was seen on security video stealing groceries about a week earlier as well. The man was taken to the county jail
ST. LUCIE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE DRUGS
Marijuana and drug paraphernalia were found in a vehicle during a traffic stop at the intersection of Rio Mar Drive an South U.S. 1 in Port St. Lucie. Three males in the vehicle were arrested and taken to the county jail.
FALSE ID TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER
A deputy on patrol found two people after hours in a park in the first block of Avenue M Extension in Fort Pierce. The woman, who said she was from Fort Lauderdale, provided her name and birth date. The man, claiming to be from Miami, gave the same information to the deputy. He also said it was his first time in St. Lucie County. Unable to confirm the man’s identity, another deputy used a fingerprint reader. It was determined he was previously arrested and booked into the St. Lucie County Jail in 2009. Charged with providing a false name to a law officer, the man got a return trip to the jail. The woman was released at the scene.
A deputy tracked down a beer thief in the 5000 block of La Salle Street in Fort Pierce. The man’s description, including the bike he used for his getaway, matched that of the person who stole beer from a gas station in the 5100 block of Turnpike Feeder Road. The deputy arrested the man and took him to the county jail.
A man and a woman were at home in the 5300 block of Palm Drive in Fort Pierce when they heard a knock at the door around 9:22 p.m. The woman opened the door to find her next-door neighbor standing there, clad only in blue boxer shorts. He pushed his way into the house, but the couple pushed him back outside. They tried to close and lock their front door, but the neighbor kept banging and pushing the door. The couple called 911, and when deputies arrived, the couple pointed out the man’s house. The deputies knocked on the neighbor’s door and were greeted by a man wearing blue boxers. When asked for identification, the man said he was “God.” Although he tried to slam the door, deputies were able to remove the man from his home and take him into custody. He was arrested and taken to the county jail.
PORT ST. LUCIE POLICE THEFT
A woman’s 14 K go l d bracelet and a diamond wedding ring were stolen from a box in her master bedroom. She told police she believes the culprits to be a rug cleaning crew that came to her residence in the 2800 block of Southeast Pace Drive. The jewelry was valued at $5,000. An officer attempted to contact the rug cleaning company, but it was closed for the day.
Credit and debit cards, $200 and an iPhone adapter were taken from an unlocked vehicle in the 2700 block of Northwest Hatches Harbor Road. She said there was an unauthorized use of her debit cards, but the bank would not disclose any information without a police report.
FORT PIERCE POLICE BATTERY
A woman was arrested in the 1000 block of South 27th Circle after she began striking the father of her children in the presence of police officers. She was taken to the county jail.
Police were called to the 900 block of South 27th Street, where a woman alleged that her boyfriend had used the electric cord of an iron to choke her during a fight. Both the woman and her boyfriend had scratches, and both claimed the other was the other started the scuffle. Police were unable to determine the primary aggressor. A report was sent to the Department of Children and Families, as there was a youngster in the home.
Two handguns and a cellphone were stolen from the 300 block of South 20th Street.