Monday, April 28, 2014
Jail deputy arrested

Miami-Dade Police arrested a 19-year-old Monroe County Sheriff's corrections deputy Saturday morning in connection with a grand theft case, Deputy Becky Herrin said Sunday.

Juan Morales Jr., along with two other men, was booked into Miami-Dade County jail on suspicion of grand theft and criminal mischief.

According to a report by Miami-Dade Police, they were caught with a tire and rim they had allegedly stolen from a vehicle on S.W. 149th Avenue.

Morales Jr. has been employed by the Sheriff's Office since September 2013.