Despite ongoing investigative efforts, the cases listed below remain unsolved. The community’s assistance is crucial to solving these crimes.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Miramar Police Department at (954) 602-4000, Broward Crime Stoppers at (954) 493-TIPS or click on the “SUBMIT A TIP” box below. Tips can be made anonymously.
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Teresia Laverne, Marie, Samantha and Sabrina Altidor were murdered on April 30, 1997. Theresa Laverne had traveled from Haiti to visit her daughter, 29-year-old Marie Altidor, and assist her with her newborn. Six-week-old Sabrina and Samantha, 2, were found murdered in the home along with their mother and grandmother. Classified as one of the most heinous crimes in Miramar history, three generations of this family were killed at a home located on the 8800 block of S Cresent Drive in Miramar. (Case #: 97-04-04520)
was murdered on December 14, 2010, at his home on the 2400 block of SW 83rd Avenue in Miramar, near Sherman Circle. The victim of a home invasion robbery, Raymond was murdered in front of his wife and three young sons. (Case #: 10-12-02837)
Yvonne McCalla White was murdered on June 14, 2004. That evening, she attended church services and returned to her residence located at 8550 Sherman Circle North in Miramar. A single mom, Yvonne’s daughter tried repeatedly to contact her to no avail. As a result, her family and police responded to the residence and located her lifeless body inside. She was 37-years-old. (Case #: 04-06-03048)
Farrah Carter was murdered on May 22, 2002, at 6525 SW 27 Street in Miramar. She was seen earlier that morning at a McDonald’s near her home. Later that day, her mother and sisters walked into the residence and discovered a bloody scene. Evidence indicated that a violent struggle had occurred in their home. Farrah, who was only 15-years-old at the time, died from multiple stab wounds. Detectives suspect that she may have known her attacker(s). (Case #: 02-05-4404)
Paul “Stephen” Barrett was murdered on January 26, 2008 at approximately 4:10 a.m., on the 3000 block of State Road 7. Stephen was seen at the Tropix nightclub having a verbal altercation with an unknown male inside the establishment. Shortly after, as he was walking towards a nearby parking lot, he was shot by an assailant. The suspect(s) may have been driving a black, older model, Ford Explorer with dark tints and chrome rims. (Case #: 08-01-05003)