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Leonardo-Morciego-225x300Leonardo Morciego of Miami, Florida was arrested on February 14 on DUI charges for a fatal car crash that severely injured Yovhanis Roque and killed Rachel Foster in June 2016. Morciego, 56, faces charges for vehicular homicide, DUI manslaughter, DUI causing serious bodily harm, DUI causing property damage, and reckless driving causing serious bodily injury. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

According to the arrest report, the alleged car crash took place on June 19, 2016. Morciego was driving a BMW 328i on the westbound lanes of the Palmetto Expressway near NW 57th Avenue when he reportedly hit two cars on the inside shoulder of the expressway.

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Miracle-Griffin-271x300Miracle Griffin of Pompano Beach, Florida was killed in an accident last Sunday while riding on the back of an ATV driven by Chauncey Edwards in Pompano Beach. According to Broward Sheriff’s Office, Edwards, 19, was illegally driving the ATV west at the intersection of NE 17th Court and NE Second Terrace.

Edwards reportedly reached the intersection at the same time as a Mercury Sable that was coming from the north. The driver of the vehicle didn’t see the ATV and continued driving. Edwards swerved left to avoid crashing into a vehicle, but the abrupt change of direction threw him and Griffin, 19, off the ATV.

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Alton-Morgan-240x300Alton Morgan, a Disney World employee from Lake County, was arrested on February 13 on child pornography charges after he reportedly downloaded and created child porn at his home. Morgan, 59, is being charged with multiple counts of production of child pornography, possession of child pornography, sexual battery, and lewd or lascivious molestation. He is being held without bond. News sources did not name an attorney for Morgan.

According to the arrest affidavit, investigators purportedly found several child porn images during a search of Morgan’s home on Monday. The detectives also reportedly found videos of Morgan molesting a young girl in his home. Morgan allegedly admitted to sexually abusing the girl, who is currently in California.

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Jose-Fernandez-300x169The families of Eduardo Rivero and Emilio Jesus Macias of Miami-Dade County, Florida, who died in a boat crash with Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, have filed negligence and personal injury lawsuits against the athlete’s estate. The families are seeking $2 million each.

The accident occurred on the morning of September 25 last year on the north jetty of Government Cut off the coast of Miami Beach. Fernandez, 24, was the owner of the boat. He met Rivero, 25, and Macias, 27, through his girlfriend. Macias worked at Wells Fargo and Rivero did sales at Carnival Cruise Lines.

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Brandi-Leigh-Begerow-300x169Brandi Leigh Begerow of Hialeah, Florida was arrested on February 7 for allegedly stealing a gun, cash, and other belongings from Mark Taiclet on January 30.

Begerow, 33, is an Uber driver who reportedly picked up Taiclet, 48, from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and drove him to his home in Plantation. She faces charges for armed burglary and grand theft of a firearm and is being held without bond at Broward County Jail. It is unclear if she has acquired legal representation.

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