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

BBPD hosts back to school supply drive to benefit foster children

BACK TO SCHOOL DRIVE: We've teamed up with Journey Church Lake Worth to ensure that foster children in Palm Beach County have all the supplies they need for a successful start to the school year. Now through July 31, we are collecting school supplies for 4KIDS, which provides homes, families, resources and hope for babies, children, teens and young adults. Items can be dropped off in our lobby... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - July 11, 2018

18-035748 1914 hours Fleeing and Eluding 133 NW 10th Ave.
Officers attempted a traffic stop on a 2018 White Hyundai Elantra being operated by b/m Tarrik Fuller at the aforementioned location. Fuller initially refused to stop and threw two morphine tablets out the driver side window of the vehicle. Once he believed to be successful in discarding evidence; he came to a stop, and... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - July 6-9, 2018

Officers responded to 1 non-fatal overdose call during the shift.
18-035448 Narcotic Arrest 398 N Congress Ave 0039 hours
Ofc Esteves conducted a traffic stop on a blue 2016 Chevy 4 door for a traffic infraction. During the traffic stop, front seat passenger W/M Jack Schofield was found to be in possession of 10 grams of marijuana. Schofield was arrested and issued an... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - July 6, 2018

18-034848 2006 hours Failed to Stop 2400 W. Woolbright Rd.
Agent Berben attempted a traffic stop on a Green Dodge SUV bearing FL. Tag Z68AHH at the aforementioned location. The vehicle failed to yield and proceeded WB on Woolbright Rd. until making a NB turn onto Congress Ave. The stop was subsequently terminated due to the reckless manner of driving by the suspect vehicle.... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - July 4-5, 2018

18-034691 1720 hours Overdose Non-Fatal 425 NE 15th Ave.
Officers from B1/C1 provided logistical support to units working the July 4th Celebration at Intracoastal Park. They also responded to a plethora of loud music and firework complaints throughout the city.
1-8034594 1136 hours BURGLARY AUTO 62 MEADOWS DRIVE
Officer responded to 62 Meadows... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - July 3, 2018

18-034292 Failed To Stop 400 NW 2snd St 2027 hours
Officers on patrol discovered a white Ford Taurus displaying a stolen FL tag Y96-MSA. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle by activating their emergency lights and siren. The driver ignored the officers signal to stop and fled from the officers marked patrol vehicles. The officers deactivated their emergency equipment and... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - June 29 -July 2, 2018

18-034091 1720 hours Overdose Fatal 43 Paxford Ln.
Officers responded to the aforementioned address in reference to a deceased person. Upon arrival officers met with the decedent’s roommate who stated his friend (30 yoa) appeared to have expired from a heroin overdose. The decedent was located in his bedroom with a used syringe and metal spoon next to him. Detectives and... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - June 22, 2018

18-032335 1888 hours Stolen Vehicle 208 S. Seacrest Blvd.
Officers responded to the aforementioned location in reference to a stolen vehicle. Upon arrival the victim advised she left her Gray 2016 Dodge Dart bearing Fl. Tag JKCC29 running in the parking lot of the library. When she returned to her vehicle it was missing. She subsequently called police to report the vehicle... Click to View

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