Published on September 11, 2017

Hurricane Irma looters in jail

Harsh warning about looting and curfew issued in Tampa as Hurricane Irma approaches

Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn announced a curfew and a stern warning against looters Sunday morning.

Hurricane Irma was forecast to hit Tampa and other highly populated areas of the Florida west cost as a Category 3 storm.

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Nine people busted for looting in Ft. Lauderdale during Irma busted for looting in Miami, Fort Lauderdale during Hurricane Irma


Dozens of people have been arrested for looting as Hurricane Irma trudged through Florida on Sunday, including nine people caught on camera at a sporting goods store in Fort Lauderdale, police said.

The alleged bandits were captured by WPLG-TV looting Simon’s Sportswear store, with some stepping in and out of a broken window with pilfered goods despite Irma’s heavy winds and rain.

Footage shows alleged looters during Hurricane Irma in Fort Lauderdale. (WPLG) “Going to prison over a pair of sneakers is a fairly bad life choice,” Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Rick Maglione said in a statement .

“Stay home and look after your loved ones and be thankful they are all safe.”

Police said the group also burglarized a Cash America Pawn on Sunrise Blvd.

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Miami police share picture of Hurricane Irma looters in jail

In Miami, police shared a photo of looters in jail with the Facebook caption, “Thinking about looting? Ask these guys how that turned out. #stayindoors”.

Nine people were arrested in Fort Lauderdale after they were caught on TV cameras looting sneakers …

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Florida police arrest looters during Irma police arrest looters during Irma Published September 10, 2017 Print Water rising up to a sidewalk in Miami during Hurricane Irma. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria) Florida police made a string of arrests in Fort Lauderdale Sunday after they said several people were caught looting stores. Local news station WPLG caught on camera a group of eight to nine people breaking into a sportswear store before moving on to other shops. The Fort Lauderdale Police Department later tweeted that they arrested nine people in connection with the lootings. #FLPD Looters ARRESTED! 9 individuals were arrested Looting CashAmerica Pawn & Simon’s on W Sunrise Blvd. Full article

Hurricane Irma – Looters steal GUNS and spark SWAT team stand … – The Sun

GANGS are taking advantage of evacuated properties across Florida – as one group allegedly looted an empty sports store – sparking a stand off with SWAT …Daily MailWKMG Orlando Full article

More Than 2 Dozen Arrested For Irma Looting in Fort Lauderdale

One teen was shot by a deputy and another is in custody after they burglarized a home during Hurricane Irma Sunday morning, while looters have been spotted …

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Three arrested for Florida break-ins during Hurricane Irma

Keith Adams was arrested for looting a business in St. Lucie, Florida.

He makes the third person to be detained for looting during evacuations for Hurricane …

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