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Man With ‘Hialeah' Face Tattoo Accused of Crime Spree

Rasec Acosta-Fuentes, 20, was arrested Wednesday on multiple grand theft auto and burglary charges as well as a carrying a concealed weapon charge

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  • Rasec Acosta-Fuentes, 20, was arrested Wednesday on multiple grand theft auto and burglary charges
  • Cops said Acosta-Fuentes, who has a "Hialeah" tattoo under his left eye, was spotted driving a 2018 Jaguar that had been reported stolen

A Hialeah man who sports a face tattoo with the name of his city is facing several charges for a number of car thefts and burglaries over the past couple months, authorities said.

Rasec Acosta-Fuentes, 20, was arrested Wednesday on multiple grand theft auto and burglary charges as well as a carrying a concealed weapon charge, according to police reports.

The reports said Acosta-Fuentes, who has a "Hialeah" tattoo under his left eye, was spotted by an officer driving a 2018 Jaguar that had been reported stolen earlier Wednesday.

When Acosta-Fuentes and his passengers spotted the officer they tried to flee on foot but were quickly taken into custody, the reports said.

The reports said Acosta-Fuentes is responsible for at least three other crimes that date back to September, when he's accused of burglarizing a car and taking nothing but leaving behind fingerprints.

In October, Acosta-Fuentes burglarized another car and was able to steal debit cards and bank checks, the reports said. And On Nov. 1, he allegedly stole a Toyota Corolla while the owner was filling it up at a Hialeah gas station in a crime that was caught on surveillance cameras, the reports said.

Acosta-Fuentes appeared in court Thursday where he was ordered held on $15,000 bond. Attorney information wasn't available.

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