Month: January 2014

City of Miami Gardens Slapped With Lawsuit for Police Abuse and Racial Profiling – The Root

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http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2013/12/city_of_miam... City of Miami Gardens Slapped With Lawsuit for Police Abuse and Racial Profiling - The Root The mayor and police department of Miami Gardens, Fla., have been slapped with a federal civil rights lawsuit for police abuse and racial profiling, particularly against African Americans, Reuters reports. According to the report, Ali Amin Saleh, the owner of a convenience store in the... [...]

Mark Gold, Ticket Lawyer Who Sued Strip Club Over $18K Bill, Arrested For Domestic Violence

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http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/riptide/2013/10/mark_gold_tic... Mark Gold, Ticket Lawyer Who Sued Strip Club Over $18K Bill, Arrested For Domestic Violence Mark Gold is one of the kings of Miami's lucrative traffic ticket racket. His Ticket Clinic is ubiquitous and the University of Miami law alum has reaped the benefits with a $1.5 million mansion on Rivo Alto Island. But Gold doesn't exactly seem like a happy camper. Two years ago he... [...]

U.S. Coast Guard makes historic $37 million drug bust in Miami

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http://bossip.com/906396/that-white-u-s-coast-guard-make-his... U.S. Coast Guard makes historic $37 million drug bust in Miami U.S. Coast Guard makes historic $37 million drug bust in Miami The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Sitkinak pulled into the Miami Beach Coast Guard station Tuesday morning showing off what it called a “historic” cocaine haul made possible through joint operations with the British Royal Fleet. Several officers unloaded... [...]

Lauderhill Man Accused In Half A Dozen Residential Burglaries

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http://miami.cbslocal.com/2013/12/24/lauderhill-man-accused-... Lauderhill Man Accused In Half A Dozen Residential BurglariesAn arrest of a Lauderhill man for burglary has closed half a dozen or so other burglary cases. On Monday, Ft. Lauderdale police received a call around 11 a.m. about a burglary in progress in a home at 2770 NW 26th Street. Lauderhill Man Accused In Half A Dozen Residential Burglaries An arrest of a Lauderhill man... [...]

Police: Dispute Over Car Repair Bill Sparks Stabbing, Shooting

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http://miami.cbslocal.com/2014/01/14/repair-shop-employee-sh... Police: Dispute Over Car Repair Bill Sparks Stabbing, ShootingOne man is facing aggravated battery charges after dispute over an auto repair bill escalated into violence. MIAMI-DADE (CBSMiami) – One man is facing aggravated battery charges after dispute over an auto repair bill escalated into violence. Freddy Saladriga, 45, was taken into police custody Tuesday after... [...]