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Sweetwater Sign (Source: CBS4)

Sweetwater Police Department Under Fire; Interim Chief Turns To Training To Improve Image

The cloud of suspicion in Sweetwater is growing. It now hangs heavy over everyone from the former mayor and ex-police chief, to a recently appointed commissioner, several police officers and a fired civilian employee.

CBS4–11/22/2013

Former Sweetwater Police Officer Richard Brenner (Source: CBS4)

Sweetwater’s Interim Chief Vows Change As Former Employees Ask For Jobs Back

A former Sweetwater police department employee will get another chance to ask for his job back after he was granted a continuance at a special commission meeting Tuesday night.

11/19/2013

Sweetwater Sign (Source: CBS4)

Three Former Sweetwater Police Employees Will Demand Jobs Back

Three former Sweetwater Police Department employees plan to ask for their jobs back at a special commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday night.

CBS4–11/18/2013

Turkey Drive (Source: CBS4)

Turkey Giveaway Feeds Thousands Of Needy Families In Miami

The Miami-Dade County League of Cities (MDCLC) handed out Thanksgiving food items to families in need on Thursday to spread the holiday spirit.

CBS4–11/14/2013

Suspended Sweetwater Mayor Manny Maroño after he plead guilty in court one count of conspiracy fraud on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Ex Sweetwater Mayor Maroño Pleads Guilty In Corruption Case

Former Sweetwater Mayor Manny Maroño admitted his guilt Wednesday in the public corruption case against him.

11/13/2013

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Another Questionable Connection To Former Sweetwater Mayor

More questions of ethics violations in a South Florida city have emerged, and this time a City Commissioner is the focus.

CBS Miami–11/11/2013

Maverick the missing Sweetwater police horse is found on 11/7/13. Seen here with Officer Gio Garciga
(Source: Sweetwater Police Dept.)

Found: “Maverick” The Missing Sweetwater Police Horse

A Sweetwater police horse, missing since April, has been found.

11/07/2013

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Drivers Report Losing Cars To Sweetwater’s Towing Practices

Still under the microscope of the FBI, the City of Sweetwater now finds itself the target of a federal lawsuit alleging the city towed cars illegally.

10/31/2013

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Suspended Mayor To Change Plea As Sweetwater Looks For Missing Money

The attorneys for Sweetwater’s suspended mayor Manny Maroño have filed notice indicating he plans to change his plea to guilty on a single count of conspiracy fraud.

10/30/2013

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Sweetwater’s Interim Police Chief Already In The Hot Seat Over Decades-Old Investigation

He’s barely settled into his new office, but Sweetwater’s interim police chief is already defending himself against allegations that are more than three decades old.

10/25/2013

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