Jorge Milian

Journalist

Born in Jersey City, N.J. a long time ago. Moved to Miami as a kid and graduated from Miami Norland High School (Randy Shannon's alma mater, too.) Graduated from the University of Florida in 1983 with a Liberal Arts degree. First job out of college was at the Ocala Star-Banner and have since worked at several papers including Florida Today, the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel and the Daily Journal in Caracas, Venezuela. I've been with the Palm Beach Post since 1995, covering University of Miami sports until moving over to Breaking News in 2013. 

Latest from Jorge Milian

NEW: Lake Park man tells PBSO he stole guns, sold them to drug dealers
 A Lake Park man told authorities he stole guns — including an AR-15 — from a former employer, then sold three of them to drug dealers for heroin, according to an arrest report. Jake Daniel Hicks, 26, is facing five counts of grand theft of a firearm, three counts of burglary of an occupied dwelling and one count of possession...

Posted: 16 hours ago

A Lake Park man told authorities he stole guns — including an AR-15 — from a former employer, then sold three of them to drug dealers for heroin, according to an arrest report. Jake Daniel Hicks, 26, is facing five counts of grand theft of a firearm, three counts of burglary of an occupied dwelling and one count of possession...
LATEST: Gardens man facing charges that he tried online to lure teen girl
 A Palm Beach Gardens man has been charged in California with sexual misconduct involving a 13-year-old girl, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Dwight Castaldi, 42, was extradited to Orange County, Calif., on April 16 and is charged with four counts of committing a lewd act on a minor under age 14 and one...

Posted: a day ago

A Palm Beach Gardens man has been charged in California with sexual misconduct involving a 13-year-old girl, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. Dwight Castaldi, 42, was extradited to Orange County, Calif., on April 16 and is charged with four counts of committing a lewd act on a minor under age 14 and one...
All those flats on I-95 had us thinking: How safe are your tires?
 There wasn’t much 30 drivers could do Monday when they suffered flat tires on Interstate 95 after a truck spilled a load of steel rods between Lantana Road and Southern Boulevard. But it’s a good time to remind people: How old are your tires? The answer to that question could save your life. Tread separation — a highly...

Posted: a day ago

There wasn’t much 30 drivers could do Monday when they suffered flat tires on Interstate 95 after a truck spilled a load of steel rods between Lantana Road and Southern Boulevard. But it’s a good time to remind people: How old are your tires? The answer to that question could save your life. Tread separation — a highly...
UPDATE: FHP seeks witnesses in I-95 spill that flattened tires on 30 cars
 The truck driver whose unsecured load of steel rods caused 30 vehicles to suffer flat tires Monday morning on northbound Interstate 95 between Lantana Road and Southern Boulevard may have gotten away without a trace. A Florida Highway Patrol spokesman said there are no witnesses to the spill that made the early-morning commute a slog...

Posted: 2 days ago

The truck driver whose unsecured load of steel rods caused 30 vehicles to suffer flat tires Monday morning on northbound Interstate 95 between Lantana Road and Southern Boulevard may have gotten away without a trace. A Florida Highway Patrol spokesman said there are no witnesses to the spill that made the early-morning commute a slog...
NEW: Greenacres-area man accused of molesting 12-year-old child
 A Greenacres-area man is facing a charge of lewd and lascivious conduct after he allegedly molested a 12-year-old child, according to an arrest report. Fernando Calderon, 62, was arrested April 13 and released from the Palm Beach County Jail on Monday after posting a $50,000 bond. Calderon was asked by the victim’s parents to pick...

Posted: 5 days ago

A Greenacres-area man is facing a charge of lewd and lascivious conduct after he allegedly molested a 12-year-old child, according to an arrest report. Fernando Calderon, 62, was arrested April 13 and released from the Palm Beach County Jail on Monday after posting a $50,000 bond. Calderon was asked by the victim’s parents to pick...
NEW: West Palm man shot multiple times on day he was accused of sex assault
 A 19-year-old man was shot multiple times on the day he was accused of sexually assaulting a 22-year-old woman, according to an arrest report. Frederick Alexander Tolbert of West Palm Beach is facing two counts of sexual assault and remains hospitalized, according to court records. The victim told a Palm Beach County sheriff’s...

