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Source: AP (Josh Anderson)

Officer’s Gun Discharges While Taking Down Alleged Shoplifter

A Sweetwater officer’s gun went off while trying to apprehend shoplifting subjects at the Dolphin Mall Sunday.

06/29/2014

Sweetwater police oficer Amauris Bastidas who helped save a baby on the side of a highway will be honored Monday evening at the department’s headquarters for his efforts.  (Source: CBS4)

Sweetwater Cop Honored For Helping Save Baby’s Life

The Sweetwater police officer who helped save a baby who had stopped breathing on a South Florida expressway last month was honored at a commission meeting Monday night.

CBS4–03/03/2014

Miami-Dade Fire Paramedic Lt. Alvaro Tonanez helps rescue 5-month-old Sebastian de la Cruz who stopped breathing while riding in the car with his aunt, Pamela Rauseo, 37, right  on Thursday, February 20, 2014.  At left is Lucila Godoy, who stopped her car to assist with CPR in the rescue.  Photo by: Al Diaz, Miami Herald Staff

Motorists Rush To Help Unconscious Baby On Dolphin Expressway

Traffic came to a grinding halt Thursday afternoon on the Dolphin Expressway as a woman fled her car desperate for help to save a baby.

02/20/2014

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Sweetwater Names New Interim Police Chief

The City of Sweetwater has a new police chief – at least for now. Thursday, city officials announced that Deputy Chief Jesus Menocal would serve as interim chief following the retirement of Chief Roberto Fulgueira.

10/24/2013

City of Sweetwater sign.  (Source: CBS4)

Police Promotions, Demotions & Resignations Taking Place In Sweetwater

Shakeups are happening at the Sweetwater Police Department amid an FBI investigation.

09/26/2013

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Missing Teen’s Death Is Homicide Investigation

The search for a missing South Florida teenager is officially over as Miami-Dade Homicide detectives confirm his body was found in a canal in the Everglades.

CBS Miami–09/05/2013

Jesus Trejo (Source: Braulio Trejo)

Several S. Florida Agencies Join Search For Missing Teen

Miami-Dade Police, Sweetwater Police and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are searching a remote area of the county for a teenager who hasn’t been seen since Tuesday.

CBS4–09/04/2013

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2 Sweetwater Cops & Civilian Worker Relieved Of Duty

The city of Sweetwater is in the news Wednesday and once again it’s for alleged malfeasance at the hands of public officials.

CBS Miami–09/04/2013

Alberto Dominguez on the floor of Sweetwater police station. (Source: Sweetwater PD)

Lawsuit Claims Man Beaten By Sweetwater Reserve Officer

The City of Sweetwater, already battered by allegations its former mayor is corrupt, is now facing a lawsuit alleging its police department uses excessive force.

CBS Miami–09/03/2013

A suspicious envelope was found outside a mailing center in Sweetwater Thursday. (CBS4)

Bomb Squad Detonates Suspicious Letter At Sweetwater Mailing Facility

The Miami-Dade Police Bomb Squad safely destroyed a suspicious envelope after discovering the words “President Barack Obama” and “Clinton” were found scrawled inside.

CBS4–04/18/2013

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