CBS4 Exclusive: Police say repeat offender caught on video stealing $800 worth of meat

MIAMI – West Miami Police say new surveillance video reveals a brazen meals bandit who strikes the identical grocery store twice over a 4-day interval, stealing $800 worth of meat.

The video obtained completely by CBS4 reveals the suspect coming into the Tropical Supermarket within the center of the day final Sunday and Wednesday.

West Miami Police detective Richard Menor mentioned the person casually enters the shop round 1 p.m. on Sunday and simply after midday on Wednesday and goes to the meat division and hundreds up his backpack with the meat and is then seen leaving the shop at 6190 S.W. eighth St. 

All this taking place only one block away from the West Miami Police Department at 901 S.W. 62nd Ave.

Menor mentioned, “He is pretty confident like he was just shopping and not in any rush and was not concerned about the cameras or being caught on camera but we have good surveillance video. I have not seen anything like this before where the subject comes back and repeats what he has done.”

“From what I understand the manager got a tip saying that the meat was being sold locally. He just walked in and made no threats and goes about his business and walks out.”

Menor mentioned the suspect has been recognized as 32-year-old Lazaro Cabrera-Calero. He mentioned he was arrested in April for a site visitors infraction and mentioned his document doesn’t present any arrests for robberies.

Menor provides police have an concept the place Cabrera-Calero lives. 

Anyone who may also help, ought to name West Miami Police at (305) 266-0530 or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS (8477).

D’Oench additionally spoke with one of the homeowners who mentioned she hoped the video would assist police and mentioned she and her mom and father run the shop.

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