Video shows serial burglar who shot at El Portal officers, police say
Surveillance video shows a man walking through a gate before creeping into a family’s backyard near North Miami Avenue. He rummaged through their stuff. Detectives said it was Daniel Hernandez, a serial burglar.
Hernandez appeared in Miami-Dade County court on Friday. He is also accused of shooting at El Portal police officers during one of his crime sprees. Officers finally caught up to him on Wednesday.
The officers he had shot at responded to one of his burglaries. They heard a sound in the bushes and someone running.
Hours later, they saw Hernandez with a bike; he was carrying a leaf blower, police said. Hernandez ran, resisted arrest, and was tased, police said. Miami Fire Rescue took him to the hospital.