Julius Whigham II

Julius is a breaking news reporter for The Post.

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NEW: Two sought in attempted suburban Boca home burglary
 Authorities are trying to find two people suspected in an attempted home burglary Thursday in suburban Boca Raton. The incident happened at about noon on the 22600 block of Southwest Sixth Street, east of Lyons Road and south of West Palmetto Park Road. The burglary was interrupted by a neighbor who had been contacted by the home&rsquo...

Posted: 2 days ago

Authorities are trying to find two people suspected in an attempted home burglary Thursday in suburban Boca Raton. The incident happened at about noon on the 22600 block of Southwest Sixth Street, east of Lyons Road and south of West Palmetto Park Road. The burglary was interrupted by a neighbor who had been contacted by the home&rsquo...
NEW: Gardens army recruiter pleads not guilty to child-porn charges
 An Army recruiter who was arrested in April on child pornography charges pleaded not guilty during a hearing Thursday in federal court.  During a two-minute hearing at the West Palm Beach federal courthouse, Staff Sgt. Danilo Fernandez II waived a reading of the indictment and requested a jury trial, court records show.  He...

Posted: 3 days ago

An Army recruiter who was arrested in April on child pornography charges pleaded not guilty during a hearing Thursday in federal court.  During a two-minute hearing at the West Palm Beach federal courthouse, Staff Sgt. Danilo Fernandez II waived a reading of the indictment and requested a jury trial, court records show.  He...
NEW: Gardens man convicted in theft of rare gold bar from Keys museum
 A Palm Beach Gardens man was found guilty Wednesday of stealing a rare 17th-century gold bar from a Key West museum.  A jury convicted Jarred Alexander Goldman on one count each of theft of a major artwork and of conspiracy to commit an offense against the United States. The trial was held in Key West before Judge Jose E. Martinez...

Posted: 3 days ago

A Palm Beach Gardens man was found guilty Wednesday of stealing a rare 17th-century gold bar from a Key West museum.  A jury convicted Jarred Alexander Goldman on one count each of theft of a major artwork and of conspiracy to commit an offense against the United States. The trial was held in Key West before Judge Jose E. Martinez...
BREAKING: Man wanted in nightclub murder of 24-year-old mom arrested in Ga.
 Authorities on Thursday arrested a man wanted in the murder last month of a 24-yearold mother of two outside a Palm Springs-area nightclub.  Marcus McKinzie Hull was arrested on a warrant in Tifton, Ga., on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of Kassandra Yamileth Morales. He also faces three counts of attempted murder...

Posted: 3 days ago

Authorities on Thursday arrested a man wanted in the murder last month of a 24-yearold mother of two outside a Palm Springs-area nightclub.  Marcus McKinzie Hull was arrested on a warrant in Tifton, Ga., on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of Kassandra Yamileth Morales. He also faces three counts of attempted murder...
NEW: Martin sheriff releases 911 audio from murder-suicide
 A Martin County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher urged a woman to find a safe place moments before the woman was killed in a murder-suicide last month, according a 911 recording.  The sheriff’s office released the 911 recording Wednesday from the night of April 27, when investigators said Paul Le Poullouin shot and killed his...

Posted: 4 days ago

A Martin County Sheriff’s Office dispatcher urged a woman to find a safe place moments before the woman was killed in a murder-suicide last month, according a 911 recording.  The sheriff’s office released the 911 recording Wednesday from the night of April 27, when investigators said Paul Le Poullouin shot and killed his...
NEW: Man accused in West Palm bridge stabbing told police he is homeless
 The man accused of stabbing a woman under the Royal Park Bridge last month told Fort Pierce police that he is homeless and he went into an unoccupied home so that he could take a shower, according to an arrest report. D’Antoine Jackson remained in the St. Lucie County Jail on Tuesday — the day he turned 22 — following...

Posted: 4 days ago

The man accused of stabbing a woman under the Royal Park Bridge last month told Fort Pierce police that he is homeless and he went into an unoccupied home so that he could take a shower, according to an arrest report. D’Antoine Jackson remained in the St. Lucie County Jail on Tuesday — the day he turned 22 — following...
NEW: Police ID man killed in West Palm Beach shooting
 West Palm Beach police have identified a man who was shot and killed Friday night.  The victim was identified as Victor Joseph, 22. Joseph’s body was found lying a sidewalk at about 11 p.m. Friday in the 400 block of Eighth Street, near Dixie Highway. Police have not released information regarding a suspect or the motive for the...

Posted: 6 days ago

West Palm Beach police have identified a man who was shot and killed Friday night.  The victim was identified as Victor Joseph, 22. Joseph’s body was found lying a sidewalk at about 11 p.m. Friday in the 400 block of Eighth Street, near Dixie Highway. Police have not released information regarding a suspect or the motive for the...
NEW: Bond denied for suspect in 2015 suburban West Palm murder
 A North Florida man accused in the 2015 murder of a suburban West Palm Beach woman will be held without bail as he awaits trial, a judge made official Monday. Warren Golden refused for the third time to appear for a bond hearing at the Palm Beach County Jail. Judge Ted Booras then denied him bond on charges he faces in...

Posted: 6 days ago

A North Florida man accused in the 2015 murder of a suburban West Palm Beach woman will be held without bail as he awaits trial, a judge made official Monday. Warren Golden refused for the third time to appear for a bond hearing at the Palm Beach County Jail. Judge Ted Booras then denied him bond on charges he faces in...
LATEST: Boca man pleads guilty to tax-prep fraud scheme
 A former Boca Raton resident is facing time in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to being involved in a multimillion-dollar tax fraud scheme, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Friday.  Wilson Lasset, 48, pleaded guilty to charges of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.  He is scheduled to be sentenced on July...

Posted: 9 days ago

A former Boca Raton resident is facing time in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to being involved in a multimillion-dollar tax fraud scheme, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Friday.  Wilson Lasset, 48, pleaded guilty to charges of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.  He is scheduled to be sentenced on July...
UPDATE: Missing Port St. Lucie woman found near Jensen Beach
 2:45 p.m. UPDATE: Teresa Lamon was found Friday afternoon and is safe, Port St. Lucie police said. Lamon was found in the Jensen Beach area, about 10 miles east of her home. Original post: A 70-year-old Port St. Lucie woman has gone missing and city police are asking for the public’s help in finding her.  Teresa Lamon left...

Posted: 9 days ago

2:45 p.m. UPDATE: Teresa Lamon was found Friday afternoon and is safe, Port St. Lucie police said. Lamon was found in the Jensen Beach area, about 10 miles east of her home. Original post: A 70-year-old Port St. Lucie woman has gone missing and city police are asking for the public’s help in finding her.  Teresa Lamon left...
NEW: Royal Palm man arrested for tagging businesses with graffiti
 A 36-year-old Royal Palm Beach man was jailed Thursday for allegedly tagging public properties with graffiti.  Robert Dexheimer faces charges of vandalism and criminal mischief. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said the tagged several businesses with the letters “DEXR.” He is responsible for vandalism at Dollar...

Posted: 9 days ago

A 36-year-old Royal Palm Beach man was jailed Thursday for allegedly tagging public properties with graffiti.  Robert Dexheimer faces charges of vandalism and criminal mischief. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said the tagged several businesses with the letters “DEXR.” He is responsible for vandalism at Dollar...