Tuesday July 19, 2022

3 DEAD IN WEST PALM BEACH IN APPERANT DOMESTIC DISPUTE

Three people are dead after a domestic dispute at the Paradise Cove Condominiums on Sunday night.

The West Palm Beach Police responded to a welfare check the the condominium after a 911 call said there was blood seeping from the inside of the home. The first officers on the scene discovered the bodies of a 37-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman—no age available yet on the last victim.

The police department said a gun was found in the bedroom and detectives are currently treating the deaths as a domestic dispute. The medical examiner is still finding the cause of death.

“Disbelief, and fear is the reaction from neighbor Immanuel Smith who stated that he feels like he can’t get away from the gun violence. he moved from a violent area to move back into a violent area.”

Officers say there were no signs of forced entry and all three were residents of the condo—there is no active threat to the neighborhood.

CLEWISTION POLICE LOOKING FOR TEENS

 Clewiston Police are looking for a pair of teens wielding what appears to be a handgun, with another sporting a ski mask.

They were captured by a homeowners fence camera late Saturday evening, but the man who took those pictures claims, he knows the two teens.

The man, who asked not to be named, claimed those teens were hitting his cameras mounted along a fence line in an Alleyway along Margaret Street in Clewiston. He forwarded the pictures to the police, but also contacted their parents. He said he later found out the gun was actually a BB gun.

Margaret Street is known as a quiet residential section of Clewiston, which has both an Elementary School and a Day Care.

A neighbor said,

“My kids go down the street, they go to school here, day care here. Thats why it’s so alarming, just weird to be honest. Im thinking it could have been kids playing around.”  He continued saying,

“Thats just for foolishness of kids playing around. It’s something that kids learn the hard way in the long run. Meanwhile, Clewiston Police say they are still investigating, and want anyone with any information to call Detective Williams  (863) 983-1474.

LABELLE CEMETERY VANDILIZED

Family members are in shock after seeing bullet markings are sprinkled across the headstone of late family member Johntavious Johnson, who was laid to rest at Fort Denaud Cemetery in Labelle.

August marks five years since Johnson was murdered in North Fort Myers.

His aunt, Shywona Williams said she doesn’t believe this incident was a coincidence. Stating that she does believe that this was targeted.

Surrounding headstones are left untouched. But for Johnson, there are 10 bullet markings and an unused bullet at his grave site.Williams went on to state that From what she had been told, the perpetrator stood on his grave and shot.

Williams has filed a police report Monday.

This isn’t the first incident to happen at Johnson’s grave site.

According to Williams there have had an incident in the past where items were stolen from Johnsons grave site –  Specific items that were sentimental to him and to the family,

Williams encourages anyone who knows something to go to the police immediately.

In the meantime, they’ll remember how much joy Johnson brought them.Williams continued by saying that “He will never be forgotten,” . “He had a smile that lit up any room, no matter where he went.  And she thinks that’s the reason those that did this did it to him. because they will never feel that kind of love”

LEHIGH ACRES MAN ARRESTED AFTER STAND OFF WITH SWAT

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office says a man in Lehigh Acres tried to ambush them after barricading himself in a Lehigh Acres home on Thursday night.

Jason Howell, 41, was arrested on July 14 and charged with an out-of-county warrant and possession of marijuana over 20 grams.

The sheriff’s office says its SWAT team was attempting to take a man into custody on multiple felony warrants, but the man had barricaded himself inside his home.

Deputies say the man had blocked off a narrow staircase with a steel car door with car tires stacked behind it and an AR-15 pointed down the stairs. Deputies say the man also had 300 rounds of ammunition loaded into multiple magazines. Deputies say they also found some plants on the window that looked like marijuana plants. The plants were tested with an agency-issued test kit and came back with a positive reaction for the presence of marijuana.

According to the sheriff’s office, the man was ready for a fight and was wearing body armor and a gas mask.

Deputies say the man’s family warned them that he was willing to shoot anyone and knew the deputies were coming.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office says e deputies that responded used all their training to reach a peaceful result. They say the man was taken into custody after several hours.