Posted: 6 days ago

A 19-year-old man was shot multiple times on the day he was accused of sexually assaulting a 22-year-old woman, according to an arrest report. Frederick Alexander Tolbert of West Palm Beach is facing two counts of sexual assault and remains hospitalized, according to court records. The victim told a Palm Beach County sheriff’s...
Starving pit bull leads to arrest of Lake Worth woman
 A suburban Lake Worth woman is facing two counts of animal cruelty after she was evicted from her home last year and left behind a pit bull that nearly starved to death, according to an arrest report. Jessica L. Pyfrin, 29, was being held at the Palm Beach County Jail on Thursday morning in lieu of $7,000 bail. Sheriff’s deputies...

Posted: 6 days ago

A suburban Lake Worth woman is facing two counts of animal cruelty after she was evicted from her home last year and left behind a pit bull that nearly starved to death, according to an arrest report. Jessica L. Pyfrin, 29, was being held at the Palm Beach County Jail on Thursday morning in lieu of $7,000 bail. Sheriff’s deputies...
NEW: Suburban West Palm couple accused of drug trafficking from home
 A suburban West Palm Beach couple has landed in the Palm Beach County Jail after a search warrant carried out by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office found they were selling drugs including heroin, amphetamines and Roxicodone from their apartment, according to an arrest report. Tijuan Lanier, 40, is facing several drug charges...

Posted: 7 days ago

A suburban West Palm Beach couple has landed in the Palm Beach County Jail after a search warrant carried out by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office found they were selling drugs including heroin, amphetamines and Roxicodone from their apartment, according to an arrest report. Tijuan Lanier, 40, is facing several drug charges...
NEW: Fingerprints on broken TV results in Boynton Beach man’s arrest
 While allegedly burglarizing a home in suburban Boynton Beach last September that residents had evacuated as Hurricane Irma approached, Oskar Lopez dropped a television set he was attempting to steal, authorities said. The television’s screen cracked, causing Lopez to leave it behind, according to an arrest report. Lopez also left...

Posted: 8 days ago

While allegedly burglarizing a home in suburban Boynton Beach last September that residents had evacuated as Hurricane Irma approached, Oskar Lopez dropped a television set he was attempting to steal, authorities said. The television’s screen cracked, causing Lopez to leave it behind, according to an arrest report. Lopez also left...
NEW: West Palm police want person who fired shots from vehicle downtown
 West Palm Beach police are requesting the public’s help in identifying a person who fired a gun from a vehicle Sunday near Banyan Boulevard. Police said that two vehicles were blocking the travel lanes at the intersection of Olive Avenue and Clematis Street at about 4 a.m. After officers on foot patrol ordered the vehicles be moved...

Posted: 9 days ago

West Palm Beach police are requesting the public’s help in identifying a person who fired a gun from a vehicle Sunday near Banyan Boulevard. Police said that two vehicles were blocking the travel lanes at the intersection of Olive Avenue and Clematis Street at about 4 a.m. After officers on foot patrol ordered the vehicles be moved...
JUST IN: Lake Worth man held without bond in 2016 Lantana home invasion
 A 22-year-old Lake Worth man is being held without bond in the Palm Beach County Jail for his part in the alleged invasion of two homes Lantana in 2016, according to an arrest report. Raul Gongora Jr. is facing six counts of home invasion with a firearm. Gongora is one of three men who allegedly barged into two apartments at a building...

Posted: 9 days ago

A 22-year-old Lake Worth man is being held without bond in the Palm Beach County Jail for his part in the alleged invasion of two homes Lantana in 2016, according to an arrest report. Raul Gongora Jr. is facing six counts of home invasion with a firearm. Gongora is one of three men who allegedly barged into two apartments at a building...