One arrested in death of Jamal Hubert

Jamal Hubert was found dead in a canal in Palm Beach County on June 7. Detectives said they were investigating the case as a homicide. Earlier Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 30 yr old Terrance Demetrius Thomas of Clewiston, was arrested in connection with the death of Jamal Hubert. He is being held in $100,000.00 bond. […]

Three students arrested on gun charges

On Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at approximately 8:00am the Clewiston High School SRO received a call from the Clewiston Middle School SRO that they had received a tip that either one of Clewiston Middle School students, 15 year old Ricardo Marin or one of the Clewiston High School students, 16 year old Jesus Marin, may […]

North Carolina man wanted for absconding on domestic charges arrested locally

On April 2, 2019 at approximately 6:00 p.m., Hendry County Deputies responded to 161 Martin St., LaBelle after receiving a call for assistance from someone who had witnessed a man shouting and later strike a pregnant woman. It was believed the suspect was barricaded in the residence. Upon arrival, Deputies made contact with a witness […]

American Advanced in LaBelle robbed

On Thursday, May 9, 2019 at approximately 5:50 p.m., Hendry County Sheriff’s Office received a call from American Advanced, located at 51 South Lee St., Unit #6, LaBelle, a check cashing and payday loan center, reporting they had just been robbed. The caller went on to say a person entered the store and demanded all […]

Local man arrested for Written Threats to Kill or Do Bodily Injury

On Thursday, May 2, 2019, at approximately 10:30pm, 28 year old, Juan Jesus Madrid was arrested on charges of Written Threats to Kill or do Bodily Injury. Madrid had posted a Meme with what appeared to be three young girls making fun of a young man who looked dejected with the caption “You won’t be […]

Life Saving Awards

On February 13, 2019 Deputy Sheriff Darren McNeil responded to US 27 and K Square Road in reference to a vehicle crashing into the canal and it was filling up fast with water. D/S McNeil advised that when he arrived the vehicle was upside down and half way submerged, and none of the windows were […]

Letter of Excellance

• On January 3, 2019 in the early morning hours, Undercover Deputies were conducting surveillance when they witnessed a vehicle pull up and park on the shoulder of the road and walk to another community. Undercover deputies found this activity very suspicious and requested assistance from the road patrol unit. It was determined that the […]

Sheriff’s Meritorious Conduct

On February 25, 2019, Sgt. James Hester and Deputy Randy Bone responded to a call in the community of Pioneer Plantation and had received information that the man was not in his right mind and was making threats to kill himself. When Deputies arrived on scene they found the man sitting in a chair with […]

Nunemaker receives Medal of Valor and Deputy of the Year awards

On Wednesday November 22, 2017 Deputy Jeff Nunemaker, CHS School Resource Officer was traveling on S.R. 29 heading into Hendry County for his tour of duty. Approximately six miles north of S.R. 78, Deputy Nunemaker came up on a vehicle crash involving a box truck and a SUV type vehicle. Both vehicles came to rest […]

National Public Safety Telecommunications Week is April 14-20, 2019

Sunday, April 14, 2019, marked the beginning of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (NPSTW), a week that gives communities and emergency communications centers a chance to honor those who help save lives in times of personal or national crisis. The week runs through April 20. If you happened to have ever called for help in […]