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Marijuana muffins and batter seized in drug investigation

Aug. 123 2014

Armed with a search warrant, police seized 11 marijuana smoking devices, grinder with marijuana residue, digital scale, under 20 grams of loose marijuana, 1 marijuana plant with root system, 12 cooked marijuana muffins and 12 uncooked marijuana muffins along with a Tupperware bowl containing marijuana muffin batter. Read more

Three Broward County residents for trying to pass fraudulent traveler’s checks

Aug. 12, 2014

The investigation began when police received a call from the Family Dollar store located at 577 NW Prima Vista Drive, Port St. Lucie, regarding two female suspects trying to pass suspected counterfeit traveler’s check. Read more

Large snake with an appetite for cats caught by Port St. Lucie Police Sergeant

Aug. 8, 2014

On Friday, Aug. 8, Port St. Lucie Police Sergeant John Holman, with the assistance of other officers, extracted a 12-foot, 120-pound Burmese Python from waist high brush in the 600 block of SE Faith Terrace. Read more

Man with self-described foot fetish arrested at Sportsman's Park West again after stealing a female juvenile's socks

Aug. 4, 2014

The suspect accosted a female juvenile leaving cheer leading practice and after she refused his request for the socks she was holding in her hand, he reached in and snatched the socks, placed the socks in his pocket and walked away. Read more

PSLPD hosts three events for the National Night Against Crime

July 31, 2014

As part of the 31st National Night Out Against Crime campaign this year, the Port St. Lucie Police Department will host three local events in early August. Read more

Help police identify two suspects in jewelry thefts

July 30, 2014

Police obtained surveillance video provided by VM Jewelry’s two locations, which captured two female suspects utilizing distraction techniques to take jewelry that was being displayed by the sales associate. Read more

Two Walmart employees caught stealing computers, tablets and other merchandise

July 29, 2014

The two employees were arrested on July 27, after store security observed them concealing laptop computers and other items then leaving the store without paying for the merchandise. Read more

Early morning robbery at SE Tiffany and SE Lennard Cumberland Farms under investigation

July 28, 2014

On July 28, at around 4:20 a.m., two black males, one armed with a handgun, entered the store and robbed the clerk of an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing on foot. Read more

New York woman uses grandson to shoplift in Port St. Lucie

July 25, 2014

The suspect was arrested for grand theft and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, after she used her 13-year-old grandson to help her shoplift from the Walmart Superstore located at 1850 SW Gatlin Blvd. Read more

Narcotics detectives makes drug bust in a Sam's Club parking lot

July 22, 2014

The investigation began when detectives received information that two suspects were selling prescription drugs in the city. Detectives set up a sting to have the pair meet them in the parking lot of Sam’s Club located at 10900 South U.S. Highway 1 to purchase Dilaudid. Read more

Channel lock burglars hit three Port St. Lucie Nail Salons

July 22, 2014

Victims told police that the only items stolen was a small amount of cash from the two cash registers. Police were unable to recover any surveillance of the burglaries and are asking the public for help. Read more

Keiser College of Golf bomb threat solved by Port St. Lucie Police Detective

July 17, 2014

In a response to an online advertisement placed by the college, the suspect stated that there was a bomb inside the college's building located at 1860 SW Fountainview Boulevard in St. Lucie West. Staff at the college evacuated the building, but a bomb sweep of the building revealed that there were no bomb on the premises. Read more

Dog declared dangerous attacks again, owner arrested

July 10, 2014

The dog was declared dangerous on June 11, 2014 and notice was given to the owner of the conditions and restriction relating to the dog. On June 29, 2014, the dog got loose and attacked a man who was passing by on an electric scooter. Read more

Funeral arrangements for Port St. Lucie Police Officer Lee Rehm

July 10, 2014

Funeral service for fallen officer Lee Rehm will be held on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 10 am at Morningside Church located at 2180 SE Morningside Boulevard. Read more

Port St. Lucie Police Officer Lee Rehm suffers massive heart attack, dies at age 40

July 9, 2014

On Tuesday, July 8, 2014, off-duty Port St. Lucie Police Officer George “Lee” Rehm suffered a heart attack, and the following day, he succumbed to heart complications and was pronounced dead at Martin Medical Center in Stuart, Fla. Read more

Mother and son arrested for filing false police report and insurance fraud after falsely claiming their car had been stolen

July 8, 2014

The son admitted to deliberately crashing his mother's 2008 Grand Prix into a canal in Martin County and the mother filed a claim with her insurance company claiming the car had been stolen. Read more

Port St. Lucie squatter arrested on burglary and drug charges

July 8, 2014

The suspect was charged with burglary, possession and distribution of narcotics, and possession of drug paraphernalia after he was found squatting inside an unoccupied home. Read more

PSLPD takes first place in their category during Florida’s Click It or Ticket Challenge

July 7, 2014

There were 10 law enforcement agency categories with a total of 200 agencies competing. Port St. Lucie Police along with over 30 other agencies participated in the category consisting of agencies with 151 to 250 officers. Read more

Multiple Arrests Made During Port St Lucie Prostitution Sting

July 3, 2014

PSLPD's Special Investigation Division conducted a proactive prostitution sting in response to recent complaints, which resulted in the arrest of three males, or “Johns,” at a local hotel; the three were charged with solicitation of prostitution. Read more

Two West Palm Beach men arrested in connection with Country Club Estates burglaries

July 1, 2014

Alexander Saridakis was arrested and charged with three counts of burglary, two counts of grand theft, and one count of grand theft auto in connection with the County Club Estate and the Vineyards burglaries. His accomplice, Bruce Martin Fong, was identified through an anonymous tip and subsequently arrested. Read more

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