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coffee-contact-email-4831-300x200YMCA Counselor Joseph Anthony Garcia of Miami, Florida was arrested on Monday for allegedly attempting to force a teenage boy to send him nude pictures, police say.

Garcia, 18, faces charges of promoting the sexual performance of a child, traveling to meet a minor for sex, possession of an image or video showing the sexual performance of a child, possession of obscene materials depicting a minor, and using a computer to misrepresent his age. It is unclear if he has acquired an attorney.

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automobile-automotive-autumn-228094-300x200Leon Morton of Miami, Florida was arrested on October 15 for his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run crash that injured an unidentified pedestrian.

Morton, 72, is charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving serious injuries. He bail was set at $100,000 during bond court on Tuesday. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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crime-scene-tape-300x200Antwoine Shane Brown of Miami, Florida was arrested last week for allegedly defrauding six people on Craigslist by taking payments for heavy equipment and a classic car, but never delivering the goods.

Brown, 24, is charged with grand theft, defrauding a financial institution, money laundering, and scheming to defraud and structuring transactions to evade reporting requirements. He is being held at Broward County Jail on $145,000. The press did not name an attorney for Brown.

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Lionel Orrego was arrested on August 31 for his alleged involvement in a fatal multi-vehicle DUI car crash in Miami that killed four people.

Orrego, 42, is charged with four counts of DUI manslaughter, three counts of DUI with property damage, two counts of DUI with serious bodily injury, and one count of resisting arrest with violence. He is being held in lieu of a $128,000 bond. It is unclear if he has acquired legal representation.

According to the arrest report, the fatal car crash occurred some time after midnight on Friday in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 near NW 62nd Street. An unidentified motorcyclist was involved in an accident on the highway and several drivers pulled over to offer assistance. Orrego, who was allegedly driving a white GMC Savana, ran over several of the drivers who stopped to help. Investigators allege that he was intoxicated at the time.

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Four people were killed on Tuesday after two small airplanes crashed into each other over the Everglades.

According to news reports, people who live around the Everglades heard an explosion at around 1 p.m. and called the police. The airplanes were seen in a remote area accessible only by helicopters and airboats.

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