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Jason Banegas biography: 13 things about Miami, Florida man


Jason Banegas is a resident of Florida, United States. Here are 13 more things about him:

Jason Banegas (©Broward County Sheriff's Office)
Jason Banegas (©Broward County Sheriff’s Office)
  1. He lives in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida. (a)
  2. As a juvenile, he was arrested at least seven times. (b)
  3. He is one year older than his sister Katherine Banegas. (c)
  4. In 2015, he was accused of resisting an officer without violence. (a) 
  5. Between 2015 and 2021, he faced several charges including burglary, property damage and grand theft auto. (a)
  6. On December 26, 2016, he and his accomplices allegedly ransacked Comstock Elementary School in Miami. He was charged with burglary of an unoccupied structure and criminal mischief. (b)
  7. In 2020, he was charged with burglary, trespassing, and marijuana and cocaine possession near a school. In September 2020, he was arrested for possessing cocaine with the intent to sell it. (a)(b)
  8. In September 2021, he was released from a juvenile facility. (b)
  9. His sister Katherine and another woman were accused of stealing a gun from a Miami-Dade man, who reported the theft on September 15, 2021. (c)
  10. On October 17, 2021, he was allegedly caught on camera on a bicycle riding around, going car to car and checking for unlocked doors on North Hills Drive in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida. Later, he allegedly fatally shot Hollywood Police Department officer Yandy Chirino, 28, who responded to the scene, after an altercation. He was arrested and booked into the Hollywood Police Department. (a)(b)(d)
  11. He was 18 years old when he was arrested on October 17, 2021. (a)
  12. On the evening of October 18, 2021, he was transferred from the Hollywood Police Department to the Broward County Main Jail in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County. He was charged with first-degree murder, armed burglary, battery on a law enforcement officer, carrying a concealed firearm violation, grand theft of a firearm and resisting with violence. Thay day, when asked about the accusation that he killed Chirino, his sister Katherine said, “My brother is innocent. I don’t care. Many police have done this to my brother. This is not the first time. This is not the first time this has happened to us.” (a)(b)(c)(d)
  13. On October 21, 2021, while he was still in the Broward County Main Jail, a warrant out of Miami-Dade County was issued for his sister Katherine. (c)


(This is a developing story. More details will be added.)



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