CRIME & SAFETY
Arrests made in case of drugs being smuggled into Miami-Dade jails
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – In early March, Local 10 News uncovered a current public corruption investigation involving drugs being smuggled into Miami jails by a ring of people, including corrections officers. On Thursday, arrests in this case were made. The first was Diego Loazia. Local 10 News’ cameras were...
Suspect Arrested in Execution-Style Killing Caught on Camera in North Miami Beach
A suspect has been arrested in connection with an execution-style murder of a man during an apparent robbery in North Miami Beach that was caught on camera, police said. Marcuss Ealy, 20, was arrested Wednesday in Hollywood on charges including grand theft auto, fleeing or eluding law enforcement and resisting an officer without violence, Broward jail records showed.
Deacon at North Miami Catholic School Arrested, Accused of Molesting Students
A deacon and teacher at a Catholic school in North Miami was arrested after he was accused of molesting two students, police said. Deacon Carlos Humberto Ramirez, 51, was arrested Wednesday on two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation of a child, an arrest report said. Ramirez, of Miami Gardens,...
Man Reportedly Shot in Miami Gardens Neighborhood
Police are investigating a reported shooting Thursday morning in a Miami Gardens neighborhood. Officers arrived near the scene in the 900 block of Northwest 175th Street just after 3:30 a.m. after calls of a shooting in the area. No word was released on the condition of the victim or details...
Officer Arrested in Love Triangle Dispute at South Florida Restaurant
A police officer has been arrested following a violent altercation stemming from a love triangle at a South Florida restaurant.
North Miami Beach FBI Fugitive Accused of Murder Denies Attorney and Represents Himself in Trial
Twelve years after his arrest, a trial began Thursday for a North Miami Beach man who allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death and went on the run. Abraham Mpaka is accused of stabbing and killing his girlfriend Coty Paul. Jurors heard opening statements and testimonies from police officers who were working on Dec. 26, 2008, when Paul was found dead.
Scott Israel steps down as Opa-locka police chief
MIAMI - Opa-locka Police Chief Scott Israel has resigned his position with the city. The official announcement will be made during an 11 a.m. press conference on Friday.Israel has been Opa-locka's police chief for 13 months. Just last month, he did an exclusive interview with CBS News Miami's Chelsea Jones, touting how proud he was of the department and the work they have been able to accomplish in just one year. Prior to taking the job with Opa-locka, Israel was fired as Broward sheriff by Governor Ron DeSantis after being suspended following the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.It was a move that Israel said he strongly disagreed with.
Man hospitalized after possible lightning strike in southwest Miami-Dade, authorities say
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man was hospitalized after a possible lightning strike Thursday afternoon in southwest Miami-Dade, authorities said. The incident was reported at 22700 SW Eighth St., just west of Everglades Safari Park. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials said the man was transported to HCA Florida Kendall Hospital’s...
VIDEO: Murder Caught On Camera In North Miami Beach
North Miami Beach PD need your help to track down these killers caught on camera.
Suspicious string of Miami-Dade crashes leads cops to accuse woman of $52K insurance fraud
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Getting in three car wrecks over a span of three months, including crashes on back-to-back days, would be considered exceptionally bad luck for most people. Police said a 29-year-old woman claimed she got in that many car crashes, but investigators didn’t chalk it up to...
Brother of UPS driver killed in 2019 Miramar shootout reacts to MDPD dashcam video, demands justice amid ‘continuing’ probe
MIRAMAR, FLA. (WSVN) - Never-before-seen police dashcam video captured a harrowing 2019 officer-involved shootout in Miramar that left several people dead, including the driver of a UPS truck. That victim’s brother shares his anger and anguish about the incident and the ongoing investigation. It has been three and a...
Former deacon arrested after allegedly molesting 2 girls on church grounds in North Miami
NORTH MIAMI, FLA. (WSVN) - A local deacon was arrested after he was accused of molesting two underage girls while on church grounds at a North Miami Catholic school. Carlos Humberto Ramirez was taken into custody by North Miami Police on Wednesday following accusations of molesting two underage girls at Holy Family Catholic School on church grounds.
Gunman Shoots Man in Miami Gardens Home Before Shooting Himself: Police
Police are investigating after a man shot another man inside a Miami Gardens home before turning the gun on himself early Thursday. Miami Gardens Police said officers responded to the home in the 900 block of Northwest 175th Street just after 3:30 a.m. after receiving calls of a shooting in the area.
Investigation underway in Miami Gardens neighborhood
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Police were spotted Thursday morning investigating some kind of crime that occurred in a neighborhood in Miami Gardens. The incident occurred in the 900 block of Northwest 175th Street, close to Scott Lake Elementary School. No details about the investigation were immediately released by police.
‘Chaos’ is his middle name and cops say he caused it in Miami-Dade armed robbery
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man with the middle name “Chaos” was arrested Monday and police said he caused exactly that after holding a man at gunpoint and robbing him outside a Miami-Dade motel. According to an arrest report, Felix Chaos Desir, 22, is facing a charge...
Elderly woman found safe after being reported missing in Miami
MIAMI – Miami police have located a 79-year-old woman who had been reported missing, authorities confirmed Thursday afternoon. According to authorities, Celina Paul was last seen earlier in the day in the city’s Little Haiti neighborhood. Jury reaches verdict in Miami Commissioner Joe Carollo trial. NOW PLAYING. Businessmen...
Singer ‘Danileigh’ arrested for DUI hit-and-run in Miami Beach
MIAMI, Florida (WSVN) -- Police arrested Danielle Curiel, 28, also known as the signer ‘Danileigh’ in the early hours of Tuesday, May 30, following a hit-and-run incident involving a vehicle and a scooter. The arrest took place at the 1100 block of Washington Ave. According to the arrest...
2 people injured, 1 in critical condition, following Miami-Dade County double shooting
MIAMI GARDENS -- Two people were injured and one person is in critical condition following an apparent double shooting in northern Miami-Dade County early Thursday morning.At approximately 3:45 a.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting at a home around the 900 block on Northwest 175th Street in Miami Gardens.According to Miami Gardens Police Department, one man was in the house when the suspect shot him. The victim then ran across the street when a second shot was heard from inside the home.The suspect was located on the ground suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue airlifted the suspect in critical condition and transported the victim to a local hospital.The incident is still under investigation.
Police: Man follows woman into Palmetto Bay convenience store, orders her into vehicle
PALMETTO BAY, Fla. – The Miami-Dade Police Department released a flyer Tuesday regarding a suspicious incident that recently occurred in the Village of Palmetto Bay. According to authorities, a man followed a woman into a gas station convenience store, located at 15199 S. Dixie Highway, and then screamed at the woman, ordering her to leave the store and get into his SUV.
Police: Family beats man who tried to kidnap 2 girls in Sunny Isles Beach
SUNNY ISLES BEACH, Fla. – Authorities arrested a man Monday who was accused of attempting to kidnap two children in Sunny Isles Beach on Memorial Day. Sunny Isles Beach police said they responded to Pier Park, located at 16501 Collins Ave., in reference to a violent altercation taking place.
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