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15 Cars Broken Into in Northwest Miami-Dade Condo Complex

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    Police Investigating After 15 Cars Burglarized

    Police are investigating an incident where 15 cars were burglarized in a Northwest Miami-Dade neighborhood. NBC 6's Laura Rodriguez explains.

    (Published Sunday, June 9, 2019)

    Miami-Dade Police are investigating a string of car break-ins at a condominium complex in Northwest Miami-Dade.

    More than a dozen residents at the Fontainebleau Gardens located near Northwest 7th Street and 81st Avenue woke up to the unexpected situation, realizing their cars were burglarized overnight.

    “It’s a problem for everybody living here,” said Jose Betancourt, a victim.

    Outraged victims assessed the damage and then advised neighbors their cars were also vandalized. Most driver’s side windows were smashed and at least one airbag was stolen.

    Police Investigating After 15 Cars Burglarized

    [MI] Police Investigating After 15 Cars Burglarized

    An investigation is underway after 15 cars were burglarized in Northwest Miami-Dade. NBC 6's Laura Rodriguez reports.

    (Published Sunday, June 9, 2019)

    “They stole someone’s iPad, one woman left her credit cards and they took them, too,” said Betancourt.

    Residents in the neighborhood say that this isn’t the first time they’ve heard of a burglary in the parking lot.

    “A few months ago, they stole a neighbor’s motorcycle,” said Roland Hernandez, another victim.

    NBC 6 cameras saw a security guard on the property. However, residents question how safe the condominium complex really is if at least 15 cars were vandalized.

    Residents told NBC 6 they want answers and plan to speak to someone at the management office on Monday as soon as it opens on Monday.

    All victims filed police reports with Miami-Dade Police. Officials confirmed they are investigating.

    NBC 6 contacted the condominium’s management office and received no response.

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