Sweetwater Police

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Sweetwater Police Property Room Closed After FDLE Audit

When Florida Department of Law Enforcement investigators came to Sweetwater earlier this summer, the mayor thought they would be there for three, maybe four days.

08/19/2015

Source: CBS4

Sources: FDLE Audit Finds Guns, Money Missing From Sweetwater PD

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has wrapped up its audit of the Sweetwater Police Department.

08/18/2015

An image from a red light camera in Sweetwater shows a Sweetwater police officer being struck by a pickup truck on February 17th. (Source: American Traffic Solutions)

CBS4 Exclusive: Video Contradicts Report Of Sweetwater Officer-Involved Crash

In Sweetwater, even police officers are supposed to stop at red lights. However, video exclusively obtained by CBS4 appears to show that didn’t happen in a crash where the driver, who struck the officer, was cited.

07/27/2015

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Sweetwater Cop Busted: “The Crack Is Not For Me, It’s For My Wife”

A Sweetwater cop found himself on the wrong side after he reportedly bought a bag of crack from a sidewalk dealer.

04/17/2015

South Florida private investigator Jorge Del Rio  has filed a motion in court asking a judge to order all Sweetwater Police officers to stay away from him. (Source: CBS4)

Private Investigator Says Police Stalked, Tried To Intimidate Him

A South Florida private investigator has filed a motion in court asking a judge to order all Sweetwater police officers to stay away from him.

04/09/2015

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)

Battery Charge Against Ex-Sweetwater Cop Dropped

A former Sweetwater police officer has something to be thankful for this week. On Wednesday, the state announced that they had dropped an aggravated battery charge against 39-year old Amauris Bastidas.

11/26/2014

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

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