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For Immediate Release:
July 31, 2013

Media Contact:
Det. Alvaro Zabaleta

Topic: Suicide Threats
Case #: PD130731280435
Date & Time of Occurrence: 07/31/2013 at 2:00 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 901 N.W. 17 Street
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject Name: Maivel Herrera, (W/F)
Subject DOB: 05/20/1974
Subject Age: 39
Subject Address: 955 S.E. 3 Place
  Hialeah, Florida
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: Nissan/Pick-Up
Vehicle Color: White
Vehicle Lic. Plate: 302JXA

Suicide Threats

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department responded to Jackson Memorial Hospital in reference to a female inside a vehicle threatening to commit suicide.  The vehicle was located inside a parking garage on the east side of the property.   Responding officers noticed the subject, Maivel Herrera, armed with a firearm making threats to harm herself.  The immediate area was secured as the Special Response Team along with Hostage Negotiators were summoned to respond.  After several hours of communication, team members were able to successfully remove Ms. Herrera from the vehicle without causing harm to herself.  Ms. Herrera was transported to the emergency room for medical evaluation. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.

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