Major Rene Landa
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.
South Miami police have arrested a man for robbing a homeowner of his UPS delivery and the entire crime was caught on camera.
Police in South Miami are warning residents about cell phone snatchings.
A couple celebrating their 51st wedding anniversary got an unexpected, and unpleasant, surprise. A fire severely damaged their South Miami home.
A young suspect has been captured again on surveillance tape burglarizing cars and now police and victims are asking for the public’s help.
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.
A man is caught on camera stealing packages from outside a South Miami home, police said.
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.
Four houses in the City of South Miami that have become abandoned eyesores are slated for demolition soon.
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.