A total of 29 people have been charged, including 23 known members and associates of the gang Latin Kings, after a multi-agency law enforcement operation, set out to tackle violent crime, drug trafficking, firearm offenses, and gang activity in Broward.
For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.
Five people were arrested and nearly 400 bags of crack cocaine were confiscated during a raid on two suspected drug houses in the Highland Village neighborhood of North Miami Beach, according to police.
On the same night the Miami Dade Gang Task Force was out chasing gang members for the types of crimes what you would normally expect — dealing drugs, stealing cars, and carrying guns. Another operation was taking place, this one involving something you would not expect.
Spend a night with the Miami Dade Police Department’s Gang Unit, and its commander, Lt. Luis Almaguer, and you will be forever on the move. On a recent night in which the gang task force was operating, Almaguer and his fellow cops were racing on calls from Liberty City to Miami Gardens and CBS4’s Jim DeFede joined them every step of the way.
Gang Violence is growing in Miami-Dade, especially in the northern part of he county, raising concern over the growing number os senseless shootings.