South Florida pair facing 14 felonies in forged building permit scheme, deputies say
Deputies in the Florida Keys are accusing a pair of forging signatures on, then notarizing, several Monroe County building permits while working for a luxury homebuilder doing business at the exclusive Ocean Reef Club on Key Largo.
‘Strikes me right here and books it’: Video shows arrest of biker accused of hitting Keys deputy
New dashboard and body camera video shows the arrest of a Cutler Bay man accused of riding his motorcycle at 160 mph in the Florida Keys and, at one point, clipping a Monroe County deputy’s gun belt as he fled law enforcement.
Numerous law enforcement phone scams reported in Florida Keys, sheriff says
Numerous residents in the Florida Keys have reported scammers/thieves posing as real Monroe County Sheriff’s Office members this week asking for money or making threats about fake arrest warrants and false accusations about missing fake jury duty.
Key Largo woman arrested for DUI blames dog for poor driving, kicks deputies, sheriff says
A 54-year-old Key Largo woman blamed her Yorkshire terrier when deputies pulled her over for a traffic violation Wednesday night, but she was actually drunk, according to a Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrest report.
Monroe County officials declare local state of emergency, urge hurricane prep
Monroe County officials followed Gov. Ron DeSantis’s decision to declare a state of emergency on Friday as Tropical Depression Nine strengthened in the Caribbean and meteorologists warned it will likely hit Florida as a hurricane next week.
Davie medical clinic owner sentenced to 10 years in prison for healthcare fraud
Bradley Jason Kantor, who owned and operated Mobile Diagnostic Imaging, Inc. (MDI) in Davie, was sentenced in Miami Wednesday to 10 years in federal prison for submitting about $42 million in fraudulent health care claims to United Healthcare.
Deputies arrest boater for DUI after he allegedly sprayed them with saltwater in Key Largo
Deputies arrested a 43-year-old Cutler Bay man for boating while under the influence of alcohol on Sunday night after he sprayed deputies with saltwater from the twin-engine center console’s outboard engines, deputies said on Monday.
Usan mosquitos transgénicos contra enfermedades en Florida
El Distrito de Control de Mosquitos de los Cayos de Florida y la compañía biotecnológica Oxitec anunciaron el jueves que esta semana se están colocando cajas de liberación, cajas de no liberación y cajas de control de calidad con malla en seis sitios: dos en Cudjoe Key, uno en Ramrod Key y tres en Vaca Key.