Fort Lauderdale Crime
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Recent Crime News
9 hrs ago | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
A Broward Sheriff's Office deputy stands behind crime scene tape that was restricting people from entering or leaving the crime scene at the corner of Harris Terrace and Northwest Eighth Street. One person was fatally shot there in the early afternoon, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via PR Log
Secure Solutions hereby notifies its customers that John Lynch has joined them as Security Consultant & Process Server at CSI Secure Solutions. DAVIE, Fla. Comment?
Thursday Oct 20 | via WFLX-TV West Palm Beach
The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of 23-year-old Dontrell Stephens on its Facebook page Thursday. Stephens won his federal lawsuit against the sheriff's office in February but has not received any money as the verdict remains under appeal. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 19 | via MSNBC
Sam Bruce 's time at Miami came to an abrupt end, but the former highly-touted recruit's impact on the football program is still being felt. According to the CBS affiliate in Miami , Sam Bruce was arrested Monday night and charged with marijuana possession. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 19 | via CBS Local
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Tuesday Oct 18 | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
City commissioners approved a $50,000 settlement Tuesday with former police Sgt. Michael Florenco, who sued the city claiming notice of his 2015 firing came two days too late. Comment?
Saturday Oct 15 | via Sporting News
A youth football coach was gunned down in front of his horrified players after a team practice Thursday night in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. According to multiple reports , Dave Williams, 43, a volunteer coach for the Fort Lauderdale Hurricanes 7-and-under team, told a group of children to run when he saw several black males with guns approach him at a busy park just before 9 p.m. "I just heard the shots, ran in that direction and found one of my coaches on the ground, fighting for his life," said Jamaal Gaines, president of the Fort Lauderdale Hurricanes, via the Sun Sentinel . Comment?
Saturday Oct 15 | via New York Daily News
A beloved youth football coach was gunned down in Florida just moments after delivering Gatorade and cookies to his team of youngsters. Dave Williams was fatally shot at close range on Thursday night in a park filled with hundreds of people just after the team finished a nighttime practice in Ft. Comment?
Friday Oct 14 | via WRCD-FM Massena
It's safe to say Darluis Ortiz isn't lactose intolerant. The 18-year-old is being accused of stealing $160-thousand worth of Jamaican cheese. Comment?
Friday Oct 14 | via TheBlaze.com
Masked gunman's bullet grazes store clerk's face in attempted robbery - but victim's aim is a whole lot better A man donning a Halloween mask burst into a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, convenience store earlier this week, pointed a gun at the clerk behind the counter and demanded money. Surveillance video released Thursday showed the Comet Food Market clerk holding his arms and hands toward the gunman and moving away before running to the back of the store. Comment?
Friday Oct 14 | via The Miami Herald
A youth football coach was shot and killed during a practice session at Mills Pond Park in Fort Lauderdale Thursday night, police said. Fort Lauderdale Police told local TV news stations that shots were fired in the parking lot of the field at about 8:45 p.m. but did not release the name of the victim. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 12 | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Fort Lauderdale Police detectives investigate a Tuesday morning shooting at the Comet Food Market. Both the store clerk and a masked robber were shot. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 12 | via The Miami Herald
Fort Lauderdale police identified the armed robbery suspect who came out on the bullet-heavy end of Tuesday morning's mini-mart shootout as 30-year-old Curtis Sanders. One count of armed robbery, one count of attempted murder and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon await Sanders once he recovers from the shots he sustained in Tuesday's robbery attempt. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 5 | via SBWire
Kamal DeFreitas is a Caribbean based freelance photographer. After studying Multimedia at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, he transitioned into full time photography about three years ago. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 4 | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Three of five suspects in a middle-of-the-night theft of five sedans from a Fort Lauderdale dealer are children, police said. The three boys - two are 15 and one is 14 - are from Fort Lauderdale and Lauderhill. Comment?
Sunday Oct 2 | via Waco Tribune-Herald
Police have made a third arrest in the 2014 killing of a Florida State University law professor, a woman who they say has ties both to the family of the victim's ex-wife and one of the alleged shooters. The Tallahassee police said Sunday that Katherine Magbanua, 31, was arrested near Fort Lauderdale on Saturday and charged her with murder in the July 2014 slaying of Daniel Markel, who was gunned down in his garage. Comment?
Sunday Oct 2 | via WINK-TV Fort Myers
A murder suspect who gained national notoriety by dashing from a courtroom and escaping for six days is proclaiming his innocence on a recording posted to Facebook. The South Florida Sun Sentinel reported Saturday that 22-year-old Dayonte Resiles said in the recording "I never committed murder a day in my life." Comment?
Sunday Oct 2 | via CBC News
Toronto-raised Dan Markel, a well-known law professor, author and blogger, was gunned down in his Florida home in July 2014. Police have arrested a woman in the 2014 killing of a Toronto-born law professor in Florida and say she has ties both to the family of the victim's ex-wife and one of the alleged shooters. Comment?
Thursday Sep 29 | via The Miami Herald
Put this on the list of places best to skip if you're thinking about breaking in: homes tented for fumigation. But that didn't stop one burglary suspect, according to Hollywood police. Comment?
Monday Sep 26 | via Broward-Palm Beach
It's been a busy month for South Florida's Black Lives Matter activists. Two weeks ago, they rallied for justice in the wake of Greg Frazier's shooting death in Pompano Beach. Comment?
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