BBPD arrest suspect in OfferUp theft; remind public substation open for mobile app transactions

Yesterday, detectives arrested 18-year-old Jordan Lewis and charged him with grand theft for stealing an Apple watch during an OfferUp transaction. Lewis had arranged to buy the watch from a Delray Beach man outside of the Boynton Beach Mall last Thursday. When they arrived and the man handed him the watch to look at, Lewis took off running.Officers and detectives tracked Lewis down at this school, where he was found to be in possession of the watch.
We strongly encourage those of you who buy/sell items using mobile apps to consider coming to the lobby of our substation to complete the transaction. We are now located at 209 N. Seacrest Blvd and our doors are open Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. #SaferBoyntonBeach

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Police investigating accidental drowning of Boynton man

Boynton Beach Police are investigating the accidental drowning of a 21-year-old man who fled from officers responding to the report of an in-progress vehicle burglary early Thursday morning.
Just before 8 a.m., Boynton Beach Police Communications Center received a 911 call about a possible drowning in a retention pond behind the Canterbury community off of High Ridge Road.
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BBPD applying for federal grant

The Boynton Beach Police Department is in the process of applying for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant. This is the FY 2019 local solicitation. We have been allocated $34,740. Should we be awarded and receive the full amount of this grant, the funds would go toward computer software. If you have any questions regarding the submission of this grant please contact Officer... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - Aug. 16-19, 2019

19-046623 Robbery Strong/Arm (Old Navy) 373 N. Congress Avenue 1901 hours
B/F Larresa West was charged with Strong Arm Robbery, processed, TOT to PBCJ.
19-046544 Criminal Mischief/ Theft 215 High Point Blvd. 0738hrs.
Unknown suspect(s) broke the lock on the refrigerator located at the pool area and stole property from within. The property was located in the... Click to View

National Night Out - POSTPONED

The Boynton Beach Police Department’s National Night Out event is being postponed due to the impending inclement weather later today. We will keep the community posted on the new date once it is planned.

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Boynton Beach Police joins Neighbors by Ring to provide community with real-time, local crime and safety information

The Boynton Beach Police Department today announced that it is joining the free Neighbors app by Ring to provide the community with real-time, local crime and safety information.
Residents can text ‘bbfl’ to 555888 from their smartphone to download the Neighbors app for free on iOS and Android and use the app to; join their neighborhood, share crime and safety-related videos, photos and... Click to View

DNA kit leads Boynton Beach officer to half-brother he never knew he had

“Good morning, my name is David Stull. According to 23andMe, we are half-brothers. I was adopted as an infant and have very little knowledge of my family history, so I have no way of knowing the validity of this.”
Those were the first few sentences of an email Boynton Beach Police Officer Eric Reynolds received last month.
Reynolds had done 23andMe three years ago to learn more... Click to View

BBPD hosting FREE Teen Summit

Calling all teens ages 13-17 – Catch the WAVE with the Boynton Beach Police Department!
Work. Attitude. Value. Empowerment. That’s the focus of this FREE Teen Summit that begins July 23 and runs three days a week through August 8.
The Teen Summit will be held Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 643 St. Mark’s Place, Boynton... Click to View

Put it down and focus on driving

The Boynton Beach Police Department reminds you of the new state law prohibiting texting and driving. We encourage you to go hands-free in your car. Put it down and arrive alive.
We will be handing out hands-free cell phone holders to the first 50 people who attend our Coffee with a Cop event on Thursday, July 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Chick-fil-A on Boynton Beach Boulevard. We... Click to View

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