Richard Barreto

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Surprise: Ex-Miami Beach Cop Who Illegally Sold Guns Was Bad At His Job

    Last Monday, federal agents nabbed a former Miami Beach police officer, Jose Quintana, for illegally selling guns over the course of three years at various Florida gun shows. And as you would expect from an ex-cop who broke the law, Quintana's record with MBPD wasn't exactly sterling.According to em ... More >>

  • News

    May 22, 2003

    Still in the Hood

    Can Ray "Benzino" Scott's new hip-hop club survive his reputation?

  • News

    February 13, 2003

    Over-the-Top Hip-Hop

    That well-publicized death threat? It's called marketing

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    He Ain't Guilty, He's My Partner

    Hip-hop mogul David Mays talks about Raymond Scott, journalistic ethics, and Miami Beach cops

  • News

    May 3, 2001

    Under Fire

    She says he ordered her to sue a local resident, and then fired her. He says that's a lie. Being Key Biscayne police chief isn't the hassle-free job Michael Flaherty thought it would be.

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    Raver Madness

    Scare tactics, uniformed soldiers, clueless social workers, and a compliant Miami Herald

  • News

    March 16, 2000

    A Real Wild Child

    A Miami Beach assistant city manager tried to defend her kid by blaming the victim and intimidating investigators

  • Music

    March 9, 2000

    Too Many Chiefs?

    Sidebar to "Cop Out"

  • News

    July 9, 1998

    Gelber Unbound

    He managed to leave office without being indicted, which may explain why Miami Beach's former mayor feels free to unload on development, corruption, and the bad boys across the bay

  • News

    May 21, 1998

    Conflict in Clubland

    Streets lined with rowdies, fistfights, gunshots, cops in ski masks. Is this what an entertainment district is supposed to look like?

  • News

    November 20, 1997

    When the Flak Flies, the Flack Flees

    How's the search for a new Miami Beach police public information officer going? No comment!

  • News

    February 13, 1997

    Grudge Match

    Feuding Miami Beach tennis instructors Richard Johnston and Howard Kaufman need to find a new racket, before there's another arrest

  • News

    July 4, 1996

    They've Been Workin' on the Railroad

    For a hundred years the FEC Railway has been chugging up and down Florida's east coast. The next hundred years shouldn't be much different.

  • News

    June 26, 1996

    Hour Town

    Six months after its debut, the county's scheme to keep teens out of nighttime trouble gets mixed reviews

  • News

    February 15, 1996
  • News

    October 5, 1995

    Sorry About That Chief

    As Miami Beach officials attempt to appoint a permanent top cop, anonymous critics try to stir up the selection process

  • News

    October 30, 1991