Former Biscayne Park Police Chief Raimundo Atesiano at a commission meeting in 2013, claiming the village’s burglaries were all solved. Prosecutors say he framed an innocent teen to clear the cases. (Miami Herald)
Biscayne Park (WTFF) A former police chief and two officers have been charged with falsely pinning four burglaries on a teenager just to impress village leaders with a perfect crime-solving record. Full Story »
Pasco County (WTFF) – A woman in Florida was jailed for 5 months because of a failed field drug test administered by a Pasco County sheriff. The lab test took 7 months to come back, revealing it was only a vitamin. She was initially charged with trafficking oxycodone. Full Story »
Polk County (WTFF) – An attorney from Tampa, who was also a police officer, was arrested on drug trafficking charges along with two other men. Full Story »
Miami (WTFF) – A cop was fired after being caught on video snorting cocaine in a nightclub. Full Story »
Gainesville (WTFF) – A Sheriff Deputy working for Alachua County’s regional drug task force is accused of stealing $9,900 in cash that was part of an investigation. Full Story »
Oviedo, FL — An innocent man got a harsh dose of the incompetent police state recently after cops mistook his drywall for cocaine. He was subsequently kidnapped and thrown in a cage for months solely because of the ignorance of these officers and the faulty nature of their test kits.
To those who constantly say, “if you don’t want to get arrested, then don’t break the law,” consider the following.
In March of this year, Karlos Cashe was pulled over for a minor traffic ticket after he forgot to turn on his lights. However, it quickly went south after police saw drywall powder on his seat and floorboard and mistook it for cocaine. Full Story »
A Florida police officer responsible for killing a man’s dog after he entered the wrong apartment in a botched raid committed no rights violations and is entitled to immunity, a federal court has ruled.
According to a federal lawsuit, Officer Michael McBride was one of six Hollywood police officers and two Broward Sheriff’s deputies that were following up on a tip in January 2015 that a robbery suspect might be hiding in an apartment complex.
Unaware that a man inside, David Jimenez, went by the same nick name as the robbery suspect, the cops asked residents if they knew a man named “Flaco.” The officers never mentioned the real name of the man they were looking for, Francisco Quintana. Full Story »