Articles Tagged with Miami-Dade

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Angle-Lopez-300x16917-year-old Angel Lopez was fatally struck by a Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) trooper while riding a bike in SW Miami-Dade.

The FHP trooper, who has been identified as Aliek Sierra, was driving west on Killian Parkway when he struck and killed the teen.

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Earl-Lewis-1-300x169Police have arrested Earl Lewis of Miami-Dade, Florida for allegedly crashing into Jose Eduardo Cepeda Luna, 57, and his son Eduardo Cepeda, 34, on the side of the Dolphin Expressway. Lewis then allegedly stole the car of one of the victims to escape.

Lewis, 32, faces charges for leaving the scene of a fatal accident, driving without a license, and grand-theft auto. He was booked into Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center, where he is being held on $2 million bond. It is unclear if he has acquired the services of an attorney.

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fatherson-hit-and-runFather and son Jose Eduardo Cepeda Luna, 57, and Cesar Eduardo Cepeda, 34, were killed on the morning of February 9 in a hit-and-run crash on the Turnpike in northwest Miami-Dade.

According to FHP investigators, Cesar Cepeda was driving a Chevrolet Silverado pickup east on SR-836 when he lost control and crashed into a guardrail.

Stranded on the side of the highway, Cepeda called his father, who arrived shortly after in a Chevrolet Equinox. Investigators believe the two men were outside their vehicles when a Chevrolet Camaro hit them.

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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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