He was only 17 on August 5, 1966, but 48-years later, the date is still seared into Timothy Drayton’s memory as if it was yesterday. That was the day his friend, Bobby Williams, was shot and killed by Dade County Sheriffs deputies, in what Drayton now claims, was a murder, set up, sanctioned and committed by officers of the law and even a local judge.
A man has been arrested for an alleged string of armed robberies in Ft. Lauderdale.
A man considered to be a career criminal was arrested in Key West after a Crime Stoppers tip.
A third arrest has been made in a case where a woman was kidnapped and sexually battered in North Miami Beach last month.
Juan Carlos Chavez, the man who raped, murdered, and then dismembered the body of 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce received the state of Florida’s ultimate punishment Wednesday when he was executed.
As Juan Carlos Chavez, the convicted killer of 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce, awaits his 6 p.m. scheduled execution at Florida State Prison, he has a detailed schedule that he will follow Wednesday morning and afternoon.
“It’s been a long, long time coming,” said the father of Jimmy Ryce, upon learning that Wednesday, February 12th is the day the man who kidnapped, raped, murdered and dismembered his 9-year-old son, will be put to death.
Don Ryce is ready to step into the witness room and see Juan Carlos Chavez pay the ultimate price for the gruesome murder of his 9-year-old son Jimmy.
North Miami Beach police have arrested a person in connection with a kidnapping and sexual earlier this month. On January 16, 2014, the woman was walking back to her car after picking up food from a restaurant at 1026 North Miami Beach Blvd. when she was approached by at least two males wearing black gloves and armed with handguns.
The man police believe is responsible for raping and robbing a woman at gunpoint as she sat in her car in broad daylight is now being charged with that crime after being jailed nearly two weeks ago on unrelated robbery and kidnapping charges.