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

Boynton Briefing - May 23, 2018

18-027314 Burglary Auto 101 Scarborough Ln 2218 hours
Victim reported that unknown persons entered his 2017 green Toyota Corolla and stole a bag with personal belongings.
18-027334 Narcotic Arrest/DWLS/Warrant 1400 W Boynton Beach Blvd 0133 hours
Officer Pires conducted a traffic stop on a 2005 white Audi A6 for a traffic infraction. The driver,... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - May 22, 2018

8-26991 0513 hrs Burglary Auto 145 SW 8th Ave
18-27030 1247 hrs Burglary Auto 319 SW 8th Ave
18-27049 1359 hrs Burglary Auto 220 SW 8th Ave
18-27057 1452 hrs Burglary Auto 401 SW 8th Ave
Multiple unsecured vehicles were unlawfully entered between 2230 and 0500 hours. Numerous lose items taken.
18-26992... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - May 17-21, 2018

18-026946 1916 hours Stolen Vehicle 750 W. Industrial Ave.
Officers responded to the aforementioned address in reference to a stolen vehicle. Upon arrival they met with the victim who stated unknown persons had stolen his White 1999 Toyota Avalon bearing Fl. Tag Y47DZH sometime over-night.
18-026846 0745 hours Burglary Auto 304 SE 23RD AVE... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - May 17, 2018

18-26325 1844 hrs Trespass/Narcotic Arrest 1005 N Seacrest Blvd
Officers observed B/M Javarous Finklea, 12/31/99, standing in front of the business that was known to officers to be trespassed from the business. Search incident to arrest revealed Finklea to be in possession of marijuana. NTA Issued.
18-26333 1909 hrs Failed to Stop 500 NE 2nd St
... Click to View

Community Meeting

Let's talk over dinner. Join us May 31 at 6 p.m. at St. John Missionary Baptist Church for a community conversation organized by the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission Community Engagement Task Force.
RSVP to 561-355-2332.

Click to View

Boynton Briefing - May 16, 2018

18-026126 1436 hours Strong Arm Robbery 371 N. Congress Ave.
Officers responded to the aforementioned location in reference to a strong arm robbery. Upon arrival they met with the elderly victim who advised a b/m and two b/f suspects had snatched her purse and fled the area in a White Toyota Corolla bearing FL. Tag AEVK11. Units located the vehicle at 500 W. Boynton... Click to View

Boynton Briefing - May 15, 2018

18-025984 1532 hours Failed to Stop 801 NE 3rd St.
PTO Davis attempted a traffic stop on a White 2001 Kia Sorento bearing FL. Tag CHH 1542 at the aforementioned location. The vehicle failed to yield and fled south bound on Federal Hwy. Units were unable to identify the driver of the vehicle. Delray Beach PD was notified of the DOT and the vehicle description. No... Click to View

Register now for Teen Police Academy summer camp

Registration is underway for the 10th annual Boynton Beach Police Department Teen Police Academy, a week-long summer camp dedicated to increasing an understanding between our community’s youth and their local police.
The academy program will provide youth a hands-on opportunity to learn how the BBPD operates. Class topics will include: K-9, police patrol techniques, dangers of traffic... Click to View

load more