Julius Whigham II

Julius is a breaking news reporter for The Post.

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LATEST: Assisted-living center owner accused of abusing patient 
 A man arrested last week for allegedly mistreating patients at a suburban West Palm Beach assisted-living facility is facing a charge of abusing an elderly female patient, according to an arrest report made public Monday.  Authorities say Bhoodram Parsaram, the owner of BP Assisted Living Facility, abused a 90-year-old...

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A man arrested last week for allegedly mistreating patients at a suburban West Palm Beach assisted-living facility is facing a charge of abusing an elderly female patient, according to an arrest report made public Monday.  Authorities say Bhoodram Parsaram, the owner of BP Assisted Living Facility, abused a 90-year-old...
 NEW: Authorities arrest 14 migrants near Singer Island
 Authorities arrested 14 migrants who attempted to come ashore Thursday night near Singer Island.  The situation unfolded at about 10:30 p.m. Those taken into custody included seven Haitians, four Bolivians and three Chinese, Homeland Security spokesman Nestor Yglesias said.  No other details were disclosed as the incident remains...

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Authorities arrested 14 migrants who attempted to come ashore Thursday night near Singer Island.  The situation unfolded at about 10:30 p.m. Those taken into custody included seven Haitians, four Bolivians and three Chinese, Homeland Security spokesman Nestor Yglesias said.  No other details were disclosed as the incident remains...
NEW: 15-year-old charged in Greenacres-area armed carjacking 
 A 15-year-old Lantana boy appeared at a court hearing Friday morning after prosecutors decided to try him as an adult in an alleged armed carjacking.  David Mornoe-Scarboro was denied bond during an arraignment hearing before Judge Ted Booras at the Palm Beach County Jail. The teen is accused in an alleged armed carjacking on the...

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A 15-year-old Lantana boy appeared at a court hearing Friday morning after prosecutors decided to try him as an adult in an alleged armed carjacking.  David Mornoe-Scarboro was denied bond during an arraignment hearing before Judge Ted Booras at the Palm Beach County Jail. The teen is accused in an alleged armed carjacking on the...
LATEST: Boynton police say man tried to run scooter off road with car
 A 58-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after Boynton Beach police said he twice tried to use his car to force a motor scooter off the road. Boynton Beach police arrested Robert Herington on one count each of aggravated assault and of battery. He remained in custody at the Palm Beach County Jail on Friday morning after a judge...

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A 58-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after Boynton Beach police said he twice tried to use his car to force a motor scooter off the road. Boynton Beach police arrested Robert Herington on one count each of aggravated assault and of battery. He remained in custody at the Palm Beach County Jail on Friday morning after a judge...
BREAKING: Man wounded in Boynton Beach shooting
 A man was taken to Delray Medical Center on Thursday afternoon after being shot, Boynton Beach police said. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. The shooting happened in the 1200 block of Northwest Fourth Street. No other details were immediately available. 

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A man was taken to Delray Medical Center on Thursday afternoon after being shot, Boynton Beach police said. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. The shooting happened in the 1200 block of Northwest Fourth Street. No other details were immediately available. 
BREAKING: Investigators locate vehicle suspected in Boynton hit-and-run
 Authorities have found and taken possession of a vehicle believed to have been used in an hit-and-run crash Tuesday night on an Interstate 95 exit ramp in Boynton Beach.  Florida Highway Patrol investigators will collect and process evidence from the vehicle,  spokesman Lt. Alvaro Feola said. He did not disclose what type of vehicle...

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Authorities have found and taken possession of a vehicle believed to have been used in an hit-and-run crash Tuesday night on an Interstate 95 exit ramp in Boynton Beach.  Florida Highway Patrol investigators will collect and process evidence from the vehicle,  spokesman Lt. Alvaro Feola said. He did not disclose what type of vehicle...
JUST IN: Armored truck driver accused of stealing $80,000 
 An armored truck driver from Mangonia Park was arrested this week after he allegedly stole $80,000 from his company.  Authorities said Evens Belot, 49, never returned a bag of cash that belonged to his employer, Loomis Armored U.S. in Mangonia Park. He was arrested Wednesday on one count of grand theft over $20,000.  He was...

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An armored truck driver from Mangonia Park was arrested this week after he allegedly stole $80,000 from his company.  Authorities said Evens Belot, 49, never returned a bag of cash that belonged to his employer, Loomis Armored U.S. in Mangonia Park. He was arrested Wednesday on one count of grand theft over $20,000.  He was...
‘He was just waiting for someone’: West Palm woman recounts stabbing attack under bridge
 It began as a routine Sunday morning bicycle ride for Suzanne, a 60-year-old West Palm Beach resident. It ended in the most frightening moment of her life.  She was traveling along the Flagler Drive waterfront on the morning of April 8 when she noticed a man sitting near the Royal Park Bridge, waiting.  In a moment, Suzanne...

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It began as a routine Sunday morning bicycle ride for Suzanne, a 60-year-old West Palm Beach resident. It ended in the most frightening moment of her life.  She was traveling along the Flagler Drive waterfront on the morning of April 8 when she noticed a man sitting near the Royal Park Bridge, waiting.  In a moment, Suzanne...
NEW: Woman stabbed under West Palm bridge released from hospital
 A woman who was stabbed during an attack under the Royal Park Bridge in West Palm Beach on April 8 has been discharged from St. Mary’s Medical Center, a hospital spokesman said Tuesday. The woman was released Saturday, six days after an unidentified man pushed her off her bicycle and then attacked her under the bridge, at Lakeview...

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A woman who was stabbed during an attack under the Royal Park Bridge in West Palm Beach on April 8 has been discharged from St. Mary’s Medical Center, a hospital spokesman said Tuesday. The woman was released Saturday, six days after an unidentified man pushed her off her bicycle and then attacked her under the bridge, at Lakeview...
UPDATE: One student taken to hospital following crash involving school bus in suburban West Palm
 Update, 5:10 p.m.:  The Palm Beach School district reports that 11 students were on a school bus that was involved in a crash with another vehicle Monday.  A school district spokeswoman confirmed that one student was injured and taken to a hospital. The other students were released to their parents at the scene. The Palm Beach...

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Update, 5:10 p.m.:  The Palm Beach School district reports that 11 students were on a school bus that was involved in a crash with another vehicle Monday.  A school district spokeswoman confirmed that one student was injured and taken to a hospital. The other students were released to their parents at the scene. The Palm Beach...
NEW: Woman injured in rollover crash near Delray 
 A woman was seriously injured Monday morning during a two-vehicle crash in which her vehicle overturned, Delray Beach Fire Rescue reports.  The crash occurred at about 10:15 a.m. in the 13500 block of South Military Trail, north of Atlantic Avenue and west of the city limits. The woman was taken to Delray Medical Center as a trauma...

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A woman was seriously injured Monday morning during a two-vehicle crash in which her vehicle overturned, Delray Beach Fire Rescue reports.  The crash occurred at about 10:15 a.m. in the 13500 block of South Military Trail, north of Atlantic Avenue and west of the city limits. The woman was taken to Delray Medical Center as a trauma...