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Angel-Cuesta-300x225Red South Beach Hotel front-desk clerk Angel Cuesta was arrested for his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run crash that caused the death of a pedestrian in Miami Beach, Florida. Cuesta faces charges for leaving the scene of an accident involving a death. The press did not list an attorney for him.

According to the arrest report, the alleged crash occurred at 3:30 a.m. on Sunday at 38th and Collins Avenue. Cuesta reportedly took a 2017 Chevrolet Cruz from the hotel’s valet station to buy a Red Bull at a Walgreens on 41st and Pine Tree Drive.

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American-Airlines-300x200Scott Becker of Miami, Florida is suing American Airlines for physical and psychological injuries he allegedly sustained during an emergency evacuation of a Boeing 767 that caught fire at O’Hare International Airport before its scheduled takeoff for Miami on October 28, 2016.

In a lawsuit filed on June 13 in Miami, Becker, 47, alleges the airline failed to ensure the jetliner was properly maintained and negligently failed “to provide proper assistance, supervision and instruction in the evacuation.” The lawsuit seeks more than $75,000 in damages, including legal fees for “personal and bodily injuries, both physical and psychological in nature;” pain and suffering; disability; medical bills; lost earnings; and past and future emotional distress.

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Chelsea-Halter-240x300Chelsea Halter of Biscayne Park, Florida was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly driving the wrong way on the Palmetto Expressway and causing multiple car accidents, one of which sent a driver to a hospital, while under the influence of alcohol.

Halter, 24, was charged with DUI, DUI causing property or personal damage, reckless driving, and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage. She was also charged with two misdemeanors for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Halter has since bonded out of Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center. The press did not list an attorney for her.

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Kevin-Macek-234x300Kevin Macek of Pompano Beach, Florida was arrested on Monday morning for allegedly sending pornographic images of children and encouraging sex acts on underage children during webcam shows.

Macek. 41, faces 11 counts, including solicitation of a child and possession and transmission of a child porn. It is unclear if he has acquired legal representation.

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Venus-Williams-3-300x169Last month, seven-time Grand Slam winner Venus Williams was reported at fault in a fatal car crash that caused the death of Jerome Barson of West Palm Beach and injured his wife, Linda Barson. But recently released surveillance footage from a guard shack revealed that Williams had “lawfully” entered the intersection where the crash occurred on the afternoon of June 9, sources say.

The footage was released by Palm Beach Gardens police last week, and it reportedly shows Williams had a green light when she drove her SUV into the intersection of BallenIsles Drive and Northlake Boulevard.

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