Monday September 19,2022

FATAL STABBING DEATH IN BELLE GLADE

 Detectives with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a fatal stabbing in Belle Glade.

On Friday, September 16, 2022 at 7:15 p.m., deputies responded to a stabbing in the 1200 block of NW 16th Street in Belle Glade.

After the incident, he was picked up by his friends and driven to Rodriguez Food Store, where 911 was called.

Deputies and paramedics located a deceased man in the rear of a business.

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Division arrived and began their investigation.

Detectives said the victim was involved in an altercation in the 1300 block of NW Avenue L in Belle Glade.

His death would be the 64th homicide in the county so far this year, according to the Palm Beach Post Homicide Tracker

Deputies did not make any arrests in the case, and ask anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS

WAFC UPDATE – ARREST MADE IN THE SHOOTING DEALTH OF SOUTH BAY MAN

A WAFC update on a story we brought you last week about a shooting death of a South Bay Man

26-year-old Hargest Lee King is in custody after a shooting in South Bay that left one man dead in south bay.

According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, King was arrested as a result of deputies’ further investigation into the shooting of Manuel Segura on Sep. 9th.

King remains behind bars after being booked into the Western Detention Center.

King is facing several charges, including homicide, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, aggravated assault, and destroying evidence.

IMMOKALEE MAN ARRESTED AFTER HIT AND RUN

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man they say left the scene after crashing into a car with kids inside Friday night.

Deputies say they responded to a crash on Roberts Ave. in Immokalee around 10 p.m. Friday. At the crash scene, deputies found an SUV with front-end damage but no one inside and another SUV with damage to the front driver’s side.

According to the sheriff’s office, the SUV that appeared to have been hit in the front driver’s side had children inside, but say they were not hurt.

The person who called deputies said they saw two people get out of the other SUV involved and said the driver was wearing a yellow shirt and blue jeans.

Nearby, deputies looking for the driver found a man matching the description provided by the other driver walking with a limp along N. 3rd Street. That man was later identified as 27-year-old Sergio Hernandez.

Deputies say they attempted to speak with Hernandez but say he ran when they addressed him. Deputies were able to catch up with Hernandez and take him into custody.

When searching Hernandez, deputies found keys that matched the SUV involved in the crash. They say he also had a cut on his nose and a seatbelt mark on his shoulder and collarbone, which was consistent with him being the driver.

Hernandez was arrested and is facing charges of hit-and-run, resisting arrest, and driving without a license. He is being held on an out-of-county warrant for possession of palmetto berries.

COFFEE WITH THE CHIEF

Clewiston Police Department is having Coffee With Chief, on September 22nd at 8:00am, Worry Free Plumbing, located at 544 East Sugarland Highway, Clewiston, will be hosting the Coffee with the Chief program, Thomas P. Lewis, Chief of Police will be there to enjoy a cup Coffee and visit with the residents of Clewiston.

This is an opportunity for the community to hear the happenings at the Police Department and Animal Services in a relaxed atmosphere. You can come and ask any question at all – no limits, just straight answers directly from the Chief. We hope to see you there.