Laredo CBP Officers Seize Over $2.5 Million in Hard Narcotics

LAREDO, Texas—U. S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers at the Juarez-Lincoln Bridge seized methamphetamine that totaled over $2.5 million in street value in one enforcement action. “While drug trafficking organizations employ a variety of methods to smuggle their illicit product, CBP officers continue to utilize high-tech tools coupled with […]

Ex-wife of JSO detective pleads guilty in 1999 murder

Melissa Schafer pleaded guilty Friday morning and agreed to testify against her ex-husband, former JSO Officer William Baer. Melissa Schafer pleaded guilty Friday morning and agreed to testify against her ex-husband, former JSO Officer William Baer. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – More than two decades after convenience store owner Saad Kawaf was killed, the former wife of […]

SW Miami-Dade family displaced after fire destroys home

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) – A Southwest Miami-Dade family was able to escape from their house after it caught fire, and they said their smoke detector alerted them about the blaze that destroyed their home. Cellphone video captured large flames shooting from the roof and thick, black smoke billowing from the home, located near Southwest […]

Felon Who Fled From Deputies Had Loaded Gun, Numerous Narcotics In Vehicle

A convicted felon who fled from Johnston County deputies is being held on a $2 million bond.  On Dec. 21st, SAFE Team deputies pulled over a car for speeding 90mph in a 55mph zone on Highway 70 Business near Smithfield.  During the traffic stop the driver, Adair Jimenez Calderon of Orlando, Florida sped away. Deputies […]

Video shows porch pirate swiping Amazon package from South Miami-Dade home

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) – A South Miami-Dade couple is crying foul and demanding answers after their Amazon package was swiped outside their home, and they believe the delivery driver is behind the quick steal. Doorbell surveillance video captured a man decked out in all black as he took off with a package moments after […]

World’s Rarest Turtle Could Be Saved After Conservation Detective Work in Vietnam

Conservation experts with the female Swinhoe’s Softshell Turtle at Dong Mo Lake. Photo  Hoang Van Ha. World’s Rarest Turtle Could Be Saved After Conservation Detective Work in VietnamThe confirmation of a female Swinhoe’s Softshell Turtle in a Hanoi lake has boosted confidence that the species can be brought back from the brink.Conservationists and experts in […]

Narcotics search warrant ends in two arrests in Troy

TROY, Ohio (WDTN) – Two people were arrested after Miami County Sheriff’s deputies and detectives executed a narcotics search warrant in Troy. The Miami County Sheriff’s Office said the search was conducted on Tuesday, Dec. 22 at a home on the 1500 block of Windridge Place. Authorities found methamphetamine, heroin, fentanyl, cocaine, marijuana, digital scales, […]

Former Miami-Dade mayor, now GOP congressman says he’ll vote with ‘conscience’ Jan. 6

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A growing number of Republican lawmakers have joined President Donald Trump’s effort to overturn the election. They’ve pledged to reject the results when Congress meets Jan. 6 to count the Electoral College votes and to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s win. With the talk of that effort, former Miami-Dade County mayor and […]

Four Oaks Police Execute Search Warrant, Seize Narcotics

Four Oaks Police arrested one person and seized suspected narcotics during a search warrant Monday afternoon.  Police Chief Stephen Anderson said officers were initially dispatched to a trespassing call at Ronnie’s Country Store for an individual refusing to leave the business. Police arrived and the suspect still declined to leave. While officers were taking 26 […]