Detective John Saavedra

An undercover Miami-Dade Police detective who was shot three times during a shoot-out at a suspected marijuana grow house last July has been named the 2012 Police Officer of the Year by the Miami-Dade Police Benevolent Association. (Source: CBS4)

Exclusive: Wounded Det.John Saavedra Named Miami-Dade PBA Officer Of The Year

An undercover Miami-Dade Police detective who was shot three times during a shoot-out at a suspected marijuana grow house last July has been named the 2012 Police Officer of the Year by the Miami-Dade Police Benevolent Association.

CBS4–05/18/2013

Surveillance video depicting shooting of Miami-Dade Police Officer John Saavedra. (Source: Miami-Dade Police Dept.)

Miami-Dade Detective Shot In Grow House Gunfight To Receive Award

A Miami-Dade police detective shot three times in the line of duty is traveling to Washington D.C. Friday to receive a special award as a result of the shooting.

CBS Miami–05/10/2013

Surveillance video depicting shooting of Miami-Dade Police Officer John Saavedra. (Source: Miami-Dade Police Dept.)

Video Of Wild Police Involved Shootout At Grow House Released In Court

Video evidence of a police involved shootout on the front lawn of a marijuana grow house in Westchester was played in court Thursday at the bail hearing for one of the suspects.

CBS Miami–05/09/2013

Detective John Saavedra is rushed into Jackson Memorial Hospital after being shot on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Detective Wounded In Alleged Grow House Shooting Released From JMH

The Miami-Dade Police detective wounded during a shootout at a suspected marijuana grow house has been released from the hospital.

CBS4–08/08/2012

Luis Estevanell in bond court on Thursday, August 2, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Bond Denied For Man Involved In Grow House Shooting

A veteran Miami-Dade police detective continues to recover at Jackson Memorial Hospital after he was shot during a drug operation. One man was killed in the shootout and another made his first appearance in court Thursday.

CBS4–08/02/2012

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