Miami-Dade County has taken another big step in its crackdown on copper wire thefts and street light vandalism which have left South Florida drivers and neighborhoods in the dark.
Miami-Dade County is cracking down on copper wire thefts and street light vandalism which have left South Florida drivers and neighborhoods in the dark. A Miami-Dade Public Safety Commission voted Tuesday to create a task force on scrap metal and copper wire theft.
Copper thefts are leaving South Florida drivers and neighborhoods in the dark. So far this year on Miami-Dade County streets alone, nearly 300 streetlights have been broken, vandalized by thieves trying to get at the copper wire inside.
Vandals swept through a charter school this weekend in what was a disturbing and particularly vicious act of vandalism.
There is a new way one South Florida city is fighting one of the hardest forms of vandalism to stop- graffiti.
If you’ve ever wondered how to get help making you neighborhood better, safer, and more free of crime, you might want to consider asking a cop, Wednesday, CBS4 and some South Florida police departments are giving you a chance as police officers take your phone calls as part of Project Broken Window.
WFOR-TV/CBS4 has launched “Project Broken Window,” named after the theory that urban crime often spreads in neighborhoods and urban environments where brolken windows, blight and disrepair are found.
The snails are under attack. Those giant pink snails put on display on South Beach have been vandalized and police are looking for the culprits who are targeting the recycled plastic gastropods.