Monroe Co. Corrections Officer Charged In SW Dade Theft

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Monroe County Sheriff’s Office corrections deputy found himself on the wrong side of he law after he was allegedly caught boosting a tire in Miami-Dade.

Juan Morales Jr., 19, was booked into the Miami-Dade County jail with two other men on charges of grand theft and criminal mischief. According to a report by Miami-Dade police, they were caught with a tire and rim they had allegedly stolen off of a vehicle on SW 149th Avenue.

Morales Jr. has been employed by the Sheriff’s Office since September of 2013.

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