Miami Police Offer Reward for Police Car Arson


Miami-Dade County Police are seeking information regarding an arson involving two police cars. A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered.

The arson occurred on Friday, March 13, 2015, at approximately 5:30 a.m. Unknown individuals in the Golf View Community, located at 206 Street NE San Simeon Way, set two marked police vehicles on fire. Community surveillance cameras captured images of an unknown person or persons fleeing the area seconds before the fire occurred.

Anyone with information regarding this arson should contact Miami-Dade County Sergeant J. Avetrani at 305-994-1010 or Detective T. Hodges at 305-994-1013. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 305-471-TIPS or 1-866-471-8477. Tips can also be given on the web at (select “Give a Tip) or via text message to 274637. In the text, enter CSMD before the tip.

If a tip leads to an arrest of the person or persons responsible, the person giving the tip may be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward. All calls will be kept strictly anonymous.

By Jennifer Pfalz

Crime Stoppers of Miami-Dade County Press Release

Image by Ray Forster – Flickr License

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