Cheryl Cason

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2012

    Vote For Miami's Worst Cop of 2012

    It's pretty hard to follow in the large boot steps of John Timoney, the one-time Miami police chief. In fact, ever since Miami New Times crowned Timoney "America's Worst Cop" in 2007, it's taken us five years to find suitable successors to the title.But the quintet of contenders in Miami this year u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    Opa-locka Police Sue City, Which They Allege is Run Like a Dictatorship (Complete Text of Suit Included)

    Following Riptide's disclosure of a review that cited massive corruption in the Opa-locka police force -- including sex with prisoners before releasing them -- four employees have sued the city in federal court alleging they suffered retribution for being interviewed.A civilian crime analyst, Tamika ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Clarance Patterson, Opa-locka Manager, Resigns in Wake of Police Corruption Probe

    via The Skoop DepotOpa-locka city manager Clarance Patterson.​Just days after announcing that state authorities were investigating massive police corruption in his city, Opa-locka city manager Clarance Patterson has abruptly announced his resignation. Patterson, who held the post for only 16 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Opa-locka Cops Accused of Massive Corruption

    via NowPublic​State authorities are probing what could be the most significant police corruption in years in perpetually troubled Opa-locka.According to city memos obtained by Miami New Times and confirmed by manager Clarance Patterson, officers have told internal investigators that city cops: 1. ... More >>

  • News

    September 20, 2007

    Yo Quiero In!

    Bail bondsman Mike Suarez aims to unseat Angel Gonzalez

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2007

    Report Details Former Opa-locka Official's Election Fraud

    Terence Pinder symbolizes all that is crooked and wrong in the city of Opa-locka. The Herald has done a great job of telling his story thus far: a slick, charismatic populist with an affinity for ladies, P.F Chang’s, and Baptist melodrama. He was arrested last November and charged with, among ot ... More >>