Malik Smith, a 25 year old black male and convicted felon, was arrested by the Miami Springs Police Department on Friday, June 11, 2021. According to Miami Springs Police, they were called to a hotel located in the 4700 block of NW 36th Street after Malik, who was not a guest of the hotel, refused to leave. Miami Springs Police were able to locate Malik Smith in the pool area. According to the police, Smith consented to a pat down where police noticed what they believed to be a firearm.
Once the officer noticed the firearm, the officer attempted to retrieve the firearm. However, Police allege that Mr. Smith pushed the officer and tried to flee the scene. Fortunately, Springs Police were able to top Malik Smith and take him into custody. According to the Police, they were ale to retrieve a Bauer .25 caliber handgun and suspected crack cocaine in his front pocket.
According to Miami Springs Police, Malik Smith had two prior felony convictions.
Smith was charged with:
- Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon (felony)
- Controlled substance/possession/armed cocaine (felony)
- Resisting an officer without violence (misdemeanor)
Thanks again to the men and women of the Miami Springs Police Department for the hard work they do in keeping our community safe. It’s unfortunate they need to spend so much time on NW 36th Street dealing with the criminal element this section of our community is attracting.
If you see suspicious behavior, contact the Miami Springs Police Department at 305.888.9711.
Convicted Felon Arrested for Possession of a Firearm pic.twitter.com/y2wffIwIkg
— Miami Springs Police (@MiamiSpringsPD) June 14, 2021
Miami-Dade County Corrections Data
Case Number: F21010280 Desc: STANDARD BOND Bond: $ 13500 **
Comment Case: PC FOUND CT1 5K CT2 7500 CT3 1K, HOLD DIV 12
Charge: FA/ WEAPON/ AMMUN/ POSN/ CONVTD FEL/ DELINQUENT/ C
Charge: CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE/ POSSESSION/ ARMED
Charge: RESISTING OFFICER WITHOUT VIOLENCE TO HIS PERSON
Warrant Case: F17014945 Desc: See remarks below Bond: N/A **
Remarks: OUT ON PROBATION
Charge: ROBBERY/ ARMD/ FIREARM/ DEADLY WEAPON-PBL BEF 10/ Bond: NO BOND **
Charge: BATTERY/ AGGRAVATED Bond: $ 7500 **
Charge Satisfied: No
** Bond information posted on this case/charge may not reflect the current amount. Call the detention facility for updated information.