Articles Tagged with Deerfield Beach

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Trayvone Newsome has been named the fourth suspect in the shooting of rapper XXXTentacion. Newsome, 20, reportedly surrendered to authorities shortly before 5 p.m. on August 7. He is held at Broward’s Main Jail on charges of armed robbery and premeditated murder. He was ordered held without bond during a brief hearing the following morning.

According to sources, the rapper XXXTentacion, whose given name is Jahseh Onfroy, was ambushed and shot multiple times on June 18 as he was pulling out of RIVA Motorsports at 3671 N. Dixie Highway in Deerfield Beach. He died later that day.

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Andre Leite of Coconut Creek, Florida was arrested last month for allegedly defrauding the city of Deerfield Beach of $300,000 by wrongfully representing himself as a licensed plumber. Leite, 50, was charged with fraud, money laundering, grand theft, forgery, and working as an unlicensed contractor.

According to the arrest report, Leite, who owns Andre Plumbing, was hired to fix toilets and sinks at city facilities from 2012 to 2016. He reportedly applied to become the city’s plumber by submitting the certificate and license number of Glaydson Machado Silva, the owner of GMS Plumbing in Fort Lauderdale.

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Tammy Lynn Hopkins Lysak of Deerfield Beach, Florida was arrested on September 27 for allegedly stealing more than $400,000 from her employer over a period of two years.

Lysak, 52, faces charges for criminal use of personal identification information, grand theft, and organized fraud. Court records show she has also violated the terms of her probation for a 2008 grand theft conviction in Palm Beach County. The press did not name an attorney for Lysak.

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Jonathan Schuler, a West Palm Beach resident and day laborer at a Deerfield Beach construction site, was arrested on March 8 for allegedly attacking and killing his co-worker Arcenio Alvarez of Lake Worth. Schuler, 32, faces a premeditated murder charge. He was booked into a Broward jail. News sources did not name an attorney for him.

According to news sources, the attack occurred on Wednesday morning at a construction site at 700 W. Hillsboro Boulevard in Deerfield Beach. News reports are still unclear about what exactly happened. Investigators claim Schuler struck Alvarez, 32, with a crowbar twice over the head, but witnesses reportedly saw Alvarez get struck twice over the head with an ax.

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Ervin and FeldmanCarl Ervin, former public works supervisor for Dania Beach, and Jami Moore, former superintendent of Deerfield Beach Parks, were arrested on Monday and face bribery charges. Investigators claim Ervin and Moore “sold out their ethics” in exchange for Walmart gift cards and other favors.

According to John Calabro, a detective from Broward Sheriff’s Office’s Public Corruption Unit, both men received gift cards from salesman Robert Feldman in exchange for large city business tenders. It is unclear if any of the accused have sought legal representation.

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