Man accused of starting Miami golf course fire released on bail
Man accused of starting Miami golf course fire released on bail


right now 530 break in the case police releasing this new surveillance video from an arson attack at a Miami golf course earlier this week police say they’ve arrested the man you see in that video he’s now facing arson and burglary charges and we’re now getting reaction to that arrest from the owner of the Mel Rhys golf club local Tain’s Carlos Suarez is live with more the manager out here said that the 20 year old did not hide his face in fact we’re told his mother was able to identify him from that surveillance video and she also described to detectives a conversation that she had with her son where he described how he walked up to these golf carts set them on fire and watched the entire thing burn surveillance video released by police on Thursday captured an arsonist in the act according to police you’re taking a look at 20-year old Carlos Crespo as he said dozens of golf carts on fire at one point in the video police had Crespo stood and watched as a lot burned and the plastic melted you then see him turn and run away according to an arrest form a tip led police to Crespo’s family and a still picture from the surveillance video confirmed his identity Crespo was charged with arson and burglary days after the fire and the 44 burned-out golf carts remain under a damage to canopy a property manager at the Mel Ruiz Golf Course said the damage is near half a million dollars it’s a terrible situation I don’t know why somebody would vandalize this Golf Course the timing of the fire was suspect the Golf Course is where David Beckham and hor Tomas want to build a major league soccer stadium offices and an entertainment complex authorities don’t believe the incident is related to the stadium debate but they are looking into another suspicious fire nearby we’re told that the canopy as well as some surveillance camera make up a part of the $500,000 worth of damages now police are looking into a city truck that was set on fire in a park nearby and they’re looking into whether or not cadets will had a hand in that fire as well we’re live in Miami tonight I’m Carlos Suarez local 10 News

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