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November 2013 Archives

Young Florida man arrested, charged with 2 murders

A 20-year-old Florida man with 20 prior arrests was taken into custody on Nov. 21 in Miami Gardens, this time facing charges for two murders. Police arrested the man along with six others while executing a search warrant in the Miami-Dade area. The arrests came about at a time when Miami Gardens was experiencing a period of especially high violent crime. The community had 10 shootings in the previous 11 days before the indictment.

Feds use Facebook to track Florida tourists after fraud tip

Sometimes, news reports about crime can be frustrating. Not only are they often taken directly from prosecution or law enforcement press releases, they can leave out key information, making it difficult to get a full picture of the events.

Police stumble on alleged counterfeiting operation in local home

Officers from the Daytona Beach Police Department were in for a surprise on Wednesday when they went looking for a man who hadn’t shown up for his court date on a felony charge. For one thing, they hauled in four people on outstanding warrants. For another, according to a department spokesperson, they happened upon what appeared to be a counterfeiting operation.

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