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The Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office is dedicated to providing accurate information to the public and media. If you are a member of the working media and would like an interview with the State Attorney, or you need information on a case, would like to talk to a specific assistant state attorney or are looking for an expert in a certain area of prosecution, please contact our public information officers Ed Griffith, Terry Chavez or Lissette Valdes-Valle.

ED GRIFFITH Public Information Officer PHONE: 305-547-0535

LISSETTE VALDES-VALLE Hispanic Media Relations Public Information Officer PHONE: 305-547-0535

TERRY CHAVEZ Hispanic Media Relations Public Information Officer PHONE: 305-547-0535

Below you'll find recent news releases issued by this office.

Friday, November 6, 2015

Halloween Carjacker Arrested

After an intense joint investigation by the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, the Coral Gables Police Department and the Miami Police Department, the suspect in the Halloween armed carjacking and shooting of a teenage couple, previously identified as Luis Alberto Basalo, has been taken into police custody.    The carjacking and shooting took place in the 400 block of Rosario Avenue in Coral Gables, Florida.

“I am overjoyed that the intense collaboration between one of my senior violent crimes prosecutors, the Coral Gables Police Department and the Miami Police Department has led to this individual being taken into custody.  It is only a matter of luck that these two young victims were not fatally assaulted.  The process of developing the proper and appropriate criminal charges is now underway”, commented State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle.