Oakland Park Resident Charged With DUI Manslaughter

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A Collision Ends In A Fatality Crashed car On the night of April 2, 2023 two cars, a Nissan Sentra and a Ford F-150, collided at the intersection of NW 35th Street and NW 31st Avenue in Oakland Park when the Nissan turned left into the path of the Ford. Oakland Park Fire Rescue responded […]

Victim of Carjacking in Oakland Park Remains Hospitalized

Sixty-three year old resident of Oakland Park, Maria Ouveryney, immigrated from Brazil to the United States over thirty years ago. Ouveryney cleaned homes for a living and enjoyed being a part of the City of Oakland Park’s feral cat program. Each night after work she would go to McDonald’s on the corner of Oakland Park […]

Oakland Park Resident Killed in Hit and Run

On January 8, 2021 a pedestrian was killed by a car at the corner of NW 38th Street and Powerline Road. The driver in that case stopped and cooperated with police. On Thursday January 14th, BSO responded to another incident in which a pedestrian had been hit. The difference in this latest incident is that the […]

Police Seeking Three Men in Oakland Park Flea Market Shooting

Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives are seeking the public’s assitance in finding three men involved in a deadly shooting at the Oakland Park Flea Market on Sunday December 13, 2021.  If you recognize any of these three men, detectives ask that you contact homicide Detective Mirelle Palushaj at 954-321-4226. You may remain anonymous by reporting […]

Oakland Park Firefighters Bring Christmas To Family That Lost Everything

On November 30th, 2020 Kelli and Stephen Korman and their two daughters lives were changed forever when the apartment they were moving into caught fire. Just 25 days before the biggest holiday in the world they lost everything and did not know what to do or how they were going to bring Christmas to their […]

Body Found in Oakland Park

At 11:41 am today BSO received a call regarding a body found at the corner of NW 21st Ave and Prospect Rd. More specifically on the northwest corner of the houses in Eastland Cove just east of the new Oak Tree development. Several police responded to the scene and remained there for at least 2 […]

BSO Comes Through for Special Olympians

The first week of November marked a special moment for Special Olympic athletes who reside in Oakland Park, FL. On November 5th, 2020, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office (BSO) and Duffy’s in Deerfield Beach teamed up to deliver meals to the athletes. The meals included burgers, fries, wings, mozzarella sticks & soft pretzels from the […]

Man Fatally Shot in Oakland Park, BSO Looking For Shooter

Broward County Regional Communications Center receive a call at approximately 3:23 a.m. this morning regarding a shooting in Oakland Park. When Sheriff’s Deputies arrived they found two shooting victims. Both victims were in a white Nissan that had multiple visible gunshots on the driver side door. The driver, Horaldo N. Martin, 26 years old, a […]

BSO Releases Identity of Man Killed in Car Crash in Oakland Park

On Sunday, October 11th, at 11:33AM, Rhiannon Samoyedny, one of Living In Oakland Park’s senior writers, posted in the Facebook group: “Bad accident happening now. Commercial and 6th. Intersection is closed. Tire kingdom sign was taken out. Looks like they are trying to get someone out of the vehicle“. Below is one of the pictures […]

Oakland Park Man Killed In Scooter Accident

Last night Oakland Parkers watched as Fire Rescue divers pulled the body of 29 year old Oakland Parker Frandy Colas from the lake at Royal Palm Park. On the heels of Colas’ death, another Oakland Park man, 24 year old, Andrew Scutt, lost his life in a scooter accident in his own backyard. Last night […]

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