Articles Tagged with Miami-Dade

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Michael-“Mikey”-Arana-241x300Michael Arana, a bodyguard for pop star Justin Bieber, was arrested in Miami on November 30 for allegedly causing a car crash while under the influence of alcohol that injured two Miami-Dade police officers.

Arana, 32, faces multiple charges, including leaving the scene of an accident, DUI causing property damage or injury, and driving under the influence. He bonded out of jail on Thursday afternoon. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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Wendell-Alfredo-Nibbs-233x300Miami-Dade County teacher Wendell Alfredo Nibbs was arrested on November 28 for allegedly committing sexual battery on a student. Nibbs taught physical education at Brownsville Middle School. He was fired after his arrest.

Nibbs, 51, faces two counts of sexual battery on a familial child, which means he had custodial care of the child he allegedly battered. He was booked into Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center and was denied bond. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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Isobam-Valdes-left-Osvaldo-Rodriguez-right-300x181Miami-Dade Circuit Court is charging 13 Florida residents with fraud-related charges after law enforcement agents bust a fake credit card factory in Hialeah that federal prosecutors believe is the foundation of a nationwide scam.

Jaime Fernandez Del Pino of Miami reportedly ran the factory together with Julio Arjona Gomez of Miami Gardens. Both men were charged with conspiracy to commit access device fraud. An accomplice identified as Dayan Borges of Doral faces similar charges.

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Leary-and-San-Jose-2-300x181Dale Leary of Cutler Bay, Florida was arrested this week together with his one-time foreign-exchange student Marta San Jose for allegedly sexually abusing San Jose’s teenage sister. Leary, 50, and San Jose, 21, reportedly worked together to lure the then 14-year-old victim to move in with them and they sexually abused her for two years.

Leary and San Jose are both charged with engaging in a sexual act with a familial child, lewd and lascivious conduct with a child under 16, contributing to the delinquency of a child, and possession of child pornography.

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Luis-Charchabal-263x300Luis Manuel Charchabal was arrested in Miami-Dade, Florida on Thursday on drug trafficking charges after a long-term investigation by Miami-Dade police and the state attorney’s office. He was reportedly found in possession of 2.5 kilos of heroin and fentanyl.

Charchabal, 53, is being charged with three counts of possession of fentanyl with intent to deliver and three counts of illegal trafficking of heroin. His bond was set at $1 million. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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