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.
A Sweetwater officer’s gun went off while trying to apprehend shoplifting subjects at the Dolphin Mall Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
Shakeups are happening at the Sweetwater Police Department amid an FBI 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.
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.
The city of Sweetwater is in the news Wednesday and once again it’s for alleged malfeasance at the hands of public officials.
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.