The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office announced the arrest of 32 year old Junet Infante-Madruga for allegedly being involved “n an attempt to have a 19 year old human trafficking victim change statements made to law enforcement.¬† Infante-Madruga is also alleged to have attempted to destroy possible electronic evidence.

Junet Infante Madruga
Junet Infante Madruga (Photo credit: Miami-Dade Corrections)

According to the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, Infante-Madruga’s had a telephone conversations with a Human Trafficking defendant, Raul Antonio-Jimenez-Rodriguez, while he was in jail.¬† Those jail house conversations are recorded.¬† The evidence from those conversations allegedly indicate attempts to destroy potential evidence against the alleged human trafficker, Raul Antonio Jimenez-Rodriguez.¬† Furthermore, prosecutors allege the recorded conversations contained instructions on how to intimidate the 19 year old human trafficking victim into recanting her prior statements by threatening the victim’s family.

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle stated “Witness tampering is always an attempt to undermine justice by corrupting our legal system.¬† Those who would hope to undercut a legitimate search fo the facts are only commenting on their own lack of integrity.”

Miami Springs Police Chief Armando Guzman
Miami Springs Police Chief Armando Guzman

Miami Springs Police Chief, Armando Guzman stated “The Miami Springs Police Department is committed to its continued partnership with Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Human Trafficking Task to combat Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation of victims as well as any attempt to intimidate, coerce, or tamper with any evidence, witness, or victim.”

JIMENEZ-RODRIGUEZ, RAUL ANTONIO (Photo credi: Miami-Dade Corrections)
JIMENEZ-RODRIGUEZ, RAUL ANTONIO (Photo credi: Miami-Dade Corrections)

In January 2022, 40 year old Raul Antonio Jimenez-Rodriguez was arrested and charged with:

  • 1 count – Human Trafficking
  • 1 count – Unlawful Use of a Two-Way Communications Device
  • 1 count – Deriving Support from the Proceeds of Prostitution
  • 1 count – Directing Another to a Place of Prostitution
  • 1 count – Renting a Space for the use of Prostitution
CACERES-CREGO, GRETTEL
CACERES-CREGO, GRETTEL – Photo Credit Miami-Dade Corrections

30 year old Grettel Caceres-Crego was also charged in January with:

  • 1 count – Human Trafficking
  • 1 count – Unlawful Use of a Two-Way Communications Device

Here’s the full press release from the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office:

Woman Charged in Witness Tampering and Evidence Destruction Case

Alleged Goal to Free Human Trafficking Defendant

Miami (February 24, 2022) РMiami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle and Miami Springs Police Chief Armando Guzman announce the arrest of 32-year-old Junet Infante-Madruga for her alleged involvement in an attempt to have a 19-year-old Human Trafficking victim change her statements made to police and to destroy possible electronic evidence. Infante-Madruga’s recorded jail telephone conversations with Human Trafficking defendant Raul Antonio Jimenez-Rodriguez outlined attempts to destroy potential evidence against Jimenez-Rodriguez and contained instructions on how to intimidate the trafficking victim into recanting her previous statements by threatening her family.

‚ÄúWitness tampering is always an attempt to undermine justice by corrupting our legal system,‚ÄĚ said State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle. ‚ÄúThose who would hope to undercut a legitimate search for the facts are only commenting on their own lack of integrity.‚ÄĚ

The genesis of Infante-Madruga’s alleged activities relate to the January 2022 arrest of 40-year-old Raul Antonio Jimenez-Rodriguez and 30-year-old Grettel Caceres-Crego, who are both being charged with:

  • 1 count – Human Trafficking
  • 1 count – Unlawful Use of a Two-Way Communications Device.

