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Nicholas Christian Armstrong of Lake Park, Florida is accused of driving while under the influence and causing a crash that severely injured a motorcyclist in Jupiter.

Armstrong, 29, faces charges for refusing to submit to a DUI test after a license suspension, violating driver-license restrictions, and DUI causing serious bodily harm. He is being held in Palm Beach County Jail on $10,000 bond. The press did not name an attorney for Armstrong.

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Two Hallendale Beach police officers have been placed on administrative leave while internal affairs investigates a video that reportedly shows them striking a suspect with batons.

Officers Richard Allen and Jaime Cerna were recorded arresting James Dunkelberger on May 30 after he purportedly stole a phone and charger from a parked car. Dunkelberger was charged with resisting an officer without violence and burglary.

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Bradley Ruben of Hollywood, Florida is accused of causing a fatal car crash on I-95 that led to the death of Juan Pedro Garcia of North Bay Village, and attempting to run from the scene of the accident.

Ruben, 32, is charged with resisting arrest and failing to stop at an accident involving death. During his first-appearance court session on Thursday, prosecutors asked for a $100,000 bond out of concern that Ruben might flee the state because he’s a professional poker play who has made a lot of money.

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Jessica Santiago of West Palm Beach, Florida was arrested on May 5 for allegedly crashing into a motorcyclist and failing to remain at the scene of the accident.

Santiago, 25, is being charged with leaving the scene of a crash causing serious bodily harm. It is unclear if she has hired an attorney.

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mario_figueroa_kicking_suarez_facebook-300x203mario_figueroa_kicking_suarez_facebook-300x203Miami police officer Mario Figueroa has been suspended with pay after a video of him kicking the head of a suspect who was on the ground in handcuffs went viral.

Figueroa was suspended by Miami Police Chief Jorge Colina, who said that the circulating video “depicts a clear violation of policy.” Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle has also launched an investigation that could potentially lead to Figueroa’s prosecution.

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