It’s Thursday, September 1stst – NBC 6 has the top stories of the day.
No. 1 – A brazen thief was caught on camera violently robbing a woman in front of children at a North Lauderdale grocery store. I am seeking help from
The robbery occurred at approximately 4:15 p.m. on August 23 at a grocery store on Block 8000 of West McNab Road. Surveillance footage released Wednesday by the Broward Sheriff’s Office showed a woman walking into the store with her three children when a man approached her from behind, grabbed her necklace and beat her before fleeing the scene. Footage showed the suspect arriving at a shopping plaza in a brightly colored Nissan car. Authorities said the man parked his car and followed the woman into the store. Victim Jessica Greer told NBC She told Wednesday 6 that the attack occurred in just seconds. Authorities are asking anyone with information about the identity of the robber to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.
No. 2 – Four teenagers were hospitalized, including a woman and her son, among three people arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in Southwest Miami-Dade last month.
Huguet Acosta, 46, her son Ariel Acosta, 20, and Quintavius Bryson, 20, were arrested Tuesday in connection with the July 29 shooting in the Gools neighborhood, Miami-Dade police officials said. rice field. The shooting occurred at an apartment complex located on southwest 216th Street, He 10800 Block. Police said someone opened fire on the 15-year-old boy as he was leaving the complex, shooting him in the buttocks. Three teenagers, another 15-year-old and two 13-year-olds, were on the premises and were shot.
No. 3 – The brother of a man who died weeks after being hit by a hit-and-run driver in Fort Lauderdale is seeking justice.
“He didn’t deserve it. He didn’t deserve it at all,” said William “Billy” Wilson, the victim’s brother. He identified the victim as Mark His Philpart, who died on July 28 after a crash at the intersection of NW 25th Street and Franklin His Drive on June 30. “His brother and I were close,” he said. “We did everything together.” Surveillance video released by Sheriff Broward on Tuesday shows the hit-and-run driver smashing the front of Philpert’s car. The suspect then backed up and began driving away. The detective is offering her $5,000 reward to anyone with information. If you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).
No. 4 – A man who lived next door to the Parkland school shooter’s family for nearly three years testified in his defense as the 17th witness.
Paul Gold moved to Parkland in 2008 when Nicholas Cruz was 10 years old. Nick and his brother Zachary Cruz were playing with the kids. His ex-fiancé, Roxanne Deschamps, was friends with her adoptive mother, Linda Cruz. Gold testified Wednesday that he saw how troubled Nicholas Cruz was growing up, but Cruz opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, 2018, killing 17 people. and was “horrified” to learn that he had wounded 17 more. Convince at least one juror to vote against the death penalty and secure a life sentence. The sentencing hearing will resume at 9:00 am on Thursday.
No. 5 – The South Florida elected official, who was arrested earlier this year and charged with serious drug charges, has continued to work and believes the incident has not affected her service to the community. I’m here.
North Bay Village Commissioner Rachel Streitfeld was detained in Georgia in April on three occasions for possessing marijuana with the intent to sell it, according to NBC 6. According to a police report obtained by NBC 6, Streitfeld was stopped for speeding in Tiger, Georgia on the night of his April 13th. Arresting officers said they “… smelled marijuana from inside the vehicle… and found drugs packed in individual weighted containers consistent with distribution.” Each was arrested on three counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.
No. 6 – A candlelit memorial service at the University of Miami honored lives lost to drug overdoses on International Overdose Awareness Day.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported more than 107,000 overdoses in the United States last year. This is the highest record since 2011. Natalie Laurent is no stranger to this amazing statistic. Her cousin Yalitza Rollan battled an opioid addiction for her decade before overdosing in 2019. Thomas Guerra of the Miami Recovery Project helped organize Wednesday night’s memorial service to bring awareness and education. For more on NBC 6’s report by Jamie Guirola, click here.