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Broward Sheriff Scott Israel Gets Another Democrat Opponent

By RedBroward, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 18, 2015 – On Tuesday, Broward Sheriff Scott Israel picked up another Democrat challenger when Willie Jones of Coconut Creek filed his campaign paperwork. Jones is the second Democrat running against Israel. “Mystery Man” Edison Jules of Ohio/NY/Florida entered the race last month. Last January, the Westside Gazette published a glowing review of Jones’ retirement from the Broward Sheriff’s Office. ” Citations, proclamations and reflections were heartfelt and varied, coming from dignitaries such as former Pompano Beach Commissioner Woodrow […]

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 […]

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
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
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 […]

Unions Battle Over Broward Deputies

Unions Battle Over Broward Deputies

By Buddy Nevins, BrowardBeat.com, Special to EyesOnNews.com, June 1, 2015 – A Sarasota-based arm of the AFL-CIO has its eyes on the Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies. Over 2,000 deputies and sergeants will vote later this summer on whether they want the International Union of Police Associations to represent them, or want to continue with the Broward County Police Benevolent Association. At stake: Millions of dollars in annual dues flowing to the labor organization. The union gathered signatures from more than 40 […]

The great pigeon caper (Video)

The great pigeon caper (Video)

By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com Managing Editor, May 30, 2015 – Chalk this caper up to one of the most bizarre robberies ever. According to Miami-Dade Police, three men jumped over a chain link fence at 4595 SW 127th Avenue. At 1:00 AM they may have been confused with what they were about to steal – 150 pigeons. Yes, pigeons.  Three of the birds died during the theft. Wait! What makes this even more bizarre, as if the originaal crime wasn’t enough. Three […]

Trio of Jewel Heists Nets Over $500,000 (Video)

Trio of Jewel Heists Nets Over $500,000 (Video)

By Mark Young, EyesOnNews.com Managing Editor,  Miami, May 28, 2015 – A gang of violent crooks are believed to have robbed at least 3 jewelry stores recently and the Miami Dade Police are hoping you can help catch them before some one gets injured.  Police have released surveillance video from one of the smash and grabs. Here’s the information from the police, you can check out the video below: The Miami-Dade Police Department, Robbery Bureau, is investigating several commercial robberies throughout […]

2 Hialeah Police K-9s found dead inside officer’s SUV (Video)

2 Hialeah Police K-9s found dead inside officer’s SUV (Video)

Florida, May 28, 2015 – Statement from Don Ryce Regarding the Death of Two Hialeah Police K-9’s: “I am deeply saddened to learn of the tragic death of two remarkable police dogs from the Hialeah Police Department, “Jimmy” and “Hector”. “Jimmy” is a 7 yr-old Bloodhound and “Hector” is a 4-yr old Belgium Malinois. The Jimmy Ryce Center donated “Jimmy” the bloodhound to the Hialeah Police Department seven years ago. Our mission is stronger than ever and with the public’s […]

Daniel Tyson

Eyewitness: Hollywood cops tasered man in handcuffs and leg shackles

By Dan Christensen, FloridaBulldog.org, Special to EyesOnNews.com, May 28, 2015 – A neighbor who watched Daniel Tyson die last October during a confrontation with Hollywood police says officers twice shocked Tyson with a Taser after he was restrained facedown on the ground in handcuffs and leg shackles. Eyewitness Leonarda Moore provided her detailed account in a sworn statement provided to a lawyer for Tyson’s family. In an interview, Moore said she declined to speak with city detectives who sought to question […]

Armed Robbers hold up Miami Market (Video)

Armed Robbers hold up Miami Market (Video)

The Miami Police Department’s Robbery Unit is investigating a case where two armed black men stormed the Market 54, located at 6355 Northwest 7 Avenue, shortly before 6:30 A.M., on May 3, 2015. According to the detectives, both robbers approached the store clerk pretending to be customers.  One robber pulled out a handgun and demanded money from inside the cash register; all while yelling and wielding a gun. In fear for his life, the clerk complied.  The second robber, who […]