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

Police arrest attempted armed burglary suspect

Detectives have arrested a man who was attempting to open the rear gate of a home in Murano Bay early this morning. Todd Ritter, 55, was in possession of a lock blade knife, flashlight and pliers when detectives took him into custody. He is charged with attempted armed burglary to a residence, resisting arrest without violence and possession of burglary tools. Detectives are looking into the... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - Feb. 12, 2019

19-008105 Theft (Auto) Southern Cross Ln. 0752hrs.
2013 Ford E350, white in color, bearing Fl tag 905PEU, was stolen from the above location.
19-008106 Burglary (Auto) Leisure Ln. 0824hrs.
19-008106 Burglary (Auto) NW 10th Ct. 0824hrs.
19-008106 Burglary (Auto) NW 10th Ct.... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - Feb. 8-11, 2019

19-007794 1959 hours Warrant 200 NW 10th Ave
Following a traffic stop, the driver of the vehicle W/F Ellen VonDerLancken was found to have a warrant for her arrest. TOT PBCJ.
19-007801 2024 hours Burglary Residence S Chippewa Cir
On 02/05/2019, Victim had a plumber in her residence for repair work. Upon arriving home on that date, the... Click to View

Surveillance video shows theft, burglary to eyeglass store

VIDEO: More than $8,000 in Tom Ford eyeglass frames stolen from Palm Beach Eyes of Boynton Beach last month. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Ramos at 561-742-6136 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 800-458-TIPS. You can remain anonymous.

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Boynton Beach Police enhance license plate recognition program

While out on patrol, officers received notification that a stolen Honda Accord was traveling southbound on North Seacrest Boulevard.
The officers stopped the car and detained the driver, who was later charged with theft of motor vehicle and possession of crack cocaine.
The technology that provided information about the stolen car is referred to as Automated License Plate... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - Feb. 8, 2019

19-007132 Burglary Auto 700 E. Boynton Beach Blvd #209 1607 hours
19-007138 Burglary Auto 732 NE 12 Terr #2 1642 hours
19-007131 Theft Other 700 E Boynton Beach Blvd #306 1705 hours
19-007069 Motor Vehicle Theft 225 South Blvd. 0937hrs.
2012 Toyota Camry with NY tag CRE6729 was stolen overnight.
19-007068... Click to View

VIDEO: #BBPD officer dragged by fleeing suspect.

VIDEO: #BBPD officer dragged by fleeing suspect. Poice Chief Michael G. Gregory spoke to reporters yesterday about the dangers officers face during traffic stops.
Watch his unedited comments here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkKVjlSpPmI

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Boynton Briefing - Feb. 7, 2019

19-007036 Pursuit I-95 & Gateway Blvd 0316 hours
Officer Schalk was on patrol near the above address when he received a Low-Jack hit. Ofc Schalk spotted the vehicle, a red Toyota Tacoma (FL Z94-JQE), traveling northbound on I-95. A pursuit was initiated and officers followed the vehicle to Riviera Beach where the two occupants bailed out of the vehicle. The two occupants... Click to View

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