Area scientists offer hope in opioid crisis

Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter are on a mission to help better the lives of people battling diseases. They are also working to reduce the side effects of opioids.

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Jupiter man facing drug and assault charges after police say he threatened someone with a gun

JUPITER, Fla. -- A Jupiter man is facing drug and assault charges after police say he threatened someone with a gun.

On Monday, November 6, 2017, a Jupiter police officer was on routine patrol on South A1A just before 4 p.m.

The officer observed a large group of people standing in the roadway yelling at each other.

One of the people waved his arms at the officer to get him to stop. While the officer stood on the driver's side of his patrol car, he heard one of the people say "He's got a gun". At the same time, the officer observed several people running into the bushes.

One of the men, identified as Jose Vazquez, stated he was at the beach with several friends when a man, later identified as Devardo Cooper, drove by them in a black Impala while they were on the sidewalk.  Vazquez said he and Cooper got into a verbal argumen…

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South Florida Events & Businesses Reviews – Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving from the SouthFloridaReview!  We feel very grateful for all the support of our readers and local businesses that have helped us grow. Speaking of which, we would like to give a "shout out" to a couple of businesses: Bagel Boyz- They get our "Editors Pick" for bagels and sandwiches.  Check out their Palm Beach Gardens or Northlake locations. Healing Arts Veterinary Center- They are a full service animal care center that can do everything from basic shots to grooming. Custom Window Decor– They create beautiful windows and blinds at affordable prices. A Lenny Locksmith- Locked out?  Call Lenny and he will get you out fast! In Home Healthcare- Need someone to watch over a loved one? Give Bernadette a call. Bala Boutique- Has that special outfit that you want for the holidays. Sunny Palms Management- will watch over your home if you go anywhere. Errand Bunnies- Don't have time to get it all done?- Check out Errand Bunnies in Jupiter.…
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Jupiter Amber Alert case closed with no arrests, interrogations reveal Step-grandmother took boy

JUPITER, Fla. - Police files released on the Jupiter Amber Alert issued for a 4-year-old boy in August reveal that the nanny arrested for his abduction was never involved in his disappearance.

The State Attorney's Office dropped charges against the nanny, Blanca Castro, in September. Now, we know why.

While providing her statement to police, the boy's step-grandmother, Elizabeth Caprio, told the detective that she and her sister took the child. 

Caprio told police she had organized an intervention after she suspected that the boy's mother, her step-daughter Danielle Caprio, may have relapsed. She cancelled her business trip to Tampa and drove to Jupiter, having her sister meet her at the Jupiter townhome where Danielle and the boy were living, a home owned by Elizabeth and Louis Caprio.

Caprio said at the home, she discover…

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Jupiter home hit by bullets; No one hurt

JUPITER, Fla. - Jupiter police said shots fired Thursday morning in a Jupiter neighborhood hit a home. 

Police said at about 3:30 a.m. officers responded to the 1100 block of Cherokee St. after a report of possible gunshots heard in the area.

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Officers arrived and found a home was hit by gunfire, but no one inside the residence was hurt.

The incident is currently under investigation, and police said it appears to be an isolated incident.

There were about five areas where detectives marked on the ground where possible shell casings may have landed.

No suspect information has been released.

This area is near Jupiter Christian School, but president Dan Steinfield said they are operating on normal hours, and classes will not be delayed. 

Steinfiel…

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