Articles Tagged with Miramar

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backlit-crime-dark-143580-300x200Jesus Condom of Miramar, Florida was arrested last Wednesday after he allegedly attempted to abduct a 12-year-old middle school student.

Police believe the attempt is linked to a similar case involving a man who tried to lure three minors into a car.

Condom, 26, faces charges that include attempted interference with the custody of a minor; attempted false imprisonment of a child younger than 13; having an unregistered vehicle and attaching a registration to a license plate that it was not assigned to.

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audi-interior-300x200Ryan Basdeo of Pompano Beach, Florida was arrested on Tuesday for his involvement in the DUI crash that injured his wife, Alana Battoo Basdeo, and killed his 3-year-old daughter, Sophia.

Basdeo, 29, is charged with vehicular homicide, aggravated manslaughter of a child, DUI manslaughter, DUI with serious bodily injury to another, reckless driving causing serious bodily injury, and two counts of DUI property damage.

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Daystar Peterson, a hip-hop artist who uses the stage name Tory Lanez, was arrested on April 12 for allegedly driving a vehicle with an expired dealer tag, possession of less that 20 grams of marijuana in his glove box, and possession of a loaded firearm without a concealed weapons permit.

Peterson, 24, faces charges for operating a vehicle without a valid license or insurance, failing to register a vehicle, possession of marijuana, and carrying a concealed gun. He was taken to Broward County Jail and was released the following day on a $1,000 bond.

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7-year-old Jayden McFarlane is making a full recovery after he was struck by a van in Miramar, Florida, last weekend. McFarlane was riding his bike in front of his home on November 20 when a hit-and-run driver almost killed him.

He doesn’t remember much of the accident, only that his ankle, arm, and knee were “hurting bad,” but a neighbor’s surveillance camera captured the crash and shows the young boy getting run over by a speeding van.

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Johnny OrtizJohnny Ortiz of Plantation, Florida was arrested on July 6 after allegedly crashing into four vehicles on Miramar Boulevard and fleeing the scene of the accident. He is charged with a DUI hit-and-run and several other offenses for criminal traffic infractions. News sources did not specify whether Ortiz, 24, has acquired legal representation, and it is unclear if bond has been set.

According to the police report, the collisions occurred at around 4:00 p.m. on July 6. Ortiz was purportedly driving a red Toyota Corolla on Miramar Boulevard when he crashed into a Mercedes-Benz C300. He reportedly stopped his vehicle and got into an argument with the driver of the Mercedes before driving off to the east towards South University Drive. Ortiz then allegedly ran a red light and as he turned on South University Drive, he purportedly collided with three vehicles.

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