Man arrested for allegedly breaking into Miami Beach building with crowbar

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – A man was arrested in Miami Beach after allegedly breaking into a building and then running from police.

It happened Saturday at a building located at 600 15th Street in Miami Beach.

According to police, 20-year-old Allan Mauricio Anariva-Avila was observed by a witness breaking into the building using a crowbar.

The witness had a photo of Anariva-Avila that was provided to the responding officers, police said.

Officers located the suspect, who took off over a fence behind the building.

A perimeter was established and Anariva-Avila was found with the assistance of a K-9 officer.

After being taken into custody, Anariva-Avila eventually confessed to the crime, according to his arrest report.

He appeared in bond court on Sunday and is facing multiple felony charges.

About the Author:

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.