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For Immediate Release:
March 13, 2015

Media Contact:
Det. Alvaro Zabaleta

***** UPDATE *****

Topic: Arson
Case #: PD150313093192
Date & Time of Occurrence: 03/13/2015 at approx. 5:30 a.m.
Address of Occurrence: Area of NE 200th Street & NE 6th Avenue
Victim #1:
Victim's Name: Miami-Dade Police Department, (/)
Victim #2:
Victim's Name: Hallandale Beach Police Dept., (/)


Marked Police Vehicles Vandalized

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Arson Unit, is investigating a vandalism that occurred on Friday, March 13, 2015, in the area of NE 200th Street & NE 6th Avenue. At approximately 5:30 a.m. unknown person(s) used an unknown substance to vandalize a Miami-Dade Police Department and a Hallandale Beach Police Department marked police vehicles by setting them on fire. Cell phone video of the Miami-Dade Police Department vehicle has been posted to the FTP site. As a reminder under F.S.S. 119 the officers' addresses and personal information are exempt and protected under the statute. It is requested that officers' safety and privacy be taken into consideration when reporting on this matter.

Update #1: On May 06, 2015, Miami-Dade Police Department investigators have released surveillance video.  Video can be viewed in the FTP site.

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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