Hurricane Irma Preparedness

The City of Boynton Beach is closely monitoring Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm. City Officials met today and have begun preparations. City Services are operating according to regular schedules, but we will update throughout the week as new information becomes available. Continue to monitor the City of Boynton Beach and Boynton Beach Police Department social media on Facebook and Twitter for the most up-to-date information: @cityofboynton @bbpd

Boynton Beach residents can also obtain notifications on the City’s BBTV ComCast Channel, Ch 99 and through the Nextdoor app . We encourage you to stay tuned to local media for information regarding evacuations, shelters and storm information.

Here is some more information to help you plan:
Flood Map: http://www.pbcgov.com/knowurzone/

Hurricane Evacuation Shelters:
Palm Beach County, in cooperation with the American Red Cross (ARC), currently operates hurricane evacuation shelters across the County. All hurricane evacuation shelters meet current ARC 4496 design standards to withstand hurricane force winds, including window strength and protection, wind and debris exposure, and storm surge inundation.
Boynton Beach High School is a shelter in the City of Boynton Beach. For other shelter locations, click here: http://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Publications/Shelters%20With...
Palm Beach County has established a Special Needs Program to provide for citizens with certain medical problems during a major emergency. You must register for the shelter in advance. Space is limited. Click here for more information: https://secure.co.palm-beach.fl.us/PSD.EM.SpecialNeedsApplication/

Pet Resources
Click on the links below for information about taking care of your pets before and during a hurricane:
ASPCA: https://www.aspca.org/pet-care/general-pet-care/disaster-preparedness
FEMA: https://www.fema.gov/news-release/2011/12/01/disaster-plan-your-pets
Humane Society - http://www.humanesociety.org/assets/pdfs/disaster/disaster_preparedness_...
Pet Lodging - https://www.rover.com/
Gas Stations with Emergency Power
There are two gas stations in the City of Boynton Beach that can provide gas even if the power is out. They are:
BP, 645 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach
Mobil, 850 Gateway Boulevard, Boynton Beach
Here is a list of additional gas stations in Palm Beach County with emergency power: http://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Publications/2016stations.pdf

Publix Locations with Emergency Power
There are Publix locations in the City of Boynton Beach that have emergency power capabilities.
They are located at:
Boynton Plaza – 111 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach, FL
Sunshine Square – 501 S.E. 18th Avenue, Boynton Beach, FL
Quantum Village – 1005 Gateway Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL
Boynton Lakes Plaza – 4770 N. Congress Ave., Boynton Beach, FL
Here is a complete list of Publix stores with emergency power in Palm Beach County: http://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Publications/Publix_Stores_w...
Other Stores with Emergency Power
Home Depot: http://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Publications/2012HomeDepot.pdf
Lowes:
http://discover.pbcgov.org/publicsafety/dem/Publications/2012Lowes.pdf

Price Gouging
During a State of Emergency , price gouging is illegal. Report any violations to 1-866-966-7226.

Helpful Phone Numbers:
• Agricultural and Consumer Services:
(800) 435-7352
• American Red Cross:
(866) GET-INFO
• Boca Raton Community Hospital:
(561) 395-7100
• Elder Services:
(800) 963-5337
• Palm Beach County Emergency Management:
(561) 712-6400
• Emergency Management, Hearing Impaired:
(561) 712-6343
• FEMA Disaster Assistance:
(800) 621-3362
• Florida's 2-1-1 Help Line:
211
• Florida Department of Financial Services:
(800) 227-8676
• Florida Emergency Information Line:
(800) 342-3557
• Florida Power and Light:
(800) 4-OUTAGE
• Mosquito Control of Palm Beach County:
(561) 967-6480
• State Volunteer and Donations:
(800) 354-3571

Emergency Messaging
AlertPBC is Palm Beach County’s Emergency Notification System. Now is the time to sign up for the service. Click here to sign up: https://member.everbridge.net/index/892807736726195#/signup
Nextdoor is a social network for you, your neighbors and your community. Boynton Beach Police will be providing updates via this service. Click here to sign up: https://www.nextdoor.com

BBPD News feed

PD lobby closing; reopening at new location

Our lobby officially closes at 5 p.m. on Thursday. We will resume operations on Monday, Sept. 24 at our substation, 209 N. Seacrest Blvd (south of the Post Office).
Services available there include Public Records, Victim Advocates and Internal Affairs. Hours are Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Administration, Patrol and Investigative Services will be located at 2045 High... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - Sept. 18, 2018

18-048080 2042 hours Trafficking Heroin Arrest 133 NW 10th Ave.
PTO Rivera and OIT Waiters conducted a felony stop on a stolen 2013 White Kia Optima at the aforementioned location. B/M Datron Brown was subsequently taken into custody for GTA. Search incident to arrest located 5.9 grams of Heroin on his person. Brown was charged accordingly and tot PBCJ.
18-048077 0122... Click to View

Police to give deaf residents device to improve communication between them

In honor of Deaf Awareness Month, the Boynton Beach Police Department is expanding its efforts to improve communication with residents who are deaf or hard of hearing.
The latest initiative is the purchase of the Pullover Pal, a canvas waterproof pocket that folds over the driver’s window for the officer to see immediately when approaching the vehicle. It contains a card that tells the... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - Sept. 14-17, 2018

18-047933 Filing False Report/Narcotic Arrest 850 W Gateway Blvd 2319 hours
W/F Sara Davis was arrested for Filing a False Police Report after investigation revealed that she made allegations of being kidnapped and her vehicle carjacked. Davis’ vehicle had been involved in a crash on 6th Ave and I-95 where several subjects bailed from the vehicle. These allegations prompted a joint... Click to View

Police warn community of man who solicited 12-year-old for sex

Boynton Beach Police are warning the community about a man driving a tan car who solicited sex from a 12-year-old girl in a CVS parking lot along Federal Highway on Sunday morning.
Officers responded to the CVS at 301 N. Federal Highway around 9 a.m., and met with the girl, who said she was walking in the parking lot when she noticed a tan four-door car following her.
The driver, a... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - Sept. 13, 2018

18-047224 1633 hours hooting SW 4th Ave.
Units responded to the aforementioned location in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, they located the victim lying in the roadway with gunshot wounds to his person. The victim was subsequently transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Both Crime Scene and Detectives responded. Investigation is ongoing.
18-... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - Sept. 7-12, 2018

18-047082 Burglary Residence 206 SW 3rd St 1848 hours
Victim reported unknown persons entering her residence via forced entry (window) and stealing a black/green in color Avigo BMX bicycle.
18-047096 Stolen Auto 1008 S Seacrest Blvd 2236 hours
Victim reported his 2008 gray Toyota Corolla bearing DSHR45 stolen from the front of his residence. Victim has the... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - Sept. 6, 2018

18-045977 Stolen Vehicle Tag 1621 NW 1st Ct 1832 hours
Officers responded to the above address in reference to a stolen tag. The officers met with the victim who reported his FL tag “DJerome” stolen. The victim said the tag was attached to his Lincoln Navigator and the victim was not sure when the tag got stolen.
18-046019 Agg. Assault Firearm NE 14th Ave 1336 hours... Click to View

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