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For Immediate Release:
October 23, 2015

Media Contact:
Det. Jennifer Capote

Topic: Arson Investigation
Case #: PD151023397854
Date & Time of Occurrence: 10/23/2015 at approx. 11:00a.m.
Address of Occurrence: 10620 SW 129 Court
Victim #1:
Victim's Name: John Lewis Webb, (B/M)
Victim's DOB: 09/15/1982
Victim's Age: 33
Victim's Address: 2525 NW 62 Street
  Miami, FL
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Description: Miami-Dade Solid Waste Truck

Solid Waste Truck Explosion

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department's Arson Unit is investigating an explosion that occurred inside a Miami-Dade County Department of Solid Waste Management truck earlier today in southwest Miami-Dade.

The explosion happened at approximately 11:00 a.m., during a routine garbage pickup, shattering the windows of a nearby residence, but causing no injuries to anyone. John Webb, the truck driver, jumped out of the truck and was taken to West Baptist Hospital as a precaution.

The investigation continues.

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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