Pembroke Pines homeowner catches man breaking into home on surveillance video

Calvin Whiting, 24, bitten by K-9 while being apprehended, police say

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PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. – A Pembroke Pines homeowner captured a thief breaking into his home Tuesday morning on his surveillance video system, police said.

According to Pembroke Pines police spokeswoman Amanda Conwell, the victim called 911 just before 11 a.m. and said that he was monitoring movement inside his home in the 800 block of Southwest 70th Avenue.

The victim told police that he could see a black male inside his residence on his home-surveillance system.

The police department's Crime Suppression team, Burglary Suppression team and K-9 unit went to the home while the suspect, Calvin Whiting, 24, was still inside, Conwell said.

Conwell said Whiting initially refused orders to come outside, but he was eventually taken into custody with the help of a K-9.

Conwell said Whiting suffered minor lacerations due to a K-9 bite and was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital for treatment.

Whiting faces a burglary charge.


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