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U.S. Marshals’ violent crime fugitive cuffed in Miami Beach residential neighborhood

A U.S. Marshals fugitive wanted for aggravated assault and malicious shooting was taken into custody around 1 a.m. Monday in South Beach, Miami Beach police said.

Miami Beach police, with help from Miami and Miami-Dade police and U.S. Marshals, had set up a perimeter in the area of Dade Boulevard and Alton Road, which is on the edge of South Beach’s Sunset Harbour area. Derrick Robinson of Petersburg, Virginia, 26, was taken into custody at the Alton Road Animal Hospital, about 50 yards from the Dade Boulevard-Alton Road intersection.

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Carli Teproff grew up in Northeast Miami-Dade and graduated from Florida International University in 2003. She became a full-time reporter for the Miami Herald in 2005 and now covers breaking news.


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