Julius Whigham II

Julius is a breaking news reporter for The Post.

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BREAKING: Note links ‘Shaky Bandit’ suspect to string of bank robberies
 A demand note the “Shaky Bandit” left behind at a Fort Lauderdale bank put authorities on the trail of the 22-year-old Broward County man now linked to a string of bank robberies across Palm Beach, Martin and Broward counties. Authorities took Brandon Venditti, the Weston man facing charges in the robberies, into custody following...

Posted: 4 hours ago

A demand note the “Shaky Bandit” left behind at a Fort Lauderdale bank put authorities on the trail of the 22-year-old Broward County man now linked to a string of bank robberies across Palm Beach, Martin and Broward counties. Authorities took Brandon Venditti, the Weston man facing charges in the robberies, into custody following...
NEW: Fingerprint ties man to Dollar Tree store robbery, PBSO says
 A 25-year-old man faces multiple charges after authorities accused him of robbing a Dollar Tree store this month in suburban West Palm Beach. Xavier J. Davis of Riviera Beach was arrested Monday on one count each of armed robbery, armed burglary, aggravated assault and carrying a concealed firearm. He was being held without bail Tuesday at...

Posted: 15 hours ago

A 25-year-old man faces multiple charges after authorities accused him of robbing a Dollar Tree store this month in suburban West Palm Beach. Xavier J. Davis of Riviera Beach was arrested Monday on one count each of armed robbery, armed burglary, aggravated assault and carrying a concealed firearm. He was being held without bail Tuesday at...
NEW: Son of PBSO deputy accused of impersonating officer
 The son of a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputy faces charges after he allegedly used his father’s unmarked patrol vehicle to pull his ex-girlfriend’s car over Saturday in Broward County. Christopher Glenn Combs was arrested in suburban Pompano Beach on charges that include impersonating a police officer, armed robbery...

Posted: a day ago

The son of a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputy faces charges after he allegedly used his father’s unmarked patrol vehicle to pull his ex-girlfriend’s car over Saturday in Broward County. Christopher Glenn Combs was arrested in suburban Pompano Beach on charges that include impersonating a police officer, armed robbery...
NEW: Gun stolen during string of Hobe Sound-area vehicle burglaries
 Martin County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating 15 car burglaries that occurred overnight in a gated community just north of Hobe Sound. The burglaries occurred in Mariner Village, south of Cove Road and west of U.S. Highway 1 either late Monday or early Tuesday. In one instance, a gun was stolen, the sheriff’s office...

Posted: a day ago

Martin County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating 15 car burglaries that occurred overnight in a gated community just north of Hobe Sound. The burglaries occurred in Mariner Village, south of Cove Road and west of U.S. Highway 1 either late Monday or early Tuesday. In one instance, a gun was stolen, the sheriff’s office...
NEW: Body found in truck near West Palm motel
 The body of a truck driver who had not been heard from in several days was found Monday morning in a motel parking lot, West Palm Beach police report. The body was discovered at about 10 a.m. near the Days Inn on 45th Street, east of Interstate 95. It appears that a 50-year-old truck driver died as he slept in his truck, Sgt. David...

Posted: 2 days ago

The body of a truck driver who had not been heard from in several days was found Monday morning in a motel parking lot, West Palm Beach police report. The body was discovered at about 10 a.m. near the Days Inn on 45th Street, east of Interstate 95. It appears that a 50-year-old truck driver died as he slept in his truck, Sgt. David...
BREAKING: One taken to hospital after ocean rescue at Lake Worth Beach
 One person was taken to a hospital  after a near drowning at the Lake Worth Beach, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue reports. The incident happened at about 3:30 p.m. This is a breakking story. Check back for updates.

Posted: 2 days ago

One person was taken to a hospital after a near drowning at the Lake Worth Beach, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue reports. The incident happened at about 3:30 p.m. This is a breakking story. Check back for updates.
NEW: $20,000 reward for arrest in robbery of Lake Park mail carrier
 The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of two people who robbed a letter carrier in Lake Park last month. The robbery occurred the afternoon of Sept. 1 near the intersection of Bayberry Drive and Third Street, according to post office officials. The suspect...

Posted: 2 days ago

The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of two people who robbed a letter carrier in Lake Park last month. The robbery occurred the afternoon of Sept. 1 near the intersection of Bayberry Drive and Third Street, according to post office officials. The suspect...
LATEST: Man’s arrest follows car thefts from rental lot near PBIA
 A Mangonia Park man was arrested Wednesday in connection to the alleged thefts of four vehicles in July from a car rental lot near Palm Beach International Airport. Jaylon Griffin, who turned 23 on Sunday, faces one count each armed robbery, grand theft and unlawful use of a two-way communications device. He was being held without bail early...

Posted: 2 days ago

A Mangonia Park man was arrested Wednesday in connection to the alleged thefts of four vehicles in July from a car rental lot near Palm Beach International Airport. Jaylon Griffin, who turned 23 on Sunday, faces one count each armed robbery, grand theft and unlawful use of a two-way communications device. He was being held without bail early...
LATEST: Water line flooded bush dog habitat, Palm Beach Zoo says
 An investigation into the presumed deaths of two bush dogs revealed that human error was a factor, the Palm Beach Zoo & Conversation Society officials reported Friday. The animals’ habitat flooded when a water line that fills the pool in their habitat was inadvertently left on, according to zoo officials. Bush dogs are a threatened...

Posted: 5 days ago

An investigation into the presumed deaths of two bush dogs revealed that human error was a factor, the Palm Beach Zoo & Conversation Society officials reported Friday. The animals’ habitat flooded when a water line that fills the pool in their habitat was inadvertently left on, according to zoo officials. Bush dogs are a threatened...
BREAKING: Man riding scooter injured in Tequesta crash
 A man operating a motorized scooter was seriously injured in a crash involving another vehicle, Tequesta Fire Rescue reports. The crash happened at about 12:30 p.m. near Bridge Road and Old Dixie Highway. The injured man was flown by Trauma Hawk to St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, said Adam Stark, spokesman for Tequesta...

Posted: 5 days ago

A man operating a motorized scooter was seriously injured in a crash involving another vehicle, Tequesta Fire Rescue reports. The crash happened at about 12:30 p.m. near Bridge Road and Old Dixie Highway. The injured man was flown by Trauma Hawk to St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, said Adam Stark, spokesman for Tequesta...
NEW: FHP sketch shows man sought for questioning in fatal hit-and-run
 Weeks after the Labor Day weekend hit-and-run crash that killed their brother, Sonny Scheinberg and Jillian Halkidis pleaded Friday for the public help’s and asked the person responsible to come forward. “Our family is absolutely devastated,” Sonny Scheinberg said as Florida Highway Patrol investigators released a sketch...

Posted: 5 days ago

Weeks after the Labor Day weekend hit-and-run crash that killed their brother, Sonny Scheinberg and Jillian Halkidis pleaded Friday for the public help’s and asked the person responsible to come forward. “Our family is absolutely devastated,” Sonny Scheinberg said as Florida Highway Patrol investigators released a sketch...