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“Mystery Man” Running For Broward Sheriff: I’m Only True Democrat

“Mystery Man” Running For Broward Sheriff: I’m Only True Democrat

By RedBroward, Special to EyesOnNews.com,June 24, 2015 – In his first message to voters, Edison Jules, the “Mystery Man” running against Broward Sheriff Scott Israel, claims to be the only “true Democrat” in the race. Follwing a month of stories revealing his controversial law enforcement career in Ohio, Jules launched a website and Facebook page promoting his controversial bid for the 2016 Democrat nomination for Broward Sheriff. Jules highlights his Haitian heritage, political skills and police work as reasons Broward voters should support […]

by · June 24, 2015 · Broward County, Crime, election, News, Politics
A synthetic drug known as "bath salts," spills out of a bottle in an image released by the Drug Enforcement Agency. (FILE)

Two charged with possession and intent to sell Flakka

MIAMI June 19, 2015 – Two central Florida men were indicted Thursday for conspiracy to import alpha-Pyrrolidinopentiophenone (A-PVP), also known as Flakka, from China. The charges resulted from an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Fort Lauderdale Police Department and the Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO). Michael J. Hernandez, 25, from Orlando, and Jonell Philip Vega-Mercado, 19, from Clermont, were charged with conspiracy to import and possession with […]

by · June 19, 2015 · Broward County, Crime, Featured, Government, News
Photo: US Customs & Border Protection

CBP Officers at Miami International Airport Seize Cocaine in Fried Fish

By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com Managing Editor, June 15, 2015 – After more than 4 decades covering news around the country, I’d thought I had heard it all, but then there’s always something that makes you go “HUH?” I can only guess what went through the Customs agents mind, or what it must have smelled like.  Here’s the info: MIAMI – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at Miami International Airport seized over 2 pounds of cocaine concealed […]

Four South Florida Law Enforcement Officers Graduate FBI National Academy

Four South Florida Law Enforcement Officers Graduate FBI National Academy

MIAMI – George L. Piro, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Miami Division, announces the graduation of four South Florida law enforcement officers from the FBI National Academy today at a ceremony held in Quantico, Virginia. The officers are: –       Major Carlos Bermudez – Pembroke Pines Police Department –       Captain James Dunkelberger – Miramar Police Department –       Captain Dale Engle – Davie Police Department –       Assistant Special Agent in Charge John Vecchio – Florida Department of Law Enforcement As […]

A crew member aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant offloads a bale of marijuana at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, Florida, June 12. While on patrol, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Resolute interdicted 3,100 pounds of marijuana northeast of Panama. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney.

Coast Guard displays $14M worth of seized cocaine, marijuana

By Doug Phillips Sun Sentinel, June 12, 2015 – Cocaine and marijuana worth nearly $14 million arrived Friday at the Coast Guard base in Miami Beach.  According to the agency, the drugs were confiscated during two recent seizures off the coasts of Columbia and Panama. On May 22, 14 bales of cocaine that were jettisoned from a go-fast boat were recovered after the Columbian Air Force maritime patrol alerted two cutters —Bear and Vigiliant— to a suspicious vessel northwest of Columbia, […]

Calvon “Andre” Reid

Creek police clear cops in Taser case where Calvon Reid died

By Lisa J. Huriash Sun Sentinel, June 11, 2015 – A Coconut Creek Police Department investigation has cleared three officers who used a stun gun on an unarmed man who subsequently died. The internal probe in the February incident uncovered “absolutely no evidence of wrongdoing” according to the lawyer representing the officers. But the State Attorney’s Office still must review the case before deciding whether criminal charges are warranted. Coconut Creek Police Sgt. Henry Cabrera said the three officers returned to their […]

by · June 11, 2015 · Broward County, Crime, News, Police
Aviation Director Emilio T. González (right) displays MDAD’s enlarged civil penalty check and addresses MIA’s security consortium (MDAD)

MIA collects fines of $89,000 from man who made bomb threat

(MIAMI) June 5, 2015 – To demonstrate that making a bomb threat in an airport is no laughing matter, Miami International Airport officials yesterday displayed enlarged checks in the amounts of $83,581 payable to the Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD) and $5,653 for the Miami-Dade Police Department – the result of civil violation fines levied against a passenger who made false bomb threats at MIA last October. The threats, which the passenger later said were jokes, shut down parts of MIA for […]

Watch as armed robber jumps from a van; only steals a gold chain for his efforts

Watch as armed robber jumps from a van; only steals a gold chain for his efforts

By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com Managing Editor, June 3, 2015 – Help police capture an armed robber who stole a gold chain while threatening the occupants of a parked car.  Brazen and bazaar are how to describe this incident caught on surveillance camera. Imagine, you’re parked, your kids are in the car and you’re in the front passenger seat. Suddenly, a van pulls in blocking your vehicle from moving. The van driver jumps out, waving his gun, while holding up his pants, […]

Watch as cabbie struggles with robber while cab is in motion

Watch as cabbie struggles with robber while cab is in motion

By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com Managing Editor, June 3, 2015 – BSO detectives need your help in identifying a man who attacked a cab driver by trying to choke him with a seatbelt – all while the cab was in motion. The attack was caught on the taxi’s security camera. Luckily the driver was not injured. Here’s how BSO describes the incident: Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who choked and punched a taxi […]

by · June 3, 2015 · Broward County, Crime, News, Police, Videos
UPDATE: Lauderhill Police montage of jewelry theft suspects (Video)

UPDATE: Lauderhill Police montage of jewelry theft suspects (Video)

  By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com Managing Editor, June 3, 2015 – The Lauderhill Police Department are releasing a montage of pictures of the suspects in last weeks jewelry heist. Police detectives watched security videos from the mall, finally putting together pictures of the suspects. The video of the store owner battering some of the thugs with a pole, can be seen below. Here’s the update from Lauderhill Police: On Saturday 5-23-15 at approximately 4:00 pm, an unknown male entered the Immanuel […]

Oven buzzer thwarts robbers (video)

Oven buzzer thwarts robbers (video)

By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com Managing Editor, June 2, 2015 – Two armed robbers were thwarted in the midst of a robbery, when the timing buzzer on an oven went off. Surveillance video captures the duo. Here’s the report from Miami-Dade Police. The Miami-Dade Police Department, Robbery Bureau, is investigating a commercial armed robbery. According to investigators, two unknown black males entered the convenience store at 1000 NE 215 Street Miami, Florida. The pair were brandishing a black semi-automatic firearm. The subjects ordered victim#1 and victim#3 […]

No one ever said all criminals were smart (Video)

No one ever said all criminals were smart (Video)

By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com Managing Editor, June 1, 2015 – No one ever said all criminals were smart. These 4 teens who were dumb enough to shoot video of themselves with the stolen, loot, jewelry and car. Oh yeah, they used a stolen video camera to tape their good luck.  Driving isn’t one of their forte’s either, since it was an auto accident that tripped them up. They’re going to need better luck when they appear in court and the prosecution shows […]