Monday, April 10, 2017
Former Miami Police officer Jose Acosta, accused of stealing from people he pulled over is going before a judge today.Following an undercover sting, the 22-year-old rookie cop, who had only been with the department since May 2016, was arrested in March on charges of armed burglary of conveyance and armed grand theft.
March 13, 2017
A Miami policeman is fired for allegedly stealing during traffic stops. The Miami Police Department dismissed 21-year-old rookie recruit Jose Acosta yesterday after an internal investigation with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
The firing came a day after his arrest on burglary and grand theft charges.
Miami police are holding a press conference on the firing today at 2 p.m.