Jimenez-Rodriguez is also being charged with:

  • 1 count – Deriving Support from the Proceeds of Prostitution
  • 1 count – Directing Another to a Place of Prostitution
  • 1 count – Renting a Space for the use of Prostitution

Miami Springs Police Chief Armando Guzman commented: ‚ÄúThe Miami Springs Police Department is committed to its continued partnership with Miami Dade State Attorney’s Human Trafficking Task to combat Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation of victims as well as any attempt to intimidate, coerce or tamper with any evidence, witness or victim.‚ÄĚ

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From Miami-Dade County Corrections:

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Mug Image 220122181 JIMENEZ-RODRIGUEZ, RAUL ANTONIO 01/21/2022 01:06 W M 08/03/1981 BLN BRO 200 Lbs 5′ 8″ 3425541 TGKCC
Case(s) Information
Case Number: F22001184B Desc: OTHER Bond: $ 39000 **
Charge: HUMAN TRAFFICKING/ COERCE COMM SEX ACTIVITY
Charge: PROSTITUTION/ DERIVE SUPPORT FROM PROCEEDS OF
Charge: COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE/ UNLAWFUL USE
Charge: CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE/ POSSESSION/ ARMED 2 CNTS
Charge: PROSTITUTION/ RENT/ SPACE FOR USE
Charge: PROSTITUTION/ DIRECT ANOTHER TO PLACE OF
Case Number: F22003413 Desc: OTHER Bond: $ 65000 **
Comment Case: PC FOUND CT1 20K CT2 15K CT3-5 10K EACH PLUS HOUSE ARREST W/
Charge: TAMPER/ WIT/ VIC/ 1F/ 1PBL
Charge: TAMPER/ WIT/ VIC/ 1F/ 1PBL/ CONSPIRACY
Charge: TAMPER WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE
Charge: TAMPER/ PHYSICAL EVIDENCE/ CONSPIRACY
Charge: COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE/ UNLAWFUL USE
Warrant Case: TO BE SET Desc: HOLD FOR MAGISTRATE Bond: TO BE SET **
Bond Information
Charge Satisfied: No
Bond Submitted:
** Bond information posted on this case/charge may not reflect the current amount. Call the detention facility for updated information.

 

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Mug Image 220122173 CACERES-CREGO, GRETTEL 01/20/2022 23:22 W F 11/22/1991 BLN BRO 125 Lbs 5′ 9″ 3425535 Defendant is not being held in a County facility.
Case(s) Information
Case Number: F22001184A Desc: OTHER Bond: $ 15500 **
Charge: HUMAN TRAFFICKING/ COERCE COMM SEX ACTIVITY
Charge: COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE/ UNLAWFUL USE
Charge: PROSTITUTION/ DIRECT ANOTHER TO PLACE OF
Warrant Case: TO BE SET Desc: HOLD FOR MAGISTRATE Bond: TO BE SET **
Bond Information
Charge Satisfied: No
Bond Submitted: Yes
** Bond information posted on this case/charge may not reflect the current amount. Call the detention facility for updated information.
 
Mug Image 220126382 INFANTEMADRUGA, JUNET 02/23/2022 22:15 W F 03/14/1989 BLN GRN 120 Lbs 5′ 3″ 3430968 TGKCC
Case(s) Information
Case Number: F22003400 Desc: OTHER Bond: $ 65000 **
Comment Case: PC FOUND CT1 20K CT2 15K CT3-5 10K EACH PLUS HOUSE ARREST W/
Charge: TAMPER/ WIT/ VIC/ 1F/ 1PBL
Charge: TAMPER/ WIT/ VIC/ 1F/ 1PBL/ CONSPIRACY
Charge: TAMPERING WITH PHYSICAL EVIDENCE/ ATTEMPT
Charge: TAMPER/ PHYSICAL EVIDENCE/ CONSPIRACY
Charge: COMMUNICATIONS DEVICE/ UNLAWFUL USE
Case Number: F22003446 Desc: STANDARD BOND Bond: $ 5000 **
Comment Case: PC FOUND CT1 5K
Charge: CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE/ POSSESSION
Remark: METHAMPHETAMINE;
Bond Information
Charge Satisfied: No
Bond Submitted: Yes
** Bond information posted on this case/charge may not reflect the current amount. Call the detention facility for updated information.

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