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Suspect who stole pressure washer from local business captured

April 24, 2014

Timothy Joseph Ferguson was arrested and charged with 2 counts of grand theft, 2 counts of burglary, dealing in stolen property, criminal mischief, possession of drug paraphernalia, fleeing police, and grand theft auto stemming from an investigation into the theft of a pressure washer from Suncoast Equipment Center located in Port St. Lucie. Read more

Port St. Lucie has the lowest crime rate for population over 100,000; experiences a 19.3% drop in crime

April 23, 2014

Port St. Lucie has traditionally experienced a low crime-rate and has routinely had the lowest crime of similar sized cities for many years. The collaboration of the community, the police and other City departments, as well as surrounding law enforcement agencies has significantly contributed to the low crime rate. Read more

Police asking for the help in identifying two burglary suspects who used victim’s bank card at local businesses

April 23, 2014

The suspects broke into a truck that was parked in the driveway of 189 SW Twig Avenue and stole a bank card, which they used at two local stores to buy gas, sunglasses, and a phone charger. Read more

Pizza Hut Robber caught in Broward County

April 22, 2014

The suspect allegedly robbed a Pizza Hut located at 1014 SE Port St. Lucie Boulevard on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at around 12:30 am. Read more

Crime Stoppers tip leads to drug arrest in Port St. Lucie

April 17, 2014

The suspect was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession cocaine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting an officer, after police served a search warrant at his home. Read more

Port St. Lucie man arrested for breaking into his sister’s estranged husband’s house and threatening him with a knife

April 16, 2014

The suspect was charged with aggravated assault with deadly weapon, burglary with assault, and throwing deadly missile into dwelling. Read more

Suspect arrested for vehicular homicide stemming from hit-and-run accident

April 14, 2014

Ivette L. Nieves-Barsuglia was charged with of Vehicular Homicide, and Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Personal Injury. Read more

Police need your help in identifying "Towel Boy" burglar

April 14, 2014

The suspect is described as a white male, 15-20 years old, 5’6”-5’8” tall, slim build wearing a towel, white sneakers, a necklace and carrying a backpack. Read more

Learn how to prepare your kids for success at March 26 police forum

March 21, 2014

The Port St. Lucie Police Department and the Kids at Hope organization invite parents to a forum about planning for  social, academic and career success for children on March 26 at City Hall. Read more

Take the Port St. Lucie Police Department citizen survey

March 17, 2014

The Port St. Lucie Police Department would like you to tell them how they can better serve this city. Every three years the Police Department asks citizens to complete a survey regarding their satisfaction with the services of the agency. Aside from being a good practice, this survey is also a requirement of the national accreditation standards. Read more

Port St. Lucie Police Detectives and U.S. Marshals Regional Task Force arrest robbery and sexual assault suspect

Feb. 21, 2014

The suspect was charged with seven counts of false imprisonment, seven counts of robbery with a firearm, seven counts of aggravated assault, one count of aggravated battery, and two counts of sexual battery. Read more

Port St. Lucie man seriously injured after being struck by car while mowing his lawn

Feb. 18, 2014

The driver hit the 66 year old man in front of his home at 1932 S.E. Berkshire Blvd. as he walked out into the roadway with his lawn mower. Read more

Serial “Pick Pocket” arrested by Port St. Lucie Police

Feb. 10, 2014

The suspect was arrested for grand theft and petty larceny stemming from a series of “pickpocket” incidents that took place at Walmart and Publix stores in Port St. Lucie between February 1 through 12. Read more

PSLPD asking for help identifying Walmart parking lot armed robbery suspect

Feb. 10, 2014

The suspect robbed a 67 year old woman in the parking lot of the Walmart located at 1675 NW St. Lucie West Blvd. on Friday, February 7, 2014 at 5:40 p.m. Read more

Police say ex-US Army Captain shoots husband during domestic dispute

Feb. 6, 2014

Valerie Ann Lowe told police that she was involved in a domestic argument with her husband when she shot him with a .38 caliber Smith and Wesson revolver; he was pronounced dead at the Lawnwood Trauma Center. Read more

Man is arrested after attempting to steal three large screen televisions from Wal Mart

Jan. 31, 2014

The South Florida man rolled a shopping cart carrying a 46-inch television out to his vehicle, then came back into the store to steal two larger TVs After cutting the security devices off of two 55-inch Vizios, the man was stopped by police before leaving the store. Read more

Port St. Lucie Police is asking for help identifying suspect in Cumberland Farms convenience store robbery

Jan. 30, 2014

The suspect took $50 from the store after telling the cashier he had a gun under his clothing. Read more

Victim of strong arm robbery experiences a horrifying ride trying to get his stolen PS3 system back

Jan. 22, 2014

The victim was dragged about 1000 feet prior to falling from the suspects' car as he attempted to prevent them from absconding with his property. Read more

Three men arrested for solicitation without a permit in an area of the City that has experienced multiple burglaries

Jan. 17, 2014

Police were told that the suspects were going door to door in the neighborhood soliciting for an unknown purpose. After making contact with the men, police discovered that they did not have the required permits to solicit within the city. Read more

Port St. Lucie Police and St. Lucie County Sheriff’s Office team up to arrest Walgreen’s robber

Jan. 14, 2014

The suspect is accused of robbing the Walgreen's, located at 1661 NW St. Lucie West Blvd., of a pack of syringes and a bottle of Oxycotin pills. Read more

PSL Citizens Police Academy begins January 2014

Jan. 7, 2014

The Citizens Police Academy will meet twice weekly from Jan. 28, 2014 to March 20 at police headquarters at 121 S.W. Port St. Lucie Blvd. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 6 to 9 p.m. Read more

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