Major Rene Landa

South Miami Police Chief Orlando Martinez de Castro was terminated Wednesday  August 15, 2013. (Source: www.southmiamifl.gov)

City Manager: South Miami Police Chief Terminated

The South Miami Police Department has a new acting police chief. According to South Miami City Manager Steven Alexander, Orlando Martinez de Castro was terminated Wednesday night and Major Rene Landa was named Acting Chief.

08/15/2013

Video captures burglar stealing UPS packages (Source: CBS4)

Burglar Busted Thanks To Crystal Clear Video

South Miami police have arrested a man for robbing a homeowner of his UPS delivery and the entire crime was caught on camera.

CBS Miami–07/23/2013

(Photo by David L Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Cell Phone Snatchers Target South Miami

Police in South Miami are warning residents about cell phone snatchings.

CBS4–07/01/2013

A couple celebrating their 51st wedding anniversary got an unexpected, and unpleasant, surprise.  A fire severely damaged their South Miami home. (Source: CBS4)

Couple Burned Out Of Home On Anniversary

A couple celebrating their 51st wedding anniversary got an unexpected, and unpleasant, surprise. A fire severely damaged their South Miami home.

05/26/2013

Car-hopping surveillance video

Surv. Tape Catches Suspected Car Hopper

A young suspect has been captured again on surveillance tape burglarizing cars and now police and victims are asking for the public’s help.

CBS4–05/07/2013

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Exclusive: Alleged Teen Serial Burglar Arrested

Police in South Miami have arrested a 16-year-old serial burglar who they say has broken into more than 30 homes in their city and Miami-Dade since January, taking at least $15,000 in property from the victims.

CBS4–03/29/2013

South Miami Police are investigating a rash of stolen packages from people's doorsteps. (CBS4)

Crooks Caught On Camera Stealing Packages From S. Miami Front Door

A man is caught on camera stealing packages from outside a South Miami home, police said.

CBS4–01/23/2013

(Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Drugs, Guns, Cash Found In Home Next To Elementary School

Neighbors of a normally quiet neighborhood were shocked when they learned that a police SWAT team had raided a home in the community just before dawn and found lots of cash, drugs and guns.

CBS4–12/01/2011

(Source: CBS4)

South Miami To Demolish Abandoned Homes

Four houses in the City of South Miami that have become abandoned eyesores are slated for demolition soon.

CBS4–02/11/2011

Yolanda Graddy is accused of stealing flowers from in front of a Coral Gables hospital.

Alleged Poinsettia Bandit Arrested

Police say the woman responsible for snatching flowers from in front of a Coral Gables hospital has been arrested. Yolanda Graddy, 52, allegedly took poinsettias from Baptist Health South landscaping, but during questioning Graddy confessed to the crime.

CBS4–12/05/2010

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