MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A man was arrested in Northwest Miami-Dade on a first-degree murder warrant Wednesday afternoon.
Jeffrey Harrell, 28, was placed in custody as Broward, Miami-Dade SWAT and US Marshalls executed the warrant.
Harrell had barricaded himself inside a home near Northwest 83rd Street and 5th Avenue in Miami-Dade before surrendering to authorities.
Miami-Dade Police Detective Argemis Colome said the Special Response Team is highly skilled at apprehending these types of suspects.
“These guys are very dedicated and luckily today all that training paid off and we can see that there was no casualties and no injuries to anybody,” he said. “Obviously a very successful operation.”
Police had been searching for Harrell in the investigation of a man found dead in a burning car at a North Lauderdale park earlier this year.
The man in the car was later identified as Darren Butler.
Back in November, two other people were arrested in connection to Butler’s murder.
Butler’s body was found inside a burning car in at Bicentennial Park on November 14th.
Those arrested were Johntavis McCoe and Rougeina Deriveire. The Broward Sheriff’s Office says McCoe murdered Butler.
Last month, CBS 4 News interviewed LaTearriyah Anthony, Butler’s girlfriend and mother of his daughter.
She was distraught and filled with questions about why anyone would harm Butler and take him away from her and the couple’s 3-month-old baby, Amelia.
“Why?” She said. “Why would you do this? Why would you take him like this? Why would you even want to hurt him? He had nothing but respect.”
BSO has not released any details about a possible motive for the killing.
Authorities say nobody was hurt during Wednesday’s arrest as Harrell agreed to surrender to SWAT while speaking with officers on the phone.
CBS4 News reached out BSO for a comment on the case.
A spokesperson told us they will try to confirm this information on Thursday