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Alfredo-Benitez-300x225DJ Fredy Benz, whose real name is Alfredo Benitez, was arrested on May 17 by Miami-Dade’s narcotics unit for allegedly selling cocaine from his house. Benitez, 39, is being charged with possession of cocaine with intent to sell. He has since bonded out of jail. News sources did not list an attorney for him.

According to news sources, Benz allegedly sold cocaine out of his home, which is near Shenandoah Elementary. Investigators reportedly found 10 bags of cocaine on him at the time of his arrest.

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Elizabeth-Goldenburg-300x200Elizabeth Goldenberg and four others were involved in an airboat accident in the Everglades on May 13. Goldenberg, 22, was killed and her sister, Dana, was hospitalized with minor injuries. Her parents, David and Renee Goldenberg, and the airboat operator, Steve George Gagne of Miami, were unharmed.

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the accident took place in the Wildlife Management Area, a few miles west of Krome Avenue. Goldenberg, who had graduated from the University of Miami the previous day, was on an airboat excursion with her family when the vessel “stopped abruptly” after being forced off the trail because a damaged airboat was blocking the way.

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Pamela-Stigger-240x300School teacher Pamela Stigger was arrested on May 11 for allegedly raping a 15-year-old student. Stigger, 33, teaches the eighth grade at Forest Glen Middle School in Coral Springs, Florida.

Stigger faces charges for one count of lewd conduct and two counts of sexual battery. Her bail was set at $37,500 during her first court appearance last Friday. She is required to wear an ankle monitor and is barred from having contact with the victim upon release on bail bond. Sources did not name an attorney for Stigger.

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Daniel-Kandler-169x300Mark Desimone of Delray Beach, David Remland of Boca Raton, and Daniel Kandler of Boca Raton, were arrested last week for allegedly bribing the owner of a rehab facility with over $150,000 to get his patients to undergo expensive drug screenings at their drug-testing laboratory.

Desimone, 61, Remland, 52, and Kandler, 41, all face charges for patient brokering. It is unclear whether Kandler is still booked, but Remland and Desimone were reportedly being held without bond as of last Thursday. News sources did not name attorneys for the three men.

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Spirit_Airlines_NK-319-300x183Davante Garrett, 22; Desmond Waul, 22; and Janice Waul, 24, of New York were arrested at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport last Monday night. Violence broke out at the airport when 11 flights were canceled by Spirit Airlines, disrupting the travel plans of hundreds of passengers.

The three New Yorkers reportedly screamed at Spirit Airlines’ airport staff and threatened to fight them, which caused the crowd to become more aggressive. They were charged with disorderly conduct, inciting a riot, resisting arrest, and trespassing. All three were released from jail the following day.

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