A pair of suspected credit card thieves got caught by surveillance cameras at a North Miami-Dade Walmart when they went in to buy a prepaid cell phone. They got there by using the card to pay for an Uber.
Hialeah police want the public’s help in finding 15-year-old Rebecca Victoria Rodriguez, last seen Friday at her Hialeah home in the 1100 block of West 26th Street. She’s 5-7, 115 with black hair and brown eyes.
North Miami-Dade’s Kelvin Mejia got picked up Monday for a March 2016 apartment robbery by Miami-Dade police hours before Hialeah police fingered him for Sunday’s robbery at a GameStop store. Mejia faces six charges from the two incidents.
Joel Figueroa, 48, out of prison for only four months, returned to incarceration Monday after allegedly attempting to rob Angel Garcia at Garcia’s Hialeah home. Garcia sustained a gunshot wound to the stomach before beating off Figueroa with a statue and being arrested on cocaine trafficking charges.
A shooting at a Hialeah motel called Nexx on Sunday started with an argument in a parking lot and ended with a fatal shooting, police said Tuesday in releasing more details and the names of the men involved.
Before his capture in August, Anibal Mustelier racked up a criminal record that included assassination attempts, extortion, and one of the most spectacular bank robberies in Miami’s history. Some even suspected that he might have acted as Fidel Castro’s hit man in South Florida.
State laws on condos, listed under Chapter 718, don’t mention falsifying signatures. That, and other omissions, limit the possibility of investigating condo crimes, such as electoral fraud, according to police and prosecutors.