Watch: Surveillance footage released of man racing off after killing Broward business owner
Investigators with the Broward Sheriff’s Office are looking for a man they say shot and killed a Miami man who was closing up his business for the night and then raced off through the streets of West Park.sun-sentinel.com
This Memory Garden, at the Bowles-Strachan Historical House, in West Park, is dedicated to the early pioneers of Carver Ranches
This Memory Garden, at the Bowles-Strachan Historical House, in West Park, is dedicated to the early pioneers of Carver Ranches. I started working on the memory garden early one morning. An unfamiliar man that was working on the new house across the street came over to see what I was doing. The next morning he came with a load of dirt to elevate the bed of the garden, which made it more visible from the street. The spirit of the elders and our team will be there to greet them and share the history of the Genesis of Carver Ranches.– Cynthia Strachan Saunders (305) 343-9403thewestsidegazette.com
Man wanted in assault with firearm in Miami Beach lived in West Park with 11 weapons, deputies say
A law enforcement team went to a house in West Park in search of Risson Beaubrun and they found him, 11 firearms, bullets, high capacity magazines, ballistic vests with rifle plates, and oxycodone, the Broward Sheriff’s Office announced on Wednesday.
Video shows thief used U-Haul truck to steal yellow trackless train from party rental in Broward
Tycoon Party Rentals in Broward County’s city of West Park lost a yellow trackless train to a thief in a U-Haul truck. Surveillance video shows the early riser parked outside of the warehouse unit on Southwest 21st Street.
Man arrested in fatal shooting on Broward bus has prior murder conviction
WEST PARK, Fla. – A Fort Lauderdale man accused of shooting a fellow Broward County Transit bus passenger dead after an argument is now behind bars. Mario Alphonso Williams, 51, faces a charge of premeditated murder in the Sunday shooting death of Joseph Jackson, 42, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday. Deputies say that when the bus stopped and Jackson went to exit, Williams opened fire, shooting Jackson multiple times in the back. Family members say Jackson was bipolar and schizophrenic, and that he talked to himself frequently. They’re wondering if that set off the altercation on the bus, and wondering why it had to lead to violence.
Deputies release identity of man killed on Broward County Transit bus as search for shooter continues
WEST PARK, Fla. – The Broward County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deadly shooting that took place on a county transit bus. It happened Sunday afternoon in West Park and deputies are still searching for the shooter. According to investigators, there was an argument on board the bus between Jackson and another man. Witnesses told deputies the suspect shot Jackson multiple times as he tried to get off the bus. AdRELATED LINKBroward County Transit bus shooting leaves 1 dead, shooter still on the loose, BSO says
Broward County Transit bus shooting leaves 1 dead, shooter still on the loose, BSO says
WEST PARK, Fla. – A shooting on a Broward County Transit bus on Sunday afternoon has left 1 person dead and a gunman still on the loose. BSO and fire rescue responded where they located a man suffering multiple gunshot wounds to his stomach. Deputies established a perimeter and canvassed the area for the shooter, but were unable to locate anyone. Back at the scene, Local 10 News saw deputies speaking to witnesses who were aboard to gather information. Anyone with information is urged to call Broward Crimestoppers at (954) 493-8477.
Good Samaritan makes donation to Broward school targeted by 2 burglars
WEST PARK, Fla. – When crooks hauled away speakers and stole electronics from the ECB Educational K-8 Center in Broward County, Eboni Burts and her kids were heartbroken. Burts, the private school’s principal, released surveillance videos showing two burglars in action on Sunday at 2201 SW 42nd Ave., in West Park. Ferro also helped Burts with the installation and he trained school staff on how to use them. Burts said she was grateful because the faith-based Christian school will use the speakers to help the students with their daily devotions. If anyone has information about the burglary or the stolen electronics, they should call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.
Video shows school burglars sought by detectives in Broward
WEST PARK, Fla. – Surveillance video shows two burglars who are wanted for stealing electronics from a school on Sunday in Broward County. Ring cameras show the burglars broke into the ECB Educational K-8 Center at 2201 SW 42nd Ave., in West Park, and took printers, two flat-screen televisions, and speakers. Eboni Burts, the school principal, said she was still doing inventory on Monday. The burglars damaged a window to get inside. Find it in your heart to bring it back.”Burts is asking anyone with information about the burglary to call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.
Men accused of selling drugs on ‘darknet’ in exchange for Bitcoin
WEST PARK, Fla. – Federal agents swarmed a neighborhood in West Park on Tuesday and took two men into custody following an undercover investigation. On Thursday, Local 10 News learned that those men are being accused of selling narcotics, including fentanyl, online in exchange for Bitcoin as payment. Sky 10 was above the scene Tuesday on Southwest 32nd Avenue in West Park as the investigation was focused on a white house. Undercover detectives made five purchases from Teixeira-Spencer from March 2019 to June 2019, the indictment stated. According to the indictment, the packages were mailed from South Florida, as well as Rhode Island, to buyers across the country.
FBI, DOJ and postal agents swarm Broward neighborhood
WEST PARK, Fla. – Residents of a Broward community were confused Tuesday morning when a fleet of unmarked vehicles full of federal agents arrived in their neighborhood. Sky 10 was over the scene as the agents swarmed a block of SW 32nd Avenue in West Park. The scene is about two blocks south of Hallandale Beach Boulevard, and the investigation was focused on a white house. Agents could be seen coming and going from the home as neighbors looked on. Gloved agents could also be seen searching a silver convertible and a black GMC Yukon parked outside the house.
Social, emotional and academic effects of online learning may outweigh risks of virus
The accumulation of data was collected from international schools as well as schools in the United States. However, they warned that there is evidence that online and at home learning is affecting children socially, emotionally, and academically. “The reason we pushed to open schools is because having kids in person is better for the kids,” Florida Gov. “Our schools aren’t sources of spread for the pandemic,” Superintendent of Broward County Schools Robert Runcie said. And the Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools Alberto Carvalho said: “We know who’s losing ground.
Florida Lawmakers File Gun Violence Reduction Bill
Senator Jones previously filed the Urban Core Gun Violence Task Force bill (2020) while in the Florida House along with Senator Jason Pizzo. Solutions To Combat Gun ViolenceThe bill would create a task force to generate solutions to combat gun violence. This will keep our people and neighborhoods safe.”“The courageous survivors of the Parkland Massacre are the national faces of America’s gun violence epidemic. We lose 26 Black people to gun violence every day in America. We can end this kind of gun violence.sflcn.com
Man accused of shooting at deputy turns himself in to BSO
WEST PARK, Fla. – A 36-year-old man who is accused of shooting at a deputy in West Park on Wednesday turned himself in to authorities later that night, the Broward Sheriff’s Office confirmed. The incident occurred around 4 a.m. Wednesday near the Savage Beauty Supply located at 5716 W. Hallandale Beach Blvd. St. Louis said the deputy approached the car to investigate, at which time the driver, later identified as Johny Dabrezil, got out of the car and fired a single shot at the deputy, missing the deputy and his BSO vehicle. St. Louis said the deputy got back into his car and chased the suspect into the city of Hollywood, where he lost sight of the vehicle near the 5700 block of Dewey Street. A perimeter was set up in the area, and Hollywood police later found the Mercedes two blocks away in the rear parking lot of a towing company.
Man accused of shooting at Broward Sheriff’s deputy is behind bars
It’s the third shooting incident in that area since Dec. 5 when three men were wounded about one block away from the West Park shooting scene, and three New York men were fatally shot on Jan. 4 while driving along State Road 7, just south of there.sun-sentinel.com
Deputies identify gunman who shot at BSO vehicle in West Park
WEST PARK, Fla. – Authorities are investigating after a gunman fired a single shot in the direction of a Broward County Sheriff’s deputy, narrowly missing the deputy and his car. According to BSO spokeswoman Gerdy St. Louis, the deputy spotted a suspicious vehicle sitting behind a beauty supply store. St. Louis said the driver then got back into his car and fled the scene, heading north along State Road 7 in Hollywood. The deputy followed Dabrezil and other deputies joined in the pursuit, St. Louis said. According to BSO, deputies and officers with the Hollywood Police Department set up a perimeter in the 5900 block of Dewey Street, but Dabrezil and his passenger were not found.
Senator Shevrin Jones Statement on Insurrection at U.S. Capitol
[WEST PARK] – Today, Florida State Senator Shevrin Jones (D-West Park) released the following statement on the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol:“This is a shameful moment in our nation’s history as Donald Trump and his enablers have incited and provoked an outright attack on democracy. These are not political protestors, but violent terrorists attempting to overthrow our government and they must be criminally prosecuted. We cannot wash over the dangerous propaganda and behavior that led us here and allow the political leaders who continue to refuse to uphold the U.S. Constitution to skate by without consequence. Donald Trump must be removed from office. The world is watching.”sflcn.com
Early morning shooting in West Park injures 3, according to BSO
WEST PARK, Fla. – Broward Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting after 3 people were found shot early Saturday morning. According to BSO, they received a call at 2:45 a.m. about a shooting at the intersection of Hallandale Beach Boulevard and Southwest 56th Avenue. When an employee went to open the store for business, which was across the street from the shooting scene, they found the front doors completely shattered. The owner of the business arrived to find a bullet hole also in the store’s shutters. He believes it was caused by a stray bullet from the shooting scene that traveled across the street and into the store.
Christopher Columbus Veterans Day Celebration
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Diana Wasserman-Rubin, longtime Democratic force in Broward politics, dies at 73
She retired in July 2010, hours before surrendering at the county jail on five felony counts of receiving unlawful compensation. Prosecutors accused her of voting in favor of grants that her husband wrote for the town of Southwest Ranches — votes that resulted in him receiving $45,000 in bonuses. The prosecution accused her of violating laws that require elected officials to abstain from voting on matters that pose a conflict of interest or might give them or family members a special benefit.sun-sentinel.com
Free walk-up testing site opens in Broward County
PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. Leaders is Broward County will hold a news conference Wednesday morning at a new coronavirus testing site in Pembroke Park. The news conference at the Koinonia Worship Center and Village at 4900 W. Hallandale Beach Blvd. is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.Broward County Mayor Dale Holness will speak at the press briefing, along with Rep. Shevrin Jones, Broward County Commissioner Dr. Barbara Sharief, Broward County Sheriff Gregory Tony, West Park Vice Mayor Brian Johnson and West Park Commissioner Felicia Brunson. The walk-up testing site will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday only. No appointments are need to be tested and testing is free to all.
Alleged shooter kills 2 men in 2 counties with only minutes in between
BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – A Miramar man who police said shot two people on the same day in two different counties within minutes of each other is under arrest. Ian Jackson, 26, was taken into custody Wednesday, July 1, for the murders of Roy Gissendanner in West Park and O’Neil William in Miami Gardens. 27th St., West Park, after receiving a 911 call. As BSO continued the investigation into the West Park shooting, Miami Gardens Police were investigating a shooting that happened on Monday, June 22 at 4:19 p.m. in the 18300 block of North Miami Avenue. A funeral service for Gissendanner was held Saturday, July 4, at the New Macedonia Baptist Church in West Park.
Bobcat attacks couple during morning walk, family says
Howard Fray, Ruperts brother, said that Eslyn is certain the animal was a bobcat because she had seen one two years earlier, when a different bobcat was captured from the complex after taking refuge in a tree. He said that the color of the cat, which she described as a mixture of dark gray and brown, was similar to the color of the cat captured two years earlier. The size was similar, too.sun-sentinel